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- Sept Weather Station Data
  • By "Harry W. Hallstrom" <hwh888 at gmail.com>
  • Date: Wed, 4 Oct 2017 08:24:24 -0400
Greetings All,

Some inaccurate wind readings due to Maria damage to the anemometer.
Winds or wind gusts after 19-20 Sep are not accurate.

Looking for a replacement part now. (sigh)


Regards,

Harry

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- SKN Inter Island Ferry Service
  • By Frank Goodwill <nevis.storm at hotmail.com>
  • Date: Sat, 23 Sep 2017 06:36:13 +0000
Good morning everyone,

After the rough seas from Hurricane Maria have calmed the Inter-island ferry services are back to near normal operation today.

POST HURRICANE MARIA - ST. KITTS/NEVIS FERRY SERVICES
SCHEDULE FOR SATURDAY 23RD SEPTEMBER 2017

** NO RUNS BY CARIBE BREEZE/SURF UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE.
** SEA BRIDGE WILL RUN AS REQUIRED
** SCHEDULES ARE SUBJECT TO CHANGE

(NEVIS TO ST. KITTS)
SAT 23RD SEPTEMBER
07:00am Lady B
08:00am Caribe Queen
08:30am Sea Hustler
10:00am Lady B
10:30am Caribe Queen
12:00pm Lady B
03:00pm Caribe Queen
04:00pm Lady B
04:30pm Sea Hustler
07:00pm Caribe Queen
08:00pm Lady B

(ST. KITTS TO NEVIS)
SAT 23RD SEPTEMBER
06:00am Sea Hustler
08:00am Lady B
09:30am Caribe Queen
11:00am Lady B
12:00pm Caribe Queen
01:00pm Lady B
03:00pm Sea Hustler
05:00pm Caribe Queen
06:00pm Lady B
08:00pm Caribe Queen
09:00pm Lady B

Captain Phones:
Caribe Queen: 662-9811
Mark Twain & Lady B: 663-5583
Sea Hustler: 663-4167
Sea Bridge: 662-7002
Caribe Surf & Breeze: 662-3258 or 664-1643

** SCHEDULES ARE SUBJECT TO CHANGE

Regards,

Frank Goodwill

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- IRAM & MARIA Data Info
  • By "Harry W. Hallstrom" <hwh888 at gmail.com>
  • Date: Fri, 22 Sep 2017 03:23:10 -0400
Greetings All,

Arrived back on Nevis after many flt changes & delays.
Have downloaded data since I've been off island and some interesting data?

IRMA
Total Rain Fall = 2.90 inches
Lowest Barometric pressure = 29.35 at 500 ft elevation

MARIA
Total Rain Fall = 7.75 inches
Lowest Barometric pressure = 29.62 at 500 ft elevation

Irma passed to North of island and closer but not in the powerful quadrant side of a hurricane.
while Maria passed to our south and further away but we were in the NW-N-NE quadrant powerful side.

Regards,

Harry

- Fwd: Skn report posted tonight
  • By Gert van Dijken <gert at vandijken.com>
  • Date: Thu, 21 Sep 2017 20:46:11 -0700
I have received the following message commenting on the CDEMA situation report I posted earlier....
--
Gert van Dijken
Caribbean Hurricane Network
http://stormcarib.com

---------- Forwarded message ----------
From: Paul Webster
Date: Thu, Sep 21, 2017 at 8:11 PM
Subject: Skn report posted tonight


Nevis is not as bad as the report sounds. Mains water and electricity came back to most of the island by Thursday morning. Well done them. The west facing coastlines have taken a bashing from south westerly seas. There are trees down but it's not major stuff. We have been spared again. 25 miles or so, south for Irma or north for Maria, and it would have been a different story.
I am sure the people of SKN will continue to do all that they can to help the islands so much more badly affected by these storms.

