Tropical Storm Bertha unleashed heavy rains and strong winds across the eastern Caribbean but weakened slightly as it moved across Hispaniola.
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00:01 Hello everybody and you Alan JFK went with your tropical
00:04 storm Bertha update we continue to watch this system. Pull away
00:08 from Puerto Rico and it continues to move over the island
00:11 of Hispaniola. Specifically eastern portions of the Dominican Republic now some
00:16 good news with the late if that's from the National Hurricane
00:18 Center. It hasn't weakened just gradually with maximum sustained winds at
00:22 45 miles per hour. Moving relatively quickly it to the west
00:26 northwest at twenty Q and the pressure has risen just the
00:30 victims it continues to interact with the land -- A Hispaniola
00:33 we do expect a little weakening but added emerges over the
00:37 ocean water once again we could see some strengthening late Sunday.
00:41 Into Monday let me go ahead and say the forecast half
00:44 for birth we do expect it to pull away from Hispaniola.
00:49 Later tonight into your Sunday by Sunday it will be very
00:53 close -- the Turks and Caicos Islands also bringing some heavy
00:56 rain wind got the southeastern Bahamas. And then more to the
01:00 central Bahamas by Monday the good news it takes a turn
01:04 to the north and to the northeast. Away from the United
01:07 States for USA today on the -- just Caitlin.