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At 19/0000 UTC, Category 5 Hurricane Maria was located about 10 nm east of the island of Dominica in the Leeward Islands near 15.3N 61.1W, moving west- northwest at 8 kt. The estimated minimum central pressure is 925 mb. Maximum sustained winds are 140 kt with gusts to 170 kt. Numerous moderate to strong convection is […]

While Hurricane Maria poses no direct threat to Grenada and its dependencies, forecasters at the meteorological office have indicated that the system will bring cloudy skies with scattered showers and thundershowers to Grenada and its dependencies. Maria will move across the Leeward Islands this evening and into tonight while Grenada will be affected by its outer […]

A system to the east of the Lesser Antilles poses the threat of bringing tropical storm or hurricane conditions to Grenada within the next 48 hours. At 11:00 AM this morning, this disturbance was located 755 miles (1220 KM) East of the Lesser Antilles, with its center located at 12.2°N, longitude 50.5°W. However, the leading […]

Showers and thunderstorms associated with a tropical wave located a little more than 1000 miles east of the Windward Islands are showing signs of organization.  Environmental conditions are conducive for additional development, and a tropical cyclone is likely to form during the next day or so while the system moves westward or west-north-westward around 20 […]

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September 8, 2017

At 1100 AM AST (1500 UTC), the eye of Hurricane Jose was located near latitude 16.3 North, longitude 57.1 West. Jose is moving toward the west-northwest near 18 mph (30 km/h). A gradual turn toward the northwest with a decrease in forward speed is expected during the next 48 hours. On the forecast track, the […]

THE NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER IS ISSUING ADVISORIES ON HURRICANE IRMA. AT 8:00 PM, THE EYE OF HURRICANE IRMA WAS LOCATED NEAR LATITUDE 18.5 NORTH, LONGITUDE 44.6 WEST ,985 MILES E OF THE LEEWARD ISLANDS.IRMA IS MOVING A LITTLE SOUTH OF DUE WEST NEAR 15 MPH, AND THIS GENERAL MOTION IS EXPECTED TO CONTINUE FOR THE […]

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September 1, 2017

At 1100 am, the center of hurricane Irma was located near latitude 18.5 north, longitude 37.8 west. Irma is moving toward the west-northwest near 13 mph. a turn toward the west is expected by tonight, followed by a turn toward the west-southwest on Saturday. Maximum sustained winds are near 110 mph with higher gusts. Fluctuations […]

AT 500 AM, THE CENTER OF HURRICANE IRMA WAS LOCATED NEAR LATITUDE 18.2 NORTH, LONGITUDE 36.5 WEST; ABOUT 1700 MILES NE OF GRENADA. IRMA IS MOVING TOWARD THE WEST-NORTHWEST NEAR 12 MPH. A TURN TOWARD THE WEST IS EXPECTED BY TONIGHT, FOLLOWED BY A TURN TOWARD THE WEST-SOUTHWEST ON SATURDAY.MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS REMAIN NEAR 115 […]

Currently, the island is being impacted by the Inter Tropical Convergence Zone (ITCZ), bringing showers and isolated thundershowers that we having been experiencing. This condition is expected to continue during the morning period. Some slight improvement is expected during the late afternoon, but there exists the possibility of re-occurrence overnight. Residents in flood prone areas […]


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