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By: latinamericansummary , 10:13 PM GMT on August 21, 2014
Weather Underground Forecast for Saturday, August 23, 2014
Tropical cyclone development is not anticipated across the Atlantic Basin on Saturday, while the tropics will remain active over the eastern Pacific. Hurricane Lowell is expected to weaken as it drifts northwestward over the eastern Pacific. Lowell is forecast to be downgraded to a tropical storm, with wind speeds ranging between 39 to 73 mph (33 to 64 kts). This system will be located roughly 1,250 nautical miles west northwest of Cabo San Lucas, Mexico. Meanwhile, Tropical Storm Karina is expected to maintain tropical storm strength as it moves northeastward over the eastern Pacific. Karina will be located approximately 1,600 nautical miles east southeast of the Big Island of Hawaii, with wind speeds ranging between 39 to 73 mph (33 to 64 kts). Additionally, an area of low pressure will be located several hundred nautical miles south southeast of Acapulco, Mexico. This system will have a high, 80% chance to develop into a tropical cyclone as it moves west northwestward. In the Atlantic Basin, a cluster of showers and thunderstorms will be located approximately 200 nautical miles east of Guadeloupe. This system will have a medium, 50% chance to develop into a tropical cyclone as it pushes west northwestward over the western Atlantic. For more information regarding the tropics, please visit http://www.wunderground.com/hurricane/.
In South America, a large area of low pressure will move slowly eastward over Chile and Argentina. This system will usher widespread precipitation across central Chile, central Argentina and southern Uruguay. Lighter precipitation will develop over southern Chile and southern Argentina on Saturday.
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