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TS Gonzalo expected to be first hurricane of the season

TS Gonzalo expected to be first hurricane of the season

TS Gonzalo expected to be first hurricane of the season

Miami, Fl (treasurecoast.com)- Tropical Storm Gonzalo, which formed Wednesday, is expected to become the first hurricane of the season by Friday night.
A hurricane watch has been issued for Barbados, St. Vincent and the Grenadines as Gonzalo is expected to strengthen into a hurricane over the next 24 hours and peak at a Category.
A watch is typically issued 48 hours before tropical storm force winds are anticipated to reach the location, according to the NHC.
TS Gonzalo expected to be first hurricane of the season
TS Gonzalo expected to be first hurricane of the season

The government of Trinidad and Tobago has issued a tropical storm watch for Tobago and Grenada.

there is an increasing risk of wind and rain impacts to portions of the southern Windward Islands this weekend.

Be sure to bookmark Hurricane Center 2020 for the latest storm news and a live storm tracking map.
Track Gonzalo and Tropical Depression 8 here ➡️ https://www.treasurecoast.com/hurricane-center/

 

SUMMARY OF WATCHES AND WARNING IN EFFECT...

A Tropical Storm Warning is in effect for...
* St. Lucia

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

A Hurricane Watch is in effect for...
* Barbados
* St. Vincent and the Grenadines

A Tropical Storm Watch is in effect for...
* Tobago
* Grenada and its dependencies
IND:  Hurricane or tropical storm conditions are possible within
the respective watch areas on Saturday.

RAINFALL:  Gonzalo is expected to produce total rain accumulations
of 2 to 5 inches, with isolated maximum amounts of 7 inches in
Barbados and the Windward Islands tonight through Sunday night.
Gonzalo is also expected to produce total rain accumulations
of 1 to 2 inches in Trinidad and Tobago.  Rainfall in Barbados and
the Windward Islands could lead to life-threatening flash floods.

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