Monday, June 16, 2014

SEVERE WEATHER BAHAMAS

THE BAHAMAS DEPARTMENT OF METEOROLOGY HAS ISSUED A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING FROM 2:45 PM UNTIL 6:45 PM MONDAY 16TH JUNE 2014.

A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING IS IN EFFECT FOR NEW PROVIDENCE, THE BERRY ISLANDS, NORTH ANDROS, EASTERN GRAND BAHAMA, NORTH ELEUTHERA, ABACO AND ITS ADJACENT WATERS.

AT 2:45 PM OBSERVATIONS, RADAR AND SATELLITE IMAGERY SHOW STRONG THUNDERSTORMS AND MODERATE TO HEAVY RAINFALL ASSOCIATED WITH A MID TO UPPER LEVEL TROUGH ACROSS THE NORTHWEST BAHAMAS. THE SYSTEM IS MOVING SLOWLY TOWARDS THE EAST.

SOME OF THESE THUNDERSTORMS WILL BE SEVERE AT TIMES CAUSING STRONG GUSTY WINDS, DANGEROUS LIGHTNING, HEAVY DOWNPOURS, HAIL AND POSSIBLE WATERSPOUT OR TORNADO ACTIVITY. LOCALIZED FLOODING COULD OCCUR IN LOW LYING AND FLOOD PRONE AREAS DURING HEAVY DOWNPOURS.

BOATERS IN THE WARNING AREA SHOULD SEEK SAFE HARBOUR AND RESIDENTS IN THE WARNING AREA SHOULD STAY INDOORS AND AWAY FROM WINDOWS WHEN CONDITIONS WORSEN. RESIDENTS SHOULD NOT SEEK SHELTER UNDER TREES OR IN WATER AS THESE CAN BECOME LIGHTNING CONDUCTORS.
ISSUED BY FORECASTER NEIL ARMSTRONG…@ 2:45 PM.

Thursday, June 12, 2014

SEVERE WEATHER REMAINS IN THE BAHAMAS

NOTE: THIS HAS BEEN DISCONTINUED 

THE BAHAMAS DEPARTMENT OF METEOROLOGY HAS ISSUED A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING FROM 2:30PM EDT UNTIL 5:30PM THURSDAY 12TH JUNE 2014.
Rain soaks The College of The Bahamas campus today. 

A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING IS IN EFFECT FOR THE NEW PROVIDENCE, THE BERRY ISLANDS, ANDROS ABACO, ELEUTHERA, EXUMA, AND CAT ISLAND AND THEIR ADJACENT WATERS.

AT 2:30PM OBSERVATION, RADAR AND SATELLITE IMAGERY SHOW CLUSTER OF THUNDERSTORMS AND MODERATE TO HEAVY RAINFALL ASSOCIATED WITH A MID TO UPPER LEVEL TROUGH MOVING TOWARDS THE NORTHWEST AND CENTRAL BAHAMAS. THE SYSTEM IS MOVING SLOWLY TOWARDS THE NORTHEAST.
SOME OF THESE THUNDERSTORMS WILL BE SEVERE AT TIMES CAUSING STRONG GUSTY WINDS, DANGEROUS LIGHTNING, HEAVY DOWNPOURS, HAIL AND POSSIBLE WATERSPOUT OR TORNADIC ACTIVITY.

BOATERS IN THE WARNING AREA SHOULD SEEK SAFE HARBOUR AND RESIDENTS IN THE WARNING AREA SHOULD STAY INDOORS AND AWAY FROM WINDOWS WHEN CONDITIONS WORSEN. RESIDENTS SHOULD NOT SEEK SHELTER UNDER TREES OR IN WATER AS THESE CAN BECOME LIGHTENING CONDUCTORS

ISSUED BY: FORECASTER WAYNE.T.NEELY @ 06/12/2014 2:35PM

Tuesday, June 10, 2014

SEVERE WEATHER WARNING 3:30 - 8:30pm


NOTE: This has been DISCONTINUED


THE BAHAMAS DEPARTMENT OF METEOROLOGY HAS ISSUED A SEVERE WEATHER WARNING FROM 3:30PM TUESDAY, JUNE 10TH, 2014…UNTIL 8:30PM.

A SEVERE WEATHER WARNING IS IN EFFECT FOR THE NORTHWEST BAHAMAS WHICH INCLUDES THE ISLANDS OF:
  • ANDROS
  • NEW PROVIDENCE
  • ELEUTHERA 
  • THE BERRY ISLANDS
  • BIMINI
  • NORTHERN EXUMAS
  • GRAND BAHAMA
  • ABACO

AT 3:30PM, RADAR AND SATELLITE IMAGERY INDICATED CLUSTERS OF STRONG THUNDERSTORMS ASSOCIATED WITH A MID TO UPPER LEVEL TROF APPROACHING THE WESTERN BAHAMAS AFFECTING THE MENTIONED ISLANDS.  THESE STORMS ARE SLOW MOVING, TOWARDS THE NORTH TO NORTH-NORTHWEST AT 10 TO 15 MILES PER HOUR.

THESE THUNDERSTORMS WILL BE STRONG TO SEVERE AT TIMES AND ARE CAPABLE OF GENERATING STRONG GUSTY WINDS, DANGEROUS LIGHTNING, HEAVY DOWNPOURS, HAIL AND POSSIBLE WATERSPOUT OR TORNADO ACTIVITY.

BOATERS IN THE WARNING AREA SHOULD SEEK SAFE HARBOUR AND RESIDENTS IN THE WARNING AREA SHOULD STAY INDOORS AND AWAY FROM WINDOWS DURING SEVERE STORMS. RESIDENTS SHOULD NOT SEEK SHELTER UNDER TREES OR IN WATER AS THESE CAN BECOME LIGHTENING CONDUCTORS. THERE WILL ALSO BE SOME FLOODING IN LOW LYING AREAS SO DRIVERS ARE ASKED TO DRIVE WITH CAUTION.
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ISSUED BY DUTY FORECASTER: NEIL ARMSTRONG
10TH JUNE, 2014 3:30PM