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UNSTABLE WEATHER CONDITIONS TO CONTINUE DUE TO TROPICAL WAVE TONIGHT

UNSTABLE WEATHER CONDITIONS TO CONTINUE DUE TO TROPICAL WAVE TONIGHT

August 14, 20171172Views

Synopsis: A tropical wave will cause some more instability across the area tonight and then exit the area Tuesday and give way to a ridge of high pressure which will result in shower activity being restricted to a minimum. The possible rainfall total for the next 24 hours is 1 to 10 mm (0.04 to 0.40 in).

Weather tonight: Mostly cloudy with a 60 percent or a high chance of showers and a slight chance of thunderstorms.

Weather tomorrow: Partly sunny with a 20 percent or a slight chance of showers.

Winds: East-northeasterly at 22 to 33 km/h or 12 to 18 knots with strong gusts at times.

Seas: Moderate to locally rough with heights of 1.2 to 1.8 metres 4 to 6 feet, occasionally reaching 2.4 metres or 8 feet. A small craft advisory is now in effect.

The DDM will continue to monitor these weather systems and provide updates when they become available.
Please continue to monitor local media stations, DDM’s website (bviddm.com) and Facebook at BVIDDM for regular updates.


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.