Residents on both Antigua and Barbuda are beginning to feel the effects of Hurricane Irma.
At 11 p.m. the storm was 50 miles away from the twin-island state.
The Met Office said winds of 50 knots were recorded at the airport.
Already one Green Bay resident lost his roof as a result of the ferocious winds. According to reports, the man is under his bed awaiting assistance.
The Fire Department also responded to a fire at the CTV antenna at Dunbars.
Elsewhere, there have been reports of fallen trees and broken branches.
Over in Barbuda, where residents are expected to feel the brunt of the storm, residents are reporting very strong winds.
Disaster officials said about 1000 people were in shelters throughout the country.