A final gasp for the season

From the National Hurricane Center come word that a possible tropical system may be brewing out in the Atlantic on the last official day of the season. It might even become a tropical storm later today.

THE AREA OF LOW PRESSURE LOCATED ABOUT 800 MILES EAST OF BERMUDA CONTINUES TO ACQUIRE TROPICAL CHARACTERISTICS AND THUNDERSTORM ACTIVITY HAS BECOME MORE CONCENTRATED NEAR THE CENTER. IF THIS TREND CONTINUES...SUBTROPICAL OR TROPICAL STORM ADVISORIES MAY BE ISSUED LATER THIS MORNING.