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FXCA20 KWBC 031825
PMDCA

TROPICAL DISCUSSION - INTERNATIONAL DESKS
NWS WEATHER PREDICTION CENTER COLLEGE PARK MD
225 PM EDT THU SEP 03 2015

AT 15 UTC TROPICAL STORM KEVIN CENTERED NEAR 17.9N 115.6W...WITH
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS OF 45KT AND CENTRAL PRESSURE OF 1000 HPA.
THE STORM IS MOVING TO THE NORTH OR 350 DEGREES AT 05KT. SEE NHC
BULLETING FOR OFFICIAL FORECAST.

DISCUSSION FROM SEP 03/12 UTC: MID/UPPER LEVEL RIDGE OVER WESTERN
PORTIONS OF THE DOMAIN DOMINATES THE FLOW ACROSS CENTRAL/NORTHERN
MEXICO TO THE WESTERN USA. AT 250 HPA A HIGH NEAR COLIMA/NAYARIT
IN SOUTHWEST MEXICO IS TO INITIALLY ANCHOR THIS AXIS. THROUGH
MIDDAY ON SATURDAY THIS LIFTS TO THE TEXAS PANHANDLE. THE RIDGE IS
TO VENT DIURNAL CONVECTION ALONG THE SIERRA MADRE OCCIDENTAL OVER
WESTERN MEXICO...WHERE WE EXPECT RAINFALL AMOUNTS OF 05-10MM/DAY
AND MAXIMA OF 15-20MM. TS KEVIN MEANDERS TO THE SOUTH OF THIS
RIDGE...WITH THE NHC FORECASTING THIS STORM TO GRADUALLY WEAKEN TO
A DEPRESSION EARLY ON SUNDAY MORNING.

A WANING TUTT LOW OVER THE WESTERN GULF BOUNDS THE EASTERN FRINGES
OF THIS RIDGE. AS THE RIDGE HOLDS IT IS TO STEER THIS FEATURE TO
THE SOUTH-SOUTHWEST ACROSS MEXICO. THROUGH LATER TODAY THE WANING
LOW MOVES TO VERACRUZ/CENTRAL MEXICO...AND EARLY ON SATURDAY IT
PULLS ACROSS THE SOUTHWEST STATES TO THE EASTERN PACIFIC. AT LOW
LEVELS...HEAT TROUGH OVER MEXICO WILL ENHANCE MOISTURE TRANSPORT
INLAND. THIS WILL COMBINE WITH INFLOW OF MID/UPPER LEVEL VORTICITY
TO FAVOR AREAS OF MODERATE TO HEAVY CONVECTION ON THE CENTRAL
STATES OF VERACRUZ-PUEBLA-MEXICO/DF AND INTO THE SOUTHWEST STATES
OF COLIMA-NAYARIT-GUERRERO. THE COLD CORE UPPER TROUGH IS TO
ENHANCE CONVECTIVE INSTABILITY IN THIS AREA TO LIKELY FAVOR
GENERATION OF SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS DURING THE AFTERNOON HOURS. IN
THIS AREA EXPECTING RAINFALL AMOUNTS OF 15-20MM/DAY AND MAXIMA OF
35-70MM THROUGH FRIDAY MORNING...AND MAXIMA OF 25-50MM ON FRIDAY
TO SATURDAY.

FARTHER EAST...THE SUBTROPICAL RIDGE SPANS FROM THE CENTRAL GULF
OF MEXICO TO THE NORTHERN CARIBBEAN ISLES. AT 500 HPA THIS IS TO
ANCHOR ON A CLOSED HIGH OVER SOUTH FLORIDA. AN AMPLIFYING POLAR
TROUGH OVER THE EASTERN USA/WESTERN ATLANTIC IS TO PRESS AGAINST
THIS RIDGE. THIS IS TO THEN INDUCE GRADUAL EROSION OF MID/UPPER
LEVEL RIDGE PATTERN THROUGH MIDDAY ON SATURDAY. EARLY IN THE CYCLE
THE BROAD RIDGE IS TO FAVOR A FAIRLY STRONG CAP INVERSION ACROSS
THE BAHAMAS...PORTIONS OF CUBA...HISPANIOLA TO PUERTO RICO/VIRGIN
ISLES. BUT AS THE RIDGE STARTS TO WEAKEN/ERODE THE INVERSION CAP
IS TO SLOWLY LIFT ABOVE 700 HPA. THIS WILL ALLOW FOR DEEPER LAYER
INSTABILITY TO ESTABLISH AND GRADUAL INTENSIFICATION OF THE SEA
BREEZE CONVERGENCE CYCLE ON FRIDAY TO SATURDAY.

A TUTT LOW TO THE SOUTH OF THIS RIDGE CENTERS OVER THE NORTHWEST
CARIBBEAN/ NORTHERN CENTRAL AMERICA. THE RIDGE TO THE NORTH IS TO
STEER THIS LOW WEST ACROSS BELIZE INTO THE YUCATAN LATER ON
FRIDAY. BUT AS THE RIDGE WEAKENS THE WANING TUTT IS TO STALL OVER
THE YUCATAN. EARLY IN THE CYCLE...AS IT MEANDERS OVER THE WESTERN
CARIBBEAN...THE LOW IS TO ENHANCE CONVECTION ACROSS THE CAYMAN
ISLES TO FAVOR RAINFALL AMOUNTS OF 05-10MM/DAY AND MAXIMA OF 15MM.
OVER CUBA MOST ACTIVE IS EXPECTED ON THE WESTERN HALF OF THE
ISLAND WITH RAINFALL AMOUNTS OF 05-10MM/DAY AND MAXIMA OF 15MM.
THIS IS TO ALSO ENHANCE CONVECTION ACROSS NORTHERN CENTRAL
AMERICA...WITH MOST ACTIVE OVER EL SALVADOR-SOUTHERN HONDURAS AND
SOUTHERN GUATEMALA TO SUSTAIN RAINFALL AMOUNTS OF 15-20MM/DAY AND
MAXIMA OF 25-50MM. ACROSS NORTHEAST NICARAGUA-NORTHERN HONDURAS TO
BELIZE/NORTHERN GUATEMALA EXPECTING RAINFALL AMOUNTS OF
10-15MM/DAY AND MAXIMA OF 20-30MM. AS THE LOW MEANDERS
WEST...FOCUS OF THE CONVECTION WILL SHIFT TO
BELIZE-GUATEMALA-YUCATAN AND NORTHWEST HONDURAS WITH RAINFALL
AMOUNTS OF 10-15XMM/DAY AND MAXIMA OF 20-30MM.

ANOTHER TUTT LOW TO THE EAST CENTERS NEAR THE VIRGIN ISLES. THIS
LOW EXTENDS A SHORT WAVE TROUGH SOUTH TO CENTRAL/EASTERN
VENEZUELA. BUILDING CELL OF THE SUBEQUATORIAL RIDGE OVER THE
TROPICAL ATLANTIC IS TO DISPLACE THIS LOW/TROUGH TO THE
WEST-NORTHWEST EARLY ON SATURDAY. EARLY TODAY THE MEANDERING LOW
WILL ENHANCE DIURNAL CONVECTION ACROSS THE NORTHERN LEEWARD ISLES
TO RESULT IN RAINFALL AMOUNTS OF 05-10MM/DAY AND MAXIMA OF
15-20MM. ON FRIDAY TO SATURDAY THIS IS TO BUILD WEST ACROSS THE
VIRGIN ISLES TO EASTERN PUERTO RICO WHERE WE EXPECT RAINFALL
AMOUNTS OF 05-10MM/DAY AND MAXIMA OF 15MM. OTHER ENHANCEMENT TO
THE SOUTH IS EXPECTED IN INTERACTION WITH THE NEAR EQUATORIAL
TROUGH OVER VENEZUELA. IN THIS AREA EXPECTING RAINFALL AMOUNTS OF
05-10MM/DAY AND MAXIMA OF 15-25MM THROUGH EARLY SATURDAY.

TROPICAL/EASTERLY WAVES INITIALIZED AT 12UTC
INITIAL  24     36     48     60     72     84     96        TYPE
46W     48W    51W    54W    58W    61W    64W    66W        TW
77W     79W    81W    83W    86W    89W    91W    93W        TW
86W     88W    91W    94W    96W    98W   100W   102W        TW
100W   101W   102W   103W   104W   106W   108W   110W        TW

TROPICAL WAVE ALONG 46W IS FORECAST TO MOVE TO NORTHERN FRENCH
GUIANA EARLY ON FRIDAY MORNING...WHERE IT IS TO FAVOR COASTAL
CONVECTION WITH RAINFALL AMOUNTS OF 05-10MM/DAY AND MAXIMA OF
15MM. OVER NORTHERN SURINAME-GUYANA THIS IS TO ALSO FAVOR RAINFALL
AMOUNTS OF 05-10MM/DAY AND MAXIMA OF 15MM DURING THE DAY ON FRIDAY
TO SATURDAY MORNING. ACROSS THE ISLAND CHAIN IT IS TO THEN TRIGGER
TRACE RAINFALL AMOUNTS.

TROPICAL WAVE ALONG 77W IS TO FAVOR ISOLATED TO SCATTERED
CONVECTION ACROSS JAMAICA WITH RAINFALL AMOUNTS OF 05-10MM/DAY AND
MAXIMA OF 15MM. MOST ACTIVE IS EXPECTED TO THE SOUTH OVER SOUTHERN
CENTRAL AMERICA AND WESTERN COLOMBIA WHERE IT IS TO FAVOR RAINFALL
AMOUNTS OF 10-15MM/DAY AND MAXIMA OF 20-45MM. OVER COSTA
RICA-NICARAGUA THIS IS TO THEN SUSTAIN RAINFALL AMOUNTS OF
15-20MM/DAY AND MAXIMA OF 25-50MM ON FRIDAY...WHILE OVER EL
SALVADOR/HONDURAS EXPECT RAINFALL ACCUMULATION OF 15-20MM/DAY AND
MAXIMA OF 25-50MM ON SATURDAY.

TROPICAL WAVE ALONG 88W...IN INTERACTION WITH THE WESTERN
CARIBBEAN TUTT...WILL SUSTAIN SCATTERED CONVECTION ACROSS
HONDURAS/EL SALVADOR TO GUATEMALA...WITH RAINFALL AMOUNTS OF
15-20MM/DAY AND MAXIMA OF 25-50MM. OVER THE SOUTHERN STATES OF
MEXICO THE WAVE IS TO THEN TRIGGER RAINFALL AMOUNTS OF 15-20MM/DAY
AND MAXIMA OF 25-50MM.

TROPICAL WAVE ALONG 100W IS TO INTERACT WITH MEANDERING MID/UPPER
LEVEL TROUGH OVER THE WESTERN GULF-CENTRAL MEXICO. AS THE WAVE
MOVES ACROSS CENTRAL-SOUTHWEST MEXICO IT IS TO FAVOR SCATTERED
DEEP CONVECTION WITH RAINFALL AMOUNTS OF 15-20MM/DAY AND MAXIMA OF
35-70MM.

SALMON...MS (ANTIGUA AND BARBUDA)
CABRERA...ONAMET (THE DOMINICAN REPUBLIC)
DAVISON...WPC (USA)
GALVEZ...WPC (USA)

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000
FXCA20 KWBC 031825
PMDCA

TROPICAL DISCUSSION - INTERNATIONAL DESKS
NWS WEATHER PREDICTION CENTER COLLEGE PARK MD
225 PM EDT THU SEP 03 2015

AT 15 UTC TROPICAL STORM KEVIN CENTERED NEAR 17.9N 115.6W...WITH
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS OF 45KT AND CENTRAL PRESSURE OF 1000 HPA.
THE STORM IS MOVING TO THE NORTH OR 350 DEGREES AT 05KT. SEE NHC
BULLETING FOR OFFICIAL FORECAST.

