Tropical Weather

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Tropical Storm Emily is moving west near 20 miles per hour and forecasters say they expect its center to pass through the southern Windward Islands this evening.

Venezuela has issued a tropical storm watch from Cumana to Caracas, including the offshore islands north of this area, as Tropical Storm Emily continues to move west near 20 miles per hour.

The National Weather Service in Miami says a hurricane warning remains in effect for Tobago, Grenada, the Grenadines, St. Vincent and St. Lucia. A tropical storm warning and a hurricane watch also remains in effect for Trinidad. A tropical storm watch is in effect for Martinique.

At 11 a.m., the center of the storm was about 165 miles southeast of Barbados and about 225 miles east-northeast of Trinidad. Maximum sustained winds are near 60 miles per hour with higher gusts.