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UPDATE: Fiona is now a hurricane

- Torrential rains & mudslides expected across Puerto Rico & Dominican Republic
September 18th, 2022 | Tags: tropical storm Fiona strengthening location DDM
The National Hurricane Centre (NHC) in its 11:00 am advisory today, September 18, 2022, has stated that Fiona is now a hurricane. Photo: NHC
At 8:00 am, the centre of Tropical Storm Fiona was located near latitude 17.2 North, longitude 66.1 West approximately 129 miles South West from Road Town. Photo: NBC New York
At 8:00 am, the centre of Tropical Storm Fiona was located near latitude 17.2 North, longitude 66.1 West approximately 129 miles South West from Road Town. Photo: NBC New York
Based on the latest forecast track information, tropical storm Fiona is now passing southwest of the [British] Virgin Islands at a distance of about 129 miles from Road Town, the Department of Disaster Management (DDM) stated about an hour ago, September 18, 2022. Photo: DDM
Based on the latest forecast track information, tropical storm Fiona is now passing southwest of the [British] Virgin Islands at a distance of about 129 miles from Road Town, the Department of Disaster Management (DDM) stated about an hour ago, September 18, 2022. Photo: DDM
ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- The National Hurricane Centre (NHC) in its 11:00 am advisory today, September 18, 2022, has stated that Fiona is now a hurricane.

The NHC also said torrential rains and mudslides are expected across Puerto Rico and the Dominican Republic.

It said Hurricane Fiona is located 17.3 North 66.5 West, about 50 miles (80k) of Ponce, Puerto Rico.

Maximum sustained winds are 80 mph or 130 km/h.

Fiona is moving West Northwest or 285 degrees at 8 mph...13 km/h.

The minimum central pressure is 987 mb.

See previous article published September 18, 2022

VI now experiencing tropical storm conditions- DDM

Based on the latest forecast track information, tropical storm Fiona is now passing southwest of the [British] Virgin Islands at a distance of about 129 miles from Road Town, the Department of Disaster Management (DDM) stated about an hour ago, September 18, 2022.

It said the Virgin Islands is now experiencing some tropical storm conditions.

“These windy conditions could produce flying debris from small objects and damage to weak infrastructure. So please be watchful and alert,” DDM stated.

According to DDM, its weather station in Road Town recorded winds as high as 27.43 mph and gusts 42.65 mph.

It also said rainfall accumulations of 1 to 4 inches are possible over the next 24 hours and this could produce flash flooding in low-lying and flood-prone areas as well as mudslides.

“Our weather station has also recorded about 0.11 inches of rain within the last 24hrs,” DDM stated.

Persons are asked to stay off the roads in these conditions because there could be landslides, rock falls, coastal tides and waves affecting the coastal road areas.

Fiona winds increase to near 70 mph

At 8:00 am, the centre of Tropical Storm Fiona was located near latitude 17.2 North, longitude 66.1 West approximately 129 miles South West from Road Town.

Fiona is moving toward the west-northwest near 8 mph (13 km/h).

A northwestward motion is expected to begin later today and continue through Monday, followed by a turn toward the north-northwest on Tuesday.

Maximum sustained winds have increased to near 70 mph (110 km/h) with higher gusts. Additional strengthening is forecast, and Fiona is expected to become a hurricane before reaching the southern or southwestern coast of Puerto Rico later today.

Additional strengthening is expected on Monday and Tuesday while Fiona moves near the Dominican Republic and over the southwestern Atlantic. Tropical-storm-force winds extend outward up to 140 miles (220 km) from the center.

The minimum central pressure estimated from NOAA Hurricane Hunter aircraft observations is 991 mb (29.26 inches).

7 Responses to “UPDATE: Fiona is now a hurricane”

  • H.A.A.R.P (18/09/2022, 10:47) Like (29) Dislike (7) Reply
    We going be good as long as they don’t boost it up
    • Sigh (18/09/2022, 11:42) Like (10) Dislike (18) Reply
      Look I know its nice to know about haarp and all but how were storms and hurricanes formed prior?… Had this one idiot some days ago saying the creator didnt create them… Everywhere on earth has some sort of disaster , so am I to blame haarp for it all?… yall playing man and thats why when there is real truth out there people dont wanna hear us..
      • Third Eye (18/09/2022, 13:28) Like (13) Dislike (7) Reply
        @Sigh
        Yes storms and hurricanes were formed before but with the technological advancements we have these days. They can enhance storms at will. The HAARP machine was created to divert storms away from countries until they began using them in wars instead. After using it wars the governments with said technology agreed that it’s unfair to be used in wars. HAAARP can be useful or extremely dangerous people of power have their own agendas wether it’s to cause a drought for farmers etc etc. After Irma people said that wasn’t a normal storm the funny thing about Irma is the meaning of the word itself but hey that’s just a conspiracy. Everything that’s outside the realm of one’s reality is a “conspiracy”
  • Arrion (18/09/2022, 11:16) Like (8) Dislike (8) Reply
    I stocked up on food for the weekend. No need to go outside until Tuesday. Yall stay safe and off of the roads if you don't have to go out.
  • Cool running (18/09/2022, 12:42) Like (12) Dislike (2) Reply
    I love this weather. Come rain come
  • Really (18/09/2022, 20:38) Like (19) Dislike (2) Reply
    @SIGH I know for a fact I am always saying that. Use the 20% percent the elites said you use. My mother is in her 80's so I asked her how did they survive these hurricanes in the shack she waz living in she said " we never had hurricanes like this" so use the 1% percent of your brains i was raised in America how did they survive in the snow in the biblical days wow. Your a useless eater the world health organization wants to get rid of. Like I said the Almighty Creator wouldn't destroy something he creator that's beautiful until man destroyed it . You see the scripted bible playing out stop being dumb they worship the goat God how many times in commercials you see and hear the word goat. All over the t.v. these days. Like I said use the 1% of your brain is the Almighty was evil then why did he cast the devil out of heaven when he's just as wicked wow. Dumb and dumb you win the metal. Go get common sense because you lack knowledge
    • @ Really (18/09/2022, 22:35) Like (0) Dislike (5) Reply
      Hold your horse ms.. This aint one them lil dumb dumbs you talking to innuh.. I read all that I could research as much as I could.. Im not one those who tool no vaccines .. aware of mk ultras all that ms but im not gonna sit her me and blame it all on the fing machine .. You sound like one those that think cern will find a particle.. that book you speak of is fake and I dont subscribe further more go eat a d… lol you think its only you that know things?.. df.. You just a piece of trash.


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