For the North Atlantic...Caribbean Sea and the Gulf of Mexico: Active Systems: The National Hurricane Center is issuing advisories on Potential Tropical Cyclone Two, located over the southwestern Caribbean Sea. * Formation chance through 48 hours...high...90 percent. * Formation chance through 5 days...high...90 percent. 1. Western Gulf of Mexico: Satellite imagery and surface observations indicate that the area of low pressure in the far western Gulf of Mexico has degenerated into a surface trough and is now moving inland along the southern Texas coast. Development of this system is no longer anticipated as it moves farther inland. Regardless, heavy rain and associated flooding are possible over portions of southeast Texas. For more on the potential for heavy rain and flooding, please see products issued by your National Weather Service office. * Formation chance through 48 hours...low...near 0 percent. * Formation chance through 5 days...low...near 0 percent. 2. Western Tropical Atlantic: A tropical wave located a few hundred miles east of the Windward Islands is producing disorganized showers and thunderstorms. Any development of this system should be slow to occur while the wave moves west-northwestward during the next day or two. The wave is forecast to move over the Windward Islands today and then over the eastern Caribbean Sea by the weekend, where further development is unlikely due to unfavorable environmental conditions.
* Formation chance through 48 hours...low...10 percent. * Formation chance through 5 days...low...10 percent.