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Tropical Storm Ernesto – Day 2 — Why Now?
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Tropical Storm Ernesto – Day 2

Tropical Storm ErnestoPosition: 13.4N 58.3W [10PM CDT 0300 UTC].
Movement: West [275°] near 22 mph [35 kph].
Maximum sustained winds: 50 mph [ 80 kph].
Wind Gusts: 65mph [105 kph].
Tropical Storm Wind Radius: 115 miles [185 km].
Minimum central pressure: 1005 mb ↓.

Currently about 80 miles [ 130 km] East of Barbados.

No major adjustments to the forecast or the track other than an increase in speed of movement which will take the system through the Antilles late Thursday, early Friday as a tropical storm.

A Tropical Storm Warning is in effect for Barbados, St Vincent & the Grenadines, Dominica, St Lucia, Martinique, and Guadeloupe.

A Tropical Storm Watch is in effect for Grenada and its dependencies.

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.]

1 comment

1 Steve Bates { 08.02.12 at 10:42 pm }

The forecast track is not aiming right at either of us, but once those suckers get into the Gulf… I’m checking the track every few hours.