Tropical Daily Planner – Atlantic

Please see the attached Tropical Daily Planner – Atlantic for Tuesday, August 29, 2017.

Atlantic Tropical Daily Planner 082917

Tropical Storm Harvey continues to slowly move to the east in the Gulf of Mexico and is forecast to turn to the north-northeast towards the Texas/Louisiana border, making landfall Wednesday morning. Harvey is forecast to remain a tropical storm through landfall with excessive rainfall as the primary impact across portions of SE Texas.

Potential Tropical Cyclone Ten has a moderate chance for development off the Carolina coast. While maximum sustained winds are at 35 knots, PTC Ten lacks a well-defined surface circulation. Regardless of if the system become a tropical storm or not, a large area of gale force winds is forecast as it moves to the northeast and becomes an extratropical low.

Finally, Invest 93L is forecast to continue to the northwest and west-northwest in the eastern Atlantic remaining south of a strong ridge north of the region. Gradual development is forecast due to a favorable environment of warm sea surface temperatures and low vertical wind shear expected leading to high chance of tropical development.

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