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Tropical Storm Danny Tracking West

LOCATION: 11.2 degrees North, 41.1 degrees West

DISTANCE: ABOUT 1626 MILES SOUTH EAST OF THE BRITISH VIRGIN ISLANDS

MOVEMENT: WEST NEAR 12 MPH

MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS: 50 MPH

MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE: 1000 MB

National Hurricane Center’s outlook for Tropical Storm Danny as of 5:00 pm EDT Tuesday Image: Weather Underground

National Hurricane Center’s outlook for Tropical Storm Danny as of 5:00 pm EDT Tuesday Image: Weather Underground

At 11:00 a.m., the centre of Tropical Storm Danny was located near latitude 11.1 degrees North, longitude 41.1 degrees West. Danny is moving toward the west near 12 miles per hour (mph) and a track to west to the west-northwest at a slightly slower speed is expected during the next 48 hours.
Maximum sustained winds remain near 50 mph with higher gusts. Some strengthening is predicted during the next 48 hours.
Forecasters predict Danny will become a hurricane by Friday.

Tropical storm force winds extend outward up to 70 miles from the centre.

The estimated minimum central pressure is 1000 mb.

Although there is some uncertainty with regard to the intensity of Tropical Storm Danny, forecasters expect the system to strengthen to a hurricane with a peak of 90 mph in about three to four days. Thereafter, some gradual weakening is forecast.

Danny is forecast to reach the Leeward Islands on Monday as a Category 1 hurricane. It should pass near Puerto Rico on Tuesday and near Hispaniola on Wednesday.

At this time there are no coastal watches or warnings in effect but residents of the British Virgin Islands are advised to monitor the system as it progresses and to keep abreast of updates.
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Forecast positions and Max winds

Init 19/1500z 11.2n 41.1w 45 kt 50 mph
12h 20/0000z 11.4n 42.6w 50 kt 60 mph
24h 20/1200z 11.9n 44.2w 55 kt 65 mph
36h 21/0000z 12.4n 45.8w 60 kt 70 mph
48h 21/1200z 13.1n 47.5w 70 kt 80 mph
72h 22/1200z 14.4n 51.5w 80 kt 90 mph
96h 23/1200z 15.6n 56.2w 75 kt 85 mph
120h 24/1200z 16.6n 61.5w 70 kt 80 mph

Image: Weather Underground

Image: Weather Underground