Alberto, Not the Big Story

#3. Caribbean Cluster

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By Quincy Vagell on May 22, 2012, 4:20pm

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The most impressive area of disturbed weather in the Atlantic is all the way down in the Caribbean, south of Cuba.

This cluster of showers and thunderstorms is pretty interesting. It may not be a tropical system at this time, but the computer models hint at possible development later on in the week. As systems flare up like this during the hurricane season, we need to keep a close eye on them to see if they take on more tropical characteristics.

The GFS model develops the low into a well-defined system east of Florida. It's not completely clear if it's a tropical system or more of a hybrid, but it will still be interesting to track.

The ECMWF model doesn't show as strong of a system, but time will tell to see what happens... 

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