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
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
CHANGES WITH THIS ADVISORY:
SUMMARY OF WATCHES AND WARNINGS IN EFFECT:
A Tropical Storm Warning is in effect for…
* Venezuela from Pedernales to Cumana including Isla de Margarita
A Tropical Storm Watch is in effect for…
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.