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Tuesday morning's reports from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration on Tropical Storm Chantal have it headed toward Puerto Rico. It is expected to reach there late tonight or early Wednesday morning. At 7 a.m., the storm was 45 miles northwest of Barbados with maximum sustained winds of 50 mph. Tropical storm watches are in effect for, among other areas, the U.S. Virgin Islands, the northern coast of the Dominican Republic, Haiti and the southeastern Bahamas.