Neither of these systems are down for the count though, and we certainly need to keep a close eye on Ex-TD7 as it traverses the Caribbean. The system in the eastern Atlantic has the potential to intensify over the next few days as it recurves to the NW then N... the environment will be conducive for some strengthening and it could become TD8/Gordon this week. As far as Ex-TD7 goes, it is presently in a very high-shear environment (~25kts), but as this image from 5:15pm EDT today shows, it's at least a very potent and coherent easterly wave.
Elsewhere, another easterly wave has just exited the African coast today, but models aren't too bullish on developing it just yet.
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