Tropical Storm Warning Issued, Jerry A ‘Threat’

September 23, 2019 | 0 Comments

[Updated] The Bermuda Weather Service has issued a “Tropical Storm Watch” and said that Tropical Storm Jerry is “currently a threat to Bermuda and is expected to bring tropical storm force winds with possible hurricane force gusts to Bermuda later on Tuesday.”

The BWS latest advisory said that Jerry’s “closest point of approach to Bermuda within 72 hrs is forecast to be 56 nm to the NW, 7 am Wed, September 25. However, this system may move closer to Bermuda after this time period depending upon its track”.

Graphic courtesy of the BWS:

Tropical Storm Jerry Bermuda September 23 2019 BWS

The latest forecast from the U.S. National Hurricane Center said, “At 500 AM AST, the center of Tropical Storm Jerry was located near latitude 27.8 North, longitude 67.7 West.

“Jerry is moving toward the north-northwest near 9 mph [15 km/h], and this general motion should continue today. A turn to the north is expected Monday night followed by a turn to the northeast on Tuesday. On the forecast track, the center of Jerry is expected to pass near Bermuda by Tuesday night.

Graphic courtesy of the NHC:

Tropical Storm Jerry Bermuda September 23 2019  NHC

“Maximum sustained winds are near 65 mph [100 km/h] with higher gusts. Gradual weakening is expected during the next few days. Tropical-storm-force winds extend outward up to 175 miles [280 km] from the center. The estimated minimum central pressure is 993 mb [29.33 inches].”

Update: The BWS has now issued a Tropical Storm Warning – as in upgraded from a Tropical Storm Watch

You can view our live updates on Hurricane Humberto and TS Jerry here, all our coverage of Hurricane Humberto here, our coverage of TS Jerry here, and all our coverage of the 2019 Hurricane Season here.

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