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Monday morning Tropics check (07/10/2017)

Monday morning Tropics check (07/10/2017)
Monday morning Tropics check (07/10/2017)
Posted at 5:15 AM, Jul 10, 2017
and last updated 2017-07-10 02:05:54-04

MIDWAY, Fl. (WTXL) -- A new disturbance in the open Atlantic has captured the attention of the National Hurricane Center. It is located several hundred miles SW of the Cape Verde Islands.

This disturbance is expected to travel west across the Atlantic waters through the week. For the next two days, development chances are near 0% due to unfavorable atmospheric conditions like dry air and wind shear. However, within the next five days, the system has a 20% chance of development.

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You can catch the forecast on WTXL Sunrise starting at 5:00, as well as WTXL Midday at Noon. Chief Meteorologist Casanova Nurse has your forecast at 5:00, 5:30, 6:00, and 11:00 this evening.

Plus, you can get the Storm Team Forecast every 10 minutes on Channel 27.3 Weather NOW.