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FLOOD ADVISORY STATEMENT ISSUED FOR THE BVI

FLOOD ADVISORY STATEMENT ISSUED FOR THE BVI

August 30, 20181524Views

WHCA31 TAPA
BULLETIN
FLASH FLOOD ADVISORY
ANTIGUA AND BARBUDA METEOROLOGICAL SERVICES
4:00 PM ECT THU, AUG 30, 2018

THE LEEWARD ISLANDS AND BRITISH VIRGIN ISLANDS

A FLASH FLOOD ADVISORY IS EXTENDED FOR MINOR FLOODING IN LOW LYING AND FLOOD PRONE AREAS OF ANTIGUA AND BARBUDA AND THE BVI’S, VALID UNTIL 7PM TONIGHT. A FLOOD ADVISORY MEANS THAT STREAMS, CREEKS AND DRAINS MAY BE ELEVATED OR EVEN OVERFLOWING INTO STREETS, LOW LYING AND FLOOD PRONE AREAS; HOWEVER, PROPERTY DAMAGE WILL BE MINIMAL.

INCONVENIENCES CAN BE EXPECTED BUT THE FLOODING IS NOT EXPECTED TO BE IMMEDIATELY LIFE THREATENING.

MOISUTRE AND INSTABILITY LEFT FROM THE PASSAGE OF A TROPICAL WAVE PERSISTS OVER THE LEEWARDS AND BVI AND WILL CONTINUE THROUGH THIS AFTERNOON OVER THE LEEWARDS AND OVER THE BVI FOR THE REST OF TONIGHT GENERATING PERIODS OF HEAVY SHOWERS. RESIDENTS ARE FURTHER ADVISED THAT IT IS LIKELY THAT THIS ADVISORY COULD BE UPGRADED TO A WARNING AT SHORT NOTICE. RESIDENTS OF THE OTHER LEEWARD ISLANDS ARE ADVISED TO CLOSELY MONITOR THIS SITUATION.

FORECASTER

LENARD JOSIAH