Updated: Warnings lifted as Kirk moves into Eastern Caribbean Sea

Update from the National Hurricane Center as at 11 am: 

The Meteorological Service of St. Lucia has discontinued the Tropical Storm Warning for St. Lucia, and the Meteorological Service of Barbados has discontinued the Tropical Storm Watch for St. Vincent and the Grenadines.

Kirk’s centre was located near latitude 13.8 North, longitude 63.6 West.

The Tropical Storm continues its movement toward the west-northwest near 13 mph (20 km/h), and this motion is expected to continue through Sunday. 

On its current forecast track, the center of the storm or its remnants will move across the eastern and central Caribbean Sea over the next day or two.

The NHC has advised that reports from an Air Force Reserve Hurricane Hunter aircraft indicate that maximum sustained winds have decreased to near…

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