Tropical Storm Dorian continues to track west-northwestward into the central Windwards.
At 5:00 am, Tropical Storm “Dorian” was centered near 13.5N 60.3W or about 40 miles (64 km) east northeast of St. Vincent and the Grenadines. Maximum sustained winds are near 50 mph (80km/h), with tropical-storm- force winds extending outward up to 45 miles (75 km) from the center.
Movement is towards the west-north west at 13 mph (20km/h) and this general motion is expected to continue through Tuesday.
Forecast sustained surface winds have now
reduced between 40 to 50mph (64 to 80 km/h).
In addition, pockets of moderate to heavy showers and thunderstorms are expected to continue across the island today. Rainfall accumulations of at least 2 to 4 inches (50 to 100 mm) are possible with isolated higher amounts.
Residents in areas prone to flash-flooding and landslides; and near rivers and streams should be alert.
Easterly to south-easterly swells of 2.0 to 3.0m (7 to 10ft) are also forecast to accompany the system. Low-lying coastlines around the islands will be particularly vulnerable at times of high tide.
A High-Surf Advisory and Small-Craft Warning will remain in effect until 6 pm today, Tuesday 27th August, 2019.
High Tide is expected around 2:24 pm on Tuesday 27th August. Residents are urged to continue monitoring the progress of this system.
The next Advisory will be at 8 am today, Tuesday, 27th August 2019.