DISCUSSION FROM SEP 03/12 UTC: MID/UPPER LEVEL RIDGE OVER WESTERN
PORTIONS OF THE DOMAIN DOMINATES THE FLOW ACROSS CENTRAL/NORTHERN
MEXICO TO THE WESTERN USA. AT 250 HPA A HIGH NEAR COLIMA/NAYARIT
IN SOUTHWEST MEXICO IS TO INITIALLY ANCHOR THIS AXIS. THROUGH
MIDDAY ON SATURDAY THIS LIFTS TO THE TEXAS PANHANDLE. THE RIDGE IS
TO VENT DIURNAL CONVECTION ALONG THE SIERRA MADRE OCCIDENTAL OVER
WESTERN MEXICO...WHERE WE EXPECT RAINFALL AMOUNTS OF 05-10MM/DAY
AND MAXIMA OF 15-20MM. TS KEVIN MEANDERS TO THE SOUTH OF THIS
RIDGE...WITH THE NHC FORECASTING THIS STORM TO GRADUALLY WEAKEN TO
A DEPRESSION EARLY ON SUNDAY MORNING.

A WANING TUTT LOW OVER THE WESTERN GULF BOUNDS THE EASTERN FRINGES
OF THIS RIDGE. AS THE RIDGE HOLDS IT IS TO STEER THIS FEATURE TO
THE SOUTH-SOUTHWEST ACROSS MEXICO. THROUGH LATER TODAY THE WANING
LOW MOVES TO VERACRUZ/CENTRAL MEXICO...AND EARLY ON SATURDAY IT
PULLS ACROSS THE SOUTHWEST STATES TO THE EASTERN PACIFIC. AT LOW
LEVELS...HEAT TROUGH OVER MEXICO WILL ENHANCE MOISTURE TRANSPORT
INLAND. THIS WILL COMBINE WITH INFLOW OF MID/UPPER LEVEL VORTICITY
TO FAVOR AREAS OF MODERATE TO HEAVY CONVECTION ON THE CENTRAL
STATES OF VERACRUZ-PUEBLA-MEXICO/DF AND INTO THE SOUTHWEST STATES
OF COLIMA-NAYARIT-GUERRERO. THE COLD CORE UPPER TROUGH IS TO
ENHANCE CONVECTIVE INSTABILITY IN THIS AREA TO LIKELY FAVOR
GENERATION OF SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS DURING THE AFTERNOON HOURS. IN
THIS AREA EXPECTING RAINFALL AMOUNTS OF 15-20MM/DAY AND MAXIMA OF
35-70MM THROUGH FRIDAY MORNING...AND MAXIMA OF 25-50MM ON FRIDAY
TO SATURDAY.

FARTHER EAST...THE SUBTROPICAL RIDGE SPANS FROM THE CENTRAL GULF
OF MEXICO TO THE NORTHERN CARIBBEAN ISLES. AT 500 HPA THIS IS TO
ANCHOR ON A CLOSED HIGH OVER SOUTH FLORIDA. AN AMPLIFYING POLAR
TROUGH OVER THE EASTERN USA/WESTERN ATLANTIC IS TO PRESS AGAINST
THIS RIDGE. THIS IS TO THEN INDUCE GRADUAL EROSION OF MID/UPPER
LEVEL RIDGE PATTERN THROUGH MIDDAY ON SATURDAY. EARLY IN THE CYCLE
THE BROAD RIDGE IS TO FAVOR A FAIRLY STRONG CAP INVERSION ACROSS
THE BAHAMAS...PORTIONS OF CUBA...HISPANIOLA TO PUERTO RICO/VIRGIN
ISLES. BUT AS THE RIDGE STARTS TO WEAKEN/ERODE THE INVERSION CAP
IS TO SLOWLY LIFT ABOVE 700 HPA. THIS WILL ALLOW FOR DEEPER LAYER
INSTABILITY TO ESTABLISH AND GRADUAL INTENSIFICATION OF THE SEA
BREEZE CONVERGENCE CYCLE ON FRIDAY TO SATURDAY.

A TUTT LOW TO THE SOUTH OF THIS RIDGE CENTERS OVER THE NORTHWEST
CARIBBEAN/ NORTHERN CENTRAL AMERICA. THE RIDGE TO THE NORTH IS TO
STEER THIS LOW WEST ACROSS BELIZE INTO THE YUCATAN LATER ON
FRIDAY. BUT AS THE RIDGE WEAKENS THE WANING TUTT IS TO STALL OVER
THE YUCATAN. EARLY IN THE CYCLE...AS IT MEANDERS OVER THE WESTERN
CARIBBEAN...THE LOW IS TO ENHANCE CONVECTION ACROSS THE CAYMAN
ISLES TO FAVOR RAINFALL AMOUNTS OF 05-10MM/DAY AND MAXIMA OF 15MM.
OVER CUBA MOST ACTIVE IS EXPECTED ON THE WESTERN HALF OF THE
ISLAND WITH RAINFALL AMOUNTS OF 05-10MM/DAY AND MAXIMA OF 15MM.
THIS IS TO ALSO ENHANCE CONVECTION ACROSS NORTHERN CENTRAL
AMERICA...WITH MOST ACTIVE OVER EL SALVADOR-SOUTHERN HONDURAS AND
SOUTHERN GUATEMALA TO SUSTAIN RAINFALL AMOUNTS OF 15-20MM/DAY AND
MAXIMA OF 25-50MM. ACROSS NORTHEAST NICARAGUA-NORTHERN HONDURAS TO
BELIZE/NORTHERN GUATEMALA EXPECTING RAINFALL AMOUNTS OF
10-15MM/DAY AND MAXIMA OF 20-30MM. AS THE LOW MEANDERS
WEST...FOCUS OF THE CONVECTION WILL SHIFT TO
BELIZE-GUATEMALA-YUCATAN AND NORTHWEST HONDURAS WITH RAINFALL
AMOUNTS OF 10-15XMM/DAY AND MAXIMA OF 20-30MM.

ANOTHER TUTT LOW TO THE EAST CENTERS NEAR THE VIRGIN ISLES. THIS
LOW EXTENDS A SHORT WAVE TROUGH SOUTH TO CENTRAL/EASTERN
VENEZUELA. BUILDING CELL OF THE SUBEQUATORIAL RIDGE OVER THE
TROPICAL ATLANTIC IS TO DISPLACE THIS LOW/TROUGH TO THE
WEST-NORTHWEST EARLY ON SATURDAY. EARLY TODAY THE MEANDERING LOW
WILL ENHANCE DIURNAL CONVECTION ACROSS THE NORTHERN LEEWARD ISLES
TO RESULT IN RAINFALL AMOUNTS OF 05-10MM/DAY AND MAXIMA OF
15-20MM. ON FRIDAY TO SATURDAY THIS IS TO BUILD WEST ACROSS THE
VIRGIN ISLES TO EASTERN PUERTO RICO WHERE WE EXPECT RAINFALL
AMOUNTS OF 05-10MM/DAY AND MAXIMA OF 15MM. OTHER ENHANCEMENT TO
THE SOUTH IS EXPECTED IN INTERACTION WITH THE NEAR EQUATORIAL
TROUGH OVER VENEZUELA. IN THIS AREA EXPECTING RAINFALL AMOUNTS OF
05-10MM/DAY AND MAXIMA OF 15-25MM THROUGH EARLY SATURDAY.

TROPICAL/EASTERLY WAVES INITIALIZED AT 12UTC
INITIAL  24     36     48     60     72     84     96        TYPE
46W     48W    51W    54W    58W    61W    64W    66W        TW
77W     79W    81W    83W    86W    89W    91W    93W        TW
86W     88W    91W    94W    96W    98W   100W   102W        TW
100W   101W   102W   103W   104W   106W   108W   110W        TW

TROPICAL WAVE ALONG 46W IS FORECAST TO MOVE TO NORTHERN FRENCH
GUIANA EARLY ON FRIDAY MORNING...WHERE IT IS TO FAVOR COASTAL
CONVECTION WITH RAINFALL AMOUNTS OF 05-10MM/DAY AND MAXIMA OF
15MM. OVER NORTHERN SURINAME-GUYANA THIS IS TO ALSO FAVOR RAINFALL
AMOUNTS OF 05-10MM/DAY AND MAXIMA OF 15MM DURING THE DAY ON FRIDAY
TO SATURDAY MORNING. ACROSS THE ISLAND CHAIN IT IS TO THEN TRIGGER
TRACE RAINFALL AMOUNTS.

TROPICAL WAVE ALONG 77W IS TO FAVOR ISOLATED TO SCATTERED
CONVECTION ACROSS JAMAICA WITH RAINFALL AMOUNTS OF 05-10MM/DAY AND
MAXIMA OF 15MM. MOST ACTIVE IS EXPECTED TO THE SOUTH OVER SOUTHERN
CENTRAL AMERICA AND WESTERN COLOMBIA WHERE IT IS TO FAVOR RAINFALL
AMOUNTS OF 10-15MM/DAY AND MAXIMA OF 20-45MM. OVER COSTA
RICA-NICARAGUA THIS IS TO THEN SUSTAIN RAINFALL AMOUNTS OF
15-20MM/DAY AND MAXIMA OF 25-50MM ON FRIDAY...WHILE OVER EL
SALVADOR/HONDURAS EXPECT RAINFALL ACCUMULATION OF 15-20MM/DAY AND
MAXIMA OF 25-50MM ON SATURDAY.

TROPICAL WAVE ALONG 88W...IN INTERACTION WITH THE WESTERN
CARIBBEAN TUTT...WILL SUSTAIN SCATTERED CONVECTION ACROSS
HONDURAS/EL SALVADOR TO GUATEMALA...WITH RAINFALL AMOUNTS OF
15-20MM/DAY AND MAXIMA OF 25-50MM. OVER THE SOUTHERN STATES OF
MEXICO THE WAVE IS TO THEN TRIGGER RAINFALL AMOUNTS OF 15-20MM/DAY
AND MAXIMA OF 25-50MM.

TROPICAL WAVE ALONG 100W IS TO INTERACT WITH MEANDERING MID/UPPER
LEVEL TROUGH OVER THE WESTERN GULF-CENTRAL MEXICO. AS THE WAVE
MOVES ACROSS CENTRAL-SOUTHWEST MEXICO IT IS TO FAVOR SCATTERED
DEEP CONVECTION WITH RAINFALL AMOUNTS OF 15-20MM/DAY AND MAXIMA OF
35-70MM.

SALMON...MS (ANTIGUA AND BARBUDA)
CABRERA...ONAMET (THE DOMINICAN REPUBLIC)
DAVISON...WPC (USA)
GALVEZ...WPC (USA)

$$







000
FXCA20 KWBC 031825
PMDCA

TROPICAL DISCUSSION - INTERNATIONAL DESKS
NWS WEATHER PREDICTION CENTER COLLEGE PARK MD
225 PM EDT THU SEP 03 2015

AT 15 UTC TROPICAL STORM KEVIN CENTERED NEAR 17.9N 115.6W...WITH
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS OF 45KT AND CENTRAL PRESSURE OF 1000 HPA.
THE STORM IS MOVING TO THE NORTH OR 350 DEGREES AT 05KT. SEE NHC
BULLETING FOR OFFICIAL FORECAST.

