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TROPICAL WAVE APPROACHING LOCAL AREA, LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM BEING MONITORED

TROPICAL WAVE APPROACHING LOCAL AREA, LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM BEING MONITORED

July 5, 2010733Views


5th July 2010A tropical wave is expected to move across the local area late today through tomorrow. This wave has the potential to produce numerous showers and thunderstorms which may be heavy at times, with winds upwards of 25mph creating seas up to 7 feet. A small craft advisory will be in effect from Tuesday afternoon until Wednesday morning.


 


An area of low pressure located 1425 miles east south east of the Wind Ward Islands continue to show signs of organization. Environmental conditions are expected to remain conducive for development, during the next day or so, as the system moves west north westward to north westward at about 15mph. At present the system is no threat to the Virgin Islands however, the DDM will continue to monitor the system in case of future development.


 


Residents are reminded to make the necessary preparations as we are in the 2010 Atlantic Hurricane Season and above normal tropical cyclone activity are expected.


 


Please visit the Department of Disaster Management website at www.bviddm.com for further information.


 


 


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 inappropriately for legal evidence or in justification of any decision which may result in the loss of finances, property or life.


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