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NHC: Hurricane Florence Now A Category 3

NHC: Hurricane Florence Now A Category 3

According to the latest forecast from the U.S. National Hurricane Center, Florence is now a category 3 hurricane with maximum sustained winds near 115 mph [185 km/h] with higher gusts. The NHC said, “Florence is moving toward the northwest near 12 mph [19 km/h]. A turn toward the west-northwest with a decrease in forward speed is expected later... Read more of this article

EMO ‘Closely Monitoring’ Hurricane Florence

EMO ‘Closely Monitoring’ Hurricane Florence

This morning [Sept 5] the Ministry of National Security advised that the Emergency Measures Organisation [EMO] is “closely monitoring the track of Hurricane Florence.”The Ministry said, “While the Bermuda Weather Service [BWS] notes that the storm’s track will continue to fluctuate as the week progresses, the Ministry takes this... Read more of this article

Hurricane Florence “Not A Threat At This Time”

Hurricane Florence “Not A Threat At This Time”

Hurricane Florence is “not a threat to Bermuda at this time”, the Bermuda Weather Service said, with its closest point of approach to Bermuda within 72 hours forecast to be 673 nm to the ESE, 6am Saturday [Sept 8] with the BWS noting that “this system may move closer to Bermuda after this time period depending upon its track.” Graphic courtesy... Read more of this article

Tropical Storm Gordon Not A Threat To Bermuda

Tropical Storm Gordon Not A Threat To Bermuda

Tropical Storm Gordon is “not a threat to Bermuda”, the Bermuda Weather Service said, with its closest point of approach to Bermuda within 72 hours having passed. Gordon is the seventh named storm of the 2018 Atlantic Hurricane Season, and the second Tropical Storm currently swirling in the Atlantic, joining Tropical Storm Florence. Graphic... Read more of this article

Sixth Named Storm Of 2018 Hurricane Season

Sixth Named Storm Of 2018 Hurricane Season

Tropical Storm Florence — the sixth named storm of the 2018 hurricane season — is “not a threat to Bermuda at this time”, the Bermuda Weather Service said, with its closest point of approach to Bermuda within 72 hrs forecast to be 1344 nm to the ESE at 6pm Tuesday [Sept 4] with the BWS noting that “this system may move closer... Read more of this article

Potential Tropical Cyclone Six Forms In Atlantic

Potential Tropical Cyclone Six Forms In Atlantic

Potential Tropical Cyclone Six is “not a threat to Bermuda at this time”, the Bermuda Weather Service said, with its closest point of approach to Bermuda within 72 hrs is forecast to be 1688 nm to the ESE at 12pm on Monday [Sept 3] with the BWS noting that “this system may move closer to Bermuda after this time period depending upon... Read more of this article

Category 5 Hurricane Heading Toward Hawaii

Category 5 Hurricane Heading Toward Hawaii

Hawaii residents are preparing for the impact of Hurricane Lane, a powerful category 5 hurricane with maximum sustained winds of 160 mph. The state closed all government offices on Maui and the Big Island starting Wednesday, all University of Hawaii campuses were shut down on Maui and the Big Island, as well as Molokai and Lanai. The National Hurricane... Read more of this article

Video: EMO & BWS Hurricane Season Update

Video: EMO & BWS Hurricane Season Update

The Ministry of National Security, the Emergency Measures Organization and the Bermuda Weather Service hosted a meeting on Thursday [Aug 16] to provide an updated 2018 Atlantic Hurricane Season briefing to stakeholders.A spokesperson said, “Yesterday’s [August 16] EMO meeting was an opportunity for the Bermuda Weather Service to provide the... Read more of this article

Subtropical Storm ‘Not A Threat To Bermuda’

Subtropical Storm ‘Not A Threat To Bermuda’

[Updated] Subtropical Depression Five is “not a threat to Bermuda”, the Bermuda Weather Service said, with its closest point of approach to Bermuda within 72 hours having passed. Graphic courtesy of the BWS:The latest forecast from the U.S. National Hurricane Center said, “At 500 AM AST [0900 UTC], the center of Subtropical Depression Five... Read more of this article

NOAA Lowers Hurricane Season Prediction

NOAA Lowers Hurricane Season Prediction

“Conditions in the ocean and the atmosphere are conspiring to produce a less active Atlantic hurricane season than initially predicted in May, “NOAA said today [Aug 9]. “There are still more storms to come – the hurricane season is far from being over. We urge continued preparedness and vigilance,” said Dr Gerry Bell, lead seasonal... Read more of this article

BWS: Subtropical Storm ‘Not Threat To Bermuda’

BWS: Subtropical Storm ‘Not Threat To Bermuda’

The fourth named storm of the 2018 Atlantic Hurricane Season has formed, however Subtropical Storm Debby 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:The latest forecast from the U.S. National Hurricane Center said, “At 1100... Read more of this article

BWS: Hurricane Chris Remains “Potential Threat”

BWS: Hurricane Chris Remains “Potential Threat”

[Updated] Tropical Storm Chris continues to be “a potential threat to Bermuda”, the Bermuda Weather Service said this evening [July 9], with its closest point of approach to Bermuda within 3 days is forecast to be 309 nm to the NW at 3pm on Wednesday [July 11] with the BWS noting that “this system may move closer to Bermuda after this... Read more of this article

BWS: Tropical Storm Chris A “Potential Threat”

BWS: Tropical Storm Chris A “Potential Threat”

[Updated] Tropical Depression Three is a “potential threat to Bermuda,” the Bermuda Weather Service said, with its closest point of approach to Bermuda within 72 hrs forecast to be 393 nm to the WNW at 6am on Tuesday [July 10] with the BWS noting “this system may move closer to Bermuda after this time period depending upon its track.” Graphic... Read more of this article