Monthly Archives: August 2018

NEAR-NORMAL AMOUNTS OF HURRICANE ACTIVITY FORECASTS OVER THE NEXT TWO WEEKS

Meteorologists at the Colorado State University forecast that the next two weeks will be characterized by near-normal amounts of hurricane activity. The August 30th to September 12th, 2018 most recent seasonal forecast calls for a below-average season. The hurricane experts … Continue reading

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MONTSERRAT’S NATIONAL WEATHER FORECAST VALID UP TO 8 AM SATURDAY SEPTEMBER 1ST, 2018

SYNOPSIS: As a tropical wave moves further away from the Leewards, it has now been replaced by a drier and more stable atmosphere associated with a high pressure ridge which will restrict shower activity over and around the area today … Continue reading

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BULLETIN ON POTENTIAL TROPICAL CYCLONE SIX ADVISORY

…TROPICAL STORM CONDITIONS EXPECTED OVER THE SOUTHERN CABO VERDE ISLANDS ON FRIDAY… SUMMARY OF 1100 AM …INFORMATION ———————————————– LOCATION…12.9N 18.4W ABOUT 425 MI…680 KM ESE OF THE SOUTHERNMOST CABO VERDE ISLANDS MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS…30 MPH…45 KM/H PRESENT MOVEMENT…W OR 280 … Continue reading

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MONTSERRAT NATIONAL WEATHER FORECAST VALID UP TO 8 AM FRIDAY AUGUST 31ST, 2018

SYNOPSIS: A tropical wave along with favourable middle to upper levels winds will keep atmospheric conditions unsettled, mainly today. Possible rainfall for the forecast period is 5 to 15 mm or 0.20 to 0.60 inch. WEATHER TODAY: Mostly cloudy with … Continue reading

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HERE ARE SOME TIPS FOR THOSE OF YOU WHO ARE PLANNING TO TRAVEL DURING THE PEAK HURRICANE SEASON

According to Travel and Leisure, while, travelling off-season can often mean getting lower prices and enjoying popular hotspots without the crowds, in some destinations it can put you at risk of coming into contact with a hurricane. He says knowing … Continue reading

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DMCA IS MONITORING A TROPICAL DISTURBANCE ABOUT TO COME OFF THE COAST OF AFRICA WITH A 50% CHANCE OF BECOMING A STORM IN 5 DAYS

A low pressure area is forecast to form between the coast of Africa and the Cabo Verde Islands in association with a tropical wave that is expected to move off the west coast of Africa late Thursday or early Friday. … Continue reading

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AN ACTIVE TROPICAL IS AFFECTING MONTSERRAT TODAY; CONTINUE TO EXPECT MODERATE TO HEAVY SHOWERS

HERE’S THE REST OF MONTSERRAT NATIONAL FORECAST VALID UP TO 8 AM THURSDAY AUGUST 30TH, 2018 SYNOPSIS: An active tropical wave is affecting the area and could result in moderate to heavy showers at times with possible rainfall total of … Continue reading

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#HURRICANE FACTS

THE ATLANTIC BASIN HAS ZERO “0” HURRICANES SINCE JULY 12TH, 2018. THIS IS THE FOURTH TIME SINCE 2000 THAT THE ATLANTIC HAS HAD ZERO “0” HURRICANES FROM JULY 13TH TO AUGUST 27TH. THE OTHER TIMES WERE: 2001, 2002, and 2013.

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MONTSERRAT VOLCANO OBSERVATORY (MVO) WEEKLY REPORT FOR THE PERIOD AUGUST 17TH TO AUGUST 24TH, 2018

Activity at the Soufrière Hills Volcano remains low. The seismic network recorded one rockfall and one volcano-tectonic earthquake this week. There have been no measurements of the SO2 flux to report since 30 May. Data from the new permanent gas-monitoring … Continue reading

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TODAY’S LOCAL WEATHER FORECAST VALID UP TO 8 AM TUESDAY AUGUST 28TH, 2018

SYNOPSIS: Weak moisture and instability associated with a tropical wave will result in a moderate chance for showers over and around the islands at times during the next 24 hours. WEATHER TODAY: Partly cloudy skies with periods of increased cloudiness … Continue reading

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