22ND July 2020, 5AM – Tropical Depression seven continues to develop and maybe Tropical Storm Gonzalo very soon.
Depression seven is located 10.4 North, 42.4 West or approximately 1576 miles East South East of the British Virgin Islands.
Maximum sustained winds are 35 mph with higher gusts; movement is to the West North West at a forward speed of 12 mph. Minimum Central Pressure is 1007 MB.
Latest satellite imagery indicates that depression seven is a lot more organized and continues strengthen. The depression is expected to begin moving west sometime today and may be a strong tropical storm by Friday. Current forecasted track indicates that the system may pass above Trinidad and Tobago and in the region of Grenada around Saturday.
Residents should continue to monitor the Depression Seven as it continues to strengthen and there is a level of uncertainty in its path while it progresses west.
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