Paul L. Webster LL.B


- CDEMA Update
  • By Gert van Dijken <gert at vandijken.com>
  • Date: Thu, 21 Sep 2017 19:08:01 -0700



Update from Caribbean Disaster Emergency Management Agency (CDEMA)

Inline image 1
Full report attached.
--
Gert van Dijken
Caribbean Hurricane Network
http://stormcarib.com

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- Nevis Post Maria
  • By Frank Goodwill <nevis.storm at hotmail.com>
  • Date: Thu, 21 Sep 2017 00:12:14 +0000
Good evening all

Śome property damage, lots of trees and branches down, coastal damage and flooding. Lots debris etc, around the ferry terminal and the beach bars were flooded down at Pinneys Beach. The NIA are still assessing the mpsct to the island.
Nevlec are busy restoring power where it is safe to do so. My area is still off due to the local power lines being down.

I haven't been out and about today as I have been busy being a lumberjack cutting up fallen
tree branches. There are lots!

See attached.

Today was declared National Clean Up Day in St Kitts and Nevis.

Can't complain as we have been let off rwice in quick succession.

Regards,

Frank Goodwill

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- West side of Nevis
  • By KEITH PUGH <keith.pugh at btinternet.com>
  • Date: Wed, 20 Sep 2017 00:35:11 +0000 (UTC)
Still blowing a hooley wind has risen  again and still raining.

At 1810  my Water solar panel decided to leave the roof and now on the lawn 
 
Regards
 
Keith

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- Hurricane Maria: Nevis 7pm 19th September 2017
  • By Frank Goodwill <nevis.storm at hotmail.com>
  • Date: Tue, 19 Sep 2017 22:23:33 +0000
Good evening all,

The wind have been easing off over the last hour but the rain continues.

Evening is drawing in so with no power/lights we will not see the full fallout from Maria until tomorrow.

The Estate Road I live on is blocked both sides of my property by large tree branches.

We are still asked to stay inside our homes and not to travel on the roads until the "All Clear" is broadcast.

Regards

Frank Goodwill


- Hurricane Maria: Nevis 2:45pm 19th September 2017
  • By Frank Goodwill <nevis.storm at hotmail.com>
  • Date: Tue, 19 Sep 2017 19:29:39 +0000
Good afternoon all,

Still hanging in there! Now getting "hit" by the trailling rain bands. The ground is now saturated by the continuous rain. Water is just pouring off of Nevis Peak. I thought it was starting to brighten up but we are back in the murk again.

Regards,

Frank Goodwill


- Hurricane Maria: Nevis 1pm 19th September 2017
  • By Frank Goodwill <nevis.storm at hotmail.com>
  • Date: Tue, 19 Sep 2017 18:11:35 +0000
Good afternoon everyone,

Hurricane Maria is moving ever so s-l-o-w-l-y away from Nevis. Still receiving squally winds and showers from rain bands.

The view outside.

Regards,

Frank Goodwill


- Hurricane Maria: Nevis 12:20 19th Sept
  • By Frank Goodwill <nevis.storm at hotmail.com>
  • Date: Tue, 19 Sep 2017 16:32:42 +0000
Good afternoon all,

It is still blowing with squally rain. At the moment in the foothills of Nevis Peak we are in a "grey out" listening to the wind whistling and the rain hitting the roof and shutters. Towels and mop at hand as water comes under the external doors.

I suppose due to my height location I am getting a little more wind than lower down.

Lots of reports of utility poles down and that will delay the restoration of power, phone and cable. Also trees and branches are reported down which in some cases have taken utility lines out. Nevlec have got some serious work to do.

We are now starting to get the "back winds" as Maria moves away from us. The winds switching to the south.

Estimate the wind will start to subside at about 2pm but we will still have rain bands following on. This is an estimate and not sey in stone.

Regards,

Frank Goodwill



- Hurricane Maria; Nevis 10am 19th Sept.
  • By Frank Goodwill <nevis.storm at hotmail.com>
  • Date: Tue, 19 Sep 2017 14:01:11 +0000
Good morning all,

As we come to the closest approach of Hurricane Maria to Nevis, wind and rain has increased. I have had some guttering come down and it looks and if I have lost some roof shingles having a quick look outside. Reports to Nevis disaster management include trees and power lines down, a water main burst in Pump Road and two houses have severe roof damage.

A quick video taken a little earlier while it was relatively quiet.

A couple more hours and hopefully things will start to quieten down.

