5PM UPDATE… Eye4weather: Tropical Storm Grace a little stronger…

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Local Weather…

Partly Cloudy, HOT, and Generally Dry; then a brief overnight shower/two. 

Tropical Storm Grace a little stronger…

As of 5pm, the center of Tropical Storm Grace is…
 * Located: 13.2 N 31.2 W  (+/- 1,860 miles E of St. Maarten)
 * Max. winds: 50mph
 * Moving: W at 15mph

Regardless of future strengthening/weakening, if Tropical Storm Grace continues on this present track, it should be at/just south of our local region by Saturday.
We will continue to monitor its progress.

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Elsewhere in the Atlantic…

Tropical Depression Fred has finally dissipated in the Central Atlantic. 
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Reminder…

Remember to have & keep your Hurricane Kit ready throughout this hurricane season.
Additionally, stay tuned to our Facebook fan page for periodic Hurricane 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 | Montserrat = 16.8°N, 62.2°W | St. Kitts = 17.2°N, 62.6°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: 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).