Today, Sept. 10, is the peak day of hurricane season. And on this day, the National Hurricane Center is monitoring seven systems in the Atlantic.
Of the seven systems, five are disturbances, and the other two are Tropical Storms Paulette and Rene.
According to the NHC, Disturbance 1 has a near 0% formation chance through the next five days and Disturbance 3 has 20%.
Disturbance 2 has a 30% formation chance and is "forecast to move westward, crossing the Bahamas and Florida on Friday and moving into the eastern Gulf of Mexico over the weekend," according to the NHC.
Disturbances 4 and 5 "have the highest chances of formation," NHC said in a tweet.
This is what September 10, the peak of the hurricane season, looks like! We are monitoring 7 systems in the Atlantic, including Tropical Storms #Paulette and #Rene. The tropical waves in the eastern Atlantic have the highest chances of formation. https://t.co/m9946DGzPQ pic.twitter.com/GDqQbruiSc— National Hurricane Center (@NHC_Atlantic) September 10, 2020
For a full breakdown of the seven systems, including Tropical Storms Paulette and Rene, that the NHC is monitoring, click here.
So far, this hurricane season has had 17 named storms, including Hurricanes Hanna, Isaias, Laura, Marco and Nana.