Disturbance 1. Tropical Storm Epsilon is moving toward the east-northeast and is expected to turn north and northwest later today. Epsilon is forecast to approach Bermuda on Thursday. Epsilon is forecast to be at or near hurricane strength by Wednesday night or Thursday morning.
Disturbance 2. A trough of low pressure extends from the northwestern Caribbean Sea near the northeastern portion of the Yucatan peninsula southeastward into the southwestern Caribbean Sea. Upper-level winds are expected to remain unfavorable for significant development while the system drifts westward over the next couple of days. Formation chance through 48 hours is at 10% and formation chance through 5 days is at 10%.