NWS Lake Charles tropical update 8.23.19

Published 2:41 pm Friday, August 23, 2019

The National Hurricane Center is monitoring a disturbance off the coast of southeast Florida.  There is a 70 percent chance of this system developing into a tropical depression or tropical storm over the next couple of days.  Regardless of its intensity, this system is not forecasted to move into Gulf and will pose no threat to our area.

Another disturbance worth monitoring, especially early next week, is east of the Windward Islands.  Chances for this to develop have increased to 50 percent over the next 5 days.