First hurricane of the season

No threats to the Gulf at this time
Published: Aug. 29, 2022 at 10:54 PM CDT|Updated: Sep. 2, 2022 at 12:20 PM CDT
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The tropics are more active, but there is not a threat to the Gulf of Mexico over the next five days, at this time. Tropical Storm Danielle was upgraded to Hurricane Danielle Friday morning. It should stay out at sea.


We are entering the peak of hurricane season, so we expect to be talking about more storms over the next few weeks.

Tropical Frequency
Tropical Frequency(WLOX)

There are several areas in the Atlantic we’re watching for tropical development. None of which seem to be a threat to the Gulf of Mexico.

Tropical Outlook
Tropical Outlook(WLOX)

The system that could become the next named tropical system is in the Northern Central Atlantic. It is called Invest 91-L at this time. Conditions are pretty favorable for development. Regardless of development, it is forecast to stay out at sea.

Invest 91-L
Invest 91-L(WLOX)

The next system has gone from a medium to low chance for development. It is Invest 94-L and moving off the coast of Africa now.

Invest 94-L
Invest 94-L(WLOX)

The next tropical wave that becomes named will be called Earl.

2022 Storm Names
2022 Storm Names(WLOX)

We’ll keep you updated on all of the tropical activity in the Atlantic Basin and especially if we see any concerns for the Gulf Coast.

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