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Hurricane Beryl #165178
07/05/2018 03:10 PM
07/05/2018 03:10 PM
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Tenerife, Spain
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** Tropical Storm Beryl Forms in the Atlantic East of the Lesser Antilles **

Tropical Depression becomes Tropical Storm Beryl. The second named storm for the 2018 season.

Beryl is located about 1330 miles or 2140 Km ESE of the Lesser Antilles. Maximum sustained winds are estimated to be 40 mph (65 km/h) with higher gusts. The storm is moving west at 16 MPH.

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I hope this storm will not cause any troubles!

Be safe out there!

Last edited by Carol_Hill; 07/06/2018 01:27 PM.
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Re: Hurricane Beryl [Re: Julius] #165180
07/05/2018 03:22 PM
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Well, sh*t, looks hopefully to be a long way away, but it's early. Hope it's a non issue for SXM.


Carol Hill
Re: Hurricane Beryl [Re: Julius] #165182
07/05/2018 04:28 PM
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Keeping my fingers crossed Beryl turns out to be a weakling.

Re: Hurricane Beryl [Re: Julius] #165184
07/05/2018 04:35 PM
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Flying to the island Sunday so hoping there will not be much to it.

Re: Hurricane Beryl [Re: Julius] #165185
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Having numbly watched Irma from Africa to SXM, I am now putting a curse on Beryl from the get go. Disapate and disappear you baby demon.

Re: Hurricane Beryl [Re: Julius] #165186
07/05/2018 05:58 PM
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I was watching the Weather Channel earlier and their forecast says sea temps and winds are NOT favorable for further development. Let’s pray they are correct.


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Re: Hurricane Beryl [Re: Julius] #165200
07/06/2018 05:17 AM
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Latest update:

At 5am, Beryl became the first hurricane of the 2018 season. Beryl was located near latitude 10.6 North, longitude 45.1 West or about 1300 miles southeast of St. Maarten. Beryl is moving toward the west near 14 mph. Maximum sustained winds have increased to 75 mph with higher gusts. T.S Beryl is forecast to weaken by Saturday and become a tropical storm or an open trough east of the Lesser Antilles late Sunday or Monday.

Re: Hurricane Beryl [Re: Julius] #165206
07/06/2018 08:25 AM
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Looks like Beryl will go south of SXM but should be watched, things can rapidly change!

For official information and forecasts, please refer to NHC and NWS...

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Re: Hurricane Beryl [Re: Julius] #165207
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Re: Hurricane Beryl [Re: Julius] #165215
07/06/2018 09:54 AM
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https://www.stormcarib.com/closest.cgi

According to Storm Carib Closest Point Of Approach.


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Re: Hurricane Beryl [Re: Julius] #165217
07/06/2018 09:56 AM
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Well I thought it would give it with the SXM point but you have to use the tool to put in SXM. Looks to be south by about 150 miles. Hoping it turns out to be nothing for the entire chain of Islands.


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Re: Hurricane Beryl [Re: RICKnGRACE_LI_NY] #165218
07/06/2018 09:57 AM
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Currently showing around 150 miles as closest point of approach, which shouldn't be a problem, for such a small storm..


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Re: Hurricane Beryl [Re: Carol_Hill] #165248
07/06/2018 01:28 PM
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Wow the intensity forecast on this thing is rapidly changing!! shocked Hopefully the path stays further south, as it is now..


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Re: Hurricane Beryl [Re: Julius] #165267
07/06/2018 05:57 PM
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Tropical storm watches have been issued for Martinique, Guadeloupe, St. Martin and St. Barths by the french government. Lets hope they don't even get that!!! But know one should ever underestimate any of these storms.

Re: Hurricane Beryl [Re: Julius] #165275
07/07/2018 06:35 AM
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According to Weather Undergroung anticipated to be downgraded to a TS Sunday afternoon. According to Storm Carib CPA 185 miles around 11:30 am on Monday. Hopefully all that is correct and there isn’t too much to worry about. But we all know how quickly things can change.


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Re: Hurricane Beryl [Re: RICKnGRACE_LI_NY] #165280
07/07/2018 08:11 AM
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Yes, right now for SXM doesn't look too bad, but I guess with such a small storm, it can change much more rapidly than a larger one.


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Re: Hurricane Beryl [Re: Julius] #165283
07/07/2018 08:50 AM
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Re: Hurricane Beryl [Re: Julius] #165286
07/07/2018 09:42 AM
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The rain is certainly needed. Not the flooding or beach erosion. frown


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Re: Hurricane Beryl [Re: Julius] #165289
07/07/2018 11:07 AM
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Just saw that it has been downgraded to a TS.


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Re: Hurricane Beryl [Re: RICKnGRACE_LI_NY] #165299
07/07/2018 01:54 PM
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Bye, Felicia!


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Re: Hurricane Beryl [Re: RICKnGRACE_LI_NY] #165300
07/07/2018 05:24 PM
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Tropical storm watches now issued for both St. Maarten and St. Martin. Be safe, everyone!


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Re: Hurricane Beryl [Re: Julius] #165307
07/07/2018 10:32 PM
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For as much as you should never underestimate any of these storms, It has now weekend significantly and hopefully will continue to decrease in strength and won't be a giant threat to any of the islands in its path.

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Re: Hurricane Beryl [Re: dmwieser] #165313
07/08/2018 07:53 AM
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Closest point of approach now down to 128 miles, but Beryl is down to only 45 mph. Hopefully just a rain event for SXM..


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Re: Hurricane Beryl [Re: Julius] #165314
07/08/2018 08:07 AM
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The island definitely needs a good soaking. I’ve been here a week without any rain except for a small shower earlier this morning that supplied a rainbow so close that it felt like I could reach out and touch it.

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Re: Hurricane Beryl [Re: OllieEh] #165325
07/08/2018 10:09 AM
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Nice picture! Thanks for posting!

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Re: Hurricane Beryl [Re: Carol_Hill] #165326
07/08/2018 10:18 AM
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I see the picture. Picture is there.

Re: Hurricane Beryl [Re: SXMScubaman] #165331
07/08/2018 12:13 PM
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Sorry, typo!!! duh Fixed it now.


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Re: Hurricane Beryl [Re: Carol_Hill] #165332
07/08/2018 12:25 PM
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Not a problem. Funny how one word makes a difference.

Re: Hurricane Beryl [Re: Julius] #165335
07/08/2018 03:16 PM
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Per the 2 PM advisory, looks to be a rain event for SXM, which actually the island needs, so long as there is no flooding.. Not very good for tourists, but the island does need rain.

"Beryl is expected to produce storm total rain accumulations of 2 to 3 inches through Tuesday across the Leeward and the Virgin Islands, as well as Puerto Rico. Local amounts up to 5 inches are possible."


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Re: Hurricane Beryl [Re: Julius] #165342
07/08/2018 04:06 PM
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Also shows an earlier passing time of 5am previously it was expected at 8:20am.
Hope the island get the rain it needs without flooding or hindering recovery efforts.


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