TROPICAL CYCLONE BULLETIN NO. 3

TROPICAL CYCLONE BULLETIN NO. 3
INFORMATION MESSAGE NO. 3
Date: August 18, 2017 Time: 5:00 P.M.
.CODE YELLOW: TROPICAL STORM HARVEY CONTINUES WEST.
.NO IMMEDIATE THREAT TO CURAÇAO.
WARNINGS: None.

EFFECT ON LOCAL CONDITIONS:
Winds: Becoming light to moderate early Saturday morning from variable directions. Possible gusts in thundershowers to fresh or strong.

Seas: Tranquil with wave heights of generally 1 meter during Saturday morning. Waves becoming generally moderate during Saturday afternoon and evening with heights of generally 1 to 2 meters.

Rainfall: Mainly during Saturday morning and the early afternoon with rainfall amounts of 10 to 40 mm. Some street flooding is possible in certain locations.

Local authorities and residents are advised to continue monitoring the further progress of this weather system.
Definitions: TROPICAL CYCLONE INFORMATION MESSAGE: Informs about the presence of a (developing) tropical cyclone which poses a possible threat in the upcoming 48 to 72 hours.

CENTER’S LATEST AND FORECAST POSITIONS:

DATE/TIME
POSITION
INTENSITY
LOCATION
Friday, August 18, 5:00 P.M.
13.1N 63.3W
Minor tropical storm.
25 kilometers southwest of St. Vincent.
Saturday, August 18, 2:00 P.M.
13.8N 69.2W
Minor tropical storm.
160 kilometers north of Curaçao.
This bulletin is to increase the awareness of the authorities and the general public and to await future bulletins.

NEXT BULLETIN: Saturday, August 19, 11:30 A.M.

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