Tropical Storm Warning Issued for Portions of The Southern Windward Islands.

tropicalstorm18062017PHILIPSBURG:— A Tropical Storm Warning means that tropical storm conditions are expected somewhere within the warning area within 36 hours.

For storm information specific to your area, please monitor products issued by your national meteorological service.

At 800 PM AST (0000 UTC), the disturbance was centered near latitude 7.7 North, Longitude 51.4 West. The system is moving toward the
west near 23 mph (37 km/h). A fast motion toward the west- northwest is expected for the next 48 hours. On the forecast track,
the disturbance is expected to move through the Windward Islands, Monday night and Tuesday.

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Maximum sustained winds are near 35 mph (55 km/h) with higher gusts. Some strengthening is forecast during the next 48 hours, and the disturbance is expected to reach tropical storm intensity later
tonight or on Monday before it reaches the Windward Islands. Shower and thunderstorm activity associated with the disturbance is gradually becoming better organized, and additional development is

likely during the next couple of days.

* Formation chance through 48 hours…high…90 percent
* Formation chance through 5 days…high…90 percent

The estimated minimum central pressure is 1007 MB (29.74 inches).

HAZARDS AFFECTING LAND
WIND: Tropical storm conditions are expected to first reach the
warning area overnight Monday and Tuesday morning, making outside
preparations difficult or dangerous.

RAINFALL: The disturbance is expected to produce total rain
accumulations of 2 to 4 inches over the Windward Islands Monday
through Tuesday.

WATCHES AND WARNINGS

The government of Trinidad and Tobago has issued a Tropical Storm Warning for Trinidad, Tobago, and Grenada.

SUMMARY OF WATCHES AND WARNINGS IN EFFECT:

A Tropical Storm Warning is in effect for:-

* Barbados
* St. Vincent and the Grenadines
* Trinidad
* Tobago
* Grenada

Source: St. Martin News Network
Tropical Storm Warning Issued for Portions of The Southern Windward Islands.

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