Hurricane center highlighting tropical wave near Africa

Next named storm Danielle

ORLANDO, Fla. – The topics remain relatively quiet even as a new tropical wave has moved off of Africa.

Environmental conditions are expected to be marginally conducive for gradual development of this system while it moves west-northwestward to northwestward at 15 to 20 mph across the eastern and central tropical Atlantic during the early-to-middle part of next week.

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Development chances over the next five days are 20%.

The next named storm is Danielle.

August through October generally represents the peak of hurricane season. The actual peak of hurricane season is Sept. 10. Hurricane season runs through November.

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Jonathan Kegges joined the News 6 team in June 2019 as the Weekend Morning Meteorologist. Jonathan comes from Roanoke, Virginia where he covered three EF-3 tornadoes and deadly flooding brought on by Hurricanes Florence and Michael.