The National Weather Service has discontinued a tropical storm warning for Louisiana after forecast models indicated that the state is under less of a threat from Tropical Storm Debby than initially thought.
Santo Domingo (AFP) - The Dominican Republican braced for a direct blast from Tropical Storm Erika Friday, issuing its highest alert after reports the storm killed at least 20 people on the small island of Dominica.
HALIFAX — Arthur has now been downgraded from a hurricane to a post tropical storm as southwestern Nova Scotia begins to feel its effects this morning.
Stephen Hatt, a meteorologist with the Canadian Hurricane Centre, says wind gusts of 90 to 100 kilometres per hour have already been reported in the Yarmouth area.
Hatt says a tropical storm warning is in effect for all of Nova Scotia and Prince Edward Island, as well as eastern and southern New Brunswick, which are expecting 100- to- 150 millimetres of rain — enough to cause localized flooding.