close
TROPICAL STORM JERRY CONTINUES TO MOVE AWAY

TROPICAL STORM JERRY CONTINUES TO MOVE AWAY

September 21, 2019458Views

21st September 2019 – At 1100 AM, the center of Tropical Storm Jerry was located near latitude 22.0 North, longitude 65.0 West. Jerry is moving toward the northwest near 14 mph, and this general motion is expected to continue today. Jerry is forecast to turn northward on Sunday and then accelerate northeastward early next week. On the forecast track, the center of Jerry has now passed the British Virgin Islands is several hundred miles North Northeast of Puerto Rico and is no longer a threat to the territory.

Data from an Air Force Reserve hurricane hunter plane indicate that the maximum sustained winds of Jerry remain near 65 mph with higher gusts.  Little change in strength is forecast during the next several days.

Tropical-storm-force winds extend outward up to 90 miles the centre.

The estimated minimum central pressure based on data from the hurricane hunter plane is 999 mb.

This is the final update on Tropical Storm Jerry being issued by the DDM.

Persons can also download the Alert app in the Apple App store or Google Play store to receive updates of any hazards affecting the Territory.

You can also visit the DDM’s webpage at www.bviddm.com and subscribe for updates or like us on Facebook at www.facebook.com/bvi.ddm.

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.