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Three systems under watch in Atlantic Basin, still in busy season

#Bahamas, September 14, 2017 – Nassau – In the #AtlanticBasin, we are watching three systems, #HurricaneJose which is frighteningly close to the islands but not forecast to come our way.  Jose will weaken, then regain strength and is said to be several hundred miles east of The Bahamas and Turks and Caicos.

Tropical Wave 1 is about 700 miles off the Cabo Verde Islands, with showers and thunderstorms and over the next five days there is a 40% chance that this system will become stronger.  Tropical wave 2 is just off shore at the west African coast; it is described as having disorganized showers and thunderstorm activity.    Over the next five days, there is a 30% chance this system will become stronger.


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