It is not yet a tropical depression, but it is very close to being one. This was indicated this afternoon by the National Hurricane Center (CNH), in Miami from the perspective of the tropics of 2:00 in the afternoon about the tropical wave that is in the center of the Atlantic and has been cataloged as the Invest 95L.
This system continues to show signs of cyclonic development, although at noon today it lost a bit of the organized rain zones that were near its center.
2 PM AUG 11:90 % chance of a tropical wave about 1000 miles east of the Lesser Antilles becoming a tropical depression in 2-5 days.
90% probability that a wave 1000 miles east of the Lesser Antilles will turn into a tropical depression in 2-5 days. #prwx #usviwx pic.twitter.com/BGzaRr8FrF
– NWS San Juan (@NWSSanJuan) August 11, 2020
“The rains and thunderstorm activity decreased a bit this morning, but now new activity is forming near the center of circulation of the system, "reads the bulletin.
" If these storms persist, it is likely that warnings will be launched in a tropical depression later today or tonight . Even if a depression does not form tonight, environmental conditions will be conducive to development as the system moves west-northwest at around 15 mph for the next couple of days, ”the agency advances.
We continue to monitor a low pressure system located over the eastern tropical Atlantic. Advisories could still be issued later today or tonight if its thunderstorm activity persists. Please visit https://t.co/tW4KeFW0gB for the full Tropical Weather Outlook. pic.twitter.com/loaMis1yGL
– National Hurricane Center (@NHC_Atlantic) August 11, 2020
If a tropical depression formed, it would be the eleventh of the season. If it manages to rise to the category of a tropical storm, it would be called Josephine.