Tropical Storm Gustav Will Hit Haiti

Fouye - August 25 2008, 7:11 PM

Tropical Storm Gustav, with maximum sustained winds of 60 mph, will hit Haiti and will probably be a Hurricane Gustav by the time it hits Haiti within the next 24 hours.

"Gustav, at 5 p.m. EDT, was centered about 180 miles SSE of Port Au Prince, Haiti, and moving toward the northwest at 14 mph. Some slowing in forward speed in likely over the next day or so." (

Hurricane warnings are now in effect for the south coast and southern peninsula of Haiti.

A hurricane watch is in effect for the northern peninsula of Haiti.

Gustav should be nearing or moving over southwest Haiti tomorrow.

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