SINT MAARTEN/CARIBBEAN – A Tropical Storm Warning has been issued for Sint Maarten as well as a number of other islands as of 11.00am Tuesday morning according to the National Hurricane Center (NHC) out of Miami.
The weather disturbance east-southeast of the Leeward Islands is forecast to become a tropical storm before reaching the island chain. Once its classified officially as a storm, it will be named Isaias.
A Tropical Storm Warning means that tropical storm conditions are expected somewhere within the warning area within 36 hours.
The watches and warnings that have been issued so far are:
A Tropical Storm Warning is in effect for Puerto Rico, including Vieques, and Culebra, and the U.S. Virgin Islands.
The government of Antigua has issued a Tropical Storm Warning for Antigua, Barbuda, the British Virgin Islands, Montserrat, St. Kitts, and Nevis.
The government of France has issued a Tropical Storm Warning for Guadeloupe, Martinique, and St. Martin.
The government of the Netherlands has issued a Tropical Storm Warning for Saba and St. Eustatius.
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