In Dominica, which was torn apart by Hurricane Maria last September, the government announced that a curfew and state of emergency will go into effect at 4 p.m. on Sunday.
The forecast track from the National Hurricane Center weakens Beryl into a tropical storm on Sunday and moving through the Lesser Antilles early Monday. The storm has barely moved since Saturday and no significant motion is expected in the next few days. Tropical storm-force winds by Saturday evening extended as far as 45 miles from the storm's center.
Later Monday the storm is expected to head south of the Virgin Islands and Puerto Rico, whipping the island with minimal tropical storm-force winds as it continues to weaken.
Swells from the tropical storm could produce risky surf conditions along the Carolinas and mid-Atlantic states. How these factors come into balance will be crucial in determining how strong Beryl is when it moves through the Lesser Antilles Sunday afternoon into Sunday night.
People wait in line outside a Costco in Bayamon, Puerto Rico.
Following Tropical Storm Alberto, which developed during Memorial Day weekend, there were no tropical storms over the Atlantic basin during June for the first time since 2014, AccuWeather reported.
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Tropical storm watches are in effect for Barbados, Martinique, St. Martin, St. Barthelemy, Saba, St. Eustatius and St. Maarten.
Beryl is expected to hit the eastern Caribbean as a hurricane instead of dissipating, threatening islands still trying to recover from last year's storms, forecasters said Friday. A faster northeastward movement is expected to take the storm away from the North Carolina coast on Tuesday.
Meteorologist Marshall Alexander told The Associated Press that officials were anxious about people still living with tarps on their roofs after Hurricane Maria.
At 800 PM AST (0000 UTC), the center of Hurricane Beryl was located near latitude 10.6 North, longitude 48.3 West. Beryl is moving toward the west near 15 miles per hour (24 km/h).
Puerto Rico Health Secretary Rafael Rodriguez urged all those with serious health conditions, including diabetics, to seek shelter at health facilities, which have generators.
As of 5 p.m. ET, the depression had winds of 30 mph and was located about 230 miles east-southeast of Cape Hatteras, North Carolina.