Kirk hits islands this evening

Several Caribbean islands are already feeling the impact of Tropical Storm Kirk.

At 5 pm the center of Tropical Storm Kirk was located near latitude 14.2 North, longitude 60.2 West and is moving toward the west-northwest near 14 mph (22 km/h). 

On the forecast track, the center of Kirk will move across the Lesser Antilles within the Tropical Storm Warning area this evening.

Maximum sustained winds are near 50 mph (85 km/h) with higher gusts.

A Tropical Storm Warning is in effect for Barbados, St. Lucia, Dominica, Martinique and Guadeloupe.