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LOCATION...20.5N 62.8W
ABOUT 160 MI...260 KM N OF ANGUILLA
ABOUT 260 MI...415 KM NE OF SAN JUAN PUERTO RICO
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS...80 MPH...130 KM/H
PRESENT MOVEMENT...WNW OR 300 DEGREES AT 16 MPH...26 KM/H
MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE...993 MB...29.33 INCHES

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Maximum sustained winds are near 80 mph (130 km/h) with higher gusts. Little change in strength is forecast during the several days, and Jerry could remain a hurricane through Monday.

Hurricane-force winds extend outward up to 15 miles (30 km) from the center and tropical-storm-force winds extend outward up to 90 miles (150 km).

The estimated minimum central pressure is 993 mb (29.33 inches).

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WHAT'S NEW:

None.

SUMMARY OF ALERTS:

A Tropical Storm Watch is in effect for...
- St. Maarten
- St. Martin
- St. Barthelemy

A Tropical Storm Watch means that tropical storm conditions are possible within the watch area, in this case within the next few hours. For storm information specific to your area, please monitor products issued by your national meteorological service. "} /-->

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RAINFALL: [TOP] Jerry is expected to produce total rain accumulations of 1 to 3 inches, with isolated maximum totals of 5 inches over Barbuda, St. Maarten, Anguilla, and Anegada. This rainfall may produce life-threatening flash floods.

Jerry is also forecast to produce total rainfall accumulations of 1 to 2 inches, with maximum amounts of 3 inches, across the Virgin Islands and Puerto Rico.

WIND: [TOP] Tropical storm conditions are possible within the watch areas during the next few hours.

SURF: [TOP] Swells generated by Jerry are affecting portions of the northern Leeward Islands. These swells are likely to cause life-threatening surf and rip current conditions. Please consult products from your local weather office.

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Next intermediate advisory at 200 AM AST.
Next complete advisory at 500 AM AST.

$$
Forecaster Berg

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