BARBADOS FACING POSSIBLE ATLANTIC SYSTEM IN LATE DECEMBER: BREAKING NEWS – ALERT BY NOAA, NOT MET OFFICE

SPECIAL TROPICAL WEATHER OUTLOOK
NWS TPC/NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
355 PM EST MON DEC 20 2010

1. A SMALL BUT WELL-DEFINED LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM LOCATED ABOUT 275 MILES EAST-SOUTHEAST OF BARBADOS IS PRODUCING SCATTERED SHOWERS OVER THE SOUTHWESTERN TROPICAL ATLANTIC. ENVIRONMENTAL CONDITIONS ARE NOT
CONDUCIVE FOR DEVELOPMENT AT THIS TIME. HOWEVER…CONDITIONS COULD BECOME A LITTLE MORE FAVORABLE ON TUESDAY…RESULTING IN A BRIEF WINDOW OF OPPORTUNITY FOR SOME DEVELOPMENT AS THE LOW PASSES OVER OR NEAR THE SOUTHERN AND CENTRAL LESSER ANTILLES. THERE IS A MEDIUM
CHANCE
30 PERCENTOF THIS SYSTEM BECOMING A TROPICAL CYCLONE
DURING THE NEXT 48 HOURS AS IT MOVES TOWARD THE WEST-NORTHWEST OR NORTH WEST AT 10 TO 15 MPH. REGARDLESS OF DEVELOPMENT…THIS SYSTEM WILL BRING LOCALLY HEAVY RAINFALL AND GUSTY WINDS TO MUCH OF THE LESSER ANTILLES DURING THE NEXT DAY OR SO.

FOR THE NORTH ATLANTIC...CARIBBEAN SEA AND THE GULF OF MEXICO... CLICK FOR LARGER IMAGE

FUTURE SPECIAL TROPICAL WEATHER OUTLOOKS WILL BE ISSUED AS CONDITIONS WARRANT. ADDITIONAL INFORMATION ON THIS SYSTEM CAN BE FOUND IN HIGH SEAS FORECASTS ISSUED BY THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE…UNDER AWIPS HEADER NFDHSFAT1 AND WMO HEADER FZNT01 KWBC.

ELSEWHERE…TROPICAL CYCLONE FORMATION IS NOT EXPECTED DURING THE NEXT 48 HOURS.

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FORECASTER STEWART/BRENNAN

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  1. My friend Leslie St. John drew my attention to this alert. Interestingly enough, I have since seen it on Caribbean360 and heard about it on the StarComm Network news.

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