Tropical Storm Emily

Tropical system will impact Puerto Rico later on Wednesday into Thursday

Published on July 31, 2011 7:40 am PT
– By Kevin Martin – Senior Meteorologist
– Article Editor and Approved – Ron Jackson

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( — In what could be Tropical Storm or Hurricane Emily will impact Puerto Rico on Wednesday into Thursday.

The system is just south-southeast of the island as a tropical wave, growing into a tropical storm over the next 24 hours or so.

Shear in the area is low enough to promote rapid development as it moves through Puerto Rico and it is possible that it will be a Tropical Storm or even a Hurricane.

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