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Severe Weather Warning for Eleuthera - June 13th
By Bahamas Department Of Meteorology
Jun 13, 2020 - 4:30:55 PM

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SEVERE WEATHER WARNING

THE BAHAMAS DEPARTMENT OF METEOROLOGY HAS ISSUED A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING FROM 4:30 PM EDT TO 6:30 PM EDT, SATURDAY 13TH JUNE 2020.

A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING IS IN EFFECT FOR ELEUTHERA AND ITS ADJACENT WATERS.

AT 4:25 PM EDT, RADAR, LIGHTNING DETECTOR AND SATELLITE IMAGERY DEPICTED A LINE OF THUNDERSTORMS ALONG WITH MODERATE TO HEAVY RAINFALL ASSOCIATED WITH TROUGHING SHIFTING EASTWARD ACROSS THE WARNING AREA.

SOME OF THESE THUNDERSTORMS WILL BE SEVERE AT TIMES AND MAY CAUSE STRONG GUSTY WINDS, DANGEROUS LIGHTNING, HEAVY DOWNPOURS, HAIL AND POSSIBLE WATERSPOUT OR TORNADIC ACTIVITY. LOCALIZED FLOODING IS ALSO POSSIBLE DURING THIS EVENT.

BOATERS IN THE WARNING AREA SHOULD REMAIN IN PORT AND RESIDENTS SHOULD STAY INDOORS AND AWAY FROM WINDOWS AS CONDITIONS WORSEN.  RESIDENTS SHOULD NOT SEEK SHELTER UNDER TREES OR IN WATER AS THESE CAN BECOME LIGHTNING CONDUCTORS.

ISSUED BY DUTY FORECASTER: S. SEARS/IAN V. MCKENZIE
ISSUED: 4:30PM EDT

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