Hurricane Jerry Continues to Strengthen in the Atlantic; Tropical Storm Watches Posted for Northern Leeward Islands. | SMN News

  • Jerry is strengthening in the Atlantic Ocean.
  • Jerry became a hurricane Thursday morning.
  • Jerry is likely to move near or north of the northern Leeward Islands, where tropical storm watches are in effect.
  • It’s too early to determine if those islands will receive any direct impacts from Jerry.

Hurricane Jerry is intensifying in the Atlantic and will likely move near or north of the Leeward Islands later this week.

Jerry is currently centered more than 400 miles east of the Leeward Islands and is tracking west-northwestward.

Current Storm Status

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