Hurricane Gert 2017 forecast to turn away from USA today

US forecaster says 40 percent chance of cyclone east of Lesser Antilles

US forecaster says 40 percent chance of cyclone east of Lesser Antilles

Hurricane forecasters are keeping an eye on a couple of disorganized areas of disturbed weather which may become the next tropical storm of the Atlantic hurricane season. Swells also are expected to affect Bermuda. "We start to see more tropical disturbances that potentially become tropical storms or hurricanes", Libby said. "These swells are likely to cause life-threatening surf and rip current conditions", the NHC added.

Gert was moving to the northeast at 21 miles per hour with maximum sustained winds of 90 miles per hour with higher gusts.

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A trio of low-pressure areas located over the Atlantic Ocean are not expected to have an impact on the Charleston area in time for the August 21 eclipse.

The National Hurricane Center is monitoring three disturbances Tuesday, Aug. 15, 2017. However, one low pressure system has a medium chance (40 percent) of becoming a full-blown storm.

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"The Met Office will continue to monitor the progress of these systems as they move across the tropical Atlantic", the Met Service further stated.

Hurricane season is entering its peak, and wind and air patterns in the tropical areas of the Atlantic and Caribbean are ripe for an above-average season.

The system is being give a 20 percent chance of forming into a tropical cyclone during the next two days and 60 percent during the next five days.

The second is located a few hundred miles west-southwest of the Cabo Verde Islands.

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