Tropical Depression “Not A Threat To Bermuda”

November 6, 2017

Tropical Depression Nineteen is “not a threat to Bermuda”, the Bermuda Weather Service said, with its closest point of approach to Bermuda within 72 hrs iforecast to be 771 nm to the east at 10pm this evening [Nov 6,] however, the BWS noted that “this system may move closer to Bermuda after this time period depending upon its track.”

Graphic courtesy of the BWS:

Tropical Depression Nineteen Bermuda Nov 6 2017

The latest forecast from the U.S. National Hurricane Center said, “At 500 AM AST, the center of Tropical Depression Nineteen was located near latitude 28.9 North, longitude 50.2 West.

“The depression is moving toward the east near 6 mph [9 km/h]. However, a turn toward the north-northeast or north is expected later today, and this general motion is forecast to continue through Tuesday.

“Maximum sustained winds are near 35 mph [55 km/h] with higher gusts. Some strengthening is forecast during the next 48 hours, and the depression is expected to become a tropical storm later today.

Graphic courtesy of the NHC:

Tropical Depression Nineteen Bermuda Nov 6 2017 2

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