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TROPICAL WAVE AFFECTING LOCAL AREA

TROPICAL WAVE AFFECTING LOCAL AREA

June 16, 2010796Views

16th
July  2010

A tropical wave will continue to  move across the local area today and then away
from the local region tonight. This wave will continue to produce showers and
thunderstorms with gusty winds mainly from the east between 18 to 20 mph across
the regional waters through early tonight. A moderate to fresh trade wind flow
will continue across the local waters through at least Sunday maintaining
locally rough and hazardous seas between 8 to 9 feet. Locally, visibilities 1
nautical mile or less in scattered showers and isolated thunderstorms.  A small
craft advisory is in effect through Saturday afternoon.
A second
tropical wave is expected to move across the local area Monday through Monday
night.

 

Residents and visitors are reminded to exercise caution as flooded roadways
can be hazardous while driving. In addition Mariners while operating small
vessels should exercise caution on open waters due to Squall like conditions in
thunderstorms.

 

 

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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
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