Hurricane Danny Upgraded To Category 3

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21 August 2015 – 4:15pm

LOCATION: 14.3 degrees north, 48.6 degrees west
MOVEMENT: WEST-NORTH WEST, NEAR 10 MPH
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS: 115 MPH

Hurricane Danny has been upgraded to Category 3.

The National Oceanic Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) Hurricane Hunter aircraft which investigated Danny this afternoon has indicated that it is a major hurricane.

Danny’s latest position was recorded as 14.3 degrees north, 48.6 degrees west. Maximum sustained winds are estimated to be 115 miles per hours with higher gusts.

Residents are encouraged to ensure that preparations are completed over the weekend.

Continue monitor the system as it progresses and keep abreast of updates issued by the Department of Disaster Management.

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