June 20, 2012

Tropical Weather Outlook

NWS National Hurricane Center,
Miami, FL
8:00 pm EDT Wed. June 20,2012

For the Gulf of Mexico

A sharp trough of low pressure over the southeastern Gulf of Mexico is producing a large area of cloudiness showers and thunderstorms that extend from the northwestern Caribbean sea.

Across Cuba to the Bahamas and Florida:

Strong upper-level winds over the Gulf of Mexico are expected to gradually diminish and some slow development is possible as the disturbance moves slowly northwestward toward the central Gulf of Mexico over the next couple of days.

This system has a medium chance 30% of becoming a tropical cyclone during the next 48hours.

Heavy rains and localized flooding are possible across western Cuba southern Florida the central Bahamas and the Yucatan peninsula through Friday.

Elsewhere tropical cyclone formation is not expected during the next 48 hours.

This notice is brought to you by the AG-ER Team

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