A Severe Thunderstorm Warning In Effect For Andros

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June 02, 2021

THE BAHAMAS DEPARTMENT OF METEOROLOGY HAS ISSUED A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING FROM 10:30 AM WEDNESDAY 2ND JUNE 2021 UNTIL 12:30 PM.

A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING IS IN EFFECT FOR CENTRAL AND SOUTH ANDROS, ALONG WITH THEIR ADJACENT WATERS.

AT 10:20 AM, LIGHTNING DETECTION, RADAR AND SATELLITE IMAGERY DEPICTED CLUSTERS OF SHOWERS WITH EMBEDDED THUNDERSTORMS ASSOCIATED WITH A MID TO UPPER LEVEL LOW AND A MOIST AND UNSTABLE AIRMASS, MOVING NORTHWESTWARD TOWARDS AND ACROSS THE WARNING AREAS.

SOME OF THESE THUNDERSTORMS MAY BECOME STRONG TO SEVERE AT TIMES PRODUCING STRONG GUSTY WINDS, DANGEROUS LIGHTNING, HEAVY DOWNPOURS, HAIL AND POSSIBLE WATERSPOUT OR TORNADIC ACTIVITY. LOCALIZED FLOODING IS ALSO POSSIBLE DURING THE PASSAGE OF THESE STORMS.

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 SEEK SHELTER UNDER TREES OR IN WATER AS THESE CAN BECOME LIGHTNING CONDUCTORS.

News date : 06/02/2021    Category : Weather

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