Tropical Storm Kirk and Hurricane Rosa Category 3: Latest path, models, forecast today

Tropical Storm Kirk dropped heavy rain and unleashed flooding as it passed through the eastern Caribbean, according to the National Hurricane Center (NHC). The NHC 8 p.m. advisory said Kirk is approaching St. Lucia and heavy showers and thunderstorms are beginning to spread across Barbados.

NHC says Kirk was about 15 miles east of St. Lucia and about 60 miles south-southeast of Martinique. The storm is moving west-northwest at about 14 mph and packs with it maximum sustained winds of 50 mph. 

Tropical-storm-force winds extend outward of up to 140 miles primarily to the east of Kirk’s center, NHC adds.

A tropical storm warning is in effect for: Barbados, St. Lucia, Dominica, Martinique and Guadeloupe. A tropical storm watch is in effect for St. Vincent and the Grenadines.

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