DISCUSSION FROM SEP 03/12 UTC: MID/UPPER LEVEL RIDGE OVER WESTERN
PORTIONS OF THE DOMAIN DOMINATES THE FLOW ACROSS CENTRAL/NORTHERN
MEXICO TO THE WESTERN USA. AT 250 HPA A HIGH NEAR COLIMA/NAYARIT
IN SOUTHWEST MEXICO IS TO INITIALLY ANCHOR THIS AXIS. THROUGH
MIDDAY ON SATURDAY THIS LIFTS TO THE TEXAS PANHANDLE. THE RIDGE IS
TO VENT DIURNAL CONVECTION ALONG THE SIERRA MADRE OCCIDENTAL OVER
WESTERN MEXICO...WHERE WE EXPECT RAINFALL AMOUNTS OF 05-10MM/DAY
AND MAXIMA OF 15-20MM. TS KEVIN MEANDERS TO THE SOUTH OF THIS
RIDGE...WITH THE NHC FORECASTING THIS STORM TO GRADUALLY WEAKEN TO
A DEPRESSION EARLY ON SUNDAY MORNING.

A WANING TUTT LOW OVER THE WESTERN GULF BOUNDS THE EASTERN FRINGES
OF THIS RIDGE. AS THE RIDGE HOLDS IT IS TO STEER THIS FEATURE TO
THE SOUTH-SOUTHWEST ACROSS MEXICO. THROUGH LATER TODAY THE WANING
LOW MOVES TO VERACRUZ/CENTRAL MEXICO...AND EARLY ON SATURDAY IT
PULLS ACROSS THE SOUTHWEST STATES TO THE EASTERN PACIFIC. AT LOW
LEVELS...HEAT TROUGH OVER MEXICO WILL ENHANCE MOISTURE TRANSPORT
INLAND. THIS WILL COMBINE WITH INFLOW OF MID/UPPER LEVEL VORTICITY
TO FAVOR AREAS OF MODERATE TO HEAVY CONVECTION ON THE CENTRAL
STATES OF VERACRUZ-PUEBLA-MEXICO/DF AND INTO THE SOUTHWEST STATES
OF COLIMA-NAYARIT-GUERRERO. THE COLD CORE UPPER TROUGH IS TO
ENHANCE CONVECTIVE INSTABILITY IN THIS AREA TO LIKELY FAVOR
GENERATION OF SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS DURING THE AFTERNOON HOURS. IN
THIS AREA EXPECTING RAINFALL AMOUNTS OF 15-20MM/DAY AND MAXIMA OF
35-70MM THROUGH FRIDAY MORNING...AND MAXIMA OF 25-50MM ON FRIDAY
TO SATURDAY.

FARTHER EAST...THE SUBTROPICAL RIDGE SPANS FROM THE CENTRAL GULF
OF MEXICO TO THE NORTHERN CARIBBEAN ISLES. AT 500 HPA THIS IS TO
ANCHOR ON A CLOSED HIGH OVER SOUTH FLORIDA. AN AMPLIFYING POLAR
TROUGH OVER THE EASTERN USA/WESTERN ATLANTIC IS TO PRESS AGAINST
THIS RIDGE. THIS IS TO THEN INDUCE GRADUAL EROSION OF MID/UPPER
LEVEL RIDGE PATTERN THROUGH MIDDAY ON SATURDAY. EARLY IN THE CYCLE
THE BROAD RIDGE IS TO FAVOR A FAIRLY STRONG CAP INVERSION ACROSS
THE BAHAMAS...PORTIONS OF CUBA...HISPANIOLA TO PUERTO RICO/VIRGIN
ISLES. BUT AS THE RIDGE STARTS TO WEAKEN/ERODE THE INVERSION CAP
IS TO SLOWLY LIFT ABOVE 700 HPA. THIS WILL ALLOW FOR DEEPER LAYER
INSTABILITY TO ESTABLISH AND GRADUAL INTENSIFICATION OF THE SEA
BREEZE CONVERGENCE CYCLE ON FRIDAY TO SATURDAY.

A TUTT LOW TO THE SOUTH OF THIS RIDGE CENTERS OVER THE NORTHWEST
CARIBBEAN/ NORTHERN CENTRAL AMERICA. THE RIDGE TO THE NORTH IS TO
STEER THIS LOW WEST ACROSS BELIZE INTO THE YUCATAN LATER ON
FRIDAY. BUT AS THE RIDGE WEAKENS THE WANING TUTT IS TO STALL OVER
THE YUCATAN. EARLY IN THE CYCLE...AS IT MEANDERS OVER THE WESTERN
CARIBBEAN...THE LOW IS TO ENHANCE CONVECTION ACROSS THE CAYMAN
ISLES TO FAVOR RAINFALL AMOUNTS OF 05-10MM/DAY AND MAXIMA OF 15MM.
OVER CUBA MOST ACTIVE IS EXPECTED ON THE WESTERN HALF OF THE
ISLAND WITH RAINFALL AMOUNTS OF 05-10MM/DAY AND MAXIMA OF 15MM.
THIS IS TO ALSO ENHANCE CONVECTION ACROSS NORTHERN CENTRAL
AMERICA...WITH MOST ACTIVE OVER EL SALVADOR-SOUTHERN HONDURAS AND
SOUTHERN GUATEMALA TO SUSTAIN RAINFALL AMOUNTS OF 15-20MM/DAY AND
MAXIMA OF 25-50MM. ACROSS NORTHEAST NICARAGUA-NORTHERN HONDURAS TO
BELIZE/NORTHERN GUATEMALA EXPECTING RAINFALL AMOUNTS OF
10-15MM/DAY AND MAXIMA OF 20-30MM. AS THE LOW MEANDERS
WEST...FOCUS OF THE CONVECTION WILL SHIFT TO
BELIZE-GUATEMALA-YUCATAN AND NORTHWEST HONDURAS WITH RAINFALL
AMOUNTS OF 10-15XMM/DAY AND MAXIMA OF 20-30MM.

ANOTHER TUTT LOW TO THE EAST CENTERS NEAR THE VIRGIN ISLES. THIS
LOW EXTENDS A SHORT WAVE TROUGH SOUTH TO CENTRAL/EASTERN
VENEZUELA. BUILDING CELL OF THE SUBEQUATORIAL RIDGE OVER THE
TROPICAL ATLANTIC IS TO DISPLACE THIS LOW/TROUGH TO THE
WEST-NORTHWEST EARLY ON SATURDAY. EARLY TODAY THE MEANDERING LOW
WILL ENHANCE DIURNAL CONVECTION ACROSS THE NORTHERN LEEWARD ISLES
TO RESULT IN RAINFALL AMOUNTS OF 05-10MM/DAY AND MAXIMA OF
15-20MM. ON FRIDAY TO SATURDAY THIS IS TO BUILD WEST ACROSS THE
VIRGIN ISLES TO EASTERN PUERTO RICO WHERE WE EXPECT RAINFALL
AMOUNTS OF 05-10MM/DAY AND MAXIMA OF 15MM. OTHER ENHANCEMENT TO
THE SOUTH IS EXPECTED IN INTERACTION WITH THE NEAR EQUATORIAL
TROUGH OVER VENEZUELA. IN THIS AREA EXPECTING RAINFALL AMOUNTS OF
05-10MM/DAY AND MAXIMA OF 15-25MM THROUGH EARLY SATURDAY.

TROPICAL/EASTERLY WAVES INITIALIZED AT 12UTC
INITIAL  24     36     48     60     72     84     96        TYPE
46W     48W    51W    54W    58W    61W    64W    66W        TW
77W     79W    81W    83W    86W    89W    91W    93W        TW
86W     88W    91W    94W    96W    98W   100W   102W        TW
100W   101W   102W   103W   104W   106W   108W   110W        TW

TROPICAL WAVE ALONG 46W IS FORECAST TO MOVE TO NORTHERN FRENCH
GUIANA EARLY ON FRIDAY MORNING...WHERE IT IS TO FAVOR COASTAL
CONVECTION WITH RAINFALL AMOUNTS OF 05-10MM/DAY AND MAXIMA OF
15MM. OVER NORTHERN SURINAME-GUYANA THIS IS TO ALSO FAVOR RAINFALL
AMOUNTS OF 05-10MM/DAY AND MAXIMA OF 15MM DURING THE DAY ON FRIDAY
TO SATURDAY MORNING. ACROSS THE ISLAND CHAIN IT IS TO THEN TRIGGER
TRACE RAINFALL AMOUNTS.

TROPICAL WAVE ALONG 77W IS TO FAVOR ISOLATED TO SCATTERED
CONVECTION ACROSS JAMAICA WITH RAINFALL AMOUNTS OF 05-10MM/DAY AND
MAXIMA OF 15MM. MOST ACTIVE IS EXPECTED TO THE SOUTH OVER SOUTHERN
CENTRAL AMERICA AND WESTERN COLOMBIA WHERE IT IS TO FAVOR RAINFALL
AMOUNTS OF 10-15MM/DAY AND MAXIMA OF 20-45MM. OVER COSTA
RICA-NICARAGUA THIS IS TO THEN SUSTAIN RAINFALL AMOUNTS OF
15-20MM/DAY AND MAXIMA OF 25-50MM ON FRIDAY...WHILE OVER EL
SALVADOR/HONDURAS EXPECT RAINFALL ACCUMULATION OF 15-20MM/DAY AND
MAXIMA OF 25-50MM ON SATURDAY.

TROPICAL WAVE ALONG 88W...IN INTERACTION WITH THE WESTERN
CARIBBEAN TUTT...WILL SUSTAIN SCATTERED CONVECTION ACROSS
HONDURAS/EL SALVADOR TO GUATEMALA...WITH RAINFALL AMOUNTS OF
15-20MM/DAY AND MAXIMA OF 25-50MM. OVER THE SOUTHERN STATES OF
MEXICO THE WAVE IS TO THEN TRIGGER RAINFALL AMOUNTS OF 15-20MM/DAY
AND MAXIMA OF 25-50MM.

TROPICAL WAVE ALONG 100W IS TO INTERACT WITH MEANDERING MID/UPPER
LEVEL TROUGH OVER THE WESTERN GULF-CENTRAL MEXICO. AS THE WAVE
MOVES ACROSS CENTRAL-SOUTHWEST MEXICO IT IS TO FAVOR SCATTERED
DEEP CONVECTION WITH RAINFALL AMOUNTS OF 15-20MM/DAY AND MAXIMA OF
35-70MM.

SALMON...MS (ANTIGUA AND BARBUDA)
CABRERA...ONAMET (THE DOMINICAN REPUBLIC)
DAVISON...WPC (USA)
GALVEZ...WPC (USA)

$$







000
FXCA20 KWBC 031034
PMDCA

TROPICAL DISCUSSION - INTERNATIONAL DESKS
NWS WEATHER PREDICTION CENTER COLLEGE PARK MD
633 AM EDT THU SEP 03 2015

PRELIMINARY DISCUSSION FOR PUERTO RICO AND THE USVI FROM SEP 03/06
UTC: BUILDING CELL OF THE SUBTROPICAL RIDGE CONTINUES TO DISPLACE
TUTT LOW TO THE EAST-SOUTHEAST. AS THE LOW RELOCATES...AN UPPER
CONVERGENT PATTERN ESTABLISHED ACROSS THE FORECAST AREA WHILE A
DRYER AIR MASS ADVECTED FROM THE EAST. AT LOW LEVELS...A FRESH
NORTHEASTERLY FLOW DOMINATES THE EASTERN CARIBBEAN...WITH WINDS OF
05-10KT. FARTHER UPSTREAM...A TROPICAL WAVE EXTENDS ALONG 45W/46W.

