Tropical Storm Emily Predicted Path
July 13th 2005
Tropical Storm Emily is expected to come across
Barbados today. This is the fifth storm of the Atlantic hurricane
season. Storm warnings have been issued from Venezuela to
Martinique. Emily had 60 mph (miles per hour) sustained winds and
may grow to hurricane strength.
At 11 a.m. EDT (1500 GMT), the center of Emily was
about 165 miles (265 km) southeast of Barbados and moving to the
west at 20 mph (32 kph), according to the U.S. National Hurricane
Center. If and when the winds reach 75 mph the storm then becomes
classified as a hurricane.
Tobago, the northern island of Trinidad and
Tobago, St. Vincent and the Grenadines, St. Lucia and Grenada were
told to expect hurricane conditions within 24 hours. The storm is
expected to pass Jamaica on Saturday and may reach the Yucatan
peninsula on Monday. .
This comes after Hurricane Dennis, which killed 70
people in Haiti and Jamaica. Dennis then pounded Florida killing
seven people, one in Mississippi and one in Georgia.
Storm upgraded to Hurricane
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