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Severe Weather Warning update - Sept. 25
By Bahamas Department of Meteorology
Sep 25, 2020 - 3:15:54 PM

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SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING

THE BAHAMAS DEPARTMENT OF METEOROLOGY HAS ISSUED A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 2:35PM EDT UNTIL 4:00 PM FRIDAY 25THSEPTEMBER, 2020.

A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING IS IN EFFECT FOR THE ISLAND OF ANDROS AND FOR EASTERN GRAND BAHAMA ALONG WITH THEIR ADJACENT WATERS.

AT 2:30PM LIGHTNING DETECTION, RADAR AND SATELLITE IMAGERY DEPICTED SHOWED CLUSTERS OF MODERATE TO HEAVY SHOWERS WITH EMBEDDED THUNDERSTORMS MOVING EAST-NORTHEAST TOWARDS AND OVER THE MENTIONED AREA.

SOME OF THESE THUNDERSTORMS WILL BE STRONG TO SEVERE AT TIMES CAPABLE OF PRODUCING STRONG GUSTY WINDS, DANGEROUS LIGHTNING, HEAVY DOWNPOURS, HAIL AND POSSIBLE WATERSPOUT OR TORNADIC ACTIVITY. LOCALIZED FLOODING IS ALSO POSSIBLE DURING THE PASSAGE OF THESE STORMS.

BOATERS IN THE WARNING AREAS SHOULD SEEK SAFE HARBOUR AND RESIDENTS IN THE WARNING AREAS 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 FORECASTERS: K. WARD-FORBES

ISSUED: FRI. 25TH SEPTEMBER, 2020 @ 2:35PM

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