UPPER LOW IS TO MEANDER NEAR THE VIRGIN ISLES/EASTERN PUERTO RICO
OVER THE NEXT COUPLE OF DAYS. LATER DURING THE WEEKEND THE CUT OFF
LOW IS TO GRADUALLY WEAKEN WHILE LIFTING TO THE NORTHEAST. UNDER
INFLUENCE OF THIS TROUGH...AND THE RIDGE TO THE NORTH...STRONG CAP
INVERSION IS TO PERSIST THROUGH EARLY MORNING HOURS ON FRIDAY. ON
FRIDAY-SATURDAY...AS UPPER PATTERN STARTS TO EVOLVE...THE
INVERSION IS TO WEAKEN SOMEWHAT. THIS IS TO SLOWLY LIFT FROM 800
HPA EARLY THIS CYCLE TO 650/700 HPA DURING THE WEEKEND. AS LIGHT
TRADE WINDS ARE TO PREVAIL...THIS SHOULD ALLOW FOR LAND/SEA
BREEZES TO DEVELOP ACROSS THE FORECAST AREA. IN THIS PATTERN LIGHT
EARLY MORNING SHOWERS ARE TO AFFECT EASTERN PORTIONS OF PUERTO
RICO-VIRGIN ISLES...WHILE  SCATTERED CONVECTION DEVELOPS ACROSS
CENTRAL-WESTERN INTERIOR PORTIONS OF PR DURING THE AFTERNOON
HOURS. THIS IS TO GRADUALLY BECOME MORE ACTIVE THROUGH SATURDAY AS
CAP INVERSION LIFTS AND A LIGHTLY DEEPER/MOISTER AIR MASS ENTERS
THE FORECAST AREA. BOTH VERSIONS OF THE HRWRF SHOW LOCALIZED
MAXIMA OF 2-3 INCHES ALONG THE NORTHERN SLOPES OF THE
CORDILLERA...THIS SEEMS REASONABLE UNDER EVOLVING WEATHER
CONDITIONS.

TROPICAL WAVE REACHES THE FORECAST AREA EARLY ON MONDAY MORNING.
BUT LACKING UPPER LEVEL SUPPORT THIS IS TO ONLY FAVOR LIGHT TO
MODERATE RAINFALL AMOUNTS...WITH EMPHASIS ON THE LIGHT OVER THE
MODERATE.

SALMON...MS (ANTIGUA AND BARBUDA)
CABRERA...ONAMET (THE DOMINICAN REPUBLIC)
DAVISON...WPC (USA)
GALVEZ...WPC (USA)

$$






000
FXCA20 KWBC 031034
PMDCA

TROPICAL DISCUSSION - INTERNATIONAL DESKS
NWS WEATHER PREDICTION CENTER COLLEGE PARK MD
633 AM EDT THU SEP 03 2015

PRELIMINARY DISCUSSION FOR PUERTO RICO AND THE USVI FROM SEP 03/06
UTC: BUILDING CELL OF THE SUBTROPICAL RIDGE CONTINUES TO DISPLACE
TUTT LOW TO THE EAST-SOUTHEAST. AS THE LOW RELOCATES...AN UPPER
CONVERGENT PATTERN ESTABLISHED ACROSS THE FORECAST AREA WHILE A
DRYER AIR MASS ADVECTED FROM THE EAST. AT LOW LEVELS...A FRESH
NORTHEASTERLY FLOW DOMINATES THE EASTERN CARIBBEAN...WITH WINDS OF
05-10KT. FARTHER UPSTREAM...A TROPICAL WAVE EXTENDS ALONG 45W/46W.

UPPER LOW IS TO MEANDER NEAR THE VIRGIN ISLES/EASTERN PUERTO RICO
OVER THE NEXT COUPLE OF DAYS. LATER DURING THE WEEKEND THE CUT OFF
LOW IS TO GRADUALLY WEAKEN WHILE LIFTING TO THE NORTHEAST. UNDER
INFLUENCE OF THIS TROUGH...AND THE RIDGE TO THE NORTH...STRONG CAP
INVERSION IS TO PERSIST THROUGH EARLY MORNING HOURS ON FRIDAY. ON
FRIDAY-SATURDAY...AS UPPER PATTERN STARTS TO EVOLVE...THE
INVERSION IS TO WEAKEN SOMEWHAT. THIS IS TO SLOWLY LIFT FROM 800
HPA EARLY THIS CYCLE TO 650/700 HPA DURING THE WEEKEND. AS LIGHT
TRADE WINDS ARE TO PREVAIL...THIS SHOULD ALLOW FOR LAND/SEA
BREEZES TO DEVELOP ACROSS THE FORECAST AREA. IN THIS PATTERN LIGHT
EARLY MORNING SHOWERS ARE TO AFFECT EASTERN PORTIONS OF PUERTO
RICO-VIRGIN ISLES...WHILE  SCATTERED CONVECTION DEVELOPS ACROSS
CENTRAL-WESTERN INTERIOR PORTIONS OF PR DURING THE AFTERNOON
HOURS. THIS IS TO GRADUALLY BECOME MORE ACTIVE THROUGH SATURDAY AS
CAP INVERSION LIFTS AND A LIGHTLY DEEPER/MOISTER AIR MASS ENTERS
THE FORECAST AREA. BOTH VERSIONS OF THE HRWRF SHOW LOCALIZED
MAXIMA OF 2-3 INCHES ALONG THE NORTHERN SLOPES OF THE
CORDILLERA...THIS SEEMS REASONABLE UNDER EVOLVING WEATHER
CONDITIONS.

TROPICAL WAVE REACHES THE FORECAST AREA EARLY ON MONDAY MORNING.
BUT LACKING UPPER LEVEL SUPPORT THIS IS TO ONLY FAVOR LIGHT TO
MODERATE RAINFALL AMOUNTS...WITH EMPHASIS ON THE LIGHT OVER THE
MODERATE.

SALMON...MS (ANTIGUA AND BARBUDA)
CABRERA...ONAMET (THE DOMINICAN REPUBLIC)
DAVISON...WPC (USA)
GALVEZ...WPC (USA)

$$







000
FXCA20 KWBC 031034
PMDCA

TROPICAL DISCUSSION - INTERNATIONAL DESKS
NWS WEATHER PREDICTION CENTER COLLEGE PARK MD
633 AM EDT THU SEP 03 2015

PRELIMINARY DISCUSSION FOR PUERTO RICO AND THE USVI FROM SEP 03/06
UTC: BUILDING CELL OF THE SUBTROPICAL RIDGE CONTINUES TO DISPLACE
TUTT LOW TO THE EAST-SOUTHEAST. AS THE LOW RELOCATES...AN UPPER
CONVERGENT PATTERN ESTABLISHED ACROSS THE FORECAST AREA WHILE A
DRYER AIR MASS ADVECTED FROM THE EAST. AT LOW LEVELS...A FRESH
NORTHEASTERLY FLOW DOMINATES THE EASTERN CARIBBEAN...WITH WINDS OF
05-10KT. FARTHER UPSTREAM...A TROPICAL WAVE EXTENDS ALONG 45W/46W.

UPPER LOW IS TO MEANDER NEAR THE VIRGIN ISLES/EASTERN PUERTO RICO
OVER THE NEXT COUPLE OF DAYS. LATER DURING THE WEEKEND THE CUT OFF
LOW IS TO GRADUALLY WEAKEN WHILE LIFTING TO THE NORTHEAST. UNDER
INFLUENCE OF THIS TROUGH...AND THE RIDGE TO THE NORTH...STRONG CAP
INVERSION IS TO PERSIST THROUGH EARLY MORNING HOURS ON FRIDAY. ON
FRIDAY-SATURDAY...AS UPPER PATTERN STARTS TO EVOLVE...THE
INVERSION IS TO WEAKEN SOMEWHAT. THIS IS TO SLOWLY LIFT FROM 800
HPA EARLY THIS CYCLE TO 650/700 HPA DURING THE WEEKEND. AS LIGHT
TRADE WINDS ARE TO PREVAIL...THIS SHOULD ALLOW FOR LAND/SEA
BREEZES TO DEVELOP ACROSS THE FORECAST AREA. IN THIS PATTERN LIGHT
EARLY MORNING SHOWERS ARE TO AFFECT EASTERN PORTIONS OF PUERTO
RICO-VIRGIN ISLES...WHILE  SCATTERED CONVECTION DEVELOPS ACROSS
CENTRAL-WESTERN INTERIOR PORTIONS OF PR DURING THE AFTERNOON
HOURS. THIS IS TO GRADUALLY BECOME MORE ACTIVE THROUGH SATURDAY AS
CAP INVERSION LIFTS AND A LIGHTLY DEEPER/MOISTER AIR MASS ENTERS
THE FORECAST AREA. BOTH VERSIONS OF THE HRWRF SHOW LOCALIZED
MAXIMA OF 2-3 INCHES ALONG THE NORTHERN SLOPES OF THE
CORDILLERA...THIS SEEMS REASONABLE UNDER EVOLVING WEATHER
CONDITIONS.

TROPICAL WAVE REACHES THE FORECAST AREA EARLY ON MONDAY MORNING.
BUT LACKING UPPER LEVEL SUPPORT THIS IS TO ONLY FAVOR LIGHT TO
MODERATE RAINFALL AMOUNTS...WITH EMPHASIS ON THE LIGHT OVER THE
MODERATE.

SALMON...MS (ANTIGUA AND BARBUDA)
CABRERA...ONAMET (THE DOMINICAN REPUBLIC)
DAVISON...WPC (USA)
GALVEZ...WPC (USA)

$$






000
FXCA20 KWBC 031034
PMDCA

TROPICAL DISCUSSION - INTERNATIONAL DESKS
NWS WEATHER PREDICTION CENTER COLLEGE PARK MD
633 AM EDT THU SEP 03 2015

PRELIMINARY DISCUSSION FOR PUERTO RICO AND THE USVI FROM SEP 03/06
UTC: BUILDING CELL OF THE SUBTROPICAL RIDGE CONTINUES TO DISPLACE
TUTT LOW TO THE EAST-SOUTHEAST. AS THE LOW RELOCATES...AN UPPER
CONVERGENT PATTERN ESTABLISHED ACROSS THE FORECAST AREA WHILE A
DRYER AIR MASS ADVECTED FROM THE EAST. AT LOW LEVELS...A FRESH
NORTHEASTERLY FLOW DOMINATES THE EASTERN CARIBBEAN...WITH WINDS OF
05-10KT. FARTHER UPSTREAM...A TROPICAL WAVE EXTENDS ALONG 45W/46W.

UPPER LOW IS TO MEANDER NEAR THE VIRGIN ISLES/EASTERN PUERTO RICO
OVER THE NEXT COUPLE OF DAYS. LATER DURING THE WEEKEND THE CUT OFF
LOW IS TO GRADUALLY WEAKEN WHILE LIFTING TO THE NORTHEAST. UNDER
INFLUENCE OF THIS TROUGH...AND THE RIDGE TO THE NORTH...STRONG CAP
INVERSION IS TO PERSIST THROUGH EARLY MORNING HOURS ON FRIDAY. ON
FRIDAY-SATURDAY...AS UPPER PATTERN STARTS TO EVOLVE...THE
INVERSION IS TO WEAKEN SOMEWHAT. THIS IS TO SLOWLY LIFT FROM 800
HPA EARLY THIS CYCLE TO 650/700 HPA DURING THE WEEKEND. AS LIGHT
TRADE WINDS ARE TO PREVAIL...THIS SHOULD ALLOW FOR LAND/SEA
BREEZES TO DEVELOP ACROSS THE FORECAST AREA. IN THIS PATTERN LIGHT
EARLY MORNING SHOWERS ARE TO AFFECT EASTERN PORTIONS OF PUERTO
RICO-VIRGIN ISLES...WHILE  SCATTERED CONVECTION DEVELOPS ACROSS
CENTRAL-WESTERN INTERIOR PORTIONS OF PR DURING THE AFTERNOON
HOURS. THIS IS TO GRADUALLY BECOME MORE ACTIVE THROUGH SATURDAY AS
CAP INVERSION LIFTS AND A LIGHTLY DEEPER/MOISTER AIR MASS ENTERS
THE FORECAST AREA. BOTH VERSIONS OF THE HRWRF SHOW LOCALIZED
MAXIMA OF 2-3 INCHES ALONG THE NORTHERN SLOPES OF THE
CORDILLERA...THIS SEEMS REASONABLE UNDER EVOLVING WEATHER
CONDITIONS.

