trpOn Saturday, a wave of atmospheric energy moved west off the coast of Africa and entered the tropical Atlantic. This disturbance, which is being tracked as “Invest 94L” by the National Hurricane Center, could be an interesting area to watch for tropical cyclone development over the next week or two. The National Hurricane Center is giving this area of interest a 30 percent chance of developing into a tropical cyclone over the next five days. The disturbance, which is known as an African easterly wave by forecasters, was showing signs of thunderstorm activity on Monday. The environment is modestly favorable for tropical cyclone formation, with warm sea surface temperature, moist air, and low wind shear. More