Tropical Storm Sean tracker: See the Atlantic storms being monitored by National Hurricane Center

The National Hurricane Center has been tracking Tropical Storm Sean this week, and Friday morning it strengthened into a tropical storm again after weakening into a tropical depression, according to the latest advisory from the National Hurricane Center.

Sean is currently far out in the Atlantic, just edging closer to the northern part of South America than northeast Africa. The storm is moving west-northwestward over open waters, and is expected to weaken over the next few days, likely presenting no harm to U.S..

Farther east in the Atlantic, a the National Hurricane Center is also tracking a tropical wave moving west toward the Caribbean that could become a tropical depression by the middle of next week.

The storm updates come after Florida residents saw severe weather Thursday morning, including a tornado that touched down near Tampa. Damage from what may have been two additional tornadoes has been reported in Palm Coast, Clearwater Beach and Crystal River.

Here is what else to know about Sean as hurricane season winds down.

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Tropical Storm Sean live tracking: Where is it going?

  • Location: 1105 miles west of Cabo Verde Islands

  • Maximum sustained winds: 45 mph

  • Movement: northwest at 13 mph

  • Pressure: 1004 mb

  • Spaghetti models

Spaghetti models for Tropical Storm Sean

Special note about spaghetti models: Illustrations include an array of forecast tools and models, and not all are created equal. The hurricane center uses only the top four or five highest performing models to help make its forecasts. 

Tropical Storm Sean not likely to impact U.S.

No impacts to Florida or the rest of the U.S. are expected at this time from the tropical disturbances being tracked by the National Hurricane Center.

Forecasters urge all residents to continue monitoring the tropics and to always be prepared.

Sean 18th named storm The 2023 Hurricane season is not over yet with Florida vulnerable to storms into November

When is hurricane season over?

November 30.

The Atlantic hurricane season runs from June 1 through Nov. 30.

The peak of the season is Sept. 10, with the most activity happening between mid-August and mid-October, according to the Hurricane Center.

Hurricane season's ultimate peak is Sept. 10 but the season goes through Nov. 30. Credit: NOAA
Hurricane season's ultimate peak is Sept. 10 but the season goes through Nov. 30. Credit: NOAA

What other storms are being tracked now?

This map shows systems currently being monitored by the National Hurricane Center.


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Elsewhere, Typhoon Bolaven is heading toward Alaska — yes, you read that right — and the size and power of the storm could affect weather across the U.S. next week, according to AccuWeather.

This article originally appeared on Treasure Coast Newspapers: Tropical Storm Sean and tropical wave tracked by Hurricane Center