[xml][/xml]
The Bahamas Weekly Facebook The Bahamas Weekly Twitter
Bahamas Weather Last Updated: Sep 6, 2018 - 12:32:42 PM


News Item on Hurricane Florence
By Bahamas Department Of Meteorology
Sep 6, 2018 - 12:50:48 PM

Email this article
 Mobile friendly page
NEWS ITEM

NEWS ITEM ON HURRICANE FLORENCE ISSUED BY THE BAHAMAS DEPARTMENT OF METEOROLOGY FORECAST OFFICE SECTION, AT 12PM THURSDAY 06TH SEPTEMBER 2018.

…FLORENCE WEAKENS FURTHER…

AT 11:00AM EDT, THE CENTER OF HURRICANE FLORENCE WAS LOCATED NEAR LATITUDE 24.6°NORTH AND LONGITUDE 48.6° WEST OR ABOUT 1030 MILES EAST-NORTHEAST OF THE NORTHERN LEEWARD ISLANDS OR 1115 MILES EAST-SOUTHEAST OF BERMUDA.

HURRICANE FLORENCE IS MOVING TOWARD THE NORTHWEST AT 10 MPH. A TURN TOWARD THE WEST-NORTHWEST AND WEST WITH A DECREASE IN FORWARD SPEED IS EXPECTED THROUGH SATURDAY. FLORENCE MAY BEGIN TO MOVE FASTER TOWARD THE WEST-NORTHWEST OVER THE WESTERN ATLANTIC EARLY NEXT WEEK.

MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS HAVE DECREASED TO NEAR 105 MILES PER HOUR (MPH) WITH HIGHER GUSTS. ADDITIONAL WEAKENING IS FORECAST DURING THE NEXT DAY OR TWO. HOWEVER, FLORENCE IS EXPECTED TO REMAIN A HURRICANE AND LIKELY REINTENSIFY OVER THE WEEKEND.

THE NEXT NEWS ITEM WILL BE ISSUED AT 6PM.

PREPARED BY FORECASTER: ORSON NIXON


Bookmark and Share




© Copyright 2018 by thebahamasweekly.com

Top of Page

Receive our Top Stories



Preview | Powered by CommandBlast

Bahamas Weather
Latest Headlines
Bahamas 3-Day Weather Forecast for Fri. Sept. 21
News item on Post-Tropical Cyclone Joyce
Tropical Depression Joyce 6pm 17th Sept. 2018
News items: Tropical Depression Florence and Joyce; Post-Tropical Cyclone Helene
News Items Hurricane Florence, Tropical Storm Joyce and Helene; Tropical Depression Isaac