Debby On The Move
10:49 AM EDT - 20 August 2000
5pm Update 20 August 2000
Hurricane Watch issued by the Government of the Netherlands Antilles. Watch for St. Maarten, Saba and St. Eustatius. Tropical Storm Warnings for Antigu, Barbuda and Anguilla. Watch may be upgraded to a hurricane watch later tonight or Monday morning.Original Update:
As expected, tropical depression #7 is now Tropical Storm Debby!
Heading toward the northern Caribbean Islands.
Intensification is predicted and is expected to be a Cat 1 Hurricane by Monday morning
Keep in mind to Refresh (Reload) the news page often especially during update times and when the important weather statements above do not completely load up. Mike is working on that problem.
I'm not going to make any predictions on the strength and direction at this time, I will leave all that up to you in the comments. For those who do not read the "other peoples comments" there are some very good predictions by qualified folks who post from time to time. Just remember this site is not an official weather source! Check it out.
Comments or Questions? Everyone is invited to use it. Use the comment button by the story Headline.StormCarib.com has reports from folks in the Caribbean islands themselves and is worth checking out when storms approach the Caribbean.
Satellite images at: [N.A. visible] (visible -- Daytime Only) [N.A. infrared] (infrared), and [N.A. water vapor] (water vapor)--Nasa source.Some Forecast models: (NGM, AVN, MRF, ECMWF, ETA)