Hurricane season may still be more than five months away but the National Hurricane Center is always planning and working on ways to keep communities safe during a storm.
According to the National Hurricane Center, a low pressure area several hundred miles northeast of the northern Leeward Islands is expected to become better organized over the next couple of days.
The tropical disturbance just north of the Virgin Islands is disorganized, but may be able to strengthen by next week, according to the National Hurricane Center.
The early predictions for the 2013 Atlantic hurricane season favored an above-average season. But as the season comes to a close, the Atlantic has churned out the fewest number of hurricanes since 1982.
The predictions for the 2013 Atlantic hurricane season carried words like “extremely active” and “above-average.” But with Tuesday the peak of hurricane season, thus far, the season has luckily for South Florida been a dud.
Tropical Depression Gabrielle has dissipated, according to the National Weather Service.
Tropical Depression seven wasted no time morphing into a tropical storm Wednesday night.
Tropical Storm Erin has reformed according to the latest advisory.
Tropical Storm Erin continued to move away from the Cape Verde Islands on Thursday.
Forecasters at the National Hurricane Center are tracking the newly-formed Tropical Depression #5 in the far eastern Atlantic Ocean.