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Tropical Storm Rafael

By October 13, 2012

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A late-forming tropical storm has popped up in the Caribbean and is threatening a variety of islands. Tropical Storm Rafael currently has maximum sustained winds of 40 mph, and tropical storm warnings have been issued for:

  • The U.S. Virgin Islands
  • British Virgin Islands
  • Anguilla
  • Antigua and Barbuda
  • Montserrat
  • Saba
  • St. Eustatius
  • St. Martin/Maarten
  • Guadeloupe
  • Martinique

A tropical storm watch have been issued for Puerto Rico.

UPDATE: 10-14-12: A tropical storm watch has been added for Bermuda.

Tropical Storm Rafael is now located about 165 miles south-southeast of St. Croix, and on its present course should pass over the Virgin Islands tonight. Some strengthening of the storm is expected.

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