TROPICAL CYCLONE BULLETIN NO. 5
INFORMATION MESSAGE NO. 5
Date: August 19, 2017 Time: 5:30 P.M.
.CODE YELLOW: HARVEY WEAKENS TO A TROPICAL DEPRESSION.
.CONTINUES TO MOVE AWAY TOWARD THE WEST.
EFFECT ON LOCAL CONDITIONS:
Winds: Light to moderate and easterly and increasing gradually from light to gentle early tonight to moderate to fresh early Sunday morning. A few gusts are possible to strong in (thunder)showers.
Seas: Tranquil with wave heights near 1 meter during early Saturday evening. Waves becoming generally moderate later tonight and Sunday with heights of generally 1 to 2 meters.
Rainfall: A few showers could still occur later tonight through Sunday morning. Rainfall amounts of 5 to 10 mm are possible in a few 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:
Saturday, August 19, 5:00 P.M.
225 kilometers north-northwest of Curaçao.
This bulletin is to increase the awareness of the authorities and the general public and to await future bulletins.
NEXT BULLETIN: This is the final bulletin on Harvey. Please continue to follow our forecasts in our regular