Hurricane Elsa Passing St Vincent and St Lucia

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July 02, 2021

NEWS ITEM ON HURRICANE ELSA ISSUED BY THE BAHAMAS DEPARTMENT OF METEOROLOGY FORECAST OFFICE SECTION, AT 12 PM FRIDAY 02NDJULY 2021.

…  ...CENTER OF ELSA PASSING NEAR ST. VINCENT AND ST. LUCIA...

...HURRICANE CONDITIONS SPREADING THROUGH THE WINDWARD ISLANDS...

 AT 11 AM EDT, THE CENTER OF ELSA WAS LOCATED NEAR LATITUDE 13.4°NORTH AND LONGITUDE 61.2° WEST OR 5 MILES NORTH OF ST. VINCENT AND ABOUT 675 MILES EAST-SOUTHEAST OF SANTO DOMINGO DOMINICAN REPUBLIC.

ELSA IS MOVING TOWARD THE WEST-NORTHWEST AT 29 MILES PER HOUR AND THIS MOTION IS EXPECTED TO CONTINUE DURING THE NEXT COUPLE OF DAYS, WITH SOME DECREASE IN FORWARD SPEED EXPECTED SUNDAY NIGHT.

MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS ARE NEAR 75 MILES PER HOUR WITH HIGHER GUSTS.  LITTLE CHANGE IN STRENGTH IS FORECAST DURING THE NEXT 48 HOURS.

RESIDENTS IN THE SOUTHEAST BAHAMAS AND THE TURKS AND CAICOS ISLANDS SHOULD CONTINUE TO MONITOR THE PROGRESS OF THIS SYSTEM.

Hurricane Elsa

News date : 07/02/2021    Category : Weather

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