TROPICAL WAVE REACHES THE FORECAST AREA EARLY ON MONDAY MORNING.
BUT LACKING UPPER LEVEL SUPPORT THIS IS TO ONLY FAVOR LIGHT TO
MODERATE RAINFALL AMOUNTS...WITH EMPHASIS ON THE LIGHT OVER THE
MODERATE.

SALMON...MS (ANTIGUA AND BARBUDA)
CABRERA...ONAMET (THE DOMINICAN REPUBLIC)
DAVISON...WPC (USA)
GALVEZ...WPC (USA)

$$







000
FXCA20 KWBC 021813
PMDCA

TROPICAL DISCUSSION - INTERNATIONAL DESKS
NWS WEATHER PREDICTION CENTER COLLEGE PARK MD
212 PM EDT WED SEP 02 2015

DISCUSSION FROM SEP 02/12 UTC: WEST OVER THE DOMAIN A MID/UPPER
LEVEL RIDGE REMAINS OVER WESTERN MEXICO-SOUTHWEST USA. A 250 HPA
CLOSED HIGH OVER NORTHWEST MEXICO IS TO ANCHOR THIS AXIS OVER THE
NEXT COUPLE DAYS. A TROUGH TO THE WEST...OVER THE
PACIFIC...PRESSES AGAINST THIS RIDGE. THIS...IN-TURN...FAVORS A
LONG FETCH SOUTHWESTERLY FLOW ACROSS BAJA PENINSULA-SONORA MEXICO
TO THE SOUTHWEST USA...WITH SHORT WAVE VORTICES EMBEDDING IN THIS
FLOW. AS THEY STREAM ACROSS NORTHWEST MEXICO THIS WILL COMBINE
WITH DIURNAL HEATING TO FAVOR DEEP LAYER CONVECTIVE INSTABILITY.
ACROSS SOUTHERN BAJA PENINSULA THIS IS TO FAVOR SCATTERED
CONVECTION WITH RAINFALL AMOUNTS OF 05-10MM/DAY AND MAXIMA OF
15-20MM...WITH MOST INTENSE ON FRIDAY. OVER SONORA
MEXICO...MEANWHILE...EXPECTING RAINFALL AMOUNTS 05-10MM/DAY AND
MAXIMA OF 15-20MM. ON THURSDAY THIS INCREASES TO 10-15MM/DAY AND
MAXIMA OF 20-35MM.

DOWNSTREAM FROM THE CONTINENTAL RIDGE...A TROUGH MEANDERS ACROSS
THE WESTERN GULF OF MEXICO TO THE EASTERN STATES OF MEXICO. UNDER
INFLUENCE OF THE RIDGE TO THE WEST THE TROUGH IS TO MEANDER TO THE
SOUTH-SOUTHWEST OVER THE NEXT FEW DAYS...WITH SHORT WAVE ENERGY
SHEARING ACROSS THE CENTRAL TO SOUTHWEST STATES OF MEXICO. EARLY
IN THE CYCLE THE TROUGH WILL ENHANCE CONVECTION ACROSS NORTHEAST
MEXICO TO FAVOR RAINFALL AMOUNTS OF 05-10MM/DAY AND MAXIMA OF
15-20MM. OVER CENTRAL-SOUTHWEST MEXICO THIS WILL COMBINE WITH
DIURNAL HEATING TO FAVOR LATE AFTERNOON CONVECTION...WITH RAINFALL
AMOUNTS OF 15-20MM/DAY AND MAXIMA OF 30-60MM. ACROSS THE SOUTHERN
STATES OF MEXICO/THE YUCATAN EXPECT DIURNAL CONVECTION TO FAVOR
RAINFALL AMOUNTS OF 10-15MM/DAY AND MAXIMA OF 20-40MM.

BROAD CELL OF THE SUBTROPICAL RIDGE IS INITIALIZED TO THE
EAST...EXTENDING FROM THE CENTRAL/EASTERN GULF OF MEXICO TO THE
BAHAMAS/NORTHERN CARIBBEAN ISLANDS. A 250 HPA HIGH OVER FLORIDA IS
TO ANCHOR THIS AXIS OVER THE NEXT COUPLE OF DAYS. LATER ON FRIDAY
THE RIDGE IS TO WEAKEN UNDER PRESSURE FROM AN AMPLIFYING TROUGH
OVER THE EASTERN USA/WESTERN ATLANTIC. UNDER INFLUENCE OF THE
MID/UPPER LEVEL RIDGE EXPECT A FAIRLY STRONG CAP INVERSION TO
DEVELOP ACROSS PUERTO RICO-VIRGIN ISLES-HISPANIOLA AND THE
BAHAMAS. THIS IS TO PERSIST THROUGH FRIDAY MORNING...THEN LIFT
ABOVE 750/700 HPA DURING THE DAY ON FRIDAY. AT 850 HPA THIS
REFLECTS AS A NARROW RIDGE NORTH OF THE ISLANDS. ACROSS THE
NORTHERN CARIBBEAN ISLES THIS IS TO GENERALLY FAVOR LIGHT EASTERLY
TRADES...WHILE OVER THE SOUTHERN CARIBBEAN INTO CENTRAL AMERICA
THE WINDS ARE TO PEAK AT 10-15KT.

A TUTT ALONG THE SOUTHERN FRINGES OF THE SUBTROPICAL RIDGE EXTENDS
OVER THE NORTHERN CARIBBEAN WHILE ANCHORING ON TWO CLOSED
LOWS...WITH ONE OVER THE CAYMAN ISLES WHILE THE OTHER CENTERS NEAR
THE VIRGIN/NORTHERN LEEWARD ISLES. UNDER INFLUENCE OF THE RIDGE TO
THE NORTH...THE WESTERN CARIBBEAN TUTT LOW IS TO DRIFT WEST TO THE
YUCATAN EARLY ON FRIDAY...WITH AXIS TO THEN GRADUALLY WEAKEN.
MEANWHILE...THE MEANDERING UPPER LEVEL TROUGH IS TO ENHANCE
CONVECTION ACROSS CENTRAL AMERICA AND THE NORTHWEST CARIBBEAN.
ACROSS THE CAYMAN ISLES THIS IS TO FAVOR RAINFALL AMOUNTS OF
00-05MM/DAY AND MAXIMA OF 10MM. OVER CUBA MOST INTENSE IS EXPECTED
ON WESTERN PORTIONS OF THE ISLAND WITH RAINFALL AMOUNTS OF
05-10MM/DAY AND MAXIMA OF 15-20MM. ACROSS NORTHERN CENTRAL AMERICA
THIS IS TO FAVOR RAINFALL AMOUNTS OF 10-15MM/DAY AND MAXIMA OF
20-30MM...WHILE OVER SOUTHERN CENTRAL AMERICA IN POSITIVE
INTERACTION WITH THE ITCZ EXPECT RAINFALL AMOUNTS OF 15-20MM/DAY
AND MAXIMA OF 25-50MM. THE EASTERN CARIBBEAN TUTT
LOW...MEANWHILE...IS TO EXTEND A SHORT WAVE TROUGH TO THE ABC
ISLANDS/NORTHERN VENEZUELA. BEST CONVECTIVE ENHANCEMENT WITH THIS
FEATURE IS EXPECTED TO THE SOUTH OVER VENEZUELA...WHERE IN
INTERACTION WITH THE NEAR EQUATORIAL TROUGH EXPECT RAINFALL
AMOUNTS OF 05-10MM/DAY AND MAXIMA OF 15-25MM. OVER THE
LEEWARD-VIRGIN ISLES EXPECTING LIGHT CONVECTION ON THURSDAY TO
SUSTAIN RAINFALL AMOUNTS OF 00-05MM/DAY AND MAXIMA OF 10MM.

TROPICAL/EASTERLY WAVES INITIALIZED AT 12UTC
INITIAL  24     36     48     60     72     84     96        TYPE
41W     43W    46W    48W    51W    54W    57W    59W        TW
71W     74W    77W    79W    81W    83W    86W    89W        TW
81W     83W    86W    88W    90W    92W    94W    96W        TW
95W     97W    99W   101W   102W   103W   104W   105W        TW

TROPICAL WAVE IS INITIALIZED ALONG 41W. THIS REACHES NORTHERN
FRENCH GUIANA EARLY ON FRIDAY MORNING...WHERE IT IS TO FAVOR
COASTAL CONVECTION WITH RAINFALL AMOUNTS OF 05-10MM/DAY AND MAXIMA
OF 15MM. OVER NORTHERN SURINAME-GUYANA THIS IS TO ALSO FAVOR
RAINFALL AMOUNTS OF 05-10MM/DAY AND MAXIMA OF 15MM DURING THE DAY
ON FRIDAY TO SATURDAY MORNING.

TROPICAL WAVE ALONG 71W IS TO ENTER AN AREA OF UPPER CONVERGENCE
AS IT MOVES ACROSS HISPANIOLA TO JAMAICA...THUS HAVING MINIMAL
IMPACT ACROSS THE NORTHERN CARIBBEAN ISLANDS. MOST ACTIVE
CONVECTION IS EXPECTED TO THE SOUTH ALONG THE NEAR EQUATORIAL
TROUGH OVER NORTHWEST VENEZUELA-COLOMBIA. IN THIS AREA IT IS TO
TRIGGER SCATTERED CONVECTION WITH RAINFALL AMOUNTS OF 15-20MM/DAY
AND MAXIMA OF 25-50MM ON WEDNESDAY TO THURSDAY MORNING. AS IT
MOVES ACROSS PANAMA TO COSTA RICA THIS IS TO THEN INTERACT WITH
THE ITCZ IN SUPPORT OF RAINFALL AMOUNTS OF 15-20MM/DAY AND MAXIMA
OF 30-60MM. OVER EASTERN NICARAGUA IT IS TO THEN TRIGGER RAINFALL
ACCUMULATION OF 10-15MM/DAY AND MAXIMA OF 20-45MM.

TROPICAL WAVE ALONG 81W CONTINUES TO INTERACT WITH THE WESTERN
CARIBBEAN TUTT LOW. OVER WESTERN PANAMA-COSTA RICA TO SOUTHERN
NICARAGUA EXPECT RAINFALL AMOUNTS OF 15-20MM/DAY AND MAXIMA OF
25-50MM...WHILE OVER EASTERN NICARAGUA/NORTHEAST HONDURAS EXPECT
RAINFALL ACCUMULATION OF 10-15MM/DAY AND MAXIMA OF 20-35MM. OVER
EL SALVADOR-SOUTHERN HONDURAS-SOUTHERN GUATEMALA THIS IS TO
TRIGGER RAINFALL AMOUNTS OF 15-20MM/DAY AND MAXIMA OF 30-60MM
EARLY ON THURSDAY MORNING. ACROSS NORTHERN HONDURAS TO
BELIZE/NORTHERN GUATEMALA EXPECTING RAINFALL AMOUNTS OF
10-15MM/DAY AND MAXIMA OF 20-30MM. OVER THE SOUTHERN STATES OF
MEXICO THE WAVE IS TO THEN TRIGGER RAINFALL AMOUNTS OF 15-20MM/DAY
AND MAXIMA OF 25-50MM.

