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Tropical Development for Harvey and 92L becoming more unfavorable

(Source: Raycom Media) (Source: Raycom Media)

Harvey becomes less organized and described as "remnants" in the latest Air Force Reserve Hurricane Hunter aircraft investigation. They were unable to find a closed center of circulation. Harvey has therefore degenerated into an open wave, and Saturday 11 p.m. advisory could be the last advisory. Maximum surface winds, as measured by the plane, remain 30 kt. The remnants of Harvey will be monitored for signs of regeneration and for the possibility of bringing tropical storm conditions to Belize and the Yucatan Peninsula of Mexico during the next couple of days. If necessary, advisories could be resumed and tropical storm watches or warnings issued before Harvey regains tropical cyclone status.

As far as Invest 92L, it too is encountering wind shear and the showers and thunderstorms remain disorganized a couple of hundred miles north of the northern Leeward Islands.  Environmental conditions are not expected to be conducive for development of this system during the next couple of days while it moves west-northwestward at 15 to 20 mph.

Conditions could become slightly more conducive for development once the system is near the northern Bahamas or Florida around the middle of next week. Short story: Formation chance through the next five days remains low at 20%.

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