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ISAAC NOW A TROPICAL STORM…MAY REGAIN STRENGTH

ISAAC NOW A TROPICAL STORM…MAY REGAIN STRENGTH

September 11, 2018765Views

5AM-UPDATE, SEPTEMBER 11 2018

 Current Location: 14.6 North, 48.1 West

Geographic Reference: Approximately 1121 miles East South East of the British Virgin Islands

Movement: West

Max Winds: 70 mph

Current Radius of Tropical Storm Force Winds: 45 miles

Current Radius of Hurricane Force Winds: None

Situation

Isaac is predicted to impact the Lesser Antilles on Thursday Morning as a strong tropical storm nearing hurricane strength. It is predicted to pass approximately 200 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 however higher amounts are possible.

Seas: 7 -10 ft seas are possible beginning around Wednesday. Marine advisories may be issued

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.

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.