TROPICAL WAVE ALONG 95W IS TO INTERACT WITH MEANDERING MID/UPPER
LEVEL TROUGH OVER THE WESTERN GULF-CENTRAL MEXICO. AS THE WAVE
MOVES ACROSS CENTRAL-SOUTHWEST MEXICO IT IS TO FAVOR SCATTERED
DEEP CONVECTION WITH RAINFALL AMOUNTS OF 15-20MM/DAY AND MAXIMA OF
30-60MM.

SALMON...MS (ANTIGUA AND BARBUDA)
CABRERA...ONAMET (THE DOMINICAN REPUBLIC)
DAVISON...WPC (USA)
GALVEZ...WPC (USA)

$$







000
FXCA20 KWBC 021813
PMDCA

TROPICAL DISCUSSION - INTERNATIONAL DESKS
NWS WEATHER PREDICTION CENTER COLLEGE PARK MD
212 PM EDT WED SEP 02 2015

DISCUSSION FROM SEP 02/12 UTC: WEST OVER THE DOMAIN A MID/UPPER
LEVEL RIDGE REMAINS OVER WESTERN MEXICO-SOUTHWEST USA. A 250 HPA
CLOSED HIGH OVER NORTHWEST MEXICO IS TO ANCHOR THIS AXIS OVER THE
NEXT COUPLE DAYS. A TROUGH TO THE WEST...OVER THE
PACIFIC...PRESSES AGAINST THIS RIDGE. THIS...IN-TURN...FAVORS A
LONG FETCH SOUTHWESTERLY FLOW ACROSS BAJA PENINSULA-SONORA MEXICO
TO THE SOUTHWEST USA...WITH SHORT WAVE VORTICES EMBEDDING IN THIS
FLOW. AS THEY STREAM ACROSS NORTHWEST MEXICO THIS WILL COMBINE
WITH DIURNAL HEATING TO FAVOR DEEP LAYER CONVECTIVE INSTABILITY.
ACROSS SOUTHERN BAJA PENINSULA THIS IS TO FAVOR SCATTERED
CONVECTION WITH RAINFALL AMOUNTS OF 05-10MM/DAY AND MAXIMA OF
15-20MM...WITH MOST INTENSE ON FRIDAY. OVER SONORA
MEXICO...MEANWHILE...EXPECTING RAINFALL AMOUNTS 05-10MM/DAY AND
MAXIMA OF 15-20MM. ON THURSDAY THIS INCREASES TO 10-15MM/DAY AND
MAXIMA OF 20-35MM.

DOWNSTREAM FROM THE CONTINENTAL RIDGE...A TROUGH MEANDERS ACROSS
THE WESTERN GULF OF MEXICO TO THE EASTERN STATES OF MEXICO. UNDER
INFLUENCE OF THE RIDGE TO THE WEST THE TROUGH IS TO MEANDER TO THE
SOUTH-SOUTHWEST OVER THE NEXT FEW DAYS...WITH SHORT WAVE ENERGY
SHEARING ACROSS THE CENTRAL TO SOUTHWEST STATES OF MEXICO. EARLY
IN THE CYCLE THE TROUGH WILL ENHANCE CONVECTION ACROSS NORTHEAST
MEXICO TO FAVOR RAINFALL AMOUNTS OF 05-10MM/DAY AND MAXIMA OF
15-20MM. OVER CENTRAL-SOUTHWEST MEXICO THIS WILL COMBINE WITH
DIURNAL HEATING TO FAVOR LATE AFTERNOON CONVECTION...WITH RAINFALL
AMOUNTS OF 15-20MM/DAY AND MAXIMA OF 30-60MM. ACROSS THE SOUTHERN
STATES OF MEXICO/THE YUCATAN EXPECT DIURNAL CONVECTION TO FAVOR
RAINFALL AMOUNTS OF 10-15MM/DAY AND MAXIMA OF 20-40MM.

BROAD CELL OF THE SUBTROPICAL RIDGE IS INITIALIZED TO THE
EAST...EXTENDING FROM THE CENTRAL/EASTERN GULF OF MEXICO TO THE
BAHAMAS/NORTHERN CARIBBEAN ISLANDS. A 250 HPA HIGH OVER FLORIDA IS
TO ANCHOR THIS AXIS OVER THE NEXT COUPLE OF DAYS. LATER ON FRIDAY
THE RIDGE IS TO WEAKEN UNDER PRESSURE FROM AN AMPLIFYING TROUGH
OVER THE EASTERN USA/WESTERN ATLANTIC. UNDER INFLUENCE OF THE
MID/UPPER LEVEL RIDGE EXPECT A FAIRLY STRONG CAP INVERSION TO
DEVELOP ACROSS PUERTO RICO-VIRGIN ISLES-HISPANIOLA AND THE
BAHAMAS. THIS IS TO PERSIST THROUGH FRIDAY MORNING...THEN LIFT
ABOVE 750/700 HPA DURING THE DAY ON FRIDAY. AT 850 HPA THIS
REFLECTS AS A NARROW RIDGE NORTH OF THE ISLANDS. ACROSS THE
NORTHERN CARIBBEAN ISLES THIS IS TO GENERALLY FAVOR LIGHT EASTERLY
TRADES...WHILE OVER THE SOUTHERN CARIBBEAN INTO CENTRAL AMERICA
THE WINDS ARE TO PEAK AT 10-15KT.

A TUTT ALONG THE SOUTHERN FRINGES OF THE SUBTROPICAL RIDGE EXTENDS
OVER THE NORTHERN CARIBBEAN WHILE ANCHORING ON TWO CLOSED
LOWS...WITH ONE OVER THE CAYMAN ISLES WHILE THE OTHER CENTERS NEAR
THE VIRGIN/NORTHERN LEEWARD ISLES. UNDER INFLUENCE OF THE RIDGE TO
THE NORTH...THE WESTERN CARIBBEAN TUTT LOW IS TO DRIFT WEST TO THE
YUCATAN EARLY ON FRIDAY...WITH AXIS TO THEN GRADUALLY WEAKEN.
MEANWHILE...THE MEANDERING UPPER LEVEL TROUGH IS TO ENHANCE
CONVECTION ACROSS CENTRAL AMERICA AND THE NORTHWEST CARIBBEAN.
ACROSS THE CAYMAN ISLES THIS IS TO FAVOR RAINFALL AMOUNTS OF
00-05MM/DAY AND MAXIMA OF 10MM. OVER CUBA MOST INTENSE IS EXPECTED
ON WESTERN PORTIONS OF THE ISLAND WITH RAINFALL AMOUNTS OF
05-10MM/DAY AND MAXIMA OF 15-20MM. ACROSS NORTHERN CENTRAL AMERICA
THIS IS TO FAVOR RAINFALL AMOUNTS OF 10-15MM/DAY AND MAXIMA OF
20-30MM...WHILE OVER SOUTHERN CENTRAL AMERICA IN POSITIVE
INTERACTION WITH THE ITCZ EXPECT RAINFALL AMOUNTS OF 15-20MM/DAY
AND MAXIMA OF 25-50MM. THE EASTERN CARIBBEAN TUTT
LOW...MEANWHILE...IS TO EXTEND A SHORT WAVE TROUGH TO THE ABC
ISLANDS/NORTHERN VENEZUELA. BEST CONVECTIVE ENHANCEMENT WITH THIS
FEATURE IS EXPECTED TO THE SOUTH OVER VENEZUELA...WHERE IN
INTERACTION WITH THE NEAR EQUATORIAL TROUGH EXPECT RAINFALL
AMOUNTS OF 05-10MM/DAY AND MAXIMA OF 15-25MM. OVER THE
LEEWARD-VIRGIN ISLES EXPECTING LIGHT CONVECTION ON THURSDAY TO
SUSTAIN RAINFALL AMOUNTS OF 00-05MM/DAY AND MAXIMA OF 10MM.

TROPICAL/EASTERLY WAVES INITIALIZED AT 12UTC
INITIAL  24     36     48     60     72     84     96        TYPE
41W     43W    46W    48W    51W    54W    57W    59W        TW
71W     74W    77W    79W    81W    83W    86W    89W        TW
81W     83W    86W    88W    90W    92W    94W    96W        TW
95W     97W    99W   101W   102W   103W   104W   105W        TW

TROPICAL WAVE IS INITIALIZED ALONG 41W. THIS REACHES NORTHERN
FRENCH GUIANA EARLY ON FRIDAY MORNING...WHERE IT IS TO FAVOR
COASTAL CONVECTION WITH RAINFALL AMOUNTS OF 05-10MM/DAY AND MAXIMA
OF 15MM. OVER NORTHERN SURINAME-GUYANA THIS IS TO ALSO FAVOR
RAINFALL AMOUNTS OF 05-10MM/DAY AND MAXIMA OF 15MM DURING THE DAY
ON FRIDAY TO SATURDAY MORNING.

TROPICAL WAVE ALONG 71W IS TO ENTER AN AREA OF UPPER CONVERGENCE
AS IT MOVES ACROSS HISPANIOLA TO JAMAICA...THUS HAVING MINIMAL
IMPACT ACROSS THE NORTHERN CARIBBEAN ISLANDS. MOST ACTIVE
CONVECTION IS EXPECTED TO THE SOUTH ALONG THE NEAR EQUATORIAL
TROUGH OVER NORTHWEST VENEZUELA-COLOMBIA. IN THIS AREA IT IS TO
TRIGGER SCATTERED CONVECTION WITH RAINFALL AMOUNTS OF 15-20MM/DAY
AND MAXIMA OF 25-50MM ON WEDNESDAY TO THURSDAY MORNING. AS IT
MOVES ACROSS PANAMA TO COSTA RICA THIS IS TO THEN INTERACT WITH
THE ITCZ IN SUPPORT OF RAINFALL AMOUNTS OF 15-20MM/DAY AND MAXIMA
OF 30-60MM. OVER EASTERN NICARAGUA IT IS TO THEN TRIGGER RAINFALL
ACCUMULATION OF 10-15MM/DAY AND MAXIMA OF 20-45MM.

TROPICAL WAVE ALONG 81W CONTINUES TO INTERACT WITH THE WESTERN
CARIBBEAN TUTT LOW. OVER WESTERN PANAMA-COSTA RICA TO SOUTHERN
NICARAGUA EXPECT RAINFALL AMOUNTS OF 15-20MM/DAY AND MAXIMA OF
25-50MM...WHILE OVER EASTERN NICARAGUA/NORTHEAST HONDURAS EXPECT
RAINFALL ACCUMULATION OF 10-15MM/DAY AND MAXIMA OF 20-35MM. OVER
EL SALVADOR-SOUTHERN HONDURAS-SOUTHERN GUATEMALA THIS IS TO
TRIGGER RAINFALL AMOUNTS OF 15-20MM/DAY AND MAXIMA OF 30-60MM
EARLY ON THURSDAY MORNING. ACROSS NORTHERN HONDURAS TO
BELIZE/NORTHERN GUATEMALA EXPECTING RAINFALL AMOUNTS OF
10-15MM/DAY AND MAXIMA OF 20-30MM. OVER THE SOUTHERN STATES OF
MEXICO THE WAVE IS TO THEN TRIGGER RAINFALL AMOUNTS OF 15-20MM/DAY
AND MAXIMA OF 25-50MM.

