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6pm News Items on Tropical Storm Paulette and Rene
By Bahamas Department of Meteorology
Sep 9, 2020 - 6:10:41 PM

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NEWS ITEM

THIS IS A NEWS ITEM ON TROPICAL STORM PAULETTE ISSUED BY THE BAHAMAS DEPARTMENT OF METEOROLOGY FORECAST OFFICE AT 6PM, WEDNESDAY, 9TH SEPTEMBER, 2020.

…PAULETTE IS FORECAST TO WEAKEN DURING THE NEXT DAY OR TWO BUT COULD THEN RESTRENGTHEN EARLY NEXT WEEK…

AT 5:00 PM EDT, THE CENTER OF TROPICAL STORM PAULETTE WAS LOCATED NEAR LATITUDE 20.5° NORTH AND LONGITUDE 47.4° WESTOR 1035 MILES EAST OF THE NORTHERN LEEWARD ISLANDS.

PAULETTE IS MOVING TOWARD THE WEST-NORTHWEST NEAR 10 MILES PER HOUR.  A MOTION TOWARD THE WEST OR WEST-NORTHWESTWARD IS EXPECTED THROUGH FRIDAY. A NORTHWESTWARD MOTION SHOULD BEGIN FRIDAY NIGHT AND CONTINUE INTO THE WEEKEND.

MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS ARE NEAR 60 MILES PER HOUR WITH HIGHER GUSTS. SOME WEAKENING IS FORECAST DURING THE NEXT COUPLE OF DAYS.HOWEVER, PAULETTE COULD RESTRENGTHEN EARLY NEXT WEEK.

THE NEXT NEWS ITEM WILL BE ISSUED AT 6AM.

PREPARED BY DUTY FORECASTER: SONOVIA SEARS
9TH SEPTEMBER, 2020 @ 5:45 PM

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NEWS ITEM

THIS IS A NEWS ITEM ON TROPICAL STORM RENE ISSUED BY THE BAHAMAS DEPARTMENT OF METEOROLOGY FORECAST OFFICE AT 6PM, WEDNESDAY, 9THSEPTEMBER, 2020.

…RENE SHOWING LITTLE CHANGE IN STRENGTH…

AT 5:00 PM EDT, THE CENTER OF TROPICAL STORM RENE WAS LOCATED NEAR LATITUDE 18.0° NORTH AND LONGITUDE 32.7° WESTOR 590 MILES WEST-NORTHWEST OF THE CABO VERDE ISLANDS.

RENE IS MOVING TOWARD THE WEST-NORTHWEST NEAR 13 MILES PER HOUR AND A MOTION TOWARD THE WEST-NORTHWEST IS EXPECTED FOR THE NEXT COUPLE OF DAYS FOLLOWED BY A TURN TO THE NORTHWEST.

MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS ARE NEAR 40 MILES PER HOUR WITH HIGHER GUSTS. GRADUAL STRENGTHENING IS FORECAST DURING THE NEXT 48 HOURS. RENE IS EXPECTED TO BE NEAR HURRICANE STRENGTH BY FRIDAY NIGHT.

THE NEXT NEWS ITEM WILL BE ISSUED AT 6AM.

PREPARED BY DUTY FORECASTER: SONOVIA SEARS
9TH SEPTEMBER, 2020 @ 5:30 PM

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