Tropical Storm Bertha Now in the Caribbean

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Tropical Storm Bertha, the 2014 Hurricane Season’s second-named storm moved across Martinique Friday afternoon and will pass by Puerto Rico Saturday.

The storm’s center, as of 8 PM, was in the North Caribbean Sea. A hurricane hunter aircraft that investigated the storm earlier Friday found that Bertha was disorganized. Tropical Storm Bertha, as of Friday night, had maximum sustained winds of 50 mph and is moving west-northwest at 22 mph. The storm is about 270 miles southeast of San Juan, Puerto Rico.

A tropical storm warning remains in effect for Martinique, Puerto Rico, Vieques, Culebra, U.S. Virgin Islands and the British Virgin Islands. The government of the Dominican Republic issued a tropical storm watch earlier Friday for the eastern Dominican Republic from Cabo Frances Viejo to Isla Saona.The Bahamas issued a tropical storm warning for the southeastern Bahamas, including the Acklins, Crooked Island, Long Cay, The Inaguas, Mayaguana, The Ragged Islands and the Turks and Caicos.

For original post, see http://miami.cbslocal.com/2014/08/01/tropical-storm-bertha-heading-towards-caribbean/

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