TROPICAL WAVE ALONG 95W IS TO INTERACT WITH MEANDERING MID/UPPER
LEVEL TROUGH OVER THE WESTERN GULF-CENTRAL MEXICO. AS THE WAVE
MOVES ACROSS CENTRAL-SOUTHWEST MEXICO IT IS TO FAVOR SCATTERED
DEEP CONVECTION WITH RAINFALL AMOUNTS OF 15-20MM/DAY AND MAXIMA OF
30-60MM.

SALMON...MS (ANTIGUA AND BARBUDA)
CABRERA...ONAMET (THE DOMINICAN REPUBLIC)
DAVISON...WPC (USA)
GALVEZ...WPC (USA)

$$






000
FXCA20 KWBC 021813
PMDCA

TROPICAL DISCUSSION - INTERNATIONAL DESKS
NWS WEATHER PREDICTION CENTER COLLEGE PARK MD
212 PM EDT WED SEP 02 2015

DISCUSSION FROM SEP 02/12 UTC: WEST OVER THE DOMAIN A MID/UPPER
LEVEL RIDGE REMAINS OVER WESTERN MEXICO-SOUTHWEST USA. A 250 HPA
CLOSED HIGH OVER NORTHWEST MEXICO IS TO ANCHOR THIS AXIS OVER THE
NEXT COUPLE DAYS. A TROUGH TO THE WEST...OVER THE
PACIFIC...PRESSES AGAINST THIS RIDGE. THIS...IN-TURN...FAVORS A
LONG FETCH SOUTHWESTERLY FLOW ACROSS BAJA PENINSULA-SONORA MEXICO
TO THE SOUTHWEST USA...WITH SHORT WAVE VORTICES EMBEDDING IN THIS
FLOW. AS THEY STREAM ACROSS NORTHWEST MEXICO THIS WILL COMBINE
WITH DIURNAL HEATING TO FAVOR DEEP LAYER CONVECTIVE INSTABILITY.
ACROSS SOUTHERN BAJA PENINSULA THIS IS TO FAVOR SCATTERED
CONVECTION WITH RAINFALL AMOUNTS OF 05-10MM/DAY AND MAXIMA OF
15-20MM...WITH MOST INTENSE ON FRIDAY. OVER SONORA
MEXICO...MEANWHILE...EXPECTING RAINFALL AMOUNTS 05-10MM/DAY AND
MAXIMA OF 15-20MM. ON THURSDAY THIS INCREASES TO 10-15MM/DAY AND
MAXIMA OF 20-35MM.

DOWNSTREAM FROM THE CONTINENTAL RIDGE...A TROUGH MEANDERS ACROSS
THE WESTERN GULF OF MEXICO TO THE EASTERN STATES OF MEXICO. UNDER
INFLUENCE OF THE RIDGE TO THE WEST THE TROUGH IS TO MEANDER TO THE
SOUTH-SOUTHWEST OVER THE NEXT FEW DAYS...WITH SHORT WAVE ENERGY
SHEARING ACROSS THE CENTRAL TO SOUTHWEST STATES OF MEXICO. EARLY
IN THE CYCLE THE TROUGH WILL ENHANCE CONVECTION ACROSS NORTHEAST
MEXICO TO FAVOR RAINFALL AMOUNTS OF 05-10MM/DAY AND MAXIMA OF
15-20MM. OVER CENTRAL-SOUTHWEST MEXICO THIS WILL COMBINE WITH
DIURNAL HEATING TO FAVOR LATE AFTERNOON CONVECTION...WITH RAINFALL
AMOUNTS OF 15-20MM/DAY AND MAXIMA OF 30-60MM. ACROSS THE SOUTHERN
STATES OF MEXICO/THE YUCATAN EXPECT DIURNAL CONVECTION TO FAVOR
RAINFALL AMOUNTS OF 10-15MM/DAY AND MAXIMA OF 20-40MM.

BROAD CELL OF THE SUBTROPICAL RIDGE IS INITIALIZED TO THE
EAST...EXTENDING FROM THE CENTRAL/EASTERN GULF OF MEXICO TO THE
BAHAMAS/NORTHERN CARIBBEAN ISLANDS. A 250 HPA HIGH OVER FLORIDA IS
TO ANCHOR THIS AXIS OVER THE NEXT COUPLE OF DAYS. LATER ON FRIDAY
THE RIDGE IS TO WEAKEN UNDER PRESSURE FROM AN AMPLIFYING TROUGH
OVER THE EASTERN USA/WESTERN ATLANTIC. UNDER INFLUENCE OF THE
MID/UPPER LEVEL RIDGE EXPECT A FAIRLY STRONG CAP INVERSION TO
DEVELOP ACROSS PUERTO RICO-VIRGIN ISLES-HISPANIOLA AND THE
BAHAMAS. THIS IS TO PERSIST THROUGH FRIDAY MORNING...THEN LIFT
ABOVE 750/700 HPA DURING THE DAY ON FRIDAY. AT 850 HPA THIS
REFLECTS AS A NARROW RIDGE NORTH OF THE ISLANDS. ACROSS THE
NORTHERN CARIBBEAN ISLES THIS IS TO GENERALLY FAVOR LIGHT EASTERLY
TRADES...WHILE OVER THE SOUTHERN CARIBBEAN INTO CENTRAL AMERICA
THE WINDS ARE TO PEAK AT 10-15KT.

A TUTT ALONG THE SOUTHERN FRINGES OF THE SUBTROPICAL RIDGE EXTENDS
OVER THE NORTHERN CARIBBEAN WHILE ANCHORING ON TWO CLOSED
LOWS...WITH ONE OVER THE CAYMAN ISLES WHILE THE OTHER CENTERS NEAR
THE VIRGIN/NORTHERN LEEWARD ISLES. UNDER INFLUENCE OF THE RIDGE TO
THE NORTH...THE WESTERN CARIBBEAN TUTT LOW IS TO DRIFT WEST TO THE
YUCATAN EARLY ON FRIDAY...WITH AXIS TO THEN GRADUALLY WEAKEN.
MEANWHILE...THE MEANDERING UPPER LEVEL TROUGH IS TO ENHANCE
CONVECTION ACROSS CENTRAL AMERICA AND THE NORTHWEST CARIBBEAN.
ACROSS THE CAYMAN ISLES THIS IS TO FAVOR RAINFALL AMOUNTS OF
00-05MM/DAY AND MAXIMA OF 10MM. OVER CUBA MOST INTENSE IS EXPECTED
ON WESTERN PORTIONS OF THE ISLAND WITH RAINFALL AMOUNTS OF
05-10MM/DAY AND MAXIMA OF 15-20MM. ACROSS NORTHERN CENTRAL AMERICA
THIS IS TO FAVOR RAINFALL AMOUNTS OF 10-15MM/DAY AND MAXIMA OF
20-30MM...WHILE OVER SOUTHERN CENTRAL AMERICA IN POSITIVE
INTERACTION WITH THE ITCZ EXPECT RAINFALL AMOUNTS OF 15-20MM/DAY
AND MAXIMA OF 25-50MM. THE EASTERN CARIBBEAN TUTT
LOW...MEANWHILE...IS TO EXTEND A SHORT WAVE TROUGH TO THE ABC
ISLANDS/NORTHERN VENEZUELA. BEST CONVECTIVE ENHANCEMENT WITH THIS
FEATURE IS EXPECTED TO THE SOUTH OVER VENEZUELA...WHERE IN
INTERACTION WITH THE NEAR EQUATORIAL TROUGH EXPECT RAINFALL
AMOUNTS OF 05-10MM/DAY AND MAXIMA OF 15-25MM. OVER THE
LEEWARD-VIRGIN ISLES EXPECTING LIGHT CONVECTION ON THURSDAY TO
SUSTAIN RAINFALL AMOUNTS OF 00-05MM/DAY AND MAXIMA OF 10MM.

TROPICAL/EASTERLY WAVES INITIALIZED AT 12UTC
INITIAL  24     36     48     60     72     84     96        TYPE
41W     43W    46W    48W    51W    54W    57W    59W        TW
71W     74W    77W    79W    81W    83W    86W    89W        TW
81W     83W    86W    88W    90W    92W    94W    96W        TW
95W     97W    99W   101W   102W   103W   104W   105W        TW

TROPICAL WAVE IS INITIALIZED ALONG 41W. THIS REACHES NORTHERN
FRENCH GUIANA EARLY ON FRIDAY MORNING...WHERE IT IS TO FAVOR
COASTAL CONVECTION WITH RAINFALL AMOUNTS OF 05-10MM/DAY AND MAXIMA
OF 15MM. OVER NORTHERN SURINAME-GUYANA THIS IS TO ALSO FAVOR
RAINFALL AMOUNTS OF 05-10MM/DAY AND MAXIMA OF 15MM DURING THE DAY
ON FRIDAY TO SATURDAY MORNING.

TROPICAL WAVE ALONG 71W IS TO ENTER AN AREA OF UPPER CONVERGENCE
AS IT MOVES ACROSS HISPANIOLA TO JAMAICA...THUS HAVING MINIMAL
IMPACT ACROSS THE NORTHERN CARIBBEAN ISLANDS. MOST ACTIVE
CONVECTION IS EXPECTED TO THE SOUTH ALONG THE NEAR EQUATORIAL
TROUGH OVER NORTHWEST VENEZUELA-COLOMBIA. IN THIS AREA IT IS TO
TRIGGER SCATTERED CONVECTION WITH RAINFALL AMOUNTS OF 15-20MM/DAY
AND MAXIMA OF 25-50MM ON WEDNESDAY TO THURSDAY MORNING. AS IT
MOVES ACROSS PANAMA TO COSTA RICA THIS IS TO THEN INTERACT WITH
THE ITCZ IN SUPPORT OF RAINFALL AMOUNTS OF 15-20MM/DAY AND MAXIMA
OF 30-60MM. OVER EASTERN NICARAGUA IT IS TO THEN TRIGGER RAINFALL
ACCUMULATION OF 10-15MM/DAY AND MAXIMA OF 20-45MM.

TROPICAL WAVE ALONG 81W CONTINUES TO INTERACT WITH THE WESTERN
CARIBBEAN TUTT LOW. OVER WESTERN PANAMA-COSTA RICA TO SOUTHERN
NICARAGUA EXPECT RAINFALL AMOUNTS OF 15-20MM/DAY AND MAXIMA OF
25-50MM...WHILE OVER EASTERN NICARAGUA/NORTHEAST HONDURAS EXPECT
RAINFALL ACCUMULATION OF 10-15MM/DAY AND MAXIMA OF 20-35MM. OVER
EL SALVADOR-SOUTHERN HONDURAS-SOUTHERN GUATEMALA THIS IS TO
TRIGGER RAINFALL AMOUNTS OF 15-20MM/DAY AND MAXIMA OF 30-60MM
EARLY ON THURSDAY MORNING. ACROSS NORTHERN HONDURAS TO
BELIZE/NORTHERN GUATEMALA EXPECTING RAINFALL AMOUNTS OF
10-15MM/DAY AND MAXIMA OF 20-30MM. OVER THE SOUTHERN STATES OF
MEXICO THE WAVE IS TO THEN TRIGGER RAINFALL AMOUNTS OF 15-20MM/DAY
AND MAXIMA OF 25-50MM.

TROPICAL WAVE ALONG 95W IS TO INTERACT WITH MEANDERING MID/UPPER
LEVEL TROUGH OVER THE WESTERN GULF-CENTRAL MEXICO. AS THE WAVE
MOVES ACROSS CENTRAL-SOUTHWEST MEXICO IT IS TO FAVOR SCATTERED
DEEP CONVECTION WITH RAINFALL AMOUNTS OF 15-20MM/DAY AND MAXIMA OF
30-60MM.

