Tag: National Hurricane Center

BRACE FOR IMPACT! Beaten Hard By Irma, The Virgin Islands Hopes To Survive Yet Another Knockout Blow … This Time From Hurricane Maria

[ad name=”HTML-68″] CHRISTIANSTED — Another Category 5 storm is making no mistake about where the U.S. Virgin Islands are. Catastrophic Hurricane Maria, fresh off of clobbering Dominica last night, continued to make a beeline for St. Croix today. On Monday, weather weary and wary residents across the territory drove to stores seeking water, batteries, ice, […]

Powerful Hurricane Maria Forecast To Pass Within 10 Miles Of St. Croix Early Wednesday Morning As A Category 4 Storm

[ad name=”HTML-68″] CHRISTIANSTED — A hurricane watch was issued for the territory on Sunday as Maria left residents of Irma-battered St. Thomas and St. John racing to prepare for yet another potentially powerful storm — but people in St. Croix know that THIS storm — is headed here. Maria was about 100 miles east of Martinique […]

National Hurricane Center Projects That Hurricane Maria Will Pass South of St. Croix As A Category 3 Storm On Wednesday Morning

HURRICANE MARIA’S PROJECTED TIME PATH THRU THE CARIBBEAN REGION AS OF SUNDAY. [ad name=”HTML-68″] SAN JUAN — Tropical Storm Maria formed Saturday in the western Atlantic Ocean, prompting a hurricane watch for areas battered by Hurricane Irma last week. At 11 a.m., Maria was about 639 miles southeast of St. Croix and is packing maximum […]

NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER: Invest 96-L & Tropical Depression 14 Are Strengthening In The Eastern Atlantic

[ad name=”HTML-68″] MIAMI — As the territory continues its slow recovery from Hurricane Irma, forecasters are keeping an eye on two systems in the Atlantic Ocean that may become the next named storms: Invest 96L and Tropical Depression 14. Invest 96L sits 1200 miles east southeast of the Lesser Antilles and has an 80 percent chance […]

Tropical Depression 14 Forms in The Eastern Atlantic, NHC Says 2 Storms Merit Watching

SAN JUAN — As Tropical Storm Jose continues to circle in the Atlantic, posing minimal threat to land, a pair of rough-weather patches off the African coast, one now a tropical depression, are just two more indications that while Irma might be past us, the hurricane season is not. “The peak of the hurricane season is mid-August […]

National Hurricane Center Says That It Is Watching Two Tropical Waves Coming Off The Coast Of Africa That Could Develop Into Bigger Storms

[ad name=”HTML-68″] MIAMI — The National Hurricane Center said that it was watching two tropical waves as they came off the coast of Africa. The first tropical wave is located about 800 miles southwest of the Cabo Verde Islands continues to produce widespread showers and thunderstorms. “Environmental conditions are expected to be conducive for gradual […]

STAY VIGILANT! Hurricane Jose Forecast To Bring Tropical Storm Force Winds to Hard Hit St. Thomas, St. John and Tortola Today

[ad name=”HTML-68″] CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Hurricane Jose is building up to unleash devastating hurricane winds later today. Here are the latest NOAA storm track updates and path maps as the storm heads for the territory and is likely to affect St. Thomas and St. John the worst with tropical storm force winds. Jose is en […]

SINT MAARTEN GOT IT WORSE! But St. Thomas Has No Electricity Only Satellite Phones Work on St. John And Footage of Hurricane Irma Over St. Croix

SINT MAARTEN GETS SMASHED BY HURRICANE IRMA: The apocalyptic pictures of the devastation. PHILIPSBURG, Sint Maarten — Apocalyptic scenes of flattened buildings and ruined airports emerged from once-lush islands devastated by historic Hurricane Irma, as the deadly storm lashed vulnerable Haiti, where one government official called it a “nuclear hurricane” — even as another potent […]

Dangerous Hurricane Irma Mash’ Up St. Thomas and St. John On Wednesday, Four People Reported Dead, St. Thomas Hospital Evacuated By U.S. Navy

[ad name=”HTML-68″] CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Hurricane Irma steamrolled through St. Thomas, St. John, the BVI and Puerto Rico, leaving at least 12 people dead in the region. In St. Thomas people were praying that their roofs hold up through the storm. The Roy L. Schneider Medical Center & Hospital had the windows on its two top […]

Hurricane Irma Projected To Make First Landfall In The Caribbean As A Cat 5 Storm At Barbuda, Then Sint Maarten

[ad name=”HTML-68″] CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Hurricane Irma is expected to strengthen into a massive Category 5 storm before it passes near the Virgin Islands and Puerto Rico. Irma was 538 miles east of St. Croix at 7 a.m. today. Hurricane force winds extend out 45 miles from its center of circulation and tropical storm force […]