Tropical Depression Three Not A Threat

June 1, 2020

Tropical Depression Three 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:

Hurricane Name Bermuda June 1 2020 BWS

The latest forecast from the U.S. National Hurricane Center said, “At 400 PM CDT [2100 UTC], the center of Tropical Depression Three was located near latitude 19.6 North, longitude 91.2 West. The depression is moving toward the west-northwest near 7 mph [11 km/h]. This motion at a slower forward speed is expected tonight.

“The depression is forecast to turn west-southwestward or southward at a slower forward speed on Tuesday, and meander over the southern Bay of Campeche through late Wednesday. On the forecast track, the center of the cyclone is forecast to be near the coast of the southern Bay of Campeche Tuesday night through Thursday.

Graphic courtesy of the NHC:

Hurricane Name Bermuda June 1 2020 NHC

“Maximum sustained winds are near 30 mph [45 km/h] with higher gusts. Gradual strengthening is expected during the next couple of days and the depression is forecast to become a tropical storm tonight or Tuesday.

“The estimated minimum central pressure is 1007 mb [29.74 inches].”

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