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Tuesday evening Tropics check (09/09/2014)

Atlantic tropical disturbance satellite (09/09/2014)
Posted at 3:13 PM, Sep 09, 2014
and last updated 2014-09-09 15:13:00-04

MIDWAY, Fla. (WTXL) -- A disturbance in the southeastern Bahamas is carrying a vast amount of moisture, capable of producing heavy rain in parts of the southwestern Atlantic in the next couple of days.  While currently disorganized, the upper-level winds are generally light and water temperatures sufficiently warm to allow some slow development over the next few days.  The system is forecast to drift to the west through this week.

Another vigorous tropical wave, in the open waters of the eastern Atlantic, has maintained its current form and remains in an environment that will favor gradual strengthening in the next several days ahead, and it has a higher chance to reach tropical depression status within the next five days.

The next names on the Atlantic tropical cyclone list are Edouard and Fay.