Tropical Storm Jerry Is Strengthening and Expected to Become a Hurricane in the Atlantic; Tropical Storm Watches Issued. | SMN News

St Maarten/ St. Martin under a tropical storm watch.

 At a Glance

  • Tropical Storm Jerry is strengthening in the Atlantic Ocean.
  • It’s predicted to become a hurricane Thursday.
  • 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.

Tropical Storm Jerry is intensifying in the Atlantic and will likely move near or north of the Leeward Islands as a hurricane later this week.

Jerry is currently centered more than 500 miles east of the Leeward Islands and is

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