Tropical Depression Is Not A Threat To Bermuda

September 2, 2020

Tropical Depression Omar — the 15th named storm of the 2020 Atlantic hurricane season and the earliest 15th storm on record — is “not a threat to Bermuda”, the Bermuda Weather Service said.

Graphic courtesy of the BWS:

Tropical Depression Omar Bermuda Sept 2 2020 BWS

The latest forecast from the U.S. National Hurricane Center said, “At 500 PM AST (2100 UTC), the center of Tropical Depression Omar was located near latitude 36.1 North, longitude 65.7 West. The depression is moving toward the east near 14 mph [22 km/h], and this general motion is expected to continue through Friday. A turn toward the east-northeast with some reduction in forward speed is forecast on Saturday.

Graphic courtesy of the NHC:

Tropical Depression Omar Bermuda Sept 2 2020 NHC

“Maximum sustained winds are near 35 mph [55 km/h] with higher gusts. Further weakening is forecast and Omar is likely to become a remnant low Thursday with dissipation by Saturday night. The estimated minimum central pressure is 1005 mb [29.68 inches].”

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