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Erika passes Antigua heading toward the Dominican Republic

000 WTNT35 KNHC 272036 TCPAT5 BULLETIN TROPICAL STORM ERIKA ADVISORY NUMBER 12 NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL AL052015 500 PM AST THU AUG 27 2015 …ERIKA PRODUCING VERY HEAVY RAINS OVER PORTIONS OF THE LEEWARD ISLANDS… SUMMARY OF 500 PM AST…2100 UTC…INFORMATION ———————————————- LOCATION…16.6N 64.0W ABOUT 175 MI…280 KM W OF GUADELOUPE MAXIMUM SUSTAINED...
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At least two reported swept away by rising river in Dominica

There’s word out of Dominica that rivers have swelled overflowing their banks due to downpour associated with Tropical Storm Erika. One report received by Dominica Broadcasting Service (DBS) indicated that a river undermined several houses in Bath Estate and that about 4 people may have been swept away. The report came as DBS Radio continued...
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Workers ordered to stay home due to Tropical Storm Erika

Residents are being told NOT to go to work today as Tropical Storm Erika begins passing over the island. Samantha Marshall is the Minister responsible for national disasters, and she made the announcement this morning. “Based upon the information we’ve received this morning from the Met Office, we are advised to close business today, and...
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Erika 30 miles southeast of Antigua

000 WTNT35 KNHC 270850 TCPAT5 BULLETIN TROPICAL STORM ERIKA ADVISORY NUMBER 10 NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL AL052015 500 AM AST THU AUG 27 2015 …ERIKA A LITTLE STRONGER…CENTER PASSING BETWEEN GUADELOUPE AND ANTIGUA… SUMMARY OF 500 AM AST…0900 UTC…INFORMATION ———————————————- LOCATION…16.8N 61.5W ABOUT 35 MI…55 KM N OF GUADELOUPE ABOUT 30 MI…45 KM...
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2 am update on Tropical Storm Erika

000 WTNT35 KNHC 270548 TCPAT5 BULLETIN TROPICAL STORM ERIKA INTERMEDIATE ADVISORY NUMBER 9A NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL AL052015 200 AM AST THU AUG 27 2015 …ERIKA NEARING THE LEEWARD ISLANDS… SUMMARY OF 200 AM AST…0600 UTC…INFORMATION ———————————————- LOCATION…16.8N 60.8W ABOUT 55 MI…85 KM NE OF GUADELOUPE ABOUT 70 MI…110 KM ESE OF ANTIGUA...
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NOTICE MOUNT ST JOHN’S MEDICAL CENTRE!!! PRESS RELEASE: Officials at Mount St. John’s Medical Centre (MSJMC) announce operational plans for the passage of Tropical Storm Erika. All outpatient clinic services, non-urgent admissions and surgeries scheduled for Thursday August, 27th, 2015 have been cancelled. All affected patients will be contacted by a hospital representative to reschedule appointments. With the impending arrival...
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Banking hours adjusted due to storm

NOTICE ANTIGUA AND BARBUDA BANKERS’ ASSOCIATION In light of the weather associated with Tropical Storm Erika, the Antigua and Barbuda Bankers’ Association wishes to advise of the following banking hours for all Commercial Banks: Thursday, August 27, 2015                    10:00am – 2:00pm Further assessment will be conducted...
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Erika could blow toxic gases from Cooks inland

The passage of Tropical Storm Erika could mean trouble for residents at Five Islands. Since the fire was lit, allegedly deliberately on Sunday, the harmful chemicals have been pushed out to sea by prevailing winds. Now, Chief Health Inspector Lionel Michael says if Erika could cause that to change. If wind direction changes, it will bring it...
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National Solid Waste Management Authority creates storm cleanup crews

NOTICE from the National Solid Waste Management Authority!!!! PRESS RELEASE: The National Solid Waste Management Authority says plans have been initiated in preparation for the clean up after the passage of a storm or hurricane. The ministry of health and national solid waste management continue to plan and implement measures to keep Antigua and Barbuda...
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Tropical Storm Erika

Director of the Met office, Keithley Meade says Tropical Storm Erika is not forecast to strengthen into a hurricane before it reaches the Leeward Islands…but he’s urging residents to remain alert.
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