• ALL TROPICAL STORM WATCHES AND WARNINGS HAVE BEEN DISCONTINUED FOR THE BAHAMAS AND THE TURKS AND CAICOS ISLANDS.

    ALERT #22 ON TROPICAL STORM ERIKA ISSUED BY THE BAHAMAS DEPARTMENT OF METEOROLOGY AT 10 AM EDT, SATURDAY, 29TH AUGUST, 2015.

    …ERIKA HAS DISSIPATED INTO A TROUGH OF LOW PRESSURE…

    ALL TROPICAL STORM WATCHES AND WARNINGS HAVE BEEN DISCONTINUED FOR THE BAHAMAS AND THE TURKS AND CAICOS ISLANDS.

    AT 9:30 AM EDT, THE CENTER OF THE REMNANT OF ERIKA WAS LOCATED NEAR LATITUDE 21.5 DEGREES NORTH AND LONGITUDE 75.9 DEGREES WEST OR ABOUT 55 MILES EAST-NORTHEASTOF HOLGUIN CUBA, 210 MILES WEST OF GRAND TURK, 115 MILES WEST OF GREAT INAGUA, 125 MILES SOUTH OF DEADMAN’S CAY, LONG ISLAND AND 260 MILES SOUTH-SOUTHEAST OF NEW PROVIDENCE.

    THE REMNANT OF ERIKA IS MOVING TOWARD THE WEST-NORTHWEST NEAR 22 MILES PER HOUR AND THIS GENERAL MOTION IS EXPECTED TO CONTINUE FOR THE NEXT 24 HOURS OR SO.

    HEAVY SHOWERS AND THUNDERSHOWERS ARE EXPECTED TO PRODUCE RAINFALL AMOUNTS OF 1 TO 3 INCHES ACROSS THE TURKS AND CAICOS ISLANDS AS WELL AS THE CENTRAL AND SOUTHEAST BAHAMAS THROUGH SUNDAY. THESE RAINS COULD CAUSE MODERATE TO SEVERE FLOODING THROUGHOUT THESE ISLANDS, PARTICULARLY LOW-LYING AREAS.

    SMALL CRAFT OPERATORS SHOULD EXERCISE EXTREME CAUTION FOR STRONG GUSTY WINDS AND ROUGH SEAS NEAR HEAVY SHOWERS AND THUNDERSHOWERS OVER PARTS OF THE SOUTHEAST BAHAMAS AND THE TURKS AND CAICOS ISLANDS FOR SEVERAL MORE HOURS. THESE GUSTY WINDS COULD SPREAD TO THE CENTRAL BAHAMAS THIS AFTERNOON AND TONIGHT.

    THIS IS THE LAST ALERT MESSAGE ON THE REMNANTS OF ERIKA.

    PREPARED BY: BASIL A. DEAN

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  • ALERT # 14 On Tropical Storm ERIKA

    NASSAU, The Bahamas - ALERT #14 ON TROPICAL STORM ERIKA ISSUED BY THE BAHAMAS DEPARTMENT OF METEOROLOGY AT NOON EDT, FRIDAY, 28TH AUGUST, 2015.

    The CENTER OF ERIKA IS NOW SOUTH OFF THE EASTERN DOMINICAN REPUBLIC.

    A TROPICAL STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FOR THE TURKS AND CAICOS ISLANDS AND THE CENTRAL AND SOUTHEAST BAHAMAS, WHICH INCLUDES THE ISLANDS OF LONG ISLAND, CAT ISLAND, THE EXUMAS, SAN SALVADOR, RUM CAY INAGUA, MAYAGUANA, ACKLINS, CROOKED ISLAND, LONG CAY AND RAGGED ISLAND AND THE TURKS AND CAICOS ISLANDS.

    A TROPICAL STORM WARNING MEANS THAT TROPICAL STORM CONDITIONS CAN POSSIBLY BE EXPERIENCED IN THOSE ISLANDS WITHIN THE NEXT 36 HOURS.

    A TROPICAL STORM WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FOR THE ISLANDS OF THE NORTHWEST BAHAMAS WHICH INCLUDES THE ISLANDS OF ELEUTHERA, NEW PROVIDENCE, ANDROS, BIMINI, THE BERRY ISLANDS, GRAND BAHAMA AND ABACO.

