Saturday, July 30, 2011

Future "Emily" Developing in Atlantic...

A large area of low pressure continues to organize fairly rapidly about 900 miles East of the Windward Islands this morning. This system has been dubbed "Invest 91L" by the National Hurricane Center (NHC).  Based on its organization and development over the past 12-24 hours, I would expect this system to be upgraded to either a Tropical Depression, or perhaps right into Tropical Storm status before the weekend is over.  If this system becomes a named storm this weekend, it would be called "Emily".

Computer forecast models generally take this system on a West / Northwesterly track over the next few days:

Interests across the central Tropical Atlantic, including Puerto Rico, should keep a close eye on the development and progression of this system in the coming days... 

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