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Winds 'less favorable' for development of Atlantic disturbance, NHC reports

MIAMI – While the computer models place a tropical disturbance in the Atlantic Ocean near South Florida next week, the chances of it developing are dropping.

Moving at 20 knots, tropical wave 92L is currently in the middle of the Atlantic and has yet to develop a tropical cyclone.

In its Friday afternoon discussion, the National Hurricane Center says that while 92L shows signs of organization, "upper-lever winds are becoming less favorable, and the chances for a tropical cyclone are diminishing."

Computer models show the system heading in a north-northwest direction through next week, with whatever it turns out to be being in the South Florida area by Wednesday morning.

The NHC gives 92L a 60 percent chance of developing.