Regards,

Frank Goodwill


- Hurricane Maria: Nevis 7:30am 19th Sept
  • By Frank Goodwill <nevis.storm at hotmail.com>
  • Date: Tue, 19 Sep 2017 11:46:20 +0000
Good morning all,

Lost Flow 4G for a while and Digicel only have 'Emergency Calls Only' in my area.

Things calmed a little around 6am as the day became brighter at dawn.

Since then it has darkened a little as the squally rain and strong winds have picked up again.

Regards

Frank Goodwill


- Nevis West side of ---Cades bay
  • By KEITH PUGH <keith.pugh at btinternet.com>
  • Date: Tue, 19 Sep 2017 10:25:48 +0000 (UTC)
Well Maria came knocking last night and stayed, heavy rains and strong squally winds. Nevlec goes off when the sun shine so it was no surprise that it went off during the night.
The skies are grey the Caribbean sea is extremely rough and as would be expected the rivers are in full flow off MT Nevis.

We are safe our hse is intact I wish everyone else good luck stay safe


 
Best Wishes
 
Keith

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- Hurricane Maria: Nevis 4:20am 19th Sept
  • By Frank Goodwill <nevis.storm at hotmail.com>
  • Date: Tue, 19 Sep 2017 08:34:19 +0000
Good morning everyone,

Still here! Managing to get some short periods of sleep.

We are getting some really strong squally winds with continuous rain rather than consistant Tropical Storm winds. Due the make up of hurricanes we are facing the strongest quadrant for wind speeds now.

The Guadeloupe and Martinique rain radar show that Maria has passed Guadeloupe.

Regards,

Frank Goodwill


- Hurricane Maria: Nevis 2:20am 19th Sept
  • By Frank Goodwill <nevis.storm at hotmail.com>
  • Date: Tue, 19 Sep 2017 06:41:22 +0000
Good morning all,

As expected Nevlec grid power is now off.

Rain with squally winds still at the moment.

Regards,

Frank Goodwill


- Hurricane Maria: Nevis 1:40am 19th Sept
  • By Frank Goodwill <nevis.storm at hotmail.com>
  • Date: Tue, 19 Sep 2017 05:50:32 +0000
Good morning everyone,

It has just started to rain, somewhat squally. Looking at the Guadeloupe and Martinique rain radar it looks as if the main rain body of Maria has arrived at Nevis. The eye is moving past Guadeloupe.

See attached.

Regards,

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- Hurricane Maria: Nevis 00:15am 19th Sept
  • By Frank Goodwill <nevis.storm at hotmail.com>
  • Date: Tue, 19 Sep 2017 04:21:47 +0000
Good morning all,

Start of a brand new day.

High wind speed reading is 38 km/h (24 mph) with a gust of 48 km/h (30 mph)

Some rain in the air but no downpours at the moment.

Nevlec grid power still on.

Regards,

Frank Goodwill


- Hurricane Maria: 10:15pm 18th Sept
  • By Frank Goodwill <nevis.storm at hotmail.com>
  • Date: Tue, 19 Sep 2017 02:32:59 +0000
Good night all,

As Maria passes over Dominica the outer edges reach Nevis. Wind level continues to increase:

Wind measurement at 42 km/h (26 mph) with gusts measured at 56 km/h (35 mph)

Surprisingly Nevlec grid power remains on.

Had a couple of hours sleep which surprised me!

Attached latest Guadeloupe and Martinique rain radar picture (Maria over Dominica)

Regards,

Frank Goodwill

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- Hurricane Maria: Nevis 8pm 18th Sept.
  • By Frank Goodwill <nevis.storm at hotmail.com>
  • Date: Tue, 19 Sep 2017 00:21:18 +0000
Good night all,

Maria has been upgraded to a Category 5 hurricane with winds of 160 mph. It is about to make landfall on the island of Dominica. Maria will then skirt up along the Leeward Islands and head towards Puerto Rico and the U.S. & British Virgin Islands with impacts beginning tomorrow afternoon.

It looks as if the first rain band of Maria has reached Nevis as we are now experiencing squally showers.

