Kimberly Miller @KMillerWeather

Thursday

Sep 5, 2019 at 5:47 PM
Sep 5, 2019 at 6:16 PM

There are a few systems in the Atlantic basin, but the National Weather Service said there are no threats to Florida … for at least five days.

Florida is exhaling after its scary scrape with Hurricane Dorian, but the tropical Atlantic has four other systems brewing, including one far-off area that forecasters said is worth watching.

A tropical wave just off the coast of Africa showed up in the National Hurricane Center’s weather outlook early Wednesday and has a 60 percent chance of development over five days.

The area of low pressure was about 100 miles east of the Cabo Verde Islands on Thursday. NHC forecasters said a tropical depression could form early next week while it moves westward. It has only a 20 percent chance of development over 48 hours.

Weather Underground co-founder Jeff Masters said in his Cat 6 column that the wave had amassed a lackluster grouping of

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