It appears the Atlantic Basin will take a break in the wake of Debby with no rigorous systems foreseen on the near horizon.
Away from Debby and the front which it has become embedded, the tropical Atlantic is looking relatively clean in terms of cloud cover.
There are a couple of clusters of thunderstorms moving westward, off the coast of Africa near the equator, which AccuWeather.com meteorologists are monitoring.
According to Tropical Weather Expert Dan Kottlowski, "The tropical waves moving off of Africa will be hindered by dry air, dust and relatively cool sea-surface water."
The dust which blows off of the Sahara Desert is often an indicator of air too dry for tropical storm formation. Warm water is also needed to initiate thunderstorm development and strengthening of tropical systems.
This satellite photo was taken Thursday morning, June 28, 2012.
"The first four tropical systems that have formed in the Atlantic Basin this season have developed along old frontal boundaries or out of weak upper-level storms," Kottlowski said.
We are getting away from the time of the year for this to occur as both usually fail to dip far enough southward in the tropical Atlantic.
"As a result, we are entering a general quiet time in the basin, prior to the peak of the Cape Verde season," Kottlowski said.
The action of disturbances moving westward off the Africa coast is referred to as the Cape Verde season and usually peaks in September.
As far as any trouble spots are concerned we still have the weak frontal zone from the wake of Debby extending from the northwestern Gulf of Mexico to northeast of the Bahamas to keep an eye on.
The flow around a large area of high pressure stretching from the central Plains to the southern Atlantic Seaboard could impart a spin-up system in the southern Gulf of Mexico over the next couple of weeks, provided wind shear is not too great.
If one of the waves moving westward off Africa is able to overcome the dry air surrounding it, it is possible that a system will organize.
"However, for now, good news for folks in the tropics or on the U.S coast, no worries for at least the next several days," Kottlowski added.
Downpours and locally severe thunderstorms over the Central states will not only foil holiday weekend activities, but will also put some lives at risk.
A few days after a chilly storm departs the Northeast, warm weather will make a strong comeback in parts of the Midwest and the East later next week.
Another plunge of chilly air will set the stage for the risk of a frost and freeze centered Michigan, Ohio, West Virginia and other nearby states this weekend.
During Sunday's race, the skies will be variably cloud with the risk of a few showers.
This holiday weekend, a rare astronomical phenomenon will occur that will not be seen again until October 2015.
Thunderstorms continue to drench San Antonio, Texas, and are producing widespread flooding.
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96 degrees -- a record sixth 90-degree reading for the month. (The month ended with twelve 90-degree days.)
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