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Posted by:Sep 1st 2010, 07:02:13 am
Fig Tree News TeamTuesday evening:

Hurricane Earl is now a Cat 3 storm with winds of 135 mph, gusting N/A mph, min. pressure of 942mb, more online at http://wxug.us/48p2
Posted by:Aug 30th 2010, 05:37:45 pm
Fig Tree News TeamMOnday afternoon update

Earl is now a Category 4 storm, drawing a tropical storm warning for the southeastern Bahamas.

the government of the Bahamas has issued a Tropical Storm Warning
for the Turks and Caicos Islands...and a tropical storm watch for
the southeastern Bahamas.


The government of Antigua and Barbuda has replaced the Hurricane
Warning for the British Virgin Islands with a Tropical Storm
Warning..and discontinued the Tropical Storm Warning for Anguilla.


The government of the Netherlands Antilles has discontinued the
Hurricane Warning for St. Maarten...Saba...and St. Eustatius.


The government of France will discontinue the Hurricane Warning for
Saint Martin and Saint barthelemy at 600 PM AST...2200 UTC.


The Hurricane Watch for Puerto Rico has been discontinued...and the
Hurricane Warning for the U.S. Virgin Islands...Culebra...and
Vieques has been changed to a Tropical Storm Warning.


Summary of watches and warnings in effect...


a Tropical Storm Warning is in effect for...
* Puerto Rico...including the islands of Culebra and Vieques
* U.S. Virgin Islands
* British Virgin Islands
* Turks and Caicos Islands


a tropical storm watch is in effect for...
* southeastern Bahamas


for storm information specific to Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin
Islands...including possible inland watches and warnings...please
monitor products issued by the San Juan National Weather Service
forecast office. For storm information specific to your area outside
the United States...please monitor products issued by your National
meteorological service.
Posted by:Aug 29th 2010, 08:07:06 pm
Fig Tree News TeamSunday evening update:

HURRICANE EARL IS CENTERED NEAR 17.7N 60.3W AT 30/0000 UTC OR ABOUT 85 NM E OF BARBUDA AND ABOUT 160 NM E OF ST. MARTIN MOVING WNW AT 12 KT. ESTIMATED MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE IS 972 MB.

MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WIND SPEED IS 75 KT WITH GUSTS TO 90 KT. EARL IS FORECAST TO TRACK WNW AROUND THE WESTERN PERIPHERY OF AN UPPER LEVEL ANTICYCLONE CENTERED OVER THE TROPICAL NORTH ATLC NEAR 24N58W. AS EARL MOVES BENEATH THE UPPER LEVEL RIDGE AXIS EXTENDING FROM 24N58W TO NORTH OF PUERTO RICO NEAR 19N67W. FAVORABLE UPPER LEVEL DIFFLUENT ENVIRONMENT WILL EXIST FOR STRENGTHENING DURING THE NEXT FEW DAYS. NUMEROUS MODERATE AND SCATTERED STRONG CONVECTION IS WITHIN 120 NM EASTERN AND 180 NM WESTERN SEMICIRCLES.

SCATTERED MODERATE CONVECTION IS ELSEWHERE FROM 13N-21N BETWEEN 56W-65W. SEE LATEST INTERMEDIATE PUBLIC ADVISORY UNDER AWIPS/WMO HEADERS MIATCPAT2/WTNT32 KNHC AND THE FULL FORECAST/ADVISORY UNDER MIATCMAT2/WTNT22 KNHC FOR MORE DETAILS.
Posted by:Aug 29th 2010, 07:43:30 pm
Fig Tree News Teamhttp://www.wunderground.com/tropical/tracking/at201007_5day.html#a_topad

The five-day forecast shows it passing well east and north of the Bahamas.

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