Afternoon Storms in Northern Guinea and Eastern Sengal Track Toward Coast
2013 October 11, 16:00 UTC: A westward moving impulse along the Inter-Tropical Convergence Zone (ITCZ) caused a large area of strong thunderstorms to develop this afternoon. The storms were located across northern Guinea and into Senegal and Guinee-Bassau. Storms were moving into a very hot and unstable air mass. The storms were feeding off a very warm and unstable air mass located over the region. Temperatures were over 30C and some near 40C with high humiditiy.