Wednesday, July 13, 2005

Emily: Hurricane Warnings Downgraded

The National Hurricane Center in their 2:00pm AST advisory reported that Tropical Storm Emily was not strengthening and that hurricane warnings have been downgraded.

Emily's storm center was located approximately 130 miles or 210 kilometers South - Southeast of Barbados with a latitude of 11.3 North and a longitude of 59.0 West.

Tropical Storm Emily is currently moving West at approximately 20 mph with an anticipated trek West - Northwest within 24 hours. Emily's storm center is expected to pass over the Southern Windward Islands later this evening. Emily, at time of reporting had maximum sustained winds of 60 mph with higher gust reported.

Below is a infrared radar image from The National Hurricane Center of Tropical Storm Emily as of 2:00 pm AST.

TS Emily IR Image at 2:00 pm AST

The National Weather Service is expected to release the next advisory at 5:00 pm AST.