Atlantic & Pacific Tropical Update

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Unbelievably, Dorian is still clinging to life in the western Atlantic.  He is no real threat to land at this point as shown by the first image above and the second image shows that the center of Dorian is really an open swirl with no real convection near the center.  Expect Dorian to continue to drift to the northeast away from the Carolina coast and dissapate out to sea.

Across the rest of the Atlantic not a whole heck of a lot is going on.  A massive dust storm has been taking place over the Saharan Desert and that dust has been blown out into the Atlantic Ocean.   This dust and subsequent hot air are covering a large expanse of the mid and upper atmosphere over the central Atlantic.  This air is very unfavorable for tropical development as it is very stable.  Very warm air aloft prevents thunderstorm…

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