TROPICAL CYCLONE INFORMATION STATEMENT

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TROPICAL CYCLONE INFORMATION STATEMENT
ANTIGUA AND BARBUDA METEOROLOGICAL SERVICES
12:00 PM ECT SAT, SEP 17, 2022

THIS IS FOR THE LEEWARD ISLANDS

ANTIGUA AND BARBUDA METEOROLOGICAL SERVICES IS FOLLOWING THE PROGRESS OF TROPICAL STORM FIONA LOCATED 162 MILES SOUTH SOUTHEAST OF THE BRITISH VIRGIN ISLANDS, WITH MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS OF 60 MPH AND MOVING TOWARDS THE WEST AT 8 MPH. THE TROPICAL STORM WARNINGS FOR ANTIGUA AND BARBUDA, MONTSERRAT, ST. KITTS AND NEVIS AND ANGUILA HAVE BEEN DISCONTINUED, WHILE THE TROPICAL STORM WARNING FOR THE BRITISH VIRGIN ISLANDS REMAINS IN EFFECT.

THE ATMOSPHERE ACROSS THE LEEWARD ISLANDS REMAINS MOIST AND UNSTABLE AND CLOUDINESS AND SHOWERS WILL CONTINUE FOR A FEW MORE HOURS BEFORE IMPROVEMENTS BEGIN. THESE SHOWERS INCREASE THE CHANCES FOR FLASH FLOODING. RESIDENTS SHOULD SAFEGUARD AGAINST FLOODING IN LOW LYING AND FLOOD PRONE AREAS.

FOR MORE INFORMATION ON FIONA VISIT WWW.ANTIGUAMET.COM.

THERE ARE NO TROPICAL STORMS ELSEWHERE IN THE ATLANTIC, CARIBBEAN SEA AND THE GULF OF MEXICO.

FORECASTER
ORVIN PAIGE