"Nadine" Turning NE.... T.D. #15 Becomes "Oscar" in E. Atlantic....
Take note of the ragged cut-off & bad data over the far E. Atlantic. The problem is that the GOES-13 satellite is malfunctioning. Work is ongoing but for the time being the satellite -- GOES-15 -- that usually covers the Western U.S. & parts of the Pacific has been moved east to cover more of the Atlantic Basin. Click here for info. from the Cooperative Institute for Meteorological Studies (CIMSS) & to view other satellite sectors.
"Nadine" will move northeast & affect the Azores for a second time then turn more sharply northward & become absorbed by a large ocean storm within the next couple days.
T.d. #15 has become "Oscar" in the E. Atlantic. "Oscar" will turn slowly north through Thu. then accelerate to the northeast & weaken as the storm becomes absorbed by the same big ocean storm over the N. Atlantic that will abosrb "Nadine". No impact on the U.S., Caribbean or any land areas.
Meanwhile...a large plume of tropical moisture -- as seen in the water vapor image below -- is streaming northward from the Caribbean & Gulf of Mexico across Fl. Numerous heavy showers & t'storms are imbedded within this moisture but no surface low development is evident or expected. Heavy rain will occur across much of Fl. through the week.