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Potential Tropical Cyclone Two Advisory Number 3
NWS National Hurricane Center Miami FL AL022022
500 AM AST Tue Jun 28 2022
...DISTURBANCE MOVING TOWARD THE SOUTHERN WINDWARD ISLANDS, LIKELY
TO BRING HEAVY RAINS AND GUSTY WINDS LATER TODAY...
SUMMARY OF 500 AM AST...0900 UTC...INFORMATION
ABOUT 420 MI...680 KM E OF TRINIDAD
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS...40 MPH...65 KM/H
PRESENT MOVEMENT...W OR 280 DEGREES AT 23 MPH...37 KM/H
MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE...1009 MB...29.80 INCHES
WATCHES AND WARNINGS
CHANGES WITH THIS ADVISORY:
SUMMARY OF WATCHES AND WARNINGS IN EFFECT:
A Tropical Storm Warning is in effect for...
* Trinidad and Tobago
* Grenada and its dependencies
A Tropical Storm Watch is in effect for...
* Coast of Venezuela from Pedernales to Cumana, including Islas de
Margarita, Coche, and Cubagua
A Tropical Storm Warning means that tropical storm conditions are
expected somewhere within the warning area within 36 hours.
A Tropical Storm Watch means that tropical storm conditions are
possible within the watch area, generally within 48 hours.
Interests elsewhere in the Windward Islands, the northern coast of
Venezuela, Curacao, Aruba, and the northeastern coast of Colombia
should monitor the progress of this system.
For storm information specific to your area, please monitor
products issued by your national meteorological service.
DISCUSSION AND OUTLOOK
At 500 AM AST (0900 UTC), the poorly defined disturbance was
centered near latitude 9.3 North, longitude 55.2 West. The system is
moving toward the west near 23 mph (37 km/h). A westward or west-
northwestward motion is expected through Thursday. On the forecast
track, the system will pass near or over portions of the southern
Windward Islands by tonight, and move over the southern Caribbean
Sea or near the northern coast of Venezuela on Wednesday and
Maximum sustained winds remain near 40 mph (65 km/h) with higher
gusts. Slight strengthening is forecast during the next few days if
the disturbance remains over water.
Conditions appear conducive for development if the disturbance
remains over water, and it will likely become a tropical storm
near the southern Windward Islands or while moving westward across
the southern Caribbean Sea.
* Formation chance through 48 hours...high...70 percent.
* Formation chance through 5 days...high...90 percent.
Tropical-storm-force winds extend outward up to 60 miles (95 km)
from the center.
The estimated minimum central pressure is 1009 mb (29.80 inches).
HAZARDS AFFECTING LAND
Key messages for Potential Tropical Cyclone Two can be found in the
Tropical Cyclone Discussion under AWIPS header MIATCDAT2 and WMO
header WTNT42 KNHC.
RAINFALL: The Potential Tropical Cyclone is expected to produce
heavy rain across the southern Windward Islands and the northeastern
coast of Venezuela starting tonight into Wednesday. The following
storm total rainfall amounts are expected:
Islands from Guadeloupe to St. Lucia: 1 to 3 inches.
St. Vincent, the Grenadines, and Barbados: 3 to 5 inches.
Grenada, Trinidad and Tobago, and northeastern Venezuela: 4 to 6
WIND: Tropical storm conditions are expected in the warning area in
the southern Windward Islands tonight. Tropical storm conditions are
possible in the watch area along the northeastern coast of Venezuela
and nearby islands tonight, and in Bonaire by Wednesday evening.
Next intermediate advisory at 800 AM AST.
Next complete advisory at 1100 AM AST.