NHC tracking tropical disturbance over the Bahamas; low chance of development
The National Hurricane Center tweeted out a message on Wednesday morning announcing the possible formation of a tropical cyclone.
A trough of low pressure over the NW Bahamas has a low chance of becoming a tropical cyclone once it moves over the western Atlantic later this week. Locally heavy rains are possible over portions of the Bahamas and Florida during the next couple of days https://t.co/tW4KeGdBFb pic.twitter.com/zamD0rsXGA
— National Hurricane Center (@NHC_Atlantic) May 1, 2019
The chance of development in SWFL is low according to Meteorologist Matt Devitt, but it could increase rain chances.
TROPICAL UPDATE: Still in good shape SW Florida! This will bump up rain chances by Thursday. The (current) small chance of development would be as it moves away from Florida. #swfl pic.twitter.com/s9LsnZTj3t
— Matt Devitt (@MattDevittWINK) May 1, 2019
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