Yellow Hill, Montserrat – September 7, 2020 –
Disturbance 3 is to emerge off the west coast of Africa. It is no threat to Montserrat at this time but, residents are asked to continue to monitor this system and be prepared in the event conditions change. Disturbance 2 is south-southwest of Bermuda.
TROPICAL DEPRESSION 17At 500 AM, the center of Tropical Depression Seventeen was located near latitude 17.3 North, longitude 42.1 West. The depression is moving toward the west-northwest near 6 mph (9 km/h), and this motion is expected to continue for the next few days with a gradual increase in forwarding speed. Maximum sustained winds are near 35 mph (55 km/h) with higher gusts. Some slow strengthening is forecast over the next few days, and the depression is expected to become a tropical storm later today.
TROPICAL DEPRESSION 18At 500 AM, the center of Tropical Depression Eighteen was located near latitude 15.2 North, longitude 20.3 West. The depression is moving toward the west near 12 mph, and this general motion with some increase in forwarding speed is expected over the next few days. Maximum sustained winds are near 35 mph (55 km/h) with higher gusts. Gradual strengthening is forecast during the next 48 hours, and the depression is forecast to become a tropical storm later today or tonight.
SOURCE: NOAA NHC