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High Chance of Tropical Cyclone Formation Near Colombia and Venezuela

12.2N 73.7W

September 23rd, 2010 Category: Tropical Storms

Area of Low Pressure Near Colombia and Venezuela - September 22nd, 2010

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Track of Low Pressure Area - September 22nd, 2010 © Univ. of Wisconsin

Track of Low Pressure Area

The area of low pressure in the south-central Caribbean Sea became a little better defined Wednesday evening. Environmental conditions appear favorable for development and this system could become a tropical depression during the next day or two as it moves westward at 15 mph toward the western

There is a high chance (60 percent) of this system becoming a tropical cyclone during the next 48 hours. Regardless of development, this system has the potential to produce heavy rainfall over northern Venezuela and Colombia during the next day or so, and over portions of Central America in a couple of days.

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