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EMO Continues To Monitor Hurricane Sam

EMO Continues To Monitor Hurricane Sam

The Emergency Measures Organisation [EMO] continues to closely monitor Hurricane Sam, with the category 4 storm expected to have its closest point of approach at 11pm tonight [Oct 1]. A Government spokesperson said, “As Hurricane Sam continues on its projected path, the Minister of National Security, Renee Ming once again encouraged vigilance... Read more of this article

Weather Service Issues ‘Tropical Storm Warning’

Weather Service Issues ‘Tropical Storm Warning’

The Bermuda Weather Service issued a “Tropical Storm Warning” this morning [Oct 1] — an upgrade from the Tropical Storm Watch issued yesterday — and said that Hurricane Sam is “a potential threat to Bermuda.” The BWS latest advisory said that Sam’s “closest point of approach to Bermuda within 72 hrs [3 days] is forecast to be... Read more of this article

Video: Stay Ready Weather Update

Video: Stay Ready Weather Update

Bermuda Weather Service Director Dr Mark Guishard will be joining Glenn Jones and Bernews this afternoon [Sept 30] to provide a ‘Stay Ready’ update on Hurricane Sam, with the BWS saying that Hurricane Sam is a ‘potential threat’, with its closest point of approach to Bermuda within 72 hours forecast to be 193 nm to the ESE at 3.00am... Read more of this article

RUBiS Flaring Operations In Ferry Reach

RUBiS Flaring Operations In Ferry Reach

RUBiS will be conducting flaring operations at their St. George’s Depot in Ferry Reach and people in the area ”may see an orange flame rising to about 20-ft into the sky, and a rumble may be heard from nearby homes.” A spokesperson said, “Please be advised that due to approaching Hurricane Sam, RUBiS shall recommence flaring operations... Read more of this article

BWS: A Tropical Storm Watch Is Now In Effect

BWS: A Tropical Storm Watch Is Now In Effect

A Tropical Storm Watch is now in effect, with the BWS saying Hurricane Sam is a ‘potential threat’, with its closest point of approach to Bermuda within 72 hours forecast to be 193 nm to the ESE at 3.00am on Saturday [Oct 2], with the BWS noting that “this system may move closer to Bermuda after this time period depending upon its... Read more of this article

BWS: Hurricane Sam Remains A ‘Potential Threat’

BWS: Hurricane Sam Remains A ‘Potential Threat’

Hurricane Sam is a “potential threat to Bermuda”, the Bermuda Weather Service said this morning, with its closest point of approach to Bermuda within 72 hours forecast to be 191 nm to the ESE at 3.00am on Saturday [Oct 2], with the BWS noting that “this system may move closer to Bermuda after this time period depending upon its track.” In... Read more of this article

Hurricane Sam Is “Potential Threat To Bermuda”

Hurricane Sam Is “Potential Threat To Bermuda”

Hurricane Sam is a “potential threat to Bermuda”, the Bermuda Weather Service said in their latest update, with its closest point of approach to Bermuda within 72 hours forecast to be 350 nm to the SE at 12.00pm on Friday [Oct 1], with the BWS noting that “this system may move closer to Bermuda after this time period depending upon its track.” Graphic... Read more of this article

EMO Keeping A Close Watch On Hurricane Sam

EMO Keeping A Close Watch On Hurricane Sam

The Emergency Measures Organisation [EMO] has “been keeping a close watch on Hurricane Sam, which is currently a category 4 storm located some 1,082nm south-east of Bermuda,” the Government said. Minister of National Security Renee Ming confirmed that the EMO will meet Wednesday [Sept. 29] morning to get the latest updates from partner agencies... Read more of this article

BWS Is “Watching Sam” In The Atlantic

BWS Is “Watching Sam” In The Atlantic

The Bermuda Weather Service [BWS] said that “although the outlook is too far out to indicate the likelihood of impacts to Bermuda, BWS is watching Hurricane Sam in the distant eastern tropical Atlantic, just over 2,000 miles to our southeast. The BWS said, “Closer to home, an interaction between some of the remnants of TD Peter and the trough to... Read more of this article

18th Named Storm Of 2021 Season Forms

18th Named Storm Of 2021 Season Forms

Tropical Storm Sam — the 18th named storm of the 2021 Atlantic Hurricane Season – has formed in the Atlantic ocean.Tropical Storm Sam is “not a threat to Bermuda at this time”, Bermuda Weather Service said, with its closest point of approach to Bermuda within 72 hours forecast to be 1378 nm to the SE at 12.00pm on Sunday [Sept 26], with the... Read more of this article

Video: BWS Does Not Deem Storm A Threat

Video: BWS Does Not Deem Storm A Threat

[Updated with video] The Bermuda Weather Service [BWS] said that “although the centre of Tropical Storm Peter is forecast to be near 400nm from us in the next few days, BWS does not deem it to be a threat to Bermuda.” Update: BWS Director Dr Mark Guishard provides an update on Tropical Storm Peter, telling Bernews that “confidence is pretty high... Read more of this article

16th Named Storm Of 2021 Season Forms

16th Named Storm Of 2021 Season Forms

Tropical Storm Peter — the 16th named storm of the 2021 Atlantic Hurricane Season – has formed in the Atlantic ocean.Tropical Storm Peter is “not a threat to Bermuda at this time”, the Bermuda Weather Service said, with its closest point of approach to Bermuda within 72 hours forecast to be 500 nm to the south at 6am on Wednesday... Read more of this article

14th Named Storm Of 2021 Season Forms

14th Named Storm Of 2021 Season Forms

The 14th named storm of the 2021 Atlantic Hurricane season — Tropical Storm Nicholas — has formed in the Atlantic, however it far away from Bermuda, and not tracking towards the island.The latest forecast from the U.S. National Hurricane Center said, “At 1000 AM CDT [1500 UTC], the center of Tropical Storm Nicholas was located by reconnaissance... Read more of this article