Winds at this time are about 31 km/hh (19 mph) with gusts of 44 km/h (27 mph)

Regards,


- Hurricane Maria: Nevis 6:30 pm 18th Sept
  • By Frank Goodwill <nevis.storm at hotmail.com>
  • Date: Mon, 18 Sep 2017 22:56:49 +0000
Good evening everyone,

Nevlec power is still on after our little glitch mid-day. No further rain or showers have been experienced on my side (south) of Nevis. The day has been mainly cloudy and we had one of those pre-hurricane sunsets but not as good as Irma.

I have measured wind speed of about 28 km/h (17 mph) with a gust of 36 km/h (22 mph) and the 'breeze' has been slowly picking up as the day has progressed.

Attached pictures

Monday Sunset in Pond Hill, Nevis
Recent Guadeloupe and Martinique Rain Radar picture of H_Maria

Regards,

Frank Goodwill

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- 12:50 Nevlec Power Back On
  • By Frank Goodwill <nevis.storm at hotmail.com>
  • Date: Mon, 18 Sep 2017 17:43:54 +0000
Good day all,

After a short break Nevlec power is back on in my area at 10 mins to 1. It must have had a knock on effect as   VON radio located near Charlestown had to run on backup generator for a while.

No further showers/rain since the brief shower at 11am. It is cloudy with a blustery breeze blowing.

Guadeloupe and Martinique Rain Radar picture attached shows that Hurricane Maria is starting to fill the screen.

Regards,

Frank Goodwill

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- 11:25am Power Off
  • By Frank Goodwill <nevis.storm at hotmail.com>
  • Date: Mon, 18 Sep 2017 15:38:18 +0000
Good morning all,

11:25 am Nevlec power off in the Pond Hill area already!

We had so short sharp rain shower at about 11am

Main rain bands of Hurricane Maria are approaching the island.

Frank Goodwill


- NEVIS Cades Bay West of Island
  • By KEITH PUGH <keith.pugh at btinternet.com>
  • Date: Mon, 18 Sep 2017 14:59:16 +0000 (UTC)
I do believe things have started the wind has got up and now we have heavy rain SK has disappeared, and so has the beach one K away  
 
Regards
 
Keith

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- Monday Morning View
  • By Frank Goodwill <nevis.storm at hotmail.com>
  • Date: Mon, 18 Sep 2017 12:13:36 +0000
Good morning everyone,

The sun is up and it is a start of a new day.

Partly cloudy conditions on Nevis with a noticable breeze blowing and no rain as yet.

A picture of Saddle Hill as viewed this morning.

The Guadeloupe and Martinique rain radar picture attached shows Hurricane Maria to our south east.

Regards,

Frank Goodwill

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- Hurricane Maria. St Kitts and Nevis Inter Island Ferries
  • By Frank Goodwill <nevis.storm at hotmail.com>
  • Date: Mon, 18 Sep 2017 03:14:44 +0000
Good night all,

St. Kitts and Nevis Ferries.

THE FOLLOWING FERRIES WILL NOT BE RUNNING FROM MONDAY 18TH SEPTEMBER UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE, DUE TO THE IMPENDING ARRIVAL OF HURRICANE MARIA.

Sea Hustler, Mark Twain or Lady B; Caribe Surf or Caribe Breeze; Caribe Queen and Sea Bridge.

Vincent Perkins (869-662-7081) will be running a speedboat to/from, Oualie Beach, Nevis & Reggae Beach, St. Kitts, tomorrow, Monday, 18th September until unable to continue the trips.

Regards,

Frank Goodwill


- Hurricane Maria. Nevis
  • By Frank Goodwill <nevis.storm at hotmail.com>
  • Date: Mon, 18 Sep 2017 00:34:52 +0000
Good night everyone,

The US National Hurricane Center upgraded Maria to a hurricane at 5pm, and Nevis is under a Hurricane Warning.

SUMMARY OF 800 PM AST...0000 UTC...INFORMATION
----------------------------------------------
LOCATION...14.0N 57.9W
ABOUT 125 MI...200 KM ENE OF BARBADOS
ABOUT 255 MI...410 KM ESE OF DOMINICA
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS...80 MPH...130 KM/H
PRESENT MOVEMENT...WNW OR 285 DEGREES AT 15 MPH...24 KM/H
MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE...982 MB...29.00 INCHES

Many people here knew something was coming but have been surprised at how quickly Maria has developed.

