Tropical Disturbance reported in the Greater Antilles

Writer: Nicholas Karsen
Published: Updated:
Credit: The Weather Authority

The Weather Authority has been tracking an area of showers and thunderstorms in the Caribbean, and now the National Hurricane Center is also monitoring it.

The National Hurricane Center is now giving this area a 10% chance of development over the next 48 hours and seven days.

The Weather Authority Meteorologists say, “Southwest Florida’s weather will not be impacted regardless of development as this system is moving away from the state.”

NOAA released its 2024 hurricane season outlook at 10 a.m. on Thursday.

They are calling for a very active season with an above-average amount of named storms, hurricanes, and major hurricanes.

The first named storm on our 2024 naming list would be “Alberto.”

An early season start is nothing new. Eight of the last nine years have featured a named storm before June 1.

Although surface temperatures in the area remain above average, this disturbance will struggle to organize into a named storm.

High wind shear will be its primary obstacle.

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