BREAKING: Hurricane Hunter mission now declares weather system as 'Tropical Storm Bret'

The National Hurricane Centre in Miami has now officially declared the weather system approaching T&T, a Tropical Storm and has named it Bret.

The following is from the National Hurricane Centre.

"HURRICANE HUNTER AIRCRAFT FIND THE DISTURBANCE HAS BECOME A TROPICAL STORM...

SUMMARY OF 500 PM AST...2100 UTC...INFORMATION
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LOCATION...9.4N 59.8W
ABOUT 125 MI...200 KM SE OF TRINIDAD
ABOUT 225 MI...365 KM SE OF GRENADA
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS...40 MPH...65 KM/H
PRESENT MOVEMENT...WNW OR 290 DEGREES AT 30 MPH...48 KM/H
MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE...1007 MB...29.74 INCHES

WATCHES AND WARNINGS
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CHANGES WITH THIS ADVISORY:

None.

SUMMARY OF WATCHES AND WARNINGS IN EFFECT:

A Tropical Storm Warning is in effect for...
* Trinidad
* Tobago
* Grenada
* Venezuela from Pedernales to Cumana including Isla de Margarita

A Tropical Storm Watch is in effect for...
* Bonaire
* Curacao
* Aruba

A Tropical Storm Warning means that tropical storm conditions are expected somewhere within the warning area, in this case within 24 hours.

A Tropical Storm Watch means that tropical storm conditions are possible within the watch area, generally within 48 hours. 

For storm information specific to your area, please monitor products issued by your national meteorological service."

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