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Tropical Storm Tomas – Day 5

Tropical Storm TomasPosition: 13.7N 75.1W [10 PM CDT 0300 UTC].
Movement: West [280°] near 8 mph [13 kph].
Maximum sustained winds: 40 mph [ 65 kph].
Wind Gusts: 50 mph [ 80 kph].
Tropical Storm Wind Radius: 105 miles [165 km].
Minimum central pressure: 1006 mb.

Currently about 385 miles [620 km] South-Southwest of Port au Prince, Haiti and about 320 miles [510 km] South-Southeast of Kingston, Jamaica.

A Hurricane Watch is in effect for Jamaica.

The storm lost ground this afternoon but is still expected to spin back up and restrengthen.

Here’s the link for NOAA’s latest satellite images.

[For the latest information click on the storm symbol, or go to the CATEGORIES drop-down box below the CALENDAR and select “Hurricanes” for all of the posts related to storms on this site.]