Thursday April 20, 2017 at 5:00 a.m.
NEWS RELEASE:SUBTROPICAL DEPRESSION ONE
*** SUBTROPICAL DEPRESSION MOVING NORTHWARD OVER THE OPEN ATLANTIC……EXPECTED TO MOVE NORTHWESTWARD ***
At 5:00 a.m. the centre of Subtropical Depression One was located near Latitude 34.4 degrees north and Longitude 39.3 degrees west or about 1170 km west-southwest of the Azores.
The depression is moving toward the north near 22 km/h (14 mph).A turn toward the northwest is expected later today, followed by a motion toward the west northwest by tonight and on Friday.
Maximum sustained winds remain near 55 km/h (35 mph) with higher gusts. Little change in strength is forecast, and the Subtropical Depression is expected to be absorbed by an extratropical low in a day or so.
SubTropical Depression One is not a threat to Jamaica.