Tropical Depression Category 7 May Become Storm Fiona Between Tonight and Thursday
Currently, The atmospheric phenomenon is maintained with maximum sustained winds of 35 miles per hour (mph) en route to the Caribbean.
Exactly, the center of the tropical depression is located about 745 miles east of the Leeward Islands at latitude 16.8 and longitude 50.5. Also, it is moving west at a speed of 13 mph.
“This general movement is expected to continue for the next few days. On the forecast track, the center of the system is forecast to move across the Leeward Islands Friday night and Friday night, and will be near the Virgin Islands and Puerto Rico later this week.”The weather report says.
Currently, there is no coastal watch or warning in effect. However, the National Hurricane Center expected Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands to be placed under a tropical storm watch tonight.
Regardless of its cyclonic development, intensity or track, both National Hurricane Center as National Weather Service In San Juan, they expect showers and thunderstorms in the area, starting Friday and possibly extending into the weekend, depending on the moisture left behind by the system after moving through the area.
For his part, Meteorologist and Interim Director of SNM, Ernest MoralesHe explained New day The good news about this morning’s analysis of this tropical wave is that the system will encounter shear and dry air during its journey toward the area, so it will prevent rapid or significant strengthening before it reaches Puerto Rico.