BREAKING: Hurricane Hunter mission now declares weather system as ‘Tropical Storm Bret’

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The National Hurricane Centre in Miami has now officially declared the weather system approaching T&T, a Tropical Storm and has named it Bret.

The following is from the National Hurricane Centre.

“HURRICANE HUNTER AIRCRAFT FIND THE DISTURBANCE HAS BECOME A TROPICAL STORM…

SUMMARY OF 500 PM AST…2100 UTC…INFORMATION
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LOCATION…9.4N 59.8W
ABOUT 125 MI…200 KM SE OF TRINIDAD
ABOUT 225 MI…365 KM SE OF GRENADA
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS…40 MPH…65 KM/H
PRESENT MOVEMENT…WNW OR 290 DEGREES AT 30 MPH…48 KM/H
MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE…1007 MB…29.74 INCHES

WATCHES AND WARNINGS
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CHANGES WITH THIS ADVISORY:

None.

SUMMARY OF WATCHES AND WARNINGS IN EFFECT:

A Tropical Storm Warning is in effect for…
* Trinidad
* Tobago
* Grenada
* Venezuela from Pedernales to Cumana including Isla de Margarita

A Tropical Storm Watch is in effect for…
* Bonaire
* Curacao
* Aruba

A Tropical Storm Warning means that tropical storm conditions are expected somewhere within the warning area, in this case within 24 hours.

A Tropical Storm Watch means that tropical storm conditions are possible within the watch area, generally within 48 hours.

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