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TS DORIAN DEGENERATES INTO A TROPICAL WAVE

TS DORIAN DEGENERATES INTO A TROPICAL WAVE

July 27, 2013588Views
Current Position: 18.9N / 54.7W
Geographic Reference: 550 Miles E of the Northern Leeward Islands 
Estimated Max Winds: 40 mph 
Movement: West at 24mph
Radius of Tropical Storm Force Winds: 70 miles
Minimum Central Pressure: 1011MB
At 5:00pm, the remnants of Dorian  was located near Latitude 18.9 North and Longitude 54.7 West. The remnants are moving rapidly westward at 24mph.
Maximum sustained winds are near 40 mph with higher gusts.  Gale-Force Winds(Winds between 34 to 47 knots) extend outward up to 70 miles north of the centre.
The estimated minimum central pressure is 1011 mb.
Expected Impacts Onshore
Virgin Islands 
Wind: No significant wind. In fact, the normal moderate easterly tradewinds across the islands may diminish as what’s left of Dorian passes the area tomorrow afternoon and Monday.
Rainfall: Possibly 1-2 inches of rain could fall as Dorian’s remnants pass to the north.
Storm Surge: None
The Department of Disaster Management will no longer be issuing updates on Dorian however; the DDM will continue to monitor weather conditions in the event the system regenerates causing watches or warnings to be issued at short notice.  Please visit the DDM’s website at www.bviddm.com further information or subscribe for 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.