BWS: Hurricane Tammy Is A “Potential Threat”

October 23, 2023 | 3 Comments

Hurricane Tammy is a “potential threat to Bermuda,” the Bermuda Weather Service said, with its closest point of approach within 72 hours forecast to be 393 nm to the ESE at 6am on Thurs [Oct 26] with the BWS noting that “this system may move closer to Bermuda after this time period depending upon its track.”

Graphic courtesy of the BWS:

Hurricane Tammy Bermuda October 23 2023 BWS

The latest forecast from the U.S. National Hurricane Center said, “At 500 AM AST [0900 UTC], the center of Hurricane Tammy was located near latitude 21.4 North, longitude 64.0 West. Tammy is now moving toward the north near 10 mph [17 km/h]. A turn toward the north-northeast or northeast is expected to begin later today and continue into Tuesday.

Graphic courtesy of the NHC:

Hurricane Tammy Bermuda October 23 2023  NHC

“Maximum sustained winds are near 80 mph [130 km/h] with higher gusts. Some slight strengthening is possible during the next couple of days followed by weakening.

“Hurricane-force winds extend outward up to 25 miles [35 km] from the center and tropical-storm-force winds extend outward up to 125 miles [205 km]. The estimated minimum central pressure is 993 mb [29.33 inches].”

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  1. Hilarious! says:

    What are the odds that the predicted path of Tammy would magically turn toward the only populated place within hundreds of miles?

  2. Obvious says:

    You forget that it is dependent upon its track.

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