29th July 2020 8:00PM – Although the centre of Tropical Cyclone Nine has passed the Territory, due to the immense size of the system, it is still producing gusty winds and squall like conditions across the territory.
At 8pm the centre of Potential Tropical Cyclone Nine was located 16.0 degrees north, 66.3 degrees west, or approximately 200 miles southwest of the Virgin Islands.
The system is struggling to develop and has not been upgraded to a Tropical Storm at this point. It is moving to the west northwest with a forward speed of 18 mph.
Maximum sustained winds remain at 45 mph with higher gusts. Minimum Central Pressure is 1004 Mb
- Squalls producing heavy rainfall are possible
- Small Craft Warning remains in place until Thursday
- Breaking swells may create and ponding and debris in coastal roads.
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