Two tropical waves are observed in the Caribbean

For yet another day, the Atlantic basin is quiet, with no tropical cyclones expected during the next five days, according to the National Hurricane Center.

(NOAA).- The Hurricane Center is monitoring three tropical waves. Two of the waves are in the Caribbean.

Conditions may start to become a little more conducive for tropical development toward the end of July, at which point a tropical wave crossing the central Atlantic may be worth watching, according to Dr. Ryan Truchelut, chief meteorologist at WeatherTiger.

In the eastern Pacific, Tropical Storm Estelle has disappeared off Hurricane Center maps, but two systems west of Central America are showing low chances for development.

The Atlantic hurricane season runs from June 1 through Nov. 30. The peak of the season is Sept. 10, with the most activity happening between mid-August and mid-October, according to the Hurricane Center.

The next named storm in the Atlantic basin will be Danielle.

Here’s the latest update from the NHC as of 8 a.m. July 22:

What’s out there and where are they?

Tropical conditions 6 a.m. July 22, 2022.
Tropical conditions 6 a.m. July 22, 2022.

Tropical wave 1: A tropical wave in the Central Atlantic is located west-northwest of Cape Verde. It’s moving slowly to the west at 9 mph.

Tropical wave 2: A tropical wave in the Caribbean extends from Haiti south. It’s moving to the west at 17 mph.

Tropical wave 3: Another tropical wave is located off the Yucatan Peninsula in the western Caribbean.

Who is likely to be impacted?

Tropical conditions 6 a.m. July 22, 2022.
Tropical conditions 6 a.m. July 22, 2022.

It’s too early at this time to determine if there will be any impact to the U.S. from the tropical waves.

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