19 June 2017 - bulletin 324

Updated at 0900 GMT
Latest warning for 02L
Disturbance update

Potential Tropical Cyclone 02L
Warning 03 from NHC at 0900 GMT
Position 8.4N 54.5W
Location 550 miles ESE of Grenada
Movement 280° (W) at 20 knots
Maximum sustained winds 35 knots gusting to 45 knots
Winds of 34 knots or higher occur within 60 miles to the northwest through northeast of the centre
Minimum central pressure: 1005 mbar
Threatened landmasses Windward Islands, ABC Islands, Venezuela, Colombia
Next warning from NHC at 1200 GMT

The disturbance is headed rapidly west towards the southern Windward Islands and northern South America. The system will intensify to 45 knots, before dissipate off the coast of Colombia.

Regional warnings
A tropical storm WARNING is in force for Barbados, St. Vincent and the Grenadines, Trinidad, Tobago and Grenada

Rainfall totals of 2 to 4 inches can be expected over the Windward Islands.

The likelihood of this system becoming an actual tropical cyclone within the 48 hours and 5 days timeframes is HIGH (90%)

Update from NHC at 0600 GMT
System 93L
Position 20.4N 87.6W
Location Off Belize
Likelihood of tropical cyclone formation in the next 48 hours is HIGH (80%)
Likelihood of tropical cyclone formation in the next 5 days is HIGH (90%)

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