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Tropical waves in the Atlantic and Caribbean are under observation

National Hurricane Center

The National Hurricane Center says both systems are moving westward but are unlikely to develop over the next few days.

The National Hurricane Center reports there aretwo tropical waves under observation, one in the western Caribbean and another in the eastern Atlantic.

As of Tuesday morning, a tropical wave moving into the central Caribbean is producing limited shower activity as it moves quickly westward at around 25 mph.

Environmental conditions could become more conducive for some gradual development late this week over the western Caribbean or over the southwest Gulf of Mexico during the weekend.

Formation chances through 48 hours are low at 10 percent. Formation chances through seven days are also low at 20 percent.

Meantime, a tropical wave centered a few hundred miles south-southwest of the Cabo Verde Islands is producing disorganized showers and thunderstorms.

Some slow development of this system is possible late this week into early next week while it moves generally westward across the central and western tropical Atlantic at 15 to 20 mph.

Formation chances through 48 hours are near zero. Formation chances through seven days are also low at 30 percent.

WGCU Staff