11AM BULLETIN Potential Tropical Cyclone Two Advisory Number 4 – Tue Jun 28 2022
A Tropical Storm Warning is in effect for Trinidad and Tobago, Grenada and its dependencies, Islas de Margarita, Coche and Cubagua. Bonaire, Curacao and Aruba
Potential Tropical Cyclone Two Advisory Number 4
NWS National Hurricane Center Miami FL AL022022
1100 AM AST Tue Jun 28 2022
…LOCALLY HEAVY RAINS AND GUSTY WINDS BEGINNING TO SPREAD OVER THE SOUTHERN WINDWARD ISLANDS…
SUMMARY OF 1100 AM AST…1500 UTC…INFORMATION
ABOUT 260 MI…420 KM E OF TRINIDAD
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS…40 MPH…65 KM/H
PRESENT MOVEMENT…W OR 280 DEGREES AT 23 MPH…37 KM/H
MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE…1009 MB…29.80 INCHES
WATCHES AND WARNINGS
CHANGES WITH THIS ADVISORY:
The government of Venezuela has issued a Tropical Storm Warning for Islas de Margarita, Coche and Cubagua.
The government of the Netherlands has issued a Tropical Storm Warning for Bonaire.
The government of Curacao has issued a Tropical Storm Warning for Curacao.
The government of Aruba has issued a Tropical Storm Warning for Aruba.
SUMMARY OF WATCHES AND WARNINGS IN EFFECT:
A Tropical Storm Warning is in effect for…
* Trinidad and Tobago
* Grenada and its dependencies
* Islas de Margarita, Coche and Cubagua
A Tropical Storm Watch is in effect for…
* Coast of Venezuela from Pedernales to Cumana
A Tropical Storm Warning means that tropical storm conditions are expected somewhere within the warning area within 36 hours.
A Tropical Storm Watch means that tropical storm conditions are possible within the watch area, generally within 48 hours.
Interests elsewhere in the Windward Islands, the northern coast of Venezuela, and the northeastern coast of Colombia should monitor the progress of this system.
For storm information specific to your area, please monitor products issued by your national meteorological service.
DISCUSSION AND OUTLOOK
At 1100 AM AST (1500 UTC), the disturbance was centered near latitude 9.8 North, longitude 57.5 West. The system is moving toward the west near 23 mph (37 km/h). A westward or west-northwestward motion is expected through Thursday. On the forecast track, the system will pass near or over portions of the southern Windward Islands by tonight, and move over the southern Caribbean Sea or near the northern coast of Venezuela on Wednesday and Thursday.
Maximum sustained winds are near 40 mph (65 km/h) with higher gusts. Some strengthening is forecast during the next few days if the disturbance remains over water.
Conditions appear conducive for development if the disturbance remains over water, and it will likely become a tropical storm near the southern Windward Islands or while moving westward across the southern Caribbean Sea.
* Formation chance through 48 hours…high …70 percent.
* Formation chance through 5 days…high…90 percent.
Tropical-storm-force winds extend outward up to 60 miles (95 km) from the center.
The estimated minimum central pressure is 1009 mb (29.80 inches).
HAZARDS AFFECTING LAND
Key messages for Potential Tropical Cyclone Two can be found in the Tropical Cyclone Discussion under AWIPS header MIATCDAT2 and WMO header WTNT42 KNHC.
RAINFALL: The Potential Tropical Cyclone is expected to produce heavy rain across the southern Windward Islands and the northeastern coast of Venezuela later today through Wednesday. The following storm total rainfall amounts are expected:
Islands from Guadeloupe to St. Lucia: 1 to 3 inches.
St. Vincent, the Grenadines, and Barbados: 3 to 5 inches.
Grenada, Trinidad and Tobago, and northeastern Venezuela: 4 to 6 inches.
Aruba, Curacao, and Bonaire: 3 to 5 inches.
WIND: Tropical storm conditions are expected in the warning area in the southern Windward Islands tonight, over Islas Margarita and the adjacent islands Wednesday morning, and over the ABC Islands later on Wednesday. Tropical storm conditions are possible in the watch area along the northeastern coast of Venezuela tonight.
Next intermediate advisory at 200 PM AST.
Next complete advisory at 500 PM AST.