Disturbance 1. Hurricane Lee is no threat to our area but is expected to bring tropical storm conditions on Bermuda beginning early tomorrow and a Tropical Storm Warning is in effect there. Interests in the northeastern United States and Atlantic Canada should monitor the progress of Lee. Watches may be required for a portion of these areas later today or tonight. Lee is currently located about 460 miles SSW of Bermuda moving NW at 6 MPH with 115 MPH maximum sustained winds.
Disturbance 2. Hurricane Margot is is no threat to our area and is moving northward over the open waters of the central Atlantic. Margot is currently located about 790 miles WSW of the Azores moving north at 12 MPH with 85 MPH maximum sustained winds. There are no coastal watches or warnings in effect. Gradual weakening is forecast during the next few days.
Disturbance 3. Eastern and Central Tropical Atlantic (AL97): A broad area of low pressure is over the eastern tropical Atlantic. Gradual development of this system is expected over the next few days while the system moves west-northwestward to northwestward at 10 to 15 mph, and a tropical depression is likely to form by this weekend over the central tropical Atlantic. Formation chance through 48 hours...medium...50 percent and formation chance through 7 days...high...80 percent.