Tropical Daily Planner – Atlantic

Please see the attached Tropical Daily Planner – Atlantic for Thursday, August 17, 2017.

Atlantic Tropical Daily Planner 081717

Hurricane Gert has reached peak intensity and will be steadily weakening over the next couple of days as the center accelerates to the northeast. A full transition to a post-tropical cyclone is expected to occur within 24 to 36 hours. Invest 91L will track westward through the Windward Islands between 24 and 36 hours and is forecast to become a tropical depression during that time. Invest 92L will track west-northwest over the next several days, remaining north of the Greater Antilles. The center will track into the Bahamas region around days 4 and 5 possibly as a tropical storm. Feature 15L is a broad tropical wave that is located south of the Cape Verde Islands. This wave is producing disorganized showers and thunderstorms while tracking to the west at a steady pace. 15L has a moderate chance of tropical cyclone development over the next few days.

 


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