Tropical Storm Elsa, at 5:00 am today, was located approximately 110 km east-southeast of Barbados, centered near 12.7N 58.6W and moving towards the west-northwest near 44 km/hr. Maximum sustained winds are 95 km/hr with higher gusts. Elsa is projected to move quickly across the Windward Islands and southern Leeward Islands (north of Trinidad and Tobago) today.
During the next 30 hours, feeder band activity will likely produce periods of rain/showers and isolated thunderstorm activity with possible gusty winds over Trinidad and Tobago. Agitated seas can be expected during this period, especially near Tobago.
AT THIS TIME, THE SYSTEM POSES NO DIRECT THREAT TO TRINIDAD and TOBAGO.
Tropical Storm Warnings are in effect for the following islands:
* St. Vincent and the Grenadines * St. Lucia * Barbados * Martinique
* South coast of Dominican Republic * Entire coast of Haiti
A Tropical Storm Watch is in effect for: *Grenada and its dependencies *Saba and Sint Eustatius
A Hurricane Watch is also in effect for the southern portion of Haiti.