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By: latinamericansummary , 10:13 PM GMT on August 26, 2014
Weather Underground Forecast for Thursday, August 28, 2014
The tropics will remain active over the eastern Pacific and the Atlantic Basin on Thursday. In the eastern Pacific, Hurricane Marie is expected to weaken as it drifts northwestward. Marie 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 approximately 1,200 nautical miles west southwest of San Diego. In the Atlantic Basin, Hurricane Cristobal is expected to maintain category 1 hurricane strength as it moves north northeastward over the western Atlantic. Cristobal will be located roughly 900 nautical miles east southeast of New York City, with wind speeds ranging between 74 to 95 mph (64 to 82 kts). Meanwhile, an area of low pressure will be located along the northern tier of the Gulf of Mexico. This system will have a low, 10% chance to develop into a tropical cyclone as it pushes west southwestward. In addition, a tropical wave will be situated roughly 900 nautical miles east of the Lesser Antilles. This system will have a low, nearly 0% chance to develop into a tropical cyclone as it moves west northwestward. For more information regarding tropical cyclone activity, please visit http://www.wunderground.com/hurricane/.
In South America, the tail end of a cold front will skim across the central coast of Brazil. This system will push showers across the region on Thursday.
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