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TD 27 encountering heavy shear

Tropical Depression 27 has lost most of its deep convection and seems to be falling victim to the relatively heavy shear. It remains to be seen if it will survive the next day and then develop into tropical storm Gamma.

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TD 27 is forecast to continue slowly off towards the west and cross the Caribbean. Right now temperatures in the Caribbean are plenty warm enough to support a hurricane, so don't look for oceanic heat to play a limiting factor.

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