Tropical Weather Outlook NWS National Hurricane Center Miami FL 200 PM EDT Sun Jul 28 2019
For the North Atlantic...Caribbean Sea and the Gulf of Mexico:
1. A persistent area of cloudiness and thunderstorms located over the eastern Caribbean Sea is associated with a tropical wave. This disturbance is expected to move west-northwestward to northwestward across the north-central Caribbean Sea during the next few days, producing locally heavy rainfall and possibly some flooding across Puerto Rico and Hispaniola. Little development of the disturbance is expected due to interaction with land. However, the system is forecast to emerge over the Straits of Florida by the end of the week where environmental conditions could be a little more conducive for development to occur. * Formation chance through 48 hours...low...10 percent. * Formation chance through 5 days...low...20 percent.