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ABNT20 KNHC 182335
TWOAT

TROPICAL WEATHER OUTLOOK
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
800 PM EDT THU AUG 18 2016

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

The National Hurricane Center is issuing advisories on Tropical
Storm Fiona, located over the central tropical Atlantic.

A tropical wave located about 300 miles southwest of the Cabo Verde
Islands is producing an elongated area of cloudiness and
disorganized shower activity.  Environmental conditions are expected
to be conducive for gradual development of this disturbance through
early next week while it moves westward at about 15 mph across the
tropical Atlantic Ocean.
* Formation chance through 48 hours...low...10 percent
* Formation chance through 5 days...medium...40 percent

A tropical wave is forecast to move off of the coast of Africa on
Saturday.  Environmental conditions appear conducive for gradual
development of this system early next week while it moves generally
westward over the eastern tropical Atlantic Ocean.
* Formation chance through 48 hours...low...near 0 percent
* Formation chance through 5 days...low...30 percent

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Forecaster Berg



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