Tropical Storm Erika out of local region…

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Local Weather…

Decreasing Clouds, Winds, and Seas with a possible shower/two. Sea-caution is still advised throughout the day.

Tropical Storm Erika out of local region…

As of 5am, the center of Tropical Storm Erika is…
 * Located: 17.7 N 67.7 W  (+/- 270 miles WSW of St. Maarten)
 * Max. winds: 50mph
 * Moving: WNW at 17mph

Tropical Storm Erika has moved away from our shores, hence local weatherconditions will gradually improve today — with decreasing showers, winds, and seas…there is still a possibility for a brief shower/two.

Tropical Storm Warning issued for: Puerto Rico, Vieques, Culebra, U.S. Virgin Islands, British Virgin Islands, the Dominican Republic, Haiti, southeastern Bahamas, Central Bahamas, Turks & Caicos Islands.
A Tropical Storm Warning means tropical storm conditions are possible within the watch area, in this case, within 24 to 36 hours.

Tropical Storm Watch issued for: Northwestern Bahamas.
A Tropical Storm Watch means tropical storm conditions are possible within the watch area, in this case, within 48 hours.

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This will be our last update on Tropical Storm Erika.
Continue to track future storms with us this Hurricane Season.  

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All Schools & Business RE-OPEN today…

According to a Press Statement from the Prime Minister of St. Maarten:
ALL SCHOOLS and BUSINESSES (including restaurants, casinos, and ALL government services) are to RE-OPEN today, FRIDAY (28-Aug). Motorists should continue to use caution when traveling on roadways — especially in low-lying & flood-prone areas. The measures taken were of a precautionary nature in order to ensure the safety of the community and our visitors. I would like to thank the public, visitors, the business community, and the media for their understanding and cooperation.”

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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: 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).