Southwest Atlantic storminess has a low risk of tropical development

Southwest Atlantic storminess has a low risk of tropical development

SAVANNAH, Ga. (WTOC) - An area of storminess in the southwestern Atlantic Ocean, near the Bahamas, has a low risk of tropical development over the next several days.

There is a 0% chance of tropical development within the next 48-hours.

There is a 20% chance of tropical development within the next five days.

Storminess is forecast to continue to drift west-northwest over the next few days; bringing heavy rain to the Bahamas and Florida.

Showers and storms are forecast to be pulled northward, into the southwestern Atlantic, later in the weekend. At the same time, a cold front is forecast to be approaching from the northwest. This front may serve as a “highway” for the area of low pressure to travel along; generally northeastward and out to sea.

Regardless of tropical development, it is unlikely that the Coastal Empire and Lowcountry will experience any significant impacts.

As always, you can get the latest forecast updated on The News, at wtoc.com and in the WTOC Weather App.

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