NEMO – Wednesday, September 26: Saint Lucia has placed under a Tropical Storm warning as of 5:00 a.m. today. Tropical Storm Kirk is located near latitude 11.8 North, longitude 52.7 West of Saint Lucia. Maximum sustained winds are at 40 miles per hour.
A westward to west-northwestward motion is expected through Friday night. Tropical Storm Kirk is located at about 470 MI…755 KM E of Barbados.
On the forecast track, Kirk is expected to approach Barbados and the northern Windward Islands Thursday afternoon and move into the eastern Caribbean Sea by Friday morning.
A Tropical Storm Warning means that tropical storm conditions are expected somewhere within the warning area within 36 hours.
RESIDENTS ARE ASKED TO CONTINUE TO CLOSELY MONITOR THE PROGRESS OF THE STORM AND TO BE VIGILANT.