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12pm News Items on TS Vicky, Hurricane Paulette, TD Rene, Hurricane Sally and TS Teddy
By Bahamas Department of Meteorology
Sep 14, 2020 - 12:07:07 PM

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NEWS ITEM

NEWS ITEM ON HURRICANE PAULETTE, ISSUED BY THE BAHAMAS DEPARTMENT OF METEOROLOGY FORECAST OFFICE SECTION AT 12PM, MONDAY 14TH SEPTEMBER 2020.

...HURRICANE CONDITIONS AND TORRENTIAL RAINS ASSOCIATED WITH THE SOUTHERN EYEWALL CONTINUE OVER BERMUDA...

AT 11 AM EDT, THE CENTER OF HURRICANE PAULETTE WAS LOCATED NEAR LATITUDE 33.2° NORTH AND LONGITUDE 64.8° WESTOR ABOUT 65 MILES NORTH OF BERMUDA.

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PAULETTE IS MOVING TOWARD THE NORTH NEAR 14 MPH, AND THIS GENERAL MOTION SHOULD CONTINUE INTO THIS AFTERNOON. A TURN TOWARD THE NORTHEAST IS EXPECTED LATER TONIGHT FOLLOWED BY A TURN TOWARD THE EAST-NORTHEAST AND AN INCREASE IN FORWARD SPEED TUESDAY NIGHT THROUGH FRIDAY MORNING.

MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS ARE NEAR 100 MPH WITH HIGHER GUSTS.  ADDITIONAL STRENGTHENING THROUGH TUESDAY NIGHT IS LIKELY AS PAULETTE ACCELERATES NORTHEASTWARD TO EAST-NORTHEASTWARD. GRADUAL WEAKENING IS FORECAST TO BEGIN ON WEDNESDAY.

THE NEXT NEWS ITEM WILL BE ISSUED ON SATURDAY AT 6 PM.

PREPARED BY DUTY FORECASTER: C. WATSON-RAHMING

ISSUED: 14/09/2020 @ 11:55 AM


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NEWS ITEM

NEWS ITEM ON TROPICAL DEPRESSION RENE,ISSUED BY THE BAHAMAS DEPARTMENT OF METEOROLOGY FORECAST OFFICE SECTION AT 12 PM, MONDAY 14TH SEPTEMBER 2020.

…RENE CONTINUES TO HANG ON AS A TROPICAL DEPRESSION…

AT 11 AM EDT, THE CENTER OF TROPICAL DEPRESSION RENE WAS LOCATED NEAR LATITUDE 27.5° NORTH AND LONGITUDE 48.3° WESTOR ABOUT 1120 MILES NORTHEAST OF THE LEEWARD ISLANDS.

RENE IS STATIONARY. A MOTION TOWARD THE WEST-SOUTHWEST OR SOUTHWEST IS FORECAST TO BEGIN LATER TODAY AND CONTINUE THROUGH DISSIPATION.

MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS ARE NEAR 30 MPH WITH HIGHER GUSTS.  WEAKENING IS FORECAST, AND RENE IS EXPECTED TO BECOME A REMNANT LOW TONIGHT, AND DISSIPATE BY LATE WEDNESDAY.

THE NEXT NEWS ITEM WILL BE ISSUED AT 6 PM.

PREPARED BY DUTY FORECASTER: C. WATSON-RAHMING

ISSUED: 14/09/2020 @ 11:55 AM

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NEWS ITEM

NEWS ITEM ON HURRICANE SALLY, ISSUED BY THE BAHAMAS DEPARTMENT OF METEOROLOGY FORECAST OFFICE SECTION AT 12:30 PM, MONDAY 14TH SEPTEMBER 2020.

…NOAA AND AIR FORCE AIRCRAFT REPORTS THAT SALLY HAS RAPIDLY STRENGTHENED INTO A HURRICANE …
…ADDITIONAL STRENGTHENING EXPECTED …

AT 11:30 AM EDT, THE CENTER OF HURRICANE SALLY WAS LOCATED NEAR LATITUDE 28.7 °NORTH AND LONGITUDE 87.0 ° WESTOR ABOUT 130 MILES EAST-SOUTHEAST OF THE MOUTH OF THE MISSISSIPPI RIVER.

