TAMPA, Fla. (WFLA) – The National Hurricane Center is monitoring multiple systems in the Atlantic as we near the peak of the hurricane season.
According to the National Hurricane Center, two riots in the Atlantic are at high risk of developing.
The NHC said it was observing showers and thunderstorms west of Cape Verde showing signs of organizing.
Meteorologists said a short-lived tropical depression or tropical storm is likely to form on Friday. The system will then move across the eastern tropical Atlantic.
There is a 90 percent chance that it will develop in the next two days.
Another tropical depression could form in the Atlantic on Friday. The NHC said Gert’s remains had become better organized in recent hours.
The system is expected to meander across the subtropical Atlantic by the weekend, according to the NHC. There is a 70 percent chance that it will develop in the next two days.
The NHC also said a tropical wave is expected off the west coast of Africa this weekend. It could develop gradually sometime next week as it moves west-west-northwest across the east-central parts of the tropical Atlantic. There is a 40% chance that it will develop in the next seven days.