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LOCATION...13.1N 63.5W
ABOUT 140 MI...225 KM WNW OF GRENADA
ABOUT 330 MI...530 KM SSE OF ST. CROIX
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS...40 MPH...65 KM/H
PRESENT MOVEMENT...WNW OR 295 DEGREES AT 12 MPH...19 KM/H
MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE...1007 MB...29.74 INCHES

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Maximum sustained winds are near 40 mph (65 km/h) with higher gusts. Little change in strength is expected during the next couple of days.

Tropical-storm-force winds extend outward up to 105 miles (165 km) to the northeast of the center.

The estimated minimum central pressure is 1007 mb (29.74 inches).

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WHAT'S NEW:

The Government of Trinidad and Tobago has discontinued the Tropical Storm Warning for Grenada and its dependencies.

SUMMARY OF ALERTS:

A Tropical Storm Watch is in effect for...
- U.S. Virgin Islands
- Puerto Rico, including Vieques and Culebra
- British Virgin Islands

A Tropical Storm Watch means that tropical storm conditions are possible within the watch area, generally within 48 hours. Interests elsewhere in the Lesser Antilles should monitor the progress of Karen.

Additional warnings and watches may be required for portions of these areas on Monday. For storm information specific to your area, including possible inland watches and warnings, please monitor products issued by your local National Weather Service forecast office. "} /-->

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RAINFALL: [TOP] Karen is expected to produce the following rainfall accumulations through Wednesday:

Barbados...Additional rainfall less than 1 inch, storm totals 2 to 3 inches.

Windward Islands...Additional 1 to 3 inches, isolated storm totals 8 inches.

Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands...2 to 4 inches, isolated 6 inches.

Leeward Islands...1 to 3 inches, isolated 5 inches.

Far northeast Venezuela...1 to 3 inches.

These rains may cause flash flooding and mudslides, especially in mountainous areas.

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

$$
Forecaster Beven

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