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TT MET SERVICE - OFFICIAL STATEMENT #14 HURRICANE ELSA STRENGTHENS AS IT MOVES INTO THE EASTERN CARIBBEAN SEA

TT MET SERVICE - OFFICIAL STATEMENT #14 HURRICANE ELSA STRENGTHENS AS IT MOVES INTO THE EASTERN CARIBBEAN SEA

Hurricane Elsa, at 2:00 pm Friday 2nd July, was located approximately 350 km northwest of Tobago, centred near 13.7N 62.5W and moving towards the west – northwest near 46 km/hr.

Maximum sustained winds are 120 km/hr with higher gusts. Elsa continues to move away from the Windward Islands into the Caribbean Sea later this afternoon. During the next 18 hours, feeder band activity will likely produce periods of rain/showers and isolated thunderstorm activity with possible gusty winds over Trinidad and Tobago.

Agitated seas can be expected during this period. THE SYSTEM POSES NO DIRECT THREAT TO TRINIDAD and TOBAGO Tropical Storm Warnings are in effect for the following islands: * St. Vincent and the Grenadines * St. Lucia * Martinique * Dominica A Tropical Storm Watch is in effect for: * Grenada and its dependencies * Saba and Sint Eustatius.

This is the final update on Hurricane Elsa. The TTMS will still continue to closely monitor Hurricane Elsa as well as any other pertinent weather system, for development and issue relevant advisories or alerts in a timely manner.

To view the full version of the Official Public Statement from the TT MET Service please click here.

 

 

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