Operation Stormwatch South Florida

Operation Stormwatch South Florida

South Florida's home for HURRICANE, TROPICAL STORM, AND SEVERE WEATHER coverage.

 

Hurricane Fiona Causes Massive Floods and Leaves Puerto Rico Without Power

Photo: NOAA

(San Juan) -- The governor of Puerto Rico says the impacts of Hurricane Fiona will continue through at least Monday. The hurricane made landfall Sunday afternoon. Governor Pedro Pierluisi said the storm came "directly for the island." The National Hurricane Center said maximum sustained winds were clocked at 85 miles-per-hour and the entire island lost power. A second landfall is possible in the Dominican Republic Monday morning.

CHANGES WITH THE 5A ADVISORY:

The Hurricane Warning for Puerto Rico, including Vieques and Culebra, has been changed to a Tropical Storm Warning.

SUMMARY OF WATCHES AND WARNINGS IN EFFECT:

A Hurricane Warning is in effect for...

* The coast of the Dominican Republic from Cabo Caucedo to Cabo Frances Viejo

* Turks and Caicos

A Hurricane Watch is in effect for...

* North coast of the Dominican Republic from Cabo Frances Viejo westward to Puerto Plata

A Tropical Storm Warning is in effect for...

* Puerto Rico, including Vieques and Culebra

* North coast of the Dominican Republic from Cabo Frances Viejo westward to Puerto Plata

* Southeastern Bahamas, including the Acklins, Crooked Island, Long Cay, the Inaguas, Mayaguana, and the Ragged Islands

A Tropical Storm Watch is in effect for...

* South coast of the Dominican Republic west of Cabo Caucedo to Barahona


Sponsored Content

Sponsored Content