Next Storm: African Tropical Wave?
By Quincy Vagell on September 6, 2012, 10:40am
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The next tropical system in the Atlantic may be just starting to form over Africa.
An area of low pressure, associated with a tropical wave, has been showing up on the latest analysis charts. Also, the computer models have been showing strong signs that this system will better develop as it moves west, very possibly becoming our next Tropical Storm.
The GFS and ECMWF are in general agreement with this happening.
An already active tropical season is reaching its climatological peak as we move into the second week of September. We already had the "M" storm form with Michael and if this storm becomes a named season, it could be called "Nadine."
Read on for a few more details, including forecast data for this tropical wave.