Tropical development possible in Atlantic over Labor Day weekend


Hurricane Lane soaked Hawaii's Big Island on Thursday, dumping almost 20 inches of rain in almost 24 hours as residents stocked up on supplies and tried to protect their homes ahead of the state's first hurricane since 1992.

In an update on Wednesday afternoon, the NHC said a vigorous low-pressure area associated with a tropical wave is forecast to form between the coast of Africa and the Cabo Verde Islands on Thursday.

Storm-power winds lengthen outward up to 15 miles from Norman's heart and tropical-storm-power winds lengthen outward up to 60 miles.

July 27 -Weakens to a tropical wave.

A hurricane warning indicates that tropical-storm-force winds of at least 74 mph are expected within 36 hours.

Specifically, trouble appears to be brewing in the Caribbean Sea even as these words are being typed, and by Labor Day weekend the as-yet-unnamed storm could spell trouble for Florida.

Tropical Storm IdaSeptember 18, 2015 - Tropical Storm Ida forms.September 24, 2015 - Weakens to a tropical depression.

Tropical Storm Norman strengthened slightly overnight and is forecast to become a hurricane today.

Tropical Storm KarenOctober 3 - Tropical Storm Karen forms in the southeastern Gulf of Mexico.October 5 - Downgraded to a depression off the coast of Louisiana.

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Hawaii was spared a direct hit from a major hurricane as Lane diminished to a tropical storm as it approached and then drifted west, further from land.

August 26 - Weakens to a tropical depression. At least 13 people are killed along the storm's path through Nicaragua, Panama and Costa Rica. In the past, some of the worst storms in the Atlantic occurred during September.

September 13 - Hurricane Humberto weakens into a tropical storm.

September 19 - Weakens into a tropical depression and dissipates.

September 14 - Strengthens into a hurricane. Ingrid makes landfall near La Pesca, Mexico, then weakens into a tropical depression.

October 3 - Tropical Storm Karen forms in the southeastern Gulf of Mexico.

October 21 - Tropical Storm Lorenzo forms east-southeast of Bermuda.

November 20 - Tropical Storm Melissa forms east-northeast of Bermuda.