Tag: National Weather Service

JUST IN TIME! Crews Install New Radar Station In Puerto Rico Serving Virgin Islands

[ad name=”HTML-68″] [wpedon id=”23995″ align=”left”] SAN JUAN — A new radar has risen from the ground nine months after Hurricane Maria tore it and thousands of other structures down to their skeletal remains. Builders have been hard at work over the last several weeks to erect the new Puerto Rican TJUA radar vertical serving the Virgin Islands. […]

HAVING A ‘SWELL’ TIME IN PARADISE: Thirty Foot High Waves Hit Virgin Islands and Puerto Rico

[ad name=”HTML-68″] [wpedon id=”23995″ align=”left”] SAN JUAN — Waves nearly 30 feet high from a U.S. winter storm slammed into Puerto Rico today, forcing authorities to evacuate dozens of families and close roads and schools across the U.S. commonwealth. Huge waves downed palm trees, knocked over cement benches and forced curious crowds to flee as saltwater […]

Virgin Islands and Puerto Rico Faces Brief Torrential Rain Showers As Invest 92L Tries To Develop To The North

[ad name=”HTML-68″] CHRISTIANSTED — Regardless of whether the Atlantic Basin’s next tropical depression forms in the coming days, downpours will stream across the Virgin Islands and Puerto Rico still enduring the long road to recovery after hurricanes Irma and Maria. A tropical system tracking from north of two territories to south of Bermuda has a […]

LAST THING WE NEED: A ‘Weak Disturbance’ Invest 92L Has Formed East Of The Virgin Islands And Puerto Rico

INVEST 92L: 2017 VIRGIN ISLANDS FREE PRESS STORM TRACKER CHRISTIANSTED — The last thing the Virgin Islands needs now is more bad weather. But there is a weak tropical disturbance in the Atlantic, just east of the Virgin Islands and Puerto Rico — it has been dubbed Invest 92L. It was 154 miles east of […]

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 […]