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ABNT20 KNHC 181733

200 PM EDT SUN SEP 18 2016

For the North Atlantic...Caribbean Sea and the Gulf of Mexico:

The National Hurricane Center is issuing advisories on Tropical
Depression Julia, located a couple of hundred miles southeast of the
coast of South Carolina, and on Tropical Storm Karl, located midway
between the Leeward Islands and Africa.

A large low pressure, located a couple of hundred miles southeast of
the Cabo Verde Islands, continues to produce a widespread area of
cloudiness and disorganized thunderstorms.  Environmental conditions
are expected to be conducive for development, and a tropical
depression is likely to form by mid-week while the low moves
west-northwestward to northwestward across the eastern tropical
Atlantic.  Regardless of development, locally heavy rains and strong
gusty winds are possible in the Cabo Verde Islands during the next
couple of days.
* Formation chance through 48 hours...medium...50 percent
* Formation chance through 5 days...high...80 percent

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