Tropical Storm Dorian to pass 142 miles southwest of Sint Maarten early Wednesday

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GREAT BAY, Sint Maarten (DCOMM) – The Meteorological Department of Sint Maarten (MDS) said on Tuesday in its 5.00PM Special Weather Bulletin that Tropical Storm Dorian is projected to pass approximately 142 miles southwest of the country early Wednesday and poses no significant threat to the country.

The MDS says that showers, thunderstorms and gusty winds are possible from the outer bands of Tropical Storm Dorian on Tuesday night as it continues to make its track across the eastern Caribbean Sea.

The community and new residents are advised to learn more about hurricane hazards and how to prepare for a storm/hurricane strike by visiting the Government website: www.sintmaartengov.org/hurricane where you will be able to download your “Hurricane Season Readiness Guide’ and “Hurricane Tracking Chart.”

Listen to the Government Radio station – 107.9FM – for official information and news before, during and after a hurricane.

For official weather-related information, check out the website of the Meteorological Department of St. Maarten (MDS): www.meteosxm.com

Remember, it only takes one hurricane to make it a bad season.  Are You Ready? Be prepared this hurricane season!