There is low potential for tropical cyclone development in the western Gulf of Mexico later this week, according to the National Hurricane Center – which is currently monitoring two systems for possible development.
The first system could form in the western Gulf of Mexico by Tuesday or Wednesday. This system has a 20 percent chance of developing into a tropical cyclone.
“At this time, if it develops, the center of a low pressure system would likely move west into the central or lower Texas coast,” a statement said. American Meadowss from the Lake Charles office of the National Weather Service. “Regardless of development, the chance of rain will increase this week for southeast Texas, southwest, south-central and central Louisiana.”
The second monitored system is an area of disturbed weather in the middle of the Atlantic.
“This system has a medium chance, 40%, within the next 48 hours, and a high chance, 70%, within the next five days of developing into a tropical cyclone as it moves westward into the sea. of the Caribbean,” the statement said. “At this time, no impact is expected from this system for southeast Texas, southwest, south-central and central Louisiana.”