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Area of low pressure likely to turn into tropical depression in a few days

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Posted at 6:29 AM, Aug 17, 2015
and last updated 2015-08-17 06:29:32-04

We are tracking an area of low pressure several hundred miles southwest of the Cape Verde Islands.

Environmental conditions are conducive for development during the next few days.

A tropical depression will likely form by midweek while the system moves westward at about 15 mph.

Formation chance through 48 hours: Medium (50%)

Formation chance through 5 days: High (70%)