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Tropical Weather Update

Tropical Weather Update

August 20, 2023224Views

鈥廇t 800 PM AST (0000 UTC), the center of Tropical Storm Franklin was located near latitude 14.8 North, longitude 67.8 West which is estimated at 283 miles South-Southwest of the BVI.

Moisture and instability associated with an area of disturbed weather, Tropical Storm Franklin located south of the BVI is forecast to generate unsettled conditions over the next few hours.

Franklin is moving toward the west-northwest near 14 mph (22 km/h). A west-northwestward track is expected to continue for the next day or so followed by a sharp turn to the north. On the forecast track, Franklin should approach the southern coast of Hispaniola on Tuesday.

Data from NOAA reconnaissance aircraft indicate that the maximum sustained winds are near 45 mph (75 km/h) with higher gusts. Some strengthening is forecast during the next 48 hours.

Tropical-storm-force winds extend outward up to 60 miles (95 km) from the center.

The minimum central pressure measured by NOAA reconnaissance aircraft is 1001 mb (29.56 inches)

 

WATCHES AND WARNINGS
CHANGES WITH THIS ADVISORY

A Flash Flood watch have been issued for the BVI Until Tommorow.

饾棛饾椆饾椉饾椉饾棻 饾棯饾棶饾榿饾棸饾椀: 饾棓 饾棛饾椆饾椉饾椉饾棻 饾棯饾棶饾榿饾棸饾椀 饾椂饾榾 饾椂饾榾饾榾饾槀饾棽饾棻 饾槃饾椀饾棽饾椈 饾棸饾椉饾椈饾棻饾椂饾榿饾椂饾椉饾椈饾榾 饾棶饾椏饾棽 饾棾饾棶饾槂饾椉饾椏饾棶饾棷饾椆饾棽 饾棾饾椉饾椏 饾棶 饾榾饾椊饾棽饾棸饾椂饾棾饾椂饾棸 饾椀饾棶饾槆饾棶饾椏饾棻饾椉饾槀饾榾 饾槃饾棽饾棶饾榿饾椀饾棽饾椏 饾棽饾槂饾棽饾椈饾榿 饾榿饾椉 饾椉饾棸饾棸饾槀饾椏. 饾棓 饾棛饾椆饾椉饾椉饾棻 饾棯饾棶饾榿饾棸饾椀 饾椂饾榾 饾椂饾榾饾榾饾槀饾棽饾棻 饾槃饾椀饾棽饾椈 饾棸饾椉饾椈饾棻饾椂饾榿饾椂饾椉饾椈饾榾 饾棶饾椏饾棽 饾棾饾棶饾槂饾椉饾椏饾棶饾棷饾椆饾棽 饾棾饾椉饾椏 饾棾饾椆饾椉饾椉饾棻饾椂饾椈饾棿. 饾棞饾榿 饾棻饾椉饾棽饾榾 饾椈饾椉饾榿 饾椇饾棽饾棶饾椈 饾棾饾椆饾椉饾椉饾棻饾椂饾椈饾棿 饾槃饾椂饾椆饾椆 饾椉饾棸饾棸饾槀饾椏, 饾棷饾槀饾榿 饾椂饾榿 饾椂饾榾 饾椊饾椉饾榾饾榾饾椂饾棷饾椆饾棽.

A Tropical Storm Watch is in effect for, * Haiti entire south coast from Anse d’Hainault eastward to the Dominican Republic border. * Dominican Republic entire south coast from Haiti border eastward to Isla Saona.

A Tropical Storm Watch means that tropical storm conditions are possible within the watch area, generally within 48 hours.

Interests elsewhere in Haiti and the Dominican Republic should monitor the progress of this system.

LAND HAZARDS:

WIND: Tropical storm conditions are possible within the watch area beginning late Tuesday.

RAINFALL: Franklin is expected to produce rainfall amounts of 2 to 4 inches, with isolated higher amounts of 6 inches, across Puerto Rico through the middle of the week.

Rainfall amounts of 4 to 8 inches, with isolated higher amounts up to 12 inches, will be possible across portions of Hispaniola.

Rainfall accumulation for the BVI could total between 10 and 38.0 mm or .40 to 1.75 inch