Over the weekend, the tropics have started to wake up after a long spell with no tropical activity. As of Sunday night, there are four areas identified on the Atlantic Ocean map that have a chance of developing into a tropical depression in the next five days. The area in the center of the main development area has a 70 percent chance of developing into a tropical depression in the next five days and has been designated as Investigation 91. The early model runs for this storm indicate that it is likely to track well north of Puerto Rico and the islands and may recurve to the northeast over water before it gets to shore, but it is still too far out to discount the possibility of it hitting somewhere on the East Coast.
A second investigation, #92, has a low probability (10%) of becoming a named storm in the next two days, but if it does, it would likely become just a minimal tropical storm that stays out in the center of the Atlantic spinning before it dissipates. Two other areas of interest are located in the Caribbean and as a wave that is presently coming west off of Africa and could develop as it moves into the eastern Atlantic in a few days.