National Weather Service (NWS)
MIAMI — Tropical Storm Laura formed this morning while making its way west-northwest near the Caribbean with St. Thomas lying in its path, the National Hurricane Center said in a special 9 a.m. update. Laura’s future is unclear as the storm faces a number of factors that could stymie its growth
MIAMI — The center of Tropical Depression Thirteen was located near latitude 17.8 North, longitude 58.5 West at 5 a.m., according to the National Hurricane Center. The depression is moving towards the west-northwest near 21 mph (33 km/h), and this motion is expected to continue for the next few days.
MIAMI — A broad area of low pressure about 1,000 miles west-southwest of the Cabo Verde Islands, which has been designated as Invest 98-L, is producing a concentrated area of showers and thundershowers, and environmental conditions are favorable for additional development, the National Hurricane Center reported in its 8 p.m.
MIAMI — NOAA’s National Hurricane Center issued a Public Advisory at 5 a.m. today due to the presence of Tropical Depression Eleven (formerly Invest 95L) that is tracking near the Caribbean. If T.D. 11 strengthens into a tropical storm, the next name on the 2020 Atlantic Hurricane Names list is Josephine. PROJECTED PATH Tropical
CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Potential Tropical Cyclone Nine was centered near Latitude 15.1 North, Longitude 62.1 West at 8 a.m. today. The system is moving toward the west-northwest near 23 miles per hour. On the forecast track, the system will move near or over Puerto Rico tonight, near or over Hispaniola on
CHARLOTTE AMALIE — The National Hurricane Center issued a Tropical Storm Warning for the U.S. Virgin Islands and Puerto Rico this morning, including Vieques and Culebra, which means that tropical storm conditions are expected somewhere within the warning area within 36 hours. As of 2 p.m. today, the developing weather
CHRISTIANSTED — The Virgin Islands Territorial Emergency Management Agency (VITEMA) said it is closely monitoring Invest 92-L, a tropical wave in the central tropical Atlantic, for possible development over the next few days. According to the National Hurricane Center, the broad area of low pressure is producing a wide area
SAN JUAN — Tourists have told how they woke up late Monday night when their high-rise buildings started “moving from side to side strongly.” “Doors, lamps, hanging plants all swinging rather hard,” one person tweeted. The 6.3 magnitude earthquake struck north of Isabela in Puerto Rico on Monday, the United
SAN JUAN — The GOES-16 weather satellite is designed to detect flashes of lightning. On Saturday, it saw an asteroid. Meteorologists noticed an unusually bright flash signature over the waters 170 miles south of Puerto Rico about 4:25 p.m. on Saturday. Its light was visible in an area as large as Rhode
SAN JUAN — The National Weather Service has issued a Flash Flood Watch across the Virgin Islands through tonight. This impacts much of Puerto Rico and the entire U.S. Virgin Islands and British Virgin Islands. Rainfall accumulation was expected to be between one to three inches yesterday with isolated higher