Tropical Storm Elsa Advisory
NWS National Hurricane Center Miami FL 500 AM AST Fri Jul 02 2021
…𝐄𝐋𝐒𝐀 𝐒𝐓𝐑𝐄𝐍𝐆𝐓𝐇𝐄𝐍𝐒 𝐀 𝐋𝐈𝐓𝐓𝐋𝐄 𝐀𝐍𝐃 𝐈𝐒 𝐕𝐄𝐑𝐘 𝐍𝐄𝐀𝐑 𝐓𝐇𝐄 𝐋𝐄𝐒𝐒𝐄𝐑 𝐀𝐍𝐓𝐈𝐋𝐋𝐄𝐒…
…𝐓𝐑𝐎𝐏𝐈𝐂𝐀𝐋 𝐒𝐓𝐎𝐑𝐌 𝐂𝐎𝐍𝐃𝐈𝐓𝐈𝐎𝐍𝐒 𝐄𝐗𝐏𝐄𝐂𝐓𝐄𝐃 𝐓𝐎 𝐁𝐄𝐆𝐈𝐍 𝐓𝐇𝐄𝐑𝐄 𝐈𝐍 𝐀 𝐂𝐎𝐔𝐏𝐋𝐄 𝐇𝐎𝐔𝐑𝐒…
ABOUT 70 MILES…110 KM ESE OF BARBADOS
ABOUT 564 MILES SE OF ROAD TOWN
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS…60 MPH…95 KM/H
PRESENT MOVEMENT…WNW OR 290 DEGREES AT 28 MPH…44 KM/H
MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE…1001 MB…29.56 INCHES
DISCUSSION AND OUTLOOK
At 500 AM AST (0900 UTC), the center of Tropical Storm Elsa was
located near latitude 12.7 North, longitude 58.6 West. Elsa is moving quickly toward the west-northwest near 28 mph (44 km/h), and
this motion is expected to continue during the next couple of days. On the forecast track, Elsa will pass near or over portions of the
Windward Islands or the southern Leeward Islands this morning, move across the eastern Caribbean Sea late today and tonight, and move
near the southern coast of Hispaniola on Saturday. By Sunday, Elsa is forecast to move near Jamaica and portions of eastern Cuba.
Maximum sustained winds have increased to near 60 mph (95 km/h) with higher gusts. Some additional strengthening is forecast over
the next 12 to 24 hours, followed by little change in strength.
Tropical-storm-force winds extend outward up to 140 miles (220 km)
from the center.
The estimated minimum central pressure is 1001 mb (29.56 inches).
WATCHES AND WARNINGS
CHANGES WITH THIS ADVISORY:
The government of the Dominican Republic has issued a Tropical Storm Warning for the southern coast of the Dominican Republic from
Cabo Engano to the border with Haiti.
A Tropical Storm Warning has been issued for the entire coast of Haiti, and a Hurricane Watch has been issued for the southern
portion of the country from Port Au Prince to the southern border with the Dominican Republic.
SUMMARY OF WATCHES AND WARNINGS IN EFFECT:
A Tropical Storm Warning is in effect for…
* St. Lucia
* St. Vincent and the Grenadines
* The southern coast of Dominican Republic from Cabo Engano to the
border with Haiti
* Entire coast of Haiti
A Hurricane Watch is in effect for…
* Southern portion of Haiti from Port Au Prince to the southern border with the Dominican Republic
A Tropical Storm Watch is in effect for…
* Grenada and its dependencies
* Saba and Sint Eustatius
A Tropical Storm Warning means that tropical storm conditions are
expected somewhere within the warning area.
A Hurricane Watch means that hurricane conditions are possible within the watch area. A watch is typically issued 48 hours
before the anticipated first occurrence of tropical-storm-force winds, conditions that make outside preparations difficult or
A Tropical Storm Watch means that tropical storm conditions are possible within the watch area.
Interests elsewhere in the Windward Islands, Leeward Islands, the
Virgin Islands, Puerto Rico, the Dominican Republic, and Cuba should monitor the progress of Elsa. Additional watches and
warnings will likely be required later today.
Let’s continue to monitor systems in the Atlantic that could affect the BVI. Remember, it’s better to be prepared for nothing than to be caught off guard by something. Every household should have an emergency plan and emergency supply kit to #BeReady in case of an emergency. Persons at home and abroad are encouraged to download the DDM Alert App from the App Store or Google Play. Visit bviddm.com and subscribe for email updates, or follow us here on Facebook.
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