Tropical Storm Gamma forms in NW Caribbean; No threat to Louisiana

Tracking the Tropics

Tropical Storm Gamma

Tropical Storm Gamma will slowly drift over the Yucatan Peninsula this weekend. Gamma intensification will be slow. No real threat to Louisiana. Gamma will likely float into the Bay of Campeche by midweek and potentially dissipate.

Tropical Wave #2

Another wave is now in the eastern Caribbean and it has the potential to develop into a tropical system. Right now, the chance of formation is low. However, environmental variables become more favorable down the road. Area is worth watching as some models are showing some organization. System could become a tropical depression early next week.

Formation chance through 48 hours: 10% [low]

Formation chance through 5 days: 40% [medium]

Even though we are on the downward slide, we’ve got plenty of hurricane season left. Officially, hurricane season ends on November 30th. However, storms have formed in the month of December.

So far, it’s been an active 2020 Atlantic Hurricane Season. We’ve already had 23 named storms. We’ve reached the Greek Alphabet. Our next named storm would be Gamma.

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