Hazardous Weather Outlook

 Hazardous Weather Outlook for Antigua and Barbuda
Valid Sat Oct 15 to Sat Oct 22, 2016 Issued Wed Oct 12, 2016

Dale C. S. Destin (follow @anumetservice)

Antigua and Barbuda Meteorological Service
Climate Section




Synopsis: A trough system will possibly cause thunderstorms across Antigua and Barbuda during the first half of next week. Also, large battering swells from Hurricane Nicole, possibly peaking near 3 metres (10 feet), could reach the area by early next week. The requisite warnings, if needed, will be issued in due course. 

See 7-Day Forecast for more.             

Hazards for the period October 15 to 22:
  Possible thunderstorms - Mon, Oct 17 to Fri, Oct 21
  Possible hazardous seas, 2.4-3 m (8-10 ft) - Mon, Oct 17 to  and Fri, Oct 21

Hazardous Weather Outlook Caveat (Emptor) and Disclaimer

This Hazardous Weather Outlook is intended to provide emergency managers, planners, forecasters and the public advanced notice of potential hazards related to climate, weather, hydrological and marine events. It integrates existing forecasts and outlook products of the Meteorological Service.

When using this outlook, please keep in mind that the models used to produce it change, sometimes markedly, from one day to the next, even in the shortest ranges.  Thus, updates to this outlook can change significantly from current projections, as the weather is constantly evolving; hence, follow-ups are strongly advised.

Please note that this is NOT a forecast but rather an outlook to provide advance information on possible future watches and/or warnings. The Met Service forecasts, watches and warnings should always be consulted for detailed information of potential hazardous weather events.

The information contained herein is provided with the understanding that the Antigua and Barbuda Meteorological Service makes no warranties, either expressed or implied, concerning the accuracy, completeness, reliability, or suitability of this outlook. The information may be used freely by the public with appropriate acknowledgement of its source, but shall not be modified in content and then presented as original material.

The Hazardous Weather Outlook is updated Monday, Wednesday and Friday between 10 am and 2 pm or 10 pm and 2 am.