Friday 16 November, 2018

TS Isaac less organised; Governments call off Storm Warnings, Watches

Graphic from the U.S. National Hurricane Center (NHC) showing the wind history of Isaac and it moved from Tropical Depression to TS to hurricane and back to TS.

Graphic from the U.S. National Hurricane Center (NHC) showing the wind history of Isaac and it moved from Tropical Depression to TS to hurricane and back to TS.

Tropical Storm (TS) Isaac is becoming less organized over the Eastern Caribbean Sea according to the U.S. National Hurricane Centre.

As a result, two foreign governments and one local government have taken the decision to end their islands' storm warnings or storm watches.

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The government of the Netherlands has discontinued the Tropical Storm Watch for Saba and St. Eustatius. The government of France has discontinued the Tropical Storm Watch for St. Martin, and the government of St. Maarten has discontinued the Tropical Storm Watch for St. Maarten.

SUMMARY OF WATCHES AND WARNINGS REMAINING IN EFFECT:

A Tropical Storm Warning is in effect for Martinique, Dominica and Guadeloupe. A Tropical Storm Watch is in effect for Antigua and Barbuda, Montserrat, and St. Kitts and Nevis.

A Tropical Storm Warning means that tropical storm conditions are expected somewhere within the warning area. A Tropical Storm Watch means that tropical storm conditions are possible within the watch area.

At 2:00 pm, today, Thursday, September 13, Isaac was located at 14.9N 62.5W or about 80 miles or 130 km West-South-West of Dominica or about 240 miles or 385 km South-East of St. Croix.

MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS...45 MPH or 75 KM/H

PRESENT MOVEMENT...West OR 270 DEGREES AT 18 MPH or 30 KM/H

MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE...1006 MB 

 

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