BWS: Tropical Storm Nana Is Not A Threat

September 1, 2020 | 0 Comments

Tropical Storm Nana — the 14th name storm of the 2020 Atlantic hurricane season — 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:

Tropical Storm Nana Special Bermuda Sept 1 2020 BWS

The latest forecast from the U.S. National Hurricane Center said, “At 500 PM EDT [2100 UTC], the center of Tropical Storm Nana was located near latitude 16.8 North, longitude 79.3 West. Nana is moving toward the west near 18 mph [30 km/h], and this general motion is expected to continue through Thursday. On the forecast track, Nana will be moving near but north of the coast of Honduras on Wednesday and likely be approaching the coast of Belize on Thursday.

Graphic courtesy of the NHC:

Tropical Storm Nana Special Bermuda Sept 1 2020 NHC

“Maximum sustained winds are near 50 mph [85 km/h] with higher gusts. Strengthening is forecast during the next 48 hours, and Nana could become a hurricane just prior to landfall on Thursday.

“Tropical-storm-force winds extend outward up to 80 miles [130 km] from the center, mainly northeast through northwest of the center.

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