Tuesday marks climatological peak of Atlantic hurricane season

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A tropical wave, with the possibility of becoming Tropical Storm Humberto, has Florida in its trajectory as it descends upon the Bahamas, according to the National Hurricane Center.

This wave was originally expected to be near tropical depression strength by now, but the hurricane center has consistently downgraded its chances over the past few days and said that conditions are forecast to become unfavorable for formation later this week.

By this time of the year, sea-surface temperatures are the typically the warmest, the ability for the atmosphere to produce thunderstorms is at its peak, upper-level winds are more relaxed, and tropical waves moveing west across the Atlantic are in no short supply.

The NHC's Tropical Weather Outlook predicts that by Thursday the chance of a tropical storm forming will be at 40 percent.

There are two other areas that the hurricane center is monitoring as well.

Hundreds of thousands of Canadians living on the Atlantic coast remain without power today following Hurricane Dorian, CBC News reports.

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The Atlantic hurricane season began June 1 and ends November 30.

This disturbance is expected to move slowly westward across the tropical Atlantic Ocean for the next several days. Every day the chance of rain goes up by 10 percent.

These potential storms come in the aftermath of Hurricane Dorian, a Category 5 storm that ravaged the Bahamas earlier this week.

Its development chances over the next five days are 20 percent.

Speaking Tuesday from a slightly damaged government wharf in Herring Cove, N.S., Goodale pledged financial support through disaster assistance programs, but he also made a point of urging fed-up cellphone users to take action, saying he's heard about their frustration "loud and clear".

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