As of the last advisory, at 4 a.m. CDT Thursday, Hurricane Gert was located about 350 miles south of Cape Race, Newfoundland, and was racing to the east-northeast at 39 mph, the hurricane center said. However, environmental conditions should encourage gradual development of the disturbance as it moves west, and it is given a 40 percent chance of becoming a tropical cyclone within the next five days.
At 500 AM EDT, the center of Hurricane Gert was located near latitude 36.0 North, longitude 68.4 West. Gert is moving toward the northeast near 21 miles per hour.
Here in Cayman, temperatures were climbing towards another hot day, with local forecasters predicting a heat index of 105°F and a 30% chance of showers.
"Inhibitive strong winds aloft are projected to diminish in the path of 91L, which may allow the feature to become organized and strengthen".
"Persons in areas prone to flooding, landslides and falling rocks are advised to be extremely vigilant and to exercise caution as flash flooding and winds gusting to tropical storm force are possible tonight into Friday", said Dominica Meteorological Service.
"Like 91L, this feature also has a weak circulation...if 92L can overcome the dry air, it has a chance at becoming a depression or tropical storm this weekend".
While conditions in this part of the Atlantic are not highly favorable for tropical development at this time, this disturbance is worth watching since its trajectory brings it somewhat close to Florida by Tuesday or Wednesday or next week.
Storms with the capacity to cause the most damage are statistically more likely to develop from late August to early October, originating from thunderstorms and low pressure from the Caribbean Sea to the west coast of Africa. It is also in an area that is conducive to development.
Formation chance through 5 days...high...90 percent. Officials give it a 60 percent chance of forming into a cyclone in the next 48 hours.
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