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Tropical Storm Warning Issued for Portions of the Windward Islands

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Bahamas, June 18, 2017 – Nassau – A TROPICAL STORM WARNING HAS BEEN ISSUED FOR PORTIONS OF THE WINDWARD ISLANDS.

AT 5PM EDT, THE DISTURBANCE WAS CENTERED NEAR LATITUDE 7.5 NORTH AND LONGITUDE 50.4 WEST. THE SYSTEM IS MOVING TOWARD THE WEST NEAR 23 MILES PER HOUR. A FAST MOTION TOWARD THE WEST-NORTHWEST IS EXPECTED TO CONTINUE FOR THE NEXT 48 HOURS.

ON THE FORECAST TRACK, THE DISTURBANCE IS EXPECTED TO MOVE THROUGH THE WINDWARD ISLANDS MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY.

MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS ARE NEAR 35 MILES PER HOUR (MPH) WITH HIGHER GUSTS. SOME STRENGTHENING IS FORECAST DURING THE NEXT 48 HOURS AND THE DISTURBANCE IS EXPECTED TO REACH TROPICAL STORM INTENSITY ON MONDAY BEFORE IT REACHES THE WINDWARD ISLANDS.

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