The NWS National Hurricane Center is issuing advisories on tropical depression nine also known as Tropical Storm Isaac located about 550 miles east of Guadeloupe, St. Martin and Martinque. Forecasters predict Isaac could be headed towards Florida by next week.
Showers and thunderstorms associated with a weak area of low pressure are located near the northeastern coast of Mexico. The center of the elongated circulation has moved closer to land today and development of this disturbance is becoming less likely.
This system has a low chance (20 percent) of becoming a tropical cyclone during the next 48 hours as it moves slowly westward or southwestward.
A low-pressure system associated with a tropical wave located bout 550 miles is located southwest of the Cape Verde Islands. Although shower activity is currently not well-organized, environmental conditions appear conducive for development and a tropical depression could form during the next day or two.
This system has a high chance (60 percent) of becoming a tropical cyclone during the next 48 hours as it moves westward at about 15 mph.
Elsewhere tropical cyclone formation is not expected during the next 48 hours.