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Average anomaly in the Main Development Region: 0.17 °F Caribbean: 0.62 °F Gulf of Mexico: 1.02 °F

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North Atlantic

(1) Active Storm in this Region

Invest 95L

Last UpdatedAug 3, 2015 00 GMT
Location 31.5 81.3W Movement NE
Wind 25 MPH
This area of disturbed weather has the potential for tropical development.

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Dr. Jeff Masters' Blog
By Dr. Jeff Masters, 9:36 PM EDT on August 03, 2015
Director of Meteorology, Weather Underground
Super Typhoon Soudelor vaulted to Category 5 status on Monday, making it the planet's sixth (at least--see below) Category 5 storm of the year. At 2:00 pm EDT Monday, Soudelor’s sustained winds were estimated at 180 mp [...]

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