Karen barely hanging on as tropical cyclone. | SMN News

At 2:00 pm, the center of Tropical Storm Karen was located near latitude 15.5 north, longitude 65.2 west or about 226 miles south-southwest of St. Maarten.

Karen is moving toward the north-northwest near 12 mph (19 km/h), and this general motion is forecast to continue today. A turn toward the north is expected by Tuesday.

On the forecast track, the center of Karen will move across the eastern Caribbean Sea today. At its closest point, the center of Karen is forecast to pass about 175 miles west-southwest of St. Maarten on Tuesday morning.

Maximum sustained winds remain near 40 mph (65 km/h)

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