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FLASH FLOOD WATCH ISSUED FOR THE VIRGIN ISLANDS

FLASH FLOOD WATCH ISSUED FOR THE VIRGIN ISLANDS

November 27, 2011578Views
Synopsis: A low pressure area will continue to influence unstable weather conditions across the region for the next 24 to 36 hours.
Wx: Today: Expect cloudy to overcast skies with showers and possible isolated thunderstorms. Similar conditions are expected to take place tonight into tomorrow morning. Some of the showers could be moderate to heavy at times. A flash flood watch remain in place until 2pm this afternoon.
Winds: E – ESE 8 -16kts.
Seas: Rough swells 1.8 to 2.4m or 6 to 8 ft a small craft warning remains in place for hazardous sea conditions. Sea bathers should also exercise caution.
Barometric pressure: below normal
Sunset today:  5:41 pm.
Sunrise tomorrow:  6:32 am.
 The Department of Disaster Management will continue to monitor the weather conditions and provide updates accordingly. Please visit the DDM’s website at www.bviddm.com and subscribe to the notification link to receive further updates. 
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.