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Hurricane Joaquin Update #2


Crowley is monitoring Hurricane Joaquin, which has developed in the Atlantic. The official forecast shows that the core of the strongest winds of Joaquin will continue moving over portions of the central and northwestern Bahamas today. Joaquin will begin to move away from the Bahamas tonight and Saturday. Joaquin is a dangerous category 4 hurricane. Some fluctuations in intensity are possible during the next 24 hours. Slow weakening is expected to begin on Saturday.
A Hurricane Warning is in effect for…
* Central Bahamas
* Northwestern Bahamas including the Abacos, Berry Islands, Eleuthera, Grand Bahama Island, and New Providence
* The Acklins, Crooked Island, and Mayaguana in the southeastern Bahamas

A Hurricane Watch is in effect for…
* Bimini
* Andros Island

A Tropical Storm Warning is in effect for…
* Remainder of the southeastern Bahamas now including the Turks and Caicos Islands
* Andros Island
* Cuban provinces of Camaguey, Los Tunas, Holguin, and Guantanamo
Crowley is monitoring the storm carefully, and vessel schedules and routes have been adjusted to avoid the storm. Crowley will continue to monitor the storm for potential impacts to the company’s east coast operations.