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FLASH FLOOD WATCH OR WARNING MAYBE ISSUED TODAY

FLASH FLOOD WATCH OR WARNING MAYBE ISSUED TODAY

November 28, 20161710Views

Synopsis: AN INTENSE TROUGH WILL MOVE ACROSS THE AREA TODAY AND IS LIKELY TO BRING SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS ACROSS THE ISLANDS FOR TODAY AND TONIGHT. SOME OF THE SHOWERS COULD BE HEAVY AT TIMES AND MAY REQUIRE FLASH FLOOD WATCHES OR WARNINGS LATER TODAY.

Wx: TODAY: PARTLY CLOUDY BECOMING INCREASINGLY CLOUDY WITH SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS. SOME OF THE SHOWERS COULD BE HEAVY AT TIMES AND COULD CAUSE FLASH FLOODING, ESPECIALLY IN LOW LYING AND FLOOD PRONE AREAS. TONIGHT: CLOUDY TO OVERCAST WITH SHOWERS AND POSSIBLE FEW ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.

Winds: ESE – SE 10-15 KTS OR 19TO 28KM/H AND GUSTING HIGHER IN SHOWERS..

Seas: MODERATE WAVES 1.2 TO 1.8M OR 4 TO 6 FT.. SMALL CRAFT OPERATORS AND SEA BATHERS SHOULD EXERCISE CAUTION.

Atmospheric Pressure: BELOW NORMAL

Sunset today:  5:41 pm.

Sunrise tomorrow:  6:33 am.

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