The Lt Governor of Statia: TS watch has been issued for St.Eustatius…..

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ORANJESTAD, St Eustatius –– On Monday August 24th 2015 the remnants of TS Danny passed through our area with scattered showers. The disaster committee would like to that the all involved for their cooperation in activating our preparedness protocol.

The hurricane shelter is now again officially closed and will remain on standby throughout the remainder of this active portion of the hurricane season.

The general public is further informed that an official TS watch has been issued for St.Eustatius. This watch is issued in connect with the projected passing of TS Erika later this week.

It is expected that we will experience the effects of this system within the next 48 to 72 hours.

The general public is advised to remain alert and continue to monitor the developments of this new system the coming days as it passes through our island chain.

This system is expected to contain stronger winds and more thunderstorm activity than experienced during the passing of TS Erika.

Due care and caution is advised.