National Hurricane Center’s Graphical Atlantic Tropical Weather Outlook for 2 Days and 5 Days, as of July 5, 2017

Here’s a look at the National Hurricane Center’s (NHC) Atlantic tropical weather outlook for the next few days.  The Virginia Water Central News Grouper posts these outlooks approximately weekly (depending on the level of weather activity) during the Atlantic tropical storm season (June 1-November 30).

As of July 5, 2017,a disturbance in the Atlantic Ocean about mid-way between Africa and South America, was being given by the NHC a 70-percent chance of tropical cyclone formation within 48-hours.  This became Tropical Depression 4 later on July 5 and remained a tropical depression until July 7, but it never developed into a tropical storm.  Shown below are the NHC’s two-day and five-day graphical tropical weather outlooks, as of the morning of July 5, accessed at