BIRMINGHAM, Ala (WIAT) — The Atlantic remains fairly quiet; a wave that showed a slim chance of developing has dissipated. While hurricane season in this basin continues through the end of November, new development isn’t likely. There is a slim chance this late in the season that any systems that do develop could originate in the Gulf of Mexico. There, water temperatures remain above 80°; however, as has been the case all season there is a high amount of shear present as well. The rapid change of wind with height will tend to prevent low pressure from organizing:
Stay turned and count on the WIAT Storm Trackers to keep you updated on any new developments during the rest of hurricane season.
Copyright 2014 WIAT 42 News