Well, Floridians, our summer of watching weather has begun as the National Hurricane Center reports its first area of low pressure with a 60 percent chance of turning into a tropical cyclone in the next 48 hours.
According to National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, an area of low pressure located about 1,425 miles east-southeast of the Windward Islands continues to show signs of organization. According to NOAA, conditions remain conducive for development over the next day or so as the system moves west-northwestward to northwestward at about 15 mph. NOAA also says there is a 60 percent chance of this low becoming a tropical cyclone during the next 48 hours.
BrowardNETOnline.com will be monitoring this storm, but you can also visit www.nhc.noaa.gov or www.wunderground.com (click tropical/hurricane at the top of the page) to keep an eye on it yourself. Wunderground usually has the track forecasts the quickest while NOAA gives comprehensive information that’s available.
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