NEMA CONTINUES TO MONITOR THE ATLANTIC, ALONG WITH ST. KITTS MET SERVICES

NEMA CONTINUES TO MONITOR THE ATLANTIC, ALONG WITH ST. KITTS MET SERVICES showers and thunderstorms have become better organized in association with a low pressure system located about midway between the west coast of Africa and the Lesser Antilles. Environmental conditions are expected to be conducive to development, and a tropical depression could form during the next day or two while the low moves westward at around 10 mph over the tropical Atlantic, according to Senior Met Officer, Elmo Burke. Burke shared the forecast, which was confirmed in a report from the National Hurricane Centre in the USA, with NEMA today Tuesday, 21st July, 2020.By the weekend, however, less favorable conditions may limit additional development of the system, as an influx of Saharan dust might inhibit rain and storm like conditions along it’s path.According to Burke, further monitoring and analysis is required to determine the possibility of affect or impact by the approaching system. In any event, NDC Abdias Samuel is asking everyone to continue to listen to local media and authentic authorities in order for individuals and their families to be safe and protected from harm.”Remember weather is dynamic and can change direction or intensity in a flash”, he said, while reminding persons to use this time comprehensively to engage in the necessary preparedness actions that NEMA has been recommending ongoing.*Formation chance through 48 hours…medium…60 percent.* Formation chance through 5 days…medium…60 percent.