News Item on Post-Tropical Cyclone Teddy

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September 24, 2020

News Item on Post-Tropical Cyclone issued by The Bahamas Department of Meteorology Forecast Office Section at 6 AM WEDNESDAY, 23RD SEPTEMBER, 2020.

...POST-TROPICAL CYCLONE TEDDY NEARING NOVA SCOTIA...CAUSING DESTRUCTIVE WAVES, STRONG WINDS, AND HEAVY RAINFALL TODAY...

AT 5 AM EDT, THE CENTER OF POST-TROPICAL CYCLONE TEDDY WAS LOCATED NEAR LATITUDE 44.5° NORTH AND LONGITUDE 62.7° WEST OR ABOUT 45 MILES EAST OF HALIFAX, NOVA SCOTIA.

TEDDY IS MOVING TOWARD THE NORTH-NORTHEAST NEAR 25 MPH, AND THIS MOTION WITH AN INCREASE IN FORWARD SPEED IS EXPECTED FOR THE NEXT DAY OR SO. ON THE FORECAST TRACK, THE CENTER WILL MOVE OVER EASTERN NOVA SCOTIA LATER TODAY, AND THEN NEAR OR OVER NEWFOUNDLAND BY TONIGHT, AND BE EAST OF LABRADOR ON THURSDAY.

MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS ARE NEAR 70 MPH WITH HIGHER GUSTS. SOME WEAKENING IS FORECAST DURING THE NEXT DAY OR SO, BUT TEDDY SHOULD REMAIN A STRONG POST-TROPICAL CYCLONE WHILE PASSING OVER NOVA SCOTIA AND NEAR NEWFOUNDLAND.

THE NEXT NEWS ITEM WILL BE ISSUED AT 12 PM.

PREPARED BY DUTY FORECASTER: IAN V. MCKENZIE

News date : 09/24/2020    Category : Hurricane, About Bahamians, Press Releases, Weather

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