Tropical Weather Outlook 800 AM EDT Sun Aug 29 2021

Tropical Weather Outlook 800 AM EDT Sun Aug 29 2021

NWS National Hurricane Center Miami FL

For the North Atlantic...Caribbean Sea and the Gulf of Mexico:

The National Hurricane Center is issuing advisories on Hurricane Ida, located over the north-central Gulf of Mexico approaching the coast of Louisiana, on Tropical Depression Ten, located over the central tropical Atlantic, and on Tropical Depression Eleven, located over the central subtropical Atlantic.

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1. A broad area of low pressure located just east of the Delmarva Peninsula is producing a few disorganized showers and thunderstorms over the warm Gulf Stream waters. Environmental conditions appear favorable for some slow development over the next few days as this system drifts southeastward and then eastward, moving away from the east coast of the United States.

* Formation chance through 48 hours...low...10 percent.

* Formation chance through 5 days...low...20 percent.

2. A tropical wave is expected to emerge off the coast of west Africa by Tuesday. Environmental conditions appear conducive for development once the wave moves offshore, and a tropical depression is likely to form toward the end of the week while the system moves west-northwestward at 10 to 15 mph over the eastern tropical Atlantic.

* Formation chance through 48 hours...low...20 percent.

* Formation chance through 5 days...high...80 percent.

Forecaster Berg