Due To The Uncertainty Of The Tropical Storm Eventual Track, It Is Possible That Jerry Could Still Take A Path Closer To The Northern Leewards And As A Result, A Tropical Storm Watch May Be Issued For Specific Islands At 8 O'clock This Evening. Residents Of The Leewards And BVI Should Review Their Hurricane Preparedness Plans And Be Prepared To Act In The Event That A Track Closer To The Islands Is Realized.
ow pressure has formed. Conditions are forecast to be favourable for development over the next several days. The disturbance could become a tropical storm by Wednesday or Thursday. The chance of tropical development is estimated at 90 percent.
Forecasters have the disturbance passing north or near the islands which include Montserrat around Saturday, however, this is based on current information. The system is still moving west and has not begun to turn West North West. Montserrat is located 62.2 degrees West Longitude 16.8 degrees North Latitude. Residents and visitors on Montserrat are urged to monitor this system as it continues to progress further west. Residents should continue to prepare and be ready in any event. Please continue to monitor DMCA’s Facebook Page -Montserrat Disaster Management Coordination Agency -DMCA, twitter - https://twitter.com/DMCA_MONTSERRAT and our website – www.dmca.gov.ms and ZJB Radio Montserrat for regular updates. SOURCE: NOAA NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER Forecaster Stewart