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Weather Update: Frontal Trough Causing Unsettled Weather Across The Virgin Islands

Weather Update: Frontal Trough Causing Unsettled Weather Across The Virgin Islands

May 9, 20171273Views

Moisture and instability associated with a slow moving frontal trough will provide some unsettled weather conditions and maintain a high chance for shower activity across the area during the next 24 hours.

Weather: Cloudy to overcast skies tonight and tomorrow with a high chance of widespread rain accompanied by periods of scattered showers, some of which could be moderate to locally heavy at times. There’s also a slight chance of an isolated thunderstorm developing.

Winds: SE at 11-22km/h or 6-12kts with higher gusts during showers..

Seas: Moderate to locally rough, swells 1.5-2.1m or 5-7ft. Small craft operators and sea bathers should continue to exercise caution..

Atmospheric Pressure: Well below normal.

Sunrise tomorrow:  5:47 am.

Sunset tomorrow:  6:43 pm.

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.