The US National Hurricane Center (NHC) issued a Tropical Storm Warning for Bermuda on Monday, September 23, ahead of the passage of Tropical Storm Jerry. As of 11:00 (local time), Jerry is located at approximately 28.1°N, 68.0°W (map here) with maximum sustained winds of 100 kph (65 mph). The storm is tracking north-northwest at 11 kph (7 mph); a turn to the north is expected on Monday evening followed by a turn to the northeast on Tuesday, September 24. Tropical storm conditions are expected on Bermuda late Tuesday. Jerry is forecast to produce rainfall totals of 2.5-7.5 cm (1-3 in) across the island through Wednesday, September 25.
Associated power outages and disruptions to transportation and business services are possible in areas forecast to be affected by the system over the coming days.
Individuals in areas forecast to be affected by the system are advised to monitor local weather reports, confirm flight reservations, adhere to instructions issued by local authorities, anticipate adverse weather and power and transportation disruptions, and remember that running water can be dangerous - 15 cm (6 in) is enough to knock over an adult - and never drive through flooded streets; floodwater may also contain wastewater and chemical products.
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