Maria's speed has slowed and with warm sea surface temperatures, little wind shear and no dry air, this gives plenty of opertunity to intensify.

Unlike Irma where Nevis was on the southern side of the Storm and therefore the weaker side, with Maria we are to the north side and therefore facing the segment with stronger winds.

An interesting mix to watch.

Many also seem to view the track of the Storm as a line on a map. Not quite the way to think.

As always I will try my best to report here, but be aware the power grid will probably be turned off Tuesday if/as the winds pick up and Internet access will be effected. I hope our new 3.85 megawatt Wӓrtsilӓ generator at the Power Station is OK.

A lot of effort has been made by privste individuals/groups to get supplies to Anguilla and St Maarten from Nevis. With the present situation this has come to a halt at the moment.

It is also St. Kitts and Nevis' independence day on Tursday, so celebrations will probably be cancelled. The last time that happened was the result of Hurricsne Hugo in 1989.

Well it looks as if Hurricane Maria is entering stage left looking at the Guadeloupe/Martinique radars (see attached)

It had been hot and dry in Nevis today. Sunny Sunday. (Piture of Nevis Peak attached).

Regards,

Frank Goodwill





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- Maria and Nevis
  • By "Harry W. Hallstrom" <hwh888 at gmail.com>
  • Date: Sun, 17 Sep 2017 10:14:36 +0000
Greetings All,

Presently traveling in USA but looking at data and charts it appears Maria will pass south of Nevis and Nevis will be in the 40-50 mph zone. Estimate arrival about 5-6-7 pm Monday.
Appears I'll be stuck in San Juan till?

Harry
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- TS Maria. Nevis
  • By Frank Goodwill <nevis.storm at hotmail.com>
  • Date: Sat, 16 Sep 2017 22:55:54 +0000
Good afternoon everyone,

Tropical Depression 15 was upgraded to Tropical Storm Maria at 5pm by the US National Hurricane Center.

Nevis is now under a Hurricane Watch with others.

SUMMARY OF WATCHES AND WARNINGS IN EFFECT:

A Hurricane Watch is in effect for...
* Antigua, Barbuda, St. Kitts, Nevis, and Montserrat

A Tropical Storm Watch is in effect for...
* St. Lucia
* Martinique and Guadeloupe
* Dominica
* Barbados
* St. Vincent and the Grenadines

Weather today has been partly cloudy with rumbles of thunder in the late afternoon.

Regards,

Frank Goodwill

Pond Hill, Nevis Weather Station

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- Just What You Don't Want To Happen
  • By Frank Goodwill <nevis.storm at hotmail.com>
  • Date: Sat, 16 Sep 2017 16:05:10 +0000
Good morning everyone,

Difficult times indeed as the attached NHC forecast graphic and following bulletin at 11am shows.

More warnings to follow.

ZCZC MIATCPAT5 ALL
TTAA00 KNHC DDHHMM

BULLETIN
Potential Tropical Cyclone Fifteen Advisory Number   1
NWS National Hurricane Center Miami FL       AL152017
1100 AM AST Sat Sep 16 2017

...TROPICAL STORM WATCHES ISSUED FOR A PORTION OF THE LESSER
ANTILLES...


SUMMARY OF 1100 AM AST...1500 UTC...INFORMATION
-----------------------------------------------
LOCATION...12.2N 50.5W
ABOUT 755 MI...1220 KM ESE OF THE LESSER ANTILLES
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS...35 MPH...55 KM/H
PRESENT MOVEMENT...W OR 280 DEGREES AT 22 MPH...35 KM/H
MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE...1008 MB...29.77 INCHES


WATCHES AND WARNINGS
--------------------
CHANGES WITH THIS ADVISORY:

The government of St. Lucia has issued a Tropical Storm Watch for
St. Lucia.

The government of France has issued a Tropical Storm Watch for
Martinique and Guadeloupe.

The government of Barbados has issued a Tropical Storm Watch for
Dominica.

SUMMARY OF WATCHES AND WARNINGS IN EFFECT:

A Tropical Storm