Tropical Storm Maria Expected to Rapidly Intensify On Approach to a Lesser Antilles; Hurricane Watches Expanded
September 16, 2017 - School UniformStory Highlights
Tropical Storm Maria has grown in a executive Atlantic.
This complement is approaching to strengthen into a whirly on Sunday or Monday.
The Lesser Antilles will be impacted by this charge early week.
Tropical Storm Maria continues to develop east of a Lesser Antilles and is approaching to fast or fast strengthen over a subsequent several days, posing nonetheless another whirly hazard to a Lesser Antilles.
Tropical Storm Maria is located reduction than 550 miles east-southeast of a Lesser Antilles and is relocating west during 15-20 mph.
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Atmospheric conditions should be auspicious for discerning or even fast growth and it is foresee to strengthen into a hurricane as Sunday night.
Tropical Storm Maria is approaching to pierce in a some-more west-northwestward instruction over a subsequent few days and will approaching approach the Leeward Islands Monday.
Hurricane watches have been released for Antigua and Barbuda, St. Kitts and Nevis, Montserrat, Guadeloupe, Saba and St. Eustatius, St. Maarten and Anguilla. Hurricane conditions are probable here on Monday night or Tuesday.
Tropical charge watches have been posted for portions of a Lesser Antilles including, St. Lucia, Martinique, Dominica, Barbados, St. Vincent and a Grenadines. Tropical charge conditions are probable here on Monday.
Rainfall totals of 6 to 12 inches are probable in a executive and southern Leeward Island by Tuesday night, with locally adult to 20 inches in some spots. In a northern Leeward Islands, 2 to 4 inches of sleet are likely, with removed spots receiving 8 inches.
A charge swell of 3 to 5 feet is approaching from Barbuda and St. Kitts southward to Guadeloupe.
High roller and dangerous slice currents are also approaching by Sunday night in a Lesser Antilles.
Interests in a Caribbean should watch this complement closely, generally locations in a northern Leeward Islands that were recently ravaged by Hurricane Irma.
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