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UPDATE: FLASH FLOOD WATCH ISSUED FOR THE VI

UPDATE: FLASH FLOOD WATCH ISSUED FOR THE VI

May 20, 2011466Views

  UPDATE:
A Flash Flood Watch has been issued for the VIRGIN ISLANDS UNTIL 12PM. PLEASE
BE ADVISED THIS WATCH MAYBE UPGRADED TO A FLASH FLOOD WARNING. RESIDENTS ARE ASKED TO
EXERCISE CAUTION WHILE DRIVING. EXERCISE CAUTION DUE TO FALLING ROCKS AND OTHER
DEBRIS. 


Valid up to 8 am
tomorrow Saturday 21st May 2011.

Synopsis: A trough system being enhanced by
favorable upper level conditions will keep the atmosphere over the British
Virgin Islands quite unstable today and tonight.

Wx: 

Today
and Tonight:
 Cloudy to overcast
with scattered to numerous showers. Some heavy showers along with thunderstorms
are also possible at times.

Winds: Easterly at
10-16kts over land and reaching 18kts at times over open waters. Some gusts in
showers are also likely..

Seas: Moderate
waves/swells 1.5-1.8m or 5-6ft. Small craft operators should continue to
exercise caution..

Barometric
Pressure:
 Normal

Sunset
today:
 
6:47 pm.

Sunrise
tomorrow: 
 5:43 am.