A large area of low pressure is located about 1000 miles WSW of the Cape Verde Islands. Movement is toward the west and west-northwest at 10-15 mph. This system has been designated as 98-L. Satellite images indicate that 98-L is better organized today. Limited development of this system is possible tonight and Saturday and 98-L may become a tropical cyclone during that time. By Sunday, upper-level winds will become less favorable.
Elsewhere in the Atlantic Basin, tropical cyclone formation is not expected.