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Tropical Depression - GraceHazard Brief

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Pacific Disaster Center

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Natural Disasters

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Tropical Depression, Haiti, Disaster

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A tropical cyclone forecast has been issued by National Weather Service (NWS) on August 16, 2021, 09:00:00 GMT. Tropical Depression - Grace, is located in the Atlantic Ocean with maximum sustained winds of 56 km/h (35 mph), and wind gusts up to 74 km/h (46 mph). According to this forecast (#12), the cyclone is headed West at about 24 km/h (15 mph), and is expected to remain at this strength over the next 24 hours. It is cautioned, however, that the storm's actual position may shift significantly over the next few days. Based on the current forecast (the storm's center and path), Tropical Depression - Grace is within 163 km (101 miles) from Dominican Republic, and the center is expected to make landfall within the next 7 hour(s), along the shores of/near Pedernales, with sustained winds of about 56 km/h (35 mph). For the extended forecast, models do not show a concentrated population exposed to moderate or severe damaging winds (within the extended forecast area) at this time. All shorelines in the path of the storm are exposed to potential storm surge, and inland areas within the proximity of the storm are exposed to potential flooding. Additional updates will be provided as they become available by official sources.

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Tropical Depression - GraceHazard Brief

A tropical cyclone forecast has been issued by National Weather Service (NWS) on August 16, 2021, 09:00:00 GMT. Tropical Depression - Grace, is located in the Atlantic Ocean with maximum sustained winds of 56 km/h (35 mph), and wind gusts up to 74 km/h (46 mph). According to this forecast (#12), the cyclone is headed West at about 24 km/h (15 mph), and is expected to remain at this strength over the next 24 hours. It is cautioned, however, that the storm's actual position may shift significantly over the next few days. Based on the current forecast (the storm's center and path), Tropical Depression - Grace is within 163 km (101 miles) from Dominican Republic, and the center is expected to make landfall within the next 7 hour(s), along the shores of/near Pedernales, with sustained winds of about 56 km/h (35 mph). For the extended forecast, models do not show a concentrated population exposed to moderate or severe damaging winds (within the extended forecast area) at this time. All shorelines in the path of the storm are exposed to potential storm surge, and inland areas within the proximity of the storm are exposed to potential flooding. Additional updates will be provided as they become available by official sources.