SALMON...MS (ANTIGUA AND BARBUDA)
CABRERA...ONAMET (THE DOMINICAN REPUBLIC)
DAVISON...WPC (USA)
GALVEZ...WPC (USA)

$$






000
FXCA20 KWBC 021813
PMDCA

TROPICAL DISCUSSION - INTERNATIONAL DESKS
NWS WEATHER PREDICTION CENTER COLLEGE PARK MD
212 PM EDT WED SEP 02 2015

DISCUSSION FROM SEP 02/12 UTC: WEST OVER THE DOMAIN A MID/UPPER
LEVEL RIDGE REMAINS OVER WESTERN MEXICO-SOUTHWEST USA. A 250 HPA
CLOSED HIGH OVER NORTHWEST MEXICO IS TO ANCHOR THIS AXIS OVER THE
NEXT COUPLE DAYS. A TROUGH TO THE WEST...OVER THE
PACIFIC...PRESSES AGAINST THIS RIDGE. THIS...IN-TURN...FAVORS A
LONG FETCH SOUTHWESTERLY FLOW ACROSS BAJA PENINSULA-SONORA MEXICO
TO THE SOUTHWEST USA...WITH SHORT WAVE VORTICES EMBEDDING IN THIS
FLOW. AS THEY STREAM ACROSS NORTHWEST MEXICO THIS WILL COMBINE
WITH DIURNAL HEATING TO FAVOR DEEP LAYER CONVECTIVE INSTABILITY.
ACROSS SOUTHERN BAJA PENINSULA THIS IS TO FAVOR SCATTERED
CONVECTION WITH RAINFALL AMOUNTS OF 05-10MM/DAY AND MAXIMA OF
15-20MM...WITH MOST INTENSE ON FRIDAY. OVER SONORA
MEXICO...MEANWHILE...EXPECTING RAINFALL AMOUNTS 05-10MM/DAY AND
MAXIMA OF 15-20MM. ON THURSDAY THIS INCREASES TO 10-15MM/DAY AND
MAXIMA OF 20-35MM.

DOWNSTREAM FROM THE CONTINENTAL RIDGE...A TROUGH MEANDERS ACROSS
THE WESTERN GULF OF MEXICO TO THE EASTERN STATES OF MEXICO. UNDER
INFLUENCE OF THE RIDGE TO THE WEST THE TROUGH IS TO MEANDER TO THE
SOUTH-SOUTHWEST OVER THE NEXT FEW DAYS...WITH SHORT WAVE ENERGY
SHEARING ACROSS THE CENTRAL TO SOUTHWEST STATES OF MEXICO. EARLY
IN THE CYCLE THE TROUGH WILL ENHANCE CONVECTION ACROSS NORTHEAST
MEXICO TO FAVOR RAINFALL AMOUNTS OF 05-10MM/DAY AND MAXIMA OF
15-20MM. OVER CENTRAL-SOUTHWEST MEXICO THIS WILL COMBINE WITH
DIURNAL HEATING TO FAVOR LATE AFTERNOON CONVECTION...WITH RAINFALL
AMOUNTS OF 15-20MM/DAY AND MAXIMA OF 30-60MM. ACROSS THE SOUTHERN
STATES OF MEXICO/THE YUCATAN EXPECT DIURNAL CONVECTION TO FAVOR
RAINFALL AMOUNTS OF 10-15MM/DAY AND MAXIMA OF 20-40MM.

BROAD CELL OF THE SUBTROPICAL RIDGE IS INITIALIZED TO THE
EAST...EXTENDING FROM THE CENTRAL/EASTERN GULF OF MEXICO TO THE
BAHAMAS/NORTHERN CARIBBEAN ISLANDS. A 250 HPA HIGH OVER FLORIDA IS
TO ANCHOR THIS AXIS OVER THE NEXT COUPLE OF DAYS. LATER ON FRIDAY
THE RIDGE IS TO WEAKEN UNDER PRESSURE FROM AN AMPLIFYING TROUGH
OVER THE EASTERN USA/WESTERN ATLANTIC. UNDER INFLUENCE OF THE
MID/UPPER LEVEL RIDGE EXPECT A FAIRLY STRONG CAP INVERSION TO
DEVELOP ACROSS PUERTO RICO-VIRGIN ISLES-HISPANIOLA AND THE
BAHAMAS. THIS IS TO PERSIST THROUGH FRIDAY MORNING...THEN LIFT
ABOVE 750/700 HPA DURING THE DAY ON FRIDAY. AT 850 HPA THIS
REFLECTS AS A NARROW RIDGE NORTH OF THE ISLANDS. ACROSS THE
NORTHERN CARIBBEAN ISLES THIS IS TO GENERALLY FAVOR LIGHT EASTERLY
TRADES...WHILE OVER THE SOUTHERN CARIBBEAN INTO CENTRAL AMERICA
THE WINDS ARE TO PEAK AT 10-15KT.

A TUTT ALONG THE SOUTHERN FRINGES OF THE SUBTROPICAL RIDGE EXTENDS
OVER THE NORTHERN CARIBBEAN WHILE ANCHORING ON TWO CLOSED
LOWS...WITH ONE OVER THE CAYMAN ISLES WHILE THE OTHER CENTERS NEAR
THE VIRGIN/NORTHERN LEEWARD ISLES. UNDER INFLUENCE OF THE RIDGE TO
THE NORTH...THE WESTERN CARIBBEAN TUTT LOW IS TO DRIFT WEST TO THE
YUCATAN EARLY ON FRIDAY...WITH AXIS TO THEN GRADUALLY WEAKEN.
MEANWHILE...THE MEANDERING UPPER LEVEL TROUGH IS TO ENHANCE
CONVECTION ACROSS CENTRAL AMERICA AND THE NORTHWEST CARIBBEAN.
ACROSS THE CAYMAN ISLES THIS IS TO FAVOR RAINFALL AMOUNTS OF
00-05MM/DAY AND MAXIMA OF 10MM. OVER CUBA MOST INTENSE IS EXPECTED
ON WESTERN PORTIONS OF THE ISLAND WITH RAINFALL AMOUNTS OF
05-10MM/DAY AND MAXIMA OF 15-20MM. ACROSS NORTHERN CENTRAL AMERICA
THIS IS TO FAVOR RAINFALL AMOUNTS OF 10-15MM/DAY AND MAXIMA OF
20-30MM...WHILE OVER SOUTHERN CENTRAL AMERICA IN POSITIVE
INTERACTION WITH THE ITCZ EXPECT RAINFALL AMOUNTS OF 15-20MM/DAY
AND MAXIMA OF 25-50MM. THE EASTERN CARIBBEAN TUTT
LOW...MEANWHILE...IS TO EXTEND A SHORT WAVE TROUGH TO THE ABC
ISLANDS/NORTHERN VENEZUELA. BEST CONVECTIVE ENHANCEMENT WITH THIS
FEATURE IS EXPECTED TO THE SOUTH OVER VENEZUELA...WHERE IN
INTERACTION WITH THE NEAR EQUATORIAL TROUGH EXPECT RAINFALL
AMOUNTS OF 05-10MM/DAY AND MAXIMA OF 15-25MM. OVER THE
LEEWARD-VIRGIN ISLES EXPECTING LIGHT CONVECTION ON THURSDAY TO
SUSTAIN RAINFALL AMOUNTS OF 00-05MM/DAY AND MAXIMA OF 10MM.

TROPICAL/EASTERLY WAVES INITIALIZED AT 12UTC
INITIAL  24     36     48     60     72     84     96        TYPE
41W     43W    46W    48W    51W    54W    57W    59W        TW
71W     74W    77W    79W    81W    83W    86W    89W        TW
81W     83W    86W    88W    90W    92W    94W    96W        TW
95W     97W    99W   101W   102W   103W   104W   105W        TW

TROPICAL WAVE IS INITIALIZED ALONG 41W. THIS REACHES NORTHERN
FRENCH GUIANA EARLY ON FRIDAY MORNING...WHERE IT IS TO FAVOR
COASTAL CONVECTION WITH RAINFALL AMOUNTS OF 05-10MM/DAY AND MAXIMA
OF 15MM. OVER NORTHERN SURINAME-GUYANA THIS IS TO ALSO FAVOR
RAINFALL AMOUNTS OF 05-10MM/DAY AND MAXIMA OF 15MM DURING THE DAY
ON FRIDAY TO SATURDAY MORNING.

TROPICAL WAVE ALONG 71W IS TO ENTER AN AREA OF UPPER CONVERGENCE
AS IT MOVES ACROSS HISPANIOLA TO JAMAICA...THUS HAVING MINIMAL
IMPACT ACROSS THE NORTHERN CARIBBEAN ISLANDS. MOST ACTIVE
CONVECTION IS EXPECTED TO THE SOUTH ALONG THE NEAR EQUATORIAL
TROUGH OVER NORTHWEST VENEZUELA-COLOMBIA. IN THIS AREA IT IS TO
TRIGGER SCATTERED CONVECTION WITH RAINFALL AMOUNTS OF 15-20MM/DAY
AND MAXIMA OF 25-50MM ON WEDNESDAY TO THURSDAY MORNING. AS IT
MOVES ACROSS PANAMA TO COSTA RICA THIS IS TO THEN INTERACT WITH
THE ITCZ IN SUPPORT OF RAINFALL AMOUNTS OF 15-20MM/DAY AND MAXIMA
OF 30-60MM. OVER EASTERN NICARAGUA IT IS TO THEN TRIGGER RAINFALL
ACCUMULATION OF 10-15MM/DAY AND MAXIMA OF 20-45MM.

TROPICAL WAVE ALONG 81W CONTINUES TO INTERACT WITH THE WESTERN
CARIBBEAN TUTT LOW. OVER WESTERN PANAMA-COSTA RICA TO SOUTHERN
NICARAGUA EXPECT RAINFALL AMOUNTS OF 15-20MM/DAY AND MAXIMA OF
25-50MM...WHILE OVER EASTERN NICARAGUA/NORTHEAST HONDURAS EXPECT
RAINFALL ACCUMULATION OF 10-15MM/DAY AND MAXIMA OF 20-35MM. OVER
EL SALVADOR-SOUTHERN HONDURAS-SOUTHERN GUATEMALA THIS IS TO
TRIGGER RAINFALL AMOUNTS OF 15-20MM/DAY AND MAXIMA OF 30-60MM
EARLY ON THURSDAY MORNING. ACROSS NORTHERN HONDURAS TO
BELIZE/NORTHERN GUATEMALA EXPECTING RAINFALL AMOUNTS OF
10-15MM/DAY AND MAXIMA OF 20-30MM. OVER THE SOUTHERN STATES OF
MEXICO THE WAVE IS TO THEN TRIGGER RAINFALL AMOUNTS OF 15-20MM/DAY
AND MAXIMA OF 25-50MM.

TROPICAL WAVE ALONG 95W IS TO INTERACT WITH MEANDERING MID/UPPER
LEVEL TROUGH OVER THE WESTERN GULF-CENTRAL MEXICO. AS THE WAVE
MOVES ACROSS CENTRAL-SOUTHWEST MEXICO IT IS TO FAVOR SCATTERED
DEEP CONVECTION WITH RAINFALL AMOUNTS OF 15-20MM/DAY AND MAXIMA OF
30-60MM.

SALMON...MS (ANTIGUA AND BARBUDA)
CABRERA...ONAMET (THE DOMINICAN REPUBLIC)
DAVISON...WPC (USA)
GALVEZ...WPC (USA)

$$







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