Severe Weather Warning Update

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August 14, 2019

The Bahamas Department of Meterology has issued A Severe Thunderstorm Warning from 8:15 AM EDT UNTIL 9:15 AM WEDNESDAY 14TH AUGUST 2019.

A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FOR BIMINI, GRAND BAHAMA AND THEIR ADJACENT WATERS.

AT 8:10 AM LIGHTNING DETECTOR, RADAR AND SATELLITE IMAGERY DEPICTED LINES OF STRONG TO SEVERE SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS MOVING ACROSS AND TOWARDS THE WARNING AREAS.

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

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

ISSUED BY DUTY FORECASTER: C. WATSON-RAHMING/SHEZELLE MATHER

News date : 08/14/2019    Category : Hurricane, Press Releases, Weather

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