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Tropical Storm Victor Expected to Become Hurricane by Friday, But System Poses No Threat to Caribbean

Staff Consortium | September 30, 2021

Tropical Storm Victor has formed in the Atlantic Ocean, but the storm poses no threat to the Caribbean, and while it is forecast to gain intensity quickly and become a hurricane by Friday, rapid deterioration is expected soon after, according National Hurricane Center forecasters. According to the N.H.C.'s most recent forecast, the center of Tropical Storm Victor was located near latitude 8.7 North, longitude 27.3 West. Victor is moving toward the west-northwest near 13 mph (20 km/h). A west-northwest to northwest motion over the eastern tropical Atlantic is expected through the weekend. Maximum sustained winds have increased to near 45 mph (75 km/h) with higher gusts. Additional strengthening is forecast, and Victor could become a hurricane on Friday. A weakening trend is expected to begin over the weekend. Tropical-storm-force winds extend…

Hurricane Sam Making Definitive Turn, Will Pass Well…

Staff Consortium | September 26, 2021

Hurricane Sam, which at 5:00 a.m. Sunday was a dangerous category 4 storm, will pass well north of the…

Hurricane Sam Intensifies Rapidly, Storm Tracking…

Staff Consortium | September 24, 2021

Hurricane Sam is rapidly intensifying and the National Hurricane Center is projecting that the storm…

Hurricane Sam Expected to Form in the Atlantic by…

Staff Consortium | September 23, 2021

What is currently Tropical Depression 18 is expected to strengthen into a tropical storm on Thursday…

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NASA is On St. Croix

Staff Consortium | August 18, 2021

From the V.I. Port Authority: "NASA is on St. Croix! The National Aeronautics and Space Administration team will be conducting weather observations at the Henry E. Rohlsen Airport and on the north sid...

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