A tropical wave west of the Cape Verde Islands looks like it could be the next named tropical storm in the Atlantic Basin.
The wave came off the coast of Africa this weekend and survived the cooler waters and dry air, and has been rapidly organizing ever since.
The storm is leaving cooler waters, reaching towards an area with water temperatures in the lower 80s, which are ideal. The area to the storms west also appears to have light wind shear, making it even less likely that the storm will be ripped apart by winds higher up in the atmosphere.
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