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25 Jul 2020 | 11:55 AM UTC

Saint Vincent and the Grenadines: Tropical storm watch canceled in Saint Vincent and the Grenadines on July 25 /update 2

Tropical storm watch canceled for Saint Vincent and the Grenadines as Gonzalo weakens on July 25; heavy rain, flooding, high winds, and rough seas expected

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Event

Tropical Storm Gonzalo has weakened as it moves west-northwestward into the Caribbean on Saturday, July 25, prompting the National Hurricane Center (NHC) to cancel the tropical storm warning in place for Saint Vincent and the Grenadines. Moderate to heavy showers are forecast in Saint Vincent and the Grenadines on Saturday, with 50-70 mm (2-3 in) of rainfall expected, as well as strong winds and rough seas. As of 11:00 (local time), the storm was 90 km (55 miles) east of Trinidad (Trinidad and Tobago), with maximum sustained winds of 65 kph (40 mph). The storm is expected to remain small and to lose power as it heads over the Caribbean.

Heavy rainfall, flooding, rough seas, and high winds remain possible in parts of the Windward Islands.

Advice

Individuals in areas forecast to be affected by the storm system are advised to monitor local weather reports, confirm flight reservations, adhere to instructions issued by local authorities, anticipate adverse weather and power and transportation disruptions, and remember that running water can be dangerous.

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