Gulf of Mexico Tropical Disturbance to Pump Moisture Surge Toward Texas and Louisiana Late-Week

  • Tropical moisture will increase from the western Caribbean to the western Gulf of Mexico later this week.
  • This moisture will likely cause showers and thunderstorms to increase on the western Gulf Coast.
  • The chance of a tropical depression or tropical storm developing from this area of disturbed weather is currently low.

A tropical disturbance will move toward the western Gulf Coast later this week, hauling a surge of moisture that will likely trigger an increase in showers and thunderstorms but not necessarily lead to tropical development.

Enhanced satellite imagery currently shows an area of storminess in the western Caribbean Sea and mostly calm weather conditions in much of the Gulf of Mexico.

Enhanced Satellite

(The highest cloud tops, corresponding to the most vigorous…

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