As of 2:00 p.m Showers and thunderstorms associated with the low pressure area located about midway between the west coast of Africa and the Lesser Antilles continue to get better organized, and a tropical depression appears to be forming.
If current trends continue, advisories could be initiated on this system this afternoon. Regardless of development during the next couple of days, less favorable conditions should limit additional development of the system by the weekend. * Formation chance through 48 hours...high...90 percent. * Formation chance through 5 days...high...90 percent.