tropical development

Tropical system could spell trouble next week

Tropical system could spell trouble next week

The National Hurricane Center is keeping an eye on what is now a trough of low pressure located just offshore of the coast of southern Mexico, in the Bay of Campeche. It is currently producing disorganized showers and thunderstorms, but gradual development is possible, and a tropical or subtropical cyclone could form late this week […]

TROPICAL UPDATE: System upgraded to Tropical Storm

TROPICAL UPDATE: System upgraded to Tropical Storm

Update 7/11 at 10:57 a.m.: A Tropical Storm Warning and Hurricane Watch are in effect for much of Louisiana’s coast after a system formed into Tropical Storm Barry this morning. While the National Hurricane Center forecast still indicates Barry will head west, locals are advised to use caution over the next several days. Parts of the […]

Hurricane Center watching disturbance

Hurricane Center watching disturbance

The National Hurricane Center is keeping an eye on a broad surface low centered just east of Belize just ahead of the official June 1 start to hurricane season. Currently the low is producing a large area of clouds and showers extending from the northwestern Caribbean Sea across Cuba into the Florida peninsula.  Strong upper level […]