Beryl is No Longer Considered a Tropical Cyclone

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According to the National Hurricane Center’s 5 p.m. update, Beryl is no longer considered to be a tropical cyclone. Its remnants are located as of 5 p.m. AST/EDT about 60 miles (90 km) northeast of Martinique and about 70 miles (110 km) east-southeast of Dominica. On the forecast track, the remnants of Beryl will move across the Leeward Islands, and move near or south of the Virgin Islands and Puerto Rico on Monday.

The Government of Barbados has replaced the Tropical Storm Warning for Dominica with a Tropical Storm Watch. Tropical storm conditions are possible in Dominica and Guadeloupe tonight. Strong gusty winds are also possible elsewhere across the Leeward Islands tonight, and in the Virgin Islands and Puerto Rico on Monday. All other coastal watches and warnings have been discontinued by the respective governments of the Caribbean area.

Maximum sustained winds are near 45 mph (75 km/h) with higher gusts. Slight weakening is anticipated during the next 24 hours. However, environmental conditions are expected to become somewhat conducive for regeneration of a tropical cyclone in a few days when the remnants of Beryl are forecast to move across the Bahamas and the western Atlantic. Beryl is expected to produce storm total rain accumulations of 2 to 3 inches through Tuesday across the Leeward and the Virgin Islands, as well as Puerto Rico. Local amounts up to 5 inches are possible.

Get the latest on Beryl by going directly to the NHC website at www.hurricanes.gov