TROPICAL CYCLONE BULLETIN NO. 2
INFORMATION MESSAGE NO. 2
Date: July 18, 2017 Time: 11:15 A.M.
..CODE YELLOW: TROPICAL STORM DON WEAKENING JUST EAST OF EASTERN CARIBBEAN…
..NO TROPICAL STORM WATCH IS REQUIRED..
WATCHES / WARNINGS: None at this time. A Tropical Storm Watch is NOT required anymore.
EFFECT ON LOCAL CONDITIONS:
Winds: Expected to become northeasterly late Wednesday morning or afternoon and increasing gradually to moderate to strong. The wind direction will become southeasterly later on Wednesday evening or early Thursday. A few gusts to near gale force are possible in or near heavy showers and some of these could cause minor damage to tree branches and roofs
Seas: Seas will build gradually to heights between 2 and 3 meters on Wednesday afternoon and could reach heights between 3 and 4 meters on early Thursday. A Small Craft Advisory may be required on Wednesday..
Rainfall: Increasing shower activity on Wednesday afternoon and evening. Occasional thundershowers Wednesday evening through Thursday morning. Some of these could be heavy and may cause minor street flooding in low-lying areas.
Tropical Cyclone Watch/Warning Definitions: TROPICAL CYCLONE INFORMATION MESSAGE: Informs about the presence of a (developing) tropical cyclone which poses a threat in the upcoming 48 to 72 hours.
This bulletin is to increase the awareness of the authorities, the general public and to await future bulletins.
CENTER’S LATEST AND FORECAST POSITIONS:
Tuesday, July 18, 11:00 A.M.
Weak tropical storm
1100 kilometers east of Curaçao.
Wednesday, July 19, 2:00 P.M.
Weak tropical storm
225 kilometers east of Curaçao
TROPICAL STORM WATCH: An announcement for a specific area that a tropical storm or incipient tropical storm conditions poses a possible threat within 48 hours.
This bulletin is to increase the awareness of the authorities and the general public and to await future bulletins.
NEXT BULLETIN: Tuesday, July 18, 17:30 P.M.