***BREAKING NEWS*** Eye4weather 11:00 AM UPDATE : Danny no longer a tropical depression… Max. winds: 30mph

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Danny no longer a tropical depression…

As of 11am, the center of Danny’s remnants is…
 * Located: 16.0 N 62.0 W  (+/- 135 miles SSE of St. Maarten)
 * Max. winds: 30mph
 * Moving: W at 12mph
 * Forecasted track: currently passing just south of St. Maarten

ALL Tropical Storm Watches & Warnings has been discontinued

Although Danny is no longer a tropical depression, its remnants is still forecast to bring some rain & breeze to the North-eastern Caribbean throughout the day

This will be our last update…as we focus on possibly developing TS Erika.  

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Elsewhere in the Atlantic…

Two tropical disturbances have the potential to develop into a tropical cyclone (i.e. depression or storm) within the next few days.
1. 
High (90%) Chance in 48 hours, High (90%) Chance in 5 days 
   2. Low (10%) Chance in 48 hours, Low (10%) Chance in 5 days 
We will continue to monitor their progress — especially the one behind Danny’s remnants (#1) — which could possibly develop into Tropical Storm Erika.

Schools CLOSED today…

According to a Press Release from the Government of St. Maarten:
ALL SCHOOLS are to remain CLOSED on MONDAY (24-Aug).
Relevant authorities will be closely monitoring the situation, and official information about the school day of Tuesday (25-Aug) will be forthcoming as soon as possible.”

All Businesses CLOSED today…
According to a Press Statement from the Prime Minister of St. Maarten:
ALL BUSINESSES (including restaurants, casinos, and non-emergency government services) are to CLOSE today MONDAY (24-Aug) until further notice, as a precautionary measure. This is to safeguard life and property in the event things should change.”

Airport remains OPEN today…
According to a Press Release from PJIA:
SXM Airport will remain OPEN today MONDAY (24-Aug), after following standard international safety measures related to the passage of a storm. Should the weather conditions change, the situation will be re-evaluated accordingly. Travelers should contact the respective airlines for flight information.”

 

 

Note:

  • SSS-Islands: St. Maarten = 18.0°N, 63.1°W | Saba = 17.6°N, 63.2°W | St. Eustatius = 17.5°N, 63.0°W
  • Neighboring Islands: Anguilla = 18.2°N, 63.1°W | St. Barths = 17.9°N, 62.8°W | Antigua = 17.1°N, 61.9°W | Barbuda = 17.6°N, 61.8°W | St. Croix = 17.7°N, 64.7°W | St. Thomas = 18.3°N, 64.9°W | Tortola = 18.4°N, 64.6°W
  • Remaining names for this year’s Atlantic Hurricane Season are: Erika, Fred, Grace, Henri, Ida, Joaquin, Kate, Larry, Mindy, Nicholas, Odette, Peter, Rose, Sam, Teresa, Victor, Wanda.
  • Future Tropical updates will be sent out periodically (as needed).