Special Tropical Weather Outlook NWS National Hurricane Center Miami FL 1040 PM EDT Tue Aug 14 2018
For the North Atlantic...Caribbean Sea and the Gulf of Mexico:
Special outlook issued to update discussion of the area of low pressure located well southeast of Cape Race, Newfoundland.
1. Updated: Satellite imagery indicates that shower and thunderstorm activity associated with the area of low pressure located about 800 miles south-southeast of Cape Race, Newfoundland, has become better organized during the past few hours. Satellite-derived wind data also indicate that the surface circulation has become better defined since earlier today. Conditions appear conducive for some additional development during the next day or so, and a subtropical depression or subtropical storm could form overnight or on Wednesday while the low moves northward to northeastward. Later this week, the low is expected to move northeastward over colder waters and merge with a frontal zone over the northern Atlantic. * Formation chance through 48 hours...medium...60 percent. * Formation chance through 5 days...medium...60 percent.