Severe Weather Warning-Thunderstorm Warning

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August 13, 2020

The Bahamas Department of Meteorology has issued a Severe Thunderstorm Warning from 12:35PM EDT UNTIL 1:35 PM EDT THURSDAY, 13TH AUGUST, 2020.

A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING IS IN EFFECT FOR NORTH ABACO AND EAST GRAND BAHAMA AND THEIR ADJACENT WATERS.

AT 12:30PM RADAR AND SATELLITE IMAGERY SHOWED CLUSTERS OF THUNDERSTORMS, ASSOCIATED WITH AN UPPER LEVEL LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM, MOVING TOWARD AND ACROSS THE MENTIONED AREAS.

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 LIGHTNING CONDUCTORS

ISSUED BY: FORECASTER A. KING

News date : 08/13/2020    Category : Hurricane, About Bahamians, Press Releases, Weather

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