MAPPING MATTHEW: Hurricane threat gone, Jamaica now under Tropical Storm warning

October 03, 2016
This graphic shows an approximate representation of coastal areas under a hurricane warning (red), hurricane watch (pink), tropical storm warning (blue) and tropical storm watch (yellow). The orange circle indicates the current position of the center of the tropical cyclone. The black line, when selected, and dots show the National Hurricane Center (NHC) forecast track of the center at the times indicated.

The hurricane warning for Jamaica has been lifted.

The National Hurricane Center, which is based in Miami, indicated that Jamaica is now likely experience tropical storm conditions from Matthew.

This means that wind speed of between 39 miles per hour  and 73 miles per hour is expected from the system.

Jamaica was previously under a hurricane warning.