After a brutal start to September, when Florence and three other named storms churned across the Atlantic at once, hurricane season is simmering again.
On Friday, National Hurricane Center forecasters were watching four systems with the potential to become tropical depressions or storms, two of which could affect the U.S. While odds remain very low for the disturbance closest to the U.S. and headed for the Windward Islands, a wave rolling off the African coast could blossom into a tropical depression next week, forecasters said Friday afternoon.
“The environment is favorable for slow development over the next few days, but we’ve got plenty of time to watch that system,” Senior Hurricane Specialist Mike Brennan said.
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