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NHC monitoring disturbance in the Atlantic

Posted at 7:25 PM, May 19, 2019
and last updated 2019-05-19 19:25:54-04

We are just a couple of weeks away from the start of the 2019 Atlantic Hurricane Season and the National Hurricane Center is already monitoring a disturbance in the Atlantic near Bermuda. This disturbance as of Sunday evening, May 19th has a medium chance of developing into a tropical or subtropical cyclone in the next 5 days. The storm is expected to turn north and eventually northeast as it gets caught up in westerly flow that will increase across the Atlantic by mid-week. There will NO threat to the eastern U.S. or Florida.

FOX 4 CHIEF METEOROLOGIST DEREK BEASLEY

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