Invest 96L Meanders Near The Azores

Invest 96L is still a non tropical low near The Azores Tuesday afternoon. Upper level winds are favorable for some subtropical development through mid-work week. By late Thursday and Friday wind shear increases and subtropical development is less likely. Regardless, some squalls are expected in the central and south Azores over the next few days.



There are about 2 weeks left in the 2017 Atlantic season. Mid to late November named storms are less common as water temperatures are cooling and wind shear is elevated with active frontal boundaries. Only 38 named storms have forms in the Caribbean, and Atlantic from November 11th through November 30th since 1851. The graphic below is courtesy Google Earth.




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