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Severe Weather Alert Discontinued For Saint Lucia

The severe weather advisory that was scheduled to last until 4:00 p.m. on Wednesday has been discontinued for Saint Lucia from 6:00 am today allowing for work and school activities to continue uninterrupted.

According to the Met office, at 5:00 am today Potential Tropical Cyclone Two was centered near latitude 11.3 North, longitude 65.4 West or 200 miles or 320 km east southeast of Curacao. The system is moving toward the west near 30 mph or 48 km/h. A westward or west-northwestward motion is expected through Thursday. On the forecast track, the system will pass near the southern Caribbean Sea today and over the southwestern Caribbean Sea on Friday.

A tropical wave located just to the east of the Lesser Antilles is expected to cause cloudiness, showers and isolated thunderstorms over the southern portion of the region during the forecast period and a second tropical wave located over the central Tropical Atlantic is moving westward near 17 mph or 28 km/h. Gradual development of this system is possible and it is expected to affect the Lesser Antilles over the weekend.

Another two tropical waves located over the eastern Tropical Atlantic and near the African coast are both moving westward near 17 mph or 28 km/h.

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