Tropical Update Sep 21, 2pm – No Immediate Threats

Here is an update concerning the potential for tropical cyclone development in the Caribbean.

Changes from previous update:

  • The chance of development continues to increase

Overview and Impacts:

There is a HIGH (70%) chance of tropical cyclone development over the next 2 days and a HIGH (90%) chance of tropical cyclone development over the next 5 days.

  • The disturbance (98L) is expected to continue moving west-northwestward for the next several days
  • It is too soon to determine whether this system will have any impact on the local area
  • If it were to affect the local area, any impacts are still more than 7 days away

We continue to encourage the public to monitor the forecast, review their plans, and refresh their supplies in case they are needed later.

The graphic below is the current tropical weather outlook.

Also attached are two graphics focused on reliable hurricane forecast information and storm anxiety.