Special Weather Alert for the North Atlantic, Caribbean Sea and the Gulf of Mexico

May 20, 2019 – An area of low pressure is expected to form several hundred southwest of Bermuda by Monday (today). This system could develop into a short-lived subtropical or tropical cyclone late today or Tuesday while moving northward or northeastward.

By Wednesday, however, conditions are forecast to become unfavorable for further development, and the system should become rapidly absorbed by a cold front.  An Air Force Reserve reconnaissance aircraft is scheduled to investigate the disturbance Monday afternoon, if necessary. Interests in Bermuda should monitor the progress of this system. The next Special Tropical Weather Outlook will be issued today.

* Formation chance through 48 hours…medium…50 percent.

* Formation chance through 5 days…medium…50 percent.



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