Eye on the tropics: 2 disturbances being monitored in Atlantic

ORLANDO, Fla. — The National Hurricane Center is monitoring two disturbances in the Atlantic.

The first disturbance is located a few hundred miles south of the Cabo Verde Islands and is continuing to show signs of organization.

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Forecasters said a tropical depression is likely to form during the next couple of days.

It has an 80% chance of developing over the next 48 hours.

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Meteorologists are also monitoring a system located a few hundred miles northeast of the central Bahamas that is producing a large area of disorganized showers and thunderstorms.

A tropical depression is likely to form while the system moves across the western Atlantic.

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The system has a 60% chance of developing over the next 48 hours.


Katlyn Brieskorn, WFTV.com

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