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By: wxchaser97 , 6:37 AM GMT on August 11, 2012
Since TD7 and 93L are both having problems I will keep this blog to one section. The system TD7 has been struggling ever since it got named that. Right now TD7 has 35mph winds, 1009mb pressure, and is moving W @ 24mph. Dry air, trade winds, and too fast speeds have kept TD7 from becoming Gordon. TD7 does have some healthy convection near the center but it is disorganized. There is also little model support on TD7 so it has little hope. TD7 is just like Ernesto right now with a ragged shape, poor 850mb vorticity/ has a tail, and poor environment. I think TD7 has 2-3 days to live and then it is dissipated by the factors above. TD7 may become TS Gordon but it would be for a short time and weak. Anyone in the Leeward Island should expect some heavy rain and gusty winds. Invest 93L is having similar problems to TD7. 93L is in really dry air and cool sst's which is holding off development. Right now 93L has some convection and a nice spin but poor environment conditions greatly limit develop for now. Right now I give 93L a 20% chance of development in 48hrs but a higher chance once it gets farther west. This invest needs to be watched for future development.
I'll have another update tonight.
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