Folks traveling or living along the Mexican Caribbean should monitor this storm for continuing updates: www.nhc.noaa.gov/graphics_at2.shtml…
And, WeatherUnderground Tracking Models:
Gustav strengthening south of Haiti...should make landfall later
at 5 am EDT...0900 UTC...the government of Cuba has issued a
Hurricane Watch for the Cuban provinces of Las Tunas...
Granma...Holguin...Santiago de Cuba...and Guantanamo. Also the
government of Jamaica has changed the tropical storm watch to a
Hurricane Watch for Jamaica. A Hurricane Watch means that
hurricane conditions are possible within the watch area...generally
within 36 hours.
A Hurricane Warning remains in effect from Barahona in the Dominican
Republic westward to Le Mole St Nicholas Haiti. Preparations to
protect life and property should be rushed to completion.
A Hurricane Watch remains in effect for Haiti from Le Mole St
Nicholas to the northern Haiti/Dominican Republic border.
Interests in central and western Cuba and the Cayman Islands should
closely monitor the progress of Gustav.
For storm information specific to your area...including possible
inland watches and warnings...please monitor products issued
by your local weather office.