By PDC’s Senior Weather
Specialist Glenn James
CURRENT TROPICAL CYCLONES:
There are no active tropical cyclones at the time of this writing
Off the coast of southwest Mexico:
According to the National Hurricane Center (NHC)…A broad area of low pressure located a few hundred miles south of the southwestern coast of Mexico continues to produce a large area of showers and thunderstorms.
This activity has become a bit more concentrated today, and environmental conditions appear conducive for additional development.
A tropical depression is expected to form during the next day or so while the system moves slowly northwestward off the southwestern coast of Mexico.
* Formation chance through 48 hours…high…90 percent
* Formation chance through 5 days…high…90 percent
Off the coast of Central America:
A trough of low pressure located around a hundred miles southwest
of the coast of Nicaragua is producing a disorganized area of
showers and thunderstorms.
This activity has changed little in organization today, but some additional development of this system is possible over the next several days as long as it remains offshore, moving slowly northwestward near the coast of Central America and southern Mexico.
Environmental conditions are forecast to become less conducive for development by the end of this week.
Regardless of development, locally heavy rains will be possible across portions of Nicaragua, El Salvador, Guatemala, and Southern Mexico through the week.
* Formation chance through 48 hours…low…10 percent
* Formation chance through 5 days…medium…40 percent
>>> There are no active tropical cyclones, nor any areas of disturbed weather being investigated in the north Central Pacific by the Central Pacific Hurricane Center (CPHC)
Tropical cyclone formation is not expected during the next 5 days in the Central Pacific Ocean.
>>> There are no active tropical cyclones, nor any areas of disturbed weather being investigated in the western Pacific or the Indian Ocean by the Joint Typhoon Warning Center (JTWC)