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Tropical Wave Continues to Move West

Tropical Wave Continues to Move West

July 12, 2019514Views

As of Friday morning, Tropical Wave/Invest 93L was located near 9N, 36W and moving westward near 15 mph. The system continues to feature a well-defined rotation. However, shower and thunderstorm activity remains relatively low. That being said, forecasters continue to think it has a 25 percent chance of becoming a tropical depression or weak tropical storm over the next few days as it tracks westward. It is expected to be near the Lesser Antilles by Monday. Conditions in the Caribbean are not expected to be favorable for further development. Therefore, it is expected to weaken when it reaches the Caribbean.

The Department of Disaster Management will continue to monitor the wave and provide updates when necessary.

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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.