ISSUED BY: FORECASTER: ANASTASHIA FERNANDER
The Bahamas Department of Meteorology has issued a sever thunderstorm warning from 12:00 pm edt until 2:00 pm Monday 06th, September 2021.
A severe thunderstorm warning is in effect for the islands of the Northwest Bahamas which includes Grand Bahama, The Abaco’s, The Berry Islands, Andros, New Providence, Eleuthera and the Northern Exuma Cays and their adjacent waters.
At 12:00 p.m Observations, radar and satellite imagery show cluster of thunderstorms associated with an upper level trough through-out the Northwest Bahamas.
Some of these thunderstorms will be severe at times causing strong gusty winds, dangerous lightening, heavy downpours, hail and possible waterspout or tornadic activity.
Boaters in the warning area should seek safe Harbour and residents in the warning area should stay indoors and away from windows when conditions worsen. Residents should not seek shelter under trees or in water as these can become lightening conductors.