Tropical Depression #9 forms…
Tropical Depression #9 formed this morning at 11am in the Central Atlantic. If it strengthens further, it will be named Tropical Storm Ida.
Elsewhere in the Atlantic…
The 2nd tropical disturbance in the Atlantic continues to show signs of developing into a tropical cyclone within the next few days. It has a high (70%) chance in 48 hours and high (80 %) chance in 5 days.
We will continue to monitor the progress of both systems, although they are NOT expected to affect the Caribbean.
- SSS-Islands: St. Maarten = 18.0°N, 63.1°W | Saba = 17.6°N, 63.2°W | St. Eustatius = 17.5°N, 63.0°W
- Neighboring Islands: Anguilla = 18.2°N, 63.1°W | St. Barths = 17.9°N, 62.8°W | Antigua = 17.1°N, 61.9°W | Barbuda = 17.6°N, 61.8°W | Montserrat = 16.8°N, 62.2°W | St. Kitts = 17.2°N, 62.6°W | St. Croix = 17.7°N, 64.7°W | St. Thomas = 18.3°N, 64.9°W | Tortola = 18.4°N, 64.6°W
- Remaining names for this year’s Atlantic Hurricane Season are: Ida, Joaquin, Kate, Larry, Mindy, Nicholas, Odette, Peter, Rose, Sam, Teresa, Victor, Wanda.
- Future Tropical updates will be sent out periodically (as needed).