August 13, 2020

Tropical Wave: Gusty Winds And Scattered Thunderstorms On Wednesday

Met Office Weather Outlook June 18th 6pm

Unstable conditions with showers accompanied by gusty winds (up to 55km/h) and scattered thunderstorm activity can be expected on Wednesday as a wind/moisture surge moves across the area.

Fresh to strong (up to 45 km/h) easterly winds can be expected in exposed areas, with direction occasionally veering to south-easterly by afternoon.

A tropical wave should follow quickly across the Eastern Caribbean with a supportive moisture profile throughout the atmosphere.

Based on the likelihood for heavy rainfall accumulations

within a relatively short period…Residents and motorists should be alert for ponding and flash-flooding near waterways, rivers, streams and low lying areas by afternoon.

Drier conditions should follow on Thursday as the Atlantic High Pressure System rebuilds, pumping fresh easterly breeze across our islands

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