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Tropical Storm Don Advisory Number   2
NWS National Hurricane Center Miami FL       AL052017
1100 PM AST Mon Jul 17 2017

...DON EXPECTED TO REACH THE WINDWARD ISLANDS ON TUESDAY...
...TROPICAL STORM WARNING ISSUED FOR ST. VINCENT AND THE
GRENADINES...


SUMMARY OF 1100 PM AST...0300 UTC...INFORMATION
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LOCATION...11.3N 54.6W
ABOUT 355 MI...570 KM ESE OF BARBADOS
ABOUT 485 MI...780 KM E OF GRENADA
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS...45 MPH...75 KM/H
PRESENT MOVEMENT...W OR 280 DEGREES AT 18 MPH...30 KM/H
MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE...1009 MB...29.80 INCHES


WATCHES AND WARNINGS
--------------------
CHANGES WITH THIS ADVISORY:

The government of Barbados has upgraded the Tropical Storm Watch for
St. Vincent and the Grenadines to a Tropical Storm Warning.

SUMMARY OF WATCHES AND WARNINGS IN EFFECT:

A Tropical Storm Warning is in effect for...
* Grenada
* St. Vincent and the Grenadines

A Tropical Storm Watch is in effect for...
* Barbados
* St. Lucia

A Tropical Storm Warning means that tropical storm conditions are
expected somewhere within the warning area, in this case in the
next 24 hours.

A Tropical Storm Watch means that tropical storm conditions are
possible within the watch area, in this case in the next 24 hours.

Interests in Trinidad and Tobago, Aruba, Bonaire, and Curacao should
monitor the progress of Don.

For storm information specific to your area, please monitor
products issued by your national meteorological service.


DISCUSSION AND 48-HOUR OUTLOOK
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At 1100 PM AST (0300 UTC), the center of Tropical Storm Don was
located near latitude 11.3 North, longitude 54.6 West.  Don is
moving toward the west near 18 mph (30 km/h), and this general
motion, with an increase in forward speed, is expected through
Wednesday evening.  On the forecast track, the center of Don will
move across the Windward Islands late Tuesday and then westward
across the southeastern Caribbean Sea on Wednesday.

Maximum sustained winds are near 45 mph (75 km/h) with higher gusts.
Some strengthening is possible through Tuesday while Don approaches
the Windward Islands.  Weakening is expected on Wednesday when Don
moves through the southeastern Caribbean Sea.

Tropical-storm-force winds extend outward up to 25 miles (35 km)
from the center.

The estimated minimum central pressure is 1009 mb (29.80 inches).


HAZARDS AFFECTING LAND
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WIND:  Tropical storm conditions are expected in the warning area
by late Tuesday and Tuesday night.  Tropical Storm conditions are
possible in the watch area Tuesday and Tuesday night.

RAINFALL:  Don is expected to produce total rain accumulations of 2
to 4 inches across the Windward Islands through Wednesday morning.


NEXT ADVISORY
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Next intermediate advisory at 200 AM AST.
Next complete advisory at 500 AM AST.

$$
Forecaster Berg

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