    A TROPICAL STORM WATCH MEANS THAT TROPICAL STORM CONDITIONS CAN POSSIBLY BE EXPERIENCED IN THOSE ISLANDS WITHIN THE NEXT 48 HOURS.

    AT 11:00 AM, THE CENTER OF TROPICAL STORM ERIKA WAS LOCATED NEAR LATITUDE 17.7 DEGREES NORTH AND LONGITUDE 69.4 DEGREES WEST OR ABOUT 65 MILES SOUTH-SOUTHEAST OF SANTO DOMINGO, DOMINICAN REPUBLIC, 330 MILES SOUTHEAST OF GRAND TURK, 340 MILES SOUTHEAST OF GREAT INAGUA, 525 MILES SOUTHEAST OF DEADMAN’S CAY, LONG ISLAND AND 725 MILES SOUTHEAST OF NEW PROVIDENCE.

    ERIKA IS MOVING TOWARD THE WEST-NORTHWEST NEAR 18 MILES PER HOUR AND THIS GENERAL MOTION IS EXPECTED TO CONTINUE FOR THE NEXT 48 HOURS. ON THE FORECAST TRACK, THE CENTER OF ERIKA WILL MOVE OVER THE DOMINICAN REPUBLIC THIS AFTERNOON, MOVE NEAR THE TURKS AND CAICOS ISLANDS AND THE SOUTHEAST BAHAMAS TONIGHT, AND MOVE NEAR THE CENTRAL AND NORTHWEST BAHAMAS SATURDAY AND SUNDAY MORNING.

    MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS ARE NEAR 50 MILES PER HOUR WITH HIGHER GUSTS. SOME WEAKENING IS FORECAST THIS AFTERNOON AND TONIGHT AS ERIKA MOVES OVER LAND, FOLLOWED BY LITTLE CHANGE IN STRENGTH THROUGH SATURDAY NIGHT.

    TROPICAL STORM FORCE WINDS EXTEND OUTWARD UP TO 150 MILES OF THE CENTER.

    ERIKA IS EXPECTED TO PRODUCE TOTAL RAINFALL ACCUMULATIONS OF 3 TO 6 INCHES WITH MAXIMUM AMOUNTS OF 10 INCHES POSSIBLE ACROSS PORTIONS OF THE CENTRAL AND SOUTHEAST BAHAMAS AND THE TURKS AND CAICOS ISLANDS THROUGH SATURDAY. THESE RAINS COULD CAUSE MODERATE TO SEVERE FLOODING THROUGHOUT THESE ISLANDS, PARTICULARLY LOW-LYING AREAS.

    RESIDENTS IN THE TURKS AND CAICOS ISLANDS AND THE CENTRAL AND SOUTHEAST BAHAMAS WHICH INCLUDES THE ISLANDS OF LONG ISLAND, CAT ISLAND, THE EXUMAS, SAN SALVADOR RUM CAY, INAGUA, MAYAGUANA, ACKLINS, CROOKED ISLAND, LONG CAY AND RAGGED ISLAND SHOULD MAKE FINAL PREPARARTIONS TO SECURE THEIR PROPERTIES FOR TROPICAL STORM CONDITIONS. TROPICAL STORM CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED TO SPREAD ACROSS THE TURKS AND CAICOS ISLANDS AND THE SOUTHEAST BAHAMAS LATER TODAY AND TONIGHT, AND THE CENTRAL BAHAMAS ON SATURDAY.

    RESIDENTS IN NORTHWEST BAHAMAS WHICH INCLUDES THE ISLANDS OF ELEUTHERA, NEW PROVIDENCE, ANDROS, BIMINI, THE BERRY ISLANDS, GRAND BAHAMA AND ABACO, SHOULD BEGIN TO SECURE THEIR PROPERTIES FOR TROPICAL STORM CONDITIONS. TROPICAL STORM CONDITIONS ARE POSSIBLE IN THE NORTHWEST BAHAMAS BY SATURDAY NIGHT.

    SMALL CRAFT OPERATORS IN THE WARNING AREA SHOULD REMAIN IN PORT, WHILE SMALL CRAFT OPERATORS IN THE WATCH AND ALERT AREAS SHOULD CONTINUE TO MONITOR THE PROGRESS OF ERIKA.

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