SALLY IS MOVING TOWARD THE WEST-NORTHWEST NEAR 7 MPH. THIS GENERAL MOTION IS EXPECTED TO CONTINUE TODAY, FOLLOWED BY A DECREASE IN FORWARD SPEED AND A TURN TOWARD THE NORTHWEST TONIGHT AND A NORTHWARD TURN SOMETIME ON TUESDAY. ON THE FORECAST TRACK, THE CENTER OF SALLY WILL MOVE OVER THE NORTH-CENTRAL GULF OF MEXICO TODAY, APPROACH SOUTHEASTERN LOUISIANA TONIGHT, AND MAKE LANDFALL ON TUESDAY OR TUESDAY NIGHT. AFTERWARD, SALLY IS EXPECTED TO MOVE SLOWLY NORTH-NORTHEASTWARD NEAR THE NORTHERN GULF COAST THROUGH WEDNESDAY.

MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS HAVE RAPIDLY STRENGTHENED TO 90 MPH WITH HIGHER GUSTS.  ADDITIONAL STRENGTHENING IS FORECAST DURING THE NEXT DAY OR SO.

THE NEXT NEWS ITEM WILL BE ISSUED AT 6 PM.

PREPARED BY DUTY FORECASTER: C. WATSON-RAHMING

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NEWS ITEM

NEWS ITEM ON TROPICAL STORM TEDDY, ISSUED BY THE BAHAMAS DEPARTMENT OF METEOROLOGY FORECAST OFFICE SECTION AT 12 PM, MONDAY, 14TH SEPTEMBER, 2020.

...TEDDY POISED TO STRENGTHEN AS IT MOVES ACROSS THE TROPICAL ATLANTIC…

AT 11 AM EDT, THE CENTER OF TROPICAL STORM TEDDY WAS LOCATED NEAR LATITUDE 12.8° NORTH AND LONGITUDE 42.8° WESTOR ABOUT 1250 MILES EAST OF THE LESSER ANTILLES.

TEDDY IS MOVING TOWARD THE WEST NEAR 14 MPH), AND A WESTWARD MOTION IS EXPECTED TO CONTINUE TODAY, FOLLOWED BY A SLIGHTLY SLOWER WEST-NORTHWESTWARD MOTION TONIGHT AND TUESDAY.  A TURN TOWARD THE NORTHWEST AND A FURTHER DECREASE IN FORWARD SPEED IS FORECAST BY WEDNESDAY.

MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS ARE NEAR 40 MPH WITH HIGHER GUSTS.  STEADY STRENGTHENING IS FORECAST DURING THE NEXT FEW DAYS, AND TEDDY IS FORECAST TO BECOME A HURRICANE BY TUESDAY NIGHT.

THE NEXT NEWS ITEM WILL BE ISSUED AT 6PM.

PREPARED BY DUTY FORECASTER: C. WATSON-RAHMING

ISSUED: 14/09/2020 @ 11:55 AM

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NEWS ITEM

NEWS ITEM ON TROPICAL STORM VICKI, ISSUED BY THE BAHAMAS DEPARTMENT OF METEOROLOGY FORECAST OFFICE SECTION AT 12 PM, MONDAY 14TH SEPTEMBER 2020.

...DEPRESSION BECOMES THE TWENTIETH NAMED STORM OF THE 2020 ATLANTIC HURRICANE SEASON…

…VICKI IS EXPECTED TO BE SHORT-LIVED...

AT 11 AM EDT, THE CENTER OF TROPICAL STORM VICKI WAS LOCATED NEAR LATITUDE 18.7° NORTH AND LONGITUDE 28.5° WEST, OR ABOUT 350 MILES WEST-NORTHWEST OF THE CABO VERDE ISLANDS.

VICKI IS MOVING TOWARD THE NORTHWEST NEAR 6 MPH, AND THIS MOTION IS FORECAST TO CONTINUE INTO TONIGHT, WITH A WEST-NORTHWESTWARD MOTION EXPECTED ON TUESDAY AND WEDNESDAY.

MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS HAVE INCREASED TO NEAR 45 MPH WITH HIGHER GUSTS. LITTLE CHANGE IN STRENGTH IS EXPECTED DURING THE NEXT DAY OR SO. WEAKENING IS EXPECTED TO BEGIN BY TUESDAY NIGHT AND VICKI IS FORECAST TO DEGENERATE TO A REMNANT LOW ON THURSDAY.

THE NEXT NEWS ITEM WILL BE ISSUED AT 6 PM.

PREPARED BY DUTY FORECASTER: C. WATSON-RAHMING

ISSUED: 14/09/2020 @ 11:55 AM

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