Thursday, May 3, 2018

Are the tropics waking up? Area near Bahamas piques interest

By Kimberly Miller

The official start of hurricane season is still a month away, but meteorologists are already watching something stirring near the Bahamas.

The National Hurricane Center has not identified the mass of showers and thunderstorms as anything to worry about and models are not pointing to a tropical system.

But hurricane experts with Weather Underground and Accuweather say the atmospheric set up, combined with water that’s about 2 degrees warmer than normal, has piqued their interest.  Read more >>