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HURRICANE ISAAC NO CHANGE IN STRENGTH  

HURRICANE ISAAC NO CHANGE IN STRENGTH  

September 10, 2018759Views

 5PM UPDATE 

Current Location: 14.4 North, 45 West

Geographic Reference: Approximately 1325 miles East South East of the British Virgin Islands

Movement: West

Max Winds: 75 mph

Current Radius of Tropical Storm Force Winds: 45 miles

Current Radius of Hurricane Force Winds: 10 miles

Situation

Isaac is predicted to impact the Lesser Antilles on Thursday Morning as a hurricane or a tropical storm. It is predicted to pass approximately 210 miles south of the British Virgin Islands as a strong tropical storm.

Impacts

The BVI may experience cloudy skies, showers and thunderstorms beginning late Thursday.

Rainfall: 15mm or .60 inches is possible for the BVI during the forecast period.

Seas: 10 ft seas are possible beginning around Thursday.

All information is subject to change as the hurricane progresses. Continue to monitor and make preparations.

The Department of Disaster Management (DDM) will continue to monitor the systems and provide updates accordingly.

Persons at home and abroad are encouraged to download the DDM’s Alert app in the Apple App store or Google Play store to receive updates of any hazards affecting the Territory.

You can also visit the DDM’s webpage at www.bviddm.com and subscribe for updates or like us on Facebook at www.facebook.com/bvi.ddm.

Image credited to the National Hurricane Centre

Disclaimer: The Department of Disaster Management (DDM) is not an official Meteorological Office. The Information disseminated by the Department is gathered from a number of professional sources used or contracted by the DDM to provide such information. This information is to be used as a guide by anyone who has interest in local weather conditions. By no means can the DDM or the BVI Government be held accountable by anyone who uses this information appropriately for legal evidence or in justification of any decision which may result in the loss of finances, property or life.