Warnings For Near-Hurricane Debby
10:45 AM EDT - 21 August 2000
Debby remains a Tropical Storm for the 11PM advisory, but with pressures dropping and an eye trying to form, it should be a hurricane by 5AM (if not sooner). Forecast track beyond that remains mostly the same.
Hurricane Warnings are now up for Puerto Rico. Thinking on the system remains relatively unchanged from earlier.
Hurricane Warnings are up for the islands between from the south Guadeloupe up and to the north and west to the Us Virgin Islands. Hurricane Watches remain for Puerto Rico. Tropical Storm Warnings are up for Barbados.
Debby's windspeed is now at 60 KT (70MPH) which is just under hurricane strength. And is stregthening...
Not much else to add from the previous article, except to note that the official track now takes it over Hispaniola (still subject to change)
John and I both plan to be on our Live Chat at 8PM Eastern (01:00 GMT) for at least one hour tonight. Even though we aren't there always, feel free to use it anytime. At this same time Jim Williams will be doing a live audio broadcast over at Hurricane City we will be listening as well.
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)