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JERRY WEAKENS TO A TROPICAL STORM WHILE IT MOVES AWAY FROM THE NORTHERN LEEWARD ISLANDS AND PUERTO RICO

JERRY WEAKENS TO A TROPICAL STORM WHILE IT MOVES AWAY FROM THE NORTHERN LEEWARD ISLANDS AND PUERTO RICO

September 21, 2019573Views

SEPTEMBER 21, 2019 — At 2:00AM, the center of Hurricane Jerry was located near latitude 21.0 North, longitude 63.5 West. Jerry continues to move toward the west-northwest near 16 mph.

On the forecast track, the center of Jerry will continue to pass well north of the British Virgin Islands today. Maximum sustained winds have weakened to near 65 mph with higher gusts. Some fluctuations in strength are likely during the several days.

Tropical-storm-force winds extend outward up to 90 miles from Jerry’s centre. The estimated minimum central pressure is 995 mb.

Impact on the British Virgin Islands

Additional rainfall amounts of 1-2 inches for Anegada

High Surf Advisory remains in effect

Hazardous sea conditions are possible, especially on northern coasts

Next advisory will be issued at 5:00am.

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Disclaimer: The Department of Disaster Management (DDM) is not an official Meteorological Office. The Information disseminated by the Department is gathered from a number of professional sources used or contracted by the DDM to provide such information. This information is to be used as a guide by anyone who has interest in local weather conditions. By no means can the DDM or the BVI Government 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.