Caribbean braces for storm conditions

Published on October 13th, 2014

(October 13, 2014) – As Tropical Storm Gonzalo strengthens and moves through the northern Leeward Islands, delivering tropical storm force winds on Antigua, a hurricane warning for the British Virgin Islands has been issued at 11:00am AST, where hurricane conditions are expected somewhere within the warning area within 24 hours.

Additionally, a hurricane watch is in effect for…
* ST. MAARTIN
* ST. MARTIN
* ANGUILLA
* PUERTO RICO
* VIEQUES AND CULEBRA
* U.S. VIRGIN ISLANDS

A hurricane watch means that hurricane conditions are possible within the watch area…in this case in the next 24 hours.

Additionally, a tropical storm warning is in effect for…
* ST. MARTIN
* ST. BARTHELEMY
* ST. MAARTIN
* SABA AND ST. EUSTATIUS
* BARBUDA
* ANTIGUA
* ANGUILLA
* ST. KITTS AND NEVIS
* MONTSERRAT
* PUERTO RICO
* VIEQUES AND CULEBRA
* U.S. VIRGIN ISLANDS

A tropical storm warning means that tropical storm conditions are expected somewhere within the warning area.

Source: http://www.nhc.noaa.gov/text/refresh/MIATCPAT3+shtml/121745.shtml

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