Subtropical Storm ‘Not A Threat To Bermuda’

October 31, 2019 | 0 Comments

Subtropical Storm Rebekah is “not a threat to Bermuda”, the Bermuda Weather Service said, with its closest point of approach to Bermuda within 72 hrs having passed.

Graphic courtesy of the BWS:

BWS Subtropical Storm Rebekah Bermuda Oct 31 2019

The latest forecast from the U.S. National Hurricane Center said, “At 1100 AM AST [1500 UTC], the center of Subtropical Storm Rebekah was located near latitude 40.7 North, longitude 35.3 West. The storm is moving toward the east-northeast near 18 mph [30 km/h]. An eastward turn with some increase in forward speed is anticipated by early Friday.

Graphic courtesy of the NHC:

NHC Subtropical Storm Rebekah Bermuda Oct 31 2019

“Maximum sustained winds remain near 45 mph [75 km/h] with higher gusts. The storm should weaken and become a post-tropical cyclone by this evening or early tomorrow.

“Winds of 40 mph extend outward up to 70 miles [110 km] from the center. The estimated minimum central pressure is 990 mb [29.24 inches].”

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