7 Tropical Cyclones and Disturbances Going on Simultaneously in Atlantic and Gulf of Mexico

Several tropical cyclones and disturbances currently in the Atlantic and Gulf of Mexico.
Several tropical cyclones and disturbances currently in the Atlantic and Gulf of Mexico.

The 2020 Atlantic Hurricane Season has been a busy one; so far, there has been one hurricane, two tropical storms, two tropical depressions, and two tropical waves all going on simultaneously.

The good news for Sebastian and Florida, we won’t see any of these storms, at least for right now. There’s one disturbance near Africa that we will monitor during the next two days.

A tropical system in the Gulf of Mexico is producing disorganized showers and thunderstorms. Further development is not expected, according to the National Hurricane Center (NHC).

There’s another tropical wave near the coast of Africa producing disorganized shower and thunderstorm activity. We are monitoring this system as it moves westward at about 10 mph. There’s only a 40 percent chance of formation during the next five days.

Tropical Depression Twenty-One is moving northward today and northwestward tonight. The depression is expected to be short-lived, according to the NHC.

Hurricane Paulette is located over northeastern Bermuda with sustained winds of 90 mph. Paulette is expected to make a turn to the northeast and head out to sea.

Tropical Storm Rene is expected to degenerate later on Monday due to the north’s strong sheer’s ongoing impact.

Tropical Storm Sally produced a lot of rain in Florida last weekend and will continue to intensify during the next 24-36 hours. Sally is expected to be a dangerous slow-moving hurricane near the coast of southeastern Louisiana, Mississippi, and Alabama.

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Andy Hodges was born in Annapolis, Maryland and raised in Jupiter, Florida. Andy has been a radio & TV personality since the 1980s. He has worked for WLIZ, WFLX-FOX 29, WIRK, WIXI, WKSY, WRMF, and WJNO to name a few. After spending 7 years in Atlanta, Georgia during the 1990s, Andy returned to Florida and settled in the small town of Sebastian in 2000. In 2005, he returned to the broadcasting news sector and eventually joined our news team in 2016 as editor in chief. Andy's family has lived in Sebastian for more than 45 years.