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Medium chance of tropical development in the Gulf of Mexico next week

MOBILE, Ala. (WKRG)- There is a 10% chance of development over the next two days and a 40% chance over the next five days in the southwestern Gulf of Mexico. A wave of thunderstorms will emerge in the Bay of Campeche by the beginning of next week and could further develop as it moves further…MORE

2021 Hurricane Preparedness Guide

Another hurricane season is here, and the News 5 First Alert Storm Team is getting the Gulf Coast ready with the 2021 Hurricane Preparedness Guide.MORE

Low chance of development in the southwestern Caribbean Sea

MOBILE, Ala. (WKRG)- In the tropics, we are monitoring the Caribbean. An area of low pressure is expected in the next handful of days and move towards Central America. This has a low chance of developing into a tropical system in the next 5 days. This does not pose an imminent threat, but we’ll keep…MORE

The Cone of Uncertainty: What it actually means

The Cone of Uncertainty: What it actually means

MOBILE, Ala. (WKRG)- The 2021 Atlantic Hurricane season has officially begun and we want to make sure you are prepared. Are you familiar with the cone of uncertainty? Out ahead of a storm its important to knows what’s coming. The cone of uncertainty shows the forecasted path of the center of the storm. This means…MORE

Ana now a post-tropical cyclone, no threat to the United States

Ana now a post-tropical cyclone, no threat to the United States

Ana, the first named storm of the 2021 Atlantic Hurricane Season, is now a post-tropical cyclone. It has no organized thunderstorms at its center, is moving over cooler water and encountering more wind shear and dry air, meaning it is weakening. It is moving at 28 mph to the northeast with maximum winds down to…MORE

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