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AIR FORCE HURRICANE HUNTERS FIND TAMMY MOVING WESTWARD… …TROPICAL STORM CONDITIONS AND HEAVY RAIN ARE EXPECTED IN PORTIONS OF THE LEEWARD ISLANDS BEGINNING FRIDAY…

AIR FORCE HURRICANE HUNTERS FIND TAMMY MOVING WESTWARD… …TROPICAL STORM CONDITIONS AND HEAVY RAIN ARE EXPECTED IN PORTIONS OF THE LEEWARD ISLANDS BEGINNING FRIDAY…

October 19, 2023295Views

At 2pm, Tammy was located 13.5N and 56.4W about 558 miles ESE from Road Town, moving towards the west at 14mph. On the forecast track, the center of Tammy will move near or over the Leeward Islands Friday and Saturday.

The Virgin Islands will start to experience Tropical Storm conditions possible by Friday; presently there are no watches or warnings in effect for the Virgin Islands.

Rainfall totals of 1 to 2 inches with maximum amounts of 4 inches are expected for the Virgin Islands.

Residents should monitor this system closely and work to complete any seasonal preparations in case this system develops into a threat for the Virgin Islands.

For more information, see the link below:

https://www.nhc.noaa.gov/text/refresh/MIATCPAT5+shtml/191756.shtml

Disclaimer: The Department of Disaster Management (DDM) is not a Meteorological Office. Information shared by the Department is gathered from a number of professional sources contracted by the Department. This information should be used as a guide for anyone who has an interest in local weather conditions. By no means can DDM or the Government of the Virgin Islands be held accountable by anyone who uses this information appropriately for legal evidence or in justification of any decision, which may result in the loss of finances, property or life