For the North Atlantic...Caribbean Sea and the Gulf of Mexico:
The National Hurricane Center is issuing advisories on Tropical
Depression Chantal, located several hundred miles southeast of Cape
1. A trough of low pressure located over the central and northwestern
Bahamas is producing disorganized showers and thunderstorms. Some
slow development is possible by this weekend or early next week
while the system moves northwestward toward the Florida peninsula at
5 to 10 mph and then turns northeastward off the southeastern coast
of the United States.
Formation chance through 48 hours...low...near 0 percent.
Formation chance through 5 days...low...20 percent.