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Tropical systems expected to bring heavy rains to The Bahamas
Published on August 10, 2017 Email To Friend    Print Version

Tropical weather outlook. NHC graphic

MIAMI, USA -- Disorganized shower activity over The Bahamas is associated with a trough of low pressure. According to the National Hurricane Center (NHC) in Miami, although development appears unlikely, this system could bring areas of heavy rain to portions of The Bahamas during the next day or two.

Meanwhile, shower and thunderstorm activity in association with a trough of low pressure located about 350 miles east of the northern Leeward Islands has continued to increase slightly in organization since Monday.

While development should be slow to occur due to unfavourable environmental conditions, the environment is forecast to improve by this weekend while the trough moves northwestward over the western Atlantic.

The chances of a tropical cyclone forming during the next 48 hours are estimated to be low (10 percent) and medium (50 percent) during the next five days.
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