The National Hurricane Center says the development chances for Invest 95L in the southwestern Caribbean have increased and there’s a medium chance of a tropical depression or tropical storm developing over the next few days.
There’s a little more than a month left in the and the tropics are showing no sign of slowing, with on the Caribbean island of Barbuda late Saturday night and Invest 95L off the coast of Central America showing signs that it’s becoming better organized.
Tammy came ashore on the island of Barbuda around 10:15 p.m. EDT Saturday with maximum sustained winds of 85 mph, making Tammy a Category 1 on the .
Now as Tammy begins to pull away from the islands, attention turns to the opposite side of the Caribbean, where 95L has a medium chance of developing into at least a .
What’s the latest with Invest 95L?
The National Hurricane Center (NHC) says showers and associated with Invest 95L off the coast of Nicaragua in the southwestern Caribbean Sea have become a little more organized since Sunday morning.
An invest is simply a naming convention that allows forecasters to run specialized computer models on systems they are monitoring for development.
Environmental conditions are favorable for development, and a tropical depression could form before the system moves inland over Nicaragua by early Tuesday.
Heavy rain is possible across portions of Central America over the next few days, regardless of development.
The NHC is giving Invest 95L a medium chance of developing over the next two days.
Forecast models bring the disturbance west across Central America and Mexico through the week.