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Tropical development likely off the Southeast Coast

A broad area of low pressure to the north-northeast of the Bahamas has a chance to develop into a tropical depression or tropical storm over the next couple of days. This low pressure has observed an uptick in thunderstorm coverage over the past 24 hours but it still remains unorganized.

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Tropical disturbance IR (Tropical Tidbits)

A gradual increase in thunderstorm coverage along with a slow organization of this system is expected as environmental conditions become more favorable for development. Because of this, the National Hurricane Center gives this system a 70% chance to develop into a tropical depression or tropical storm later this week just off the Southeast or Mid-Atlantic coast.

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Area being monitored for tropical development (National Hurricane Center)

If you live along the East Coast, keep an eye on the forecast over the coming days.

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