Monthly Archives: March 2018

A PLUME OF SAHARAN DUST CONTINUES TO AFFECT MONTSERRAT

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ANOTHER SWELL EVENT TO IMPACT MONTSERRAT ON WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON

A powerful low-pressure system is pushing low period swells of moderate heights across the Atlantic that will reach the northern Caribbean, including Antigua and Barbuda. The swells will start to arrive tonight across the Bahamas, tomorrow morning across Hispaniola and … Continue reading

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TODAY’S LOCAL WEATHER FORECAST FOR MONTSERRAT VALID UP TO 8 AM THURSDAY MARCH 29TH, 2018

SYNOPSIS: Despite relatively low moisture levels across the area, the presence of a weak trough coupled with light winds and daytime heating could potentially trigger localized showers across portions of the islands today, with the chances for showers becoming significantly … Continue reading

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TODAY’S LOCAL WEATHER FORECAST FOR MONTSERRAT VALID UP TO 8 AM WEDNESDAY MARCH 28TH, 2018

SYNOPSIS: Weak unstable conditions could possibly generate cloudy spells and periodic showers across the area mainly today. WEATHER TODAY: Partly sunny with a 30 percent or low chance of showers. WEATHER TONIGHT: Partly cloudy with chance of showers remaining low. … Continue reading

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MONTSERRAT VOLCANO OBSERVATORY (MVO) WEEKLY REPORT FOR THE PERIOD MARCH 16TH TO 23RD, 2018

Activity at the Soufrière Hills Volcano remains low. The seismic network recorded one volcano-tectonic earthquake this week. There have been no measurements of the SO2 flux since 12 March. Pyroclastic flows can occur at any time without warning on any … Continue reading

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HERE’S THE LOCAL MARINE WEATHER FOR MONTSERRAT FROM MONDAY MARCH 27TH, 2018 TO WEDNESDAY APRIL 4TH, 2O18

Monday, March 26th, 2018 .. 6AM. 6PM.. Seas.. are 3 to 5 feet 3 to 5 feet. Winds. are Easterly @ 8 to 12 E 8 to 10 MPH. Skies.. are Partly Cloudy. Tuesday, March 27th, 2018 Seas.. are 3 … Continue reading

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LOCAL WEATHER FORECAST FOR MONTSERRAT VALID UP TO 8 AM TUESDAY MARCH 27TH, 2018

SYNOPSIS:  A low level trough moving across the area will likely generate some unsettled weather across the islands over the next 24 hours with cloudy spells and occasional showers possible. WEATHER TODAY: Partly sunny with a 40 percent or moderate chance … Continue reading

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HERE’S TODAY’S LOCAL WEATHER FORECAST FOR MONTSERRAT VALID UP TO 8 AM FRIDAY MARCH 23RD, 2018

SYNOPSIS: A moderate to fresh trade wind flow, generated by a strengthening high pressure ridge, could transport shallow pockets of low level moisture across the area at times today and tonight. This will maintain a moderate chance for showers over … Continue reading

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HERE’S TODAY’S LOCAL WEATHER FORECAST FOR MONTSERRAT VALID UP TO 8 AM THURSDAY MARCH 23RD, 2018

SYNOPSIS: A moderate to fresh trade wind flow, generated by a strengthening high pressure ridge, could transport shallow pockets of low level moisture across the area at times today and tonight. This will maintain a moderate chance for showers over … Continue reading

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MONTSERRAT VOLCANO OBSERVATORY (MVO) WEEKLY REPORT FOR PERIOD MARCH 9TH TO 16TH, 2018

Activity at the Soufrière Hills Volcano remains low. The seismic network recorded no volcanic earthquakes this week. Measurements of the SO2 flux were made using the helicopter on 12 March. A total of eight traverses beneath the plume were carried … Continue reading

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