A High Wind Warning is in effect for St.Vincent and the Grenadines - 18th October 2017

A HIGH WIND WARNING IS IN EFFECT FOR ST VINCENT AND THE GRENADINES AND A SMALL CRAFT WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT - Issued at 10:00a.m Wednesday 18th October, 2017

 

A HIGH WIND WARNING is in effect for St Vincent and the Grenadines from 10:00a.m Wednesday 18th October, 2017 until 8:00a.m Sunday 22nd October, 2017.

Key notes:

  • WIND...Strong easterly winds continue to affect the island from early this morning. Sustained wind speeds of 25 to 39 mph or 40 to 63 km/h are already occurring, with gusts of 55 mph or 89 km/h.
  • TIMING...Winds will continue to be strong this morning, with some weakening fluctuations over the next few days. Winds will ease early Sunday morning.
  • IMPACTS...Winds of this magnitude can cause isolated power outages and falling tree branches.

 

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Residents are urged to be vigilant against falling trees limbs and loose outdoor objects or light-weight furniture during this warning period.

A small Craft warning remains in effect for St Vincent and the Grenadines until 8:00 a.m Sunday 22nd October, 2017.

A small craft warning means in this case that seas equal to or greater than 3m (10ft) and/or mean windspeeds of 25 to 33 knots (28 to 60 mph) will affect the marine area.


This information will be updated as conditions warrant.

Prepared by Desiree Neverson- Jack