3 disturbances brewing in the Atlantic

ORLANDO, Fla. — Meteorologists are tracking three tropical disturbances brewing in the Atlantic.


The first tropical wave is near the Windward Islands. It is likely to form over the next few days.

A National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration Hurricane Hunter aircraft is scheduled to investigate the system this afternoon.

The storm has a 70% chance of developing over the next 48 hours and a 90% chance of developing over the next five days.

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Another disturbance is located in the northern Gulf of Mexico.

Development of the system is expected to be slow as it approaches the coasts of southern Texas and northeastern Mexico over the next few days.

The system has a 20% chance of developing over the next five days.

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The last disturbance meteorologists are watching is located several hundred miles southwest of the Cabo Verde Islands.

They said the system is producing disorganized showers and thunderstorms.

Environmental conditions could become conducive for gradual development later this week.

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It has a 20% chance of developing over the next five days.

None of the systems pose a threat to Florida.

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Katlyn Brieskorn, WFTV.com

Katlyn Brieskorn is a Digital Assignment Editor at WFTV. She joined Channel 9 in July 2019.

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