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Hurricane Fiona – Day 5

Hurricane FionaPosition: 18.0N 68.1W [10:00PM CDT 0300UTC].
Movement: West-Northwest [300°] near 10 mph [17 kph].
Maximum sustained winds: 85 mph [140 kph].
Wind Gusts: 100 mph [160 kph].
Tropical Storm Wind Radius: 140 miles [220 km].
Hurricane Wind Radius: 30 miles [ 45 km].
Minimum central pressure: 982 mb ↓.

Currently about 45 miles [ 75 km] South-Southeast of Punta Cana, Dominican Republic.

A Hurricane Warning is in effect for Puerto Rico, including Vieques & Culebra; for the coast of the Dominican Republic from Cabo Caucedo to Cabo Frances Viejo; Turks & Caicos Islands.

A Tropical Storm Warning is in for effect for the north coast of the Dominican Republic from Cabo Frances Viejo westward to Puerto Plata; Southeastern Bahamas, including the Acklins, Crooked Island, Long Cay, the Inaguas, Mayaguana, and the Ragged Islands.

A Hurricane Watch is in effect for the north coast of the Dominican Republic from Cabo Frances Viejo westward to Puerto Plata.

A Tropical Storm Watch is in effect for the south coast of the Dominican Republic from Cabo Caucedo westward to Barahona.

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.]

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