(8/5) MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS ARE NEAR 50 MPH...85 KM/H...WITH HIGHER GUSTS. SLOW WEAKENING IS FORECAST DURING THE NEXT 48 HOURS...AND BERTHA IS LIKELY TO BECOME A POST-TROPICAL OR EXTRATROPICAL CYCLONE ON WEDNESDAY.
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|Tropical Storm BERTHA||
500 PM EDT TUE AUG 05 2014 ...BERTHA MOVING NORTH-NORTHEASTWARD WELL OFFSHORE OF THE U.S. MID-ATLANTIC COAST...
NEAR 50 MPH...85 KM/H...WITH HIGHER GUSTS
SUMMARY OF WATCHES AND WARNINGS IN EFFECT... THERE ARE NO COASTAL WATCHES OR WARNINGS IN EFFECT.
No Further Cruise Ship Impact
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A TROPICAL STORM WARNING MEANS THAT TROPICAL STORM CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED SOMEWHERE WITHIN THE WARNING AREA...IN THIS CASE WITHIN THE NEXT 12 TO 24 HOURS. A TROPICAL STORM WATCH MEANS THAT TROPICAL STORM CONDITIONS ARE POSSIBLE WITHIN THE WATCH AREA...IN THIS CASE WITHIN 24 TO 36 HOURS.
HAZARDS AFFECTING LAND
WIND...TROPICAL STORM CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED IN PORTIONS OF THE SOUTHEASTERN BAHAMAS AND THE TURKS AND CAICOS ISLANDS OVER THE NEXT FEW HOURS. RAINFALL...BERTHA IS EXPECTED TO PRODUCE RAINFALL AMOUNTS OF 1 TO 3 INCHES WITH ISOLATED AMOUNTS UP TO 5 INCHES ACROSS EASTERN PORTIONS OF THE DOMINICAN REPUBLIC AS WELL THE TURKS AND CAICOS THROUGH MONDAY.Historical Notes:
1100 PM AST THU JUL 31 2014 ...TROPICAL STORM BERTHA DEVELOPS EAST OF THE SOUTHERN LESSER ANTILLES... ...TROPICAL STORM WARNINGS AND WATCHES ISSUED...
200 AM AST SAT AUG 02 2014 ...BERTHA RACING WEST-NORTHWESTWARD ACROSS THE NORTHEASTERN CARIBBEAN SEA...
200 PM EDT SUN AUG 03 2014 ...BERTHA MOVING NEAR THE SOUTHEASTERN BAHAMAS...
A TROPICAL STORM WARNING IS IN EFFECT FOR... * THE SOUTHEASTERN BAHAMAS...INCLUDING THE ACKLINS...CROOKED ISLAND...LONG CAY...THE INAGUAS...MAYAGUANA...AND THE RAGGED ISLANDS * THE TURKS AND CAICOS ISLANDS
Carnival Breeze, Carnival Liberty and Carnival Valor
itineraries were impacted by TS Bertha.