N Atlantic: Storm Alert issued at 24 Sep, 2017 9:00 GMT
Hurricane MARIA is currently located near 27.9 N 72.7 W with maximum 1-min sustained winds of 95 kts (109 mph). MARIA is a category 2 storm on the Saffir Simpson Hurricane Wind Scale. MARIA is forecast to affect land to the following likelihood(s) at the given lead time(s):
Yellow Alert Country(s) or Province(s)
the United States
probability for CAT 1 or above is 10% in about 69 hours
probability for TS is 50% in about 69 hours
Yellow Alert (Elevated) is CAT 1 or above to between 10% and 30% probability, or TS to above 50% probability.
CAT 1 means Hurricane strength winds of at least 74 mph, 119 km/h or 64 knots 1-min sustained.
TS means Tropical Storm strength winds of at least 39 mph, 63 km/h or 34 knots 1-min sustained.
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