Latest update on Tropical Storm Kirk



at 11 pm last night Tropical Storm Kirk weakened to a Tropical Depression.

At 5 am, Tropical Depression Kirk was centered near latitude 9.5 North; longitude 37.4 West, or 1615 miles east of the Windward Islands. "Kirk" is now moving towards the west near 24. Maximum sustained winds have decreased to 35 mph with higher gusts. Some fluctuation in strength is forecast during the next day or so, and it is possible that "Kirk" could begin to weaken by the middle of the week as it quickly moves across the Central Atlantic.

On the present forecast track, the center of this system is forecast to approach SVG by late Thursday.

Possible watches and warnings will be issued by the middle of the week.

All residents are advised to keep informed on the progress of "Kirk" and pay close attention to information being issued by The Saint Vincent and the Grenadines Meteorological Services.