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VI still under TS Warning as Storm Fiona moves south

The Virgin Islands (VI) is still under a Tropical Storm (TS) warning which means that tropical storm conditions are expected somewhere within the warning area within 36 hours as Air Force Reserve Hurricanes Hunters Find Fiona has move a little further south. Photo: DDM
Meanwhile, across the region, the government of the Dominican Republic has issued a Hurricane Watch for the southern coast of the Dominican Republic from Cabo Engano westward to Cabo Caucedo and for the northern coast from Cabo Engano westward to Puerto Plata. Photo: Internet Source
Meanwhile, across the region, the government of the Dominican Republic has issued a Hurricane Watch for the southern coast of the Dominican Republic from Cabo Engano westward to Cabo Caucedo and for the northern coast from Cabo Engano westward to Puerto Plata. Photo: Internet Source
ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - The Virgin Islands (VI) is still under a Tropical Storm (TS) warning which means that tropical storm conditions are expected somewhere within the warning area within 36 hours as Air Force Reserve Hurricanes Hunters Find Fiona has move a little further south.

Information coming for the VI Department of Disaster Management (DDM) is that as of 8:00 am this morning, September 17, 2022, Tropical Storm Fiona was located by an Air Force Reserve reconnaissance aircraft near latitude 16.1 North, longitude 63.4 West.

The DDM says Fiona is moving toward the west near 13 mph (20 km/h). A westward to west-northwestward motion with a decrease in forward speed is expected through Sunday night. A turn toward the northwest is forecast early next week.

On the forecast track, the center of Fiona is expected to pass 144 miles south of Anegada, 123 miles south of Virgin Gorda and 120 miles south of Road Town at about 2 pm today.

Some gust may pick up and be felt more in certain areas, especially those that live in hilly areas where there is a threat that the rains will bring flooding to the VI.

The DDM says due to these heavy rainfalls, flash flooding warnings and or advisory may also be issued.

Watches & warnings across region

Tropical-storm-force winds extend outward up to 125 miles (205 km) from the center. Data from the Air Force Reserve Hurricane Hunter aircraft indicate that the minimum central pressure is 1000mb (29.53 inches).

Meanwhile, across the region, the government of the Dominican Republic has issued a Hurricane Watch for the southern coast of the Dominican Republic from Cabo Engano westward to Cabo Caucedo and for the northern coast from Cabo Engano westward to Puerto Plata.

Additionally, the government of Antigua and Barbuda has discontinued the Tropical Storm Warning for St. Kitts and Nevis, Montserrat, and Anguilla however, VI is still under that warning.

Some strengthening is forecast as the storm moves south and Fiona could be at or near hurricane strength when it moves near Puerto Rico and the Dominican Republic late Saturday or early Sunday morning.  

4 Responses to “VI still under TS Warning as Storm Fiona moves south”

  • jack (17/09/2022, 11:31) Like (2) Dislike (0) Reply
    So glad this won't be as serious!
  • Dimwitted (17/09/2022, 11:33) Like (14) Dislike (0) Reply
    BVI electricity please can you send a team down to Towers west end to lop down the same trees you know for the past 3 years have been tripping out the same fuse on the same pole rather than waiting till the storm passes so you don’t have to fix the known cause of the problem no power since midnight a bit of wind and rain . Tried calling thought you all were on a break .
  • Really (17/09/2022, 11:44) Like (15) Dislike (7) Reply
    People wake up. Just look deep into the number and you will see the 6 and 9 in one number. They also highlighting the eye for the one eye God in the rainbow colors for the lgbtq agenda. I really don't know when your going to check into the signs,symbols,colors and numbers of the freemason. You have to understand the meaning of things everyone on media shows you. These things are symbolic to the devil. These storms are man made just listen to the meteorologist as he tell you where the storm is and what directions its going. I not a rocket science but the storm can't talk to him. Satellites are not real you don't see them in the day but you can see it at night all trickery. They can update the storm every hour. I guess this earth is for brainwash people if it has real satellites images why they always show us CGI.I want to see real footage. The elites control all radio waves, social media,news media, all entertainment going on because they are the ones giving the licenses for everything. Every place in the world is flooding right now because revelations must fulfil by man who worship the one eye God for the devil.
  • Don't understand (17/09/2022, 19:24) Like (0) Dislike (0) Reply
    They only talk. How can we prepare if we have to work up until closing time on our jobs. By the time we are finished working, stores closed etc.


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