Tropical Storm Flossie heading towards Hawaii; Dorian weakens into tropical wave
Saturday, July 27, 2013, 6:31 -
Tropical Storm Dorian lost force Saturday and became a tropical wave as it pushed westward across the Atlantic before nearing Caribbean islands.
National Weather Service meteorologist David Sanchez told The Associated Press that some rain and rough ocean conditions are expected on Monday in Puerto Rico.
The tropical wave had maximum sustained winds of 65 km/h Saturday afternoon and it was centred about 890 km east of the northern Leeward Islands, moving west at 39 km/h.
In the Pacific, Tropical Storm Flossie was moving quickly west-northwest, heading toward Hawaii, though it was projected to weaken before reaching the islands. It had maximum sustained winds of 80.46 km/h and was centred about 1,480 km east of Hilo, Hawaii. It was moving west-northwest at 29 km/h.
There were no watches or warnings in effect for either storm.
With files from The Associated Press