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TROPICAL STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT

TROPICAL STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT

August 23, 2012674Views

 

Current Location: 15.4N 64.8W

Geographic Reference: 225miles SSE
of San Juan Puerto Rico

Movement: West at 13mph

Max Winds: 40 mph
gusting to 50 mph

Organizational Trend: Steady

Forecast Confidence: Average

 

Forecast

Heavy
squalls will continue for the Lesser Antilles throughout the next 24 hours.
Only slow intensification is expected during the next couple of days. In 5
days, Isaac is forecast to be a 90 mph hurricane in the eastern Gulf of Mexico. 

 

The Antigua Met Service has kept the Tropical Storm Warning for
the British Virgin Islands in place until further notice.  A small craft warning remains in place as seas
are in excess of 9ft. 


Residents are encouraged to monitor the situation
as squall like conditions with gusty winds in excess of 40mph are possible.
Please visit the Department of Disaster Management’s website at www.bviddm.com
subscribe for future updates.

 

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.