Two Tropical Storms in the Atlantic and Neither is a Threat to the U.S.

Categories: Hurricanes

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For the first time this hurricane season, the Atlantic has two tropical storms simultaneously. Tropical Storm Gabrielle re-formed and should pass over Bermuda this week before gradually moving north, well east of the U.S. coastline. Tropical Storm Humberto has a very good chance to be this season's first hurricane as it moves harmlessly out to see off the coast of Africa.

We are now right at the peak of hurricane season in the Atlantic and we have yet to see the formation of a hurricane, which is rather remarkable, but that will likely change today or tomorrow with Humberto.

Closer to home, there is a tropical disturbance that will move into the extreme southern Gulf of Mexico later this week. It could become a depression or storm, but it is unlikely to affect the Texas coastline. It could possibly generate some rain showers, but even chances of that appear very slim.

Enjoy the peace and quiet. Back in 1900 at this time, we were dealing with the effects of the 1900 Galveston hurricane, the most devastating tropical disaster of all time.

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