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TODAY’S LOCAL WEATHER FORECAST FOR MONTSERRAT VALID UP TO 8 AM THURSDAY AUGUST 16TH, 2018

SYNOPSIS: A weak tropical wave will move across the area today into tonight and heighten the chances for shower activity over and around the islands during that time. WEATHER TODAY: Partly sunny skies, with periods of increased cloudiness and a … Continue reading

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TROPICAL DISTURBANCE HAS DISSIPATED

The tropical disturbance that was located about midway between Africa and the Lesser Antilles has dissipated. The one over the subtropics remains, but is of no threat to Montserrat and the rest of the islands. Please continue to monitor ZJB … Continue reading

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MONTSERRAT VOLCANO OBSERVATORY (MVO) WEEKLY REPORT FOR THE PERIOD AUGUST 3RD TO AUGUST 10TH, 2018

Activity at the Soufrière Hills Volcano remains low. The seismic network recorded two volcano-tectonic earthquakes this week. Measurements of the SO2 flux were made from the helicopter on 8 August. Eight traverses were carried out, with an average flux of … Continue reading

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TODAY’S LOCAL WEATHER FORECAST FOR MONTSERRAT VALID UP TO 8 AM TUESDAY AUGUST 14TH, 2018

SYNOPSIS: A stable atmosphere lacking in moisture will continue to sit across the area during the next 24 hours and keep shower activity to a minimum. WEATHER TODAY: Partly sunny and hazy conditions with a 20 percent or slight chance … Continue reading

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HERE’S THE LOCAL MARINE WEATHER FOR MONTSERRAT FROM MONDAY JULY 13TH, 2018 TO SUNDAY AUGUST 19TH, 2018

Monday August 13th, 2018 Seas.. are 3′ to 4 3 to 4 feet high. Winds.. are Easterly @ 12 to 16 E @12 MPH. Skies.. Sunny .. Tuesday August 14th, 2018 Seas.. are 3′ 3 to 4 feet high. Winds.. … Continue reading

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NOAA FORECASTS BELOW-NORMAL ATLANTIC HURRICANE SEASON; HOWEVER, THE DMCA IS URING RESIDENTS TO PREPARE FOR THE UNEXPECTED, AS IT ONLY TAKES ONE STORM MAKING LANDFALL TO CAUSE SIGNIFICANT DAMAGE AND INJURIES

The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, or NOAA, said Thursday that the 2018 hurricane season is shaping up to be “below-normal. Experts are now expecting fewer hurricanes than they predicted in late May. Gerry Bell, lead seasonal hurricane forecaster at … Continue reading

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DMCA IS CLOSELY MONITORING AN AREA OF DISTURBED WEATHER LOCATED MIDWAY BETWEEN AFRICA AND THE LESSER ANTILLES

1. An area of disturbed weather is located about midway between Africa and the Lesser Antilles. Environmental conditions are expected to become conducive for some gradual development while the system moves slowly west over the next few days. By the middle … Continue reading

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HERE TODAY’S LOCAL WEATHER FORECAST FOR MONTSERRAT VALID UP TO 8 AM FRIDAY AUGUST 10TH, 2018

SYNOPSIS: A dry, stable and hazy atmosphere will persist across the area during the next 24 hours. WEATHER TODAY: Mostly sunny and hazy. WEATHER TONIGHT: Mostly fair skies. WINDS: East- southeast at 15 to 26km/h or 8 to 14 knots … Continue reading

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SUB TROPICAL STORM DEBBY OVER THE FAR NORTH ATLANTIC IS NOT AND WILL NEVER BE A THREAT TO THE CARIBBEAN

According to the Antigua and Barbuda Meteorological Services, the tropical disturbance over the subtropical North Atlantic has formed into Subtropical Storm Debby; it is not and will never be a threat to the Caribbean. Debbie is the 3rd named sub … Continue reading

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HERE TODAY’S LOCAL WEATHER FORECAST FOR MONTSERRAT VALID UP TO 8 AM WEDNESDAY AUGUST 8TH, 2018

SYNOPSIS: A dominant surface high pressure system coupled with a dry and dusty air mass is expected to keep the lower atmosphere relatively stable. WEATHER TODAY: Partly sunny and hazy. WEATHER TONIGHT: Fair to partly cloudy and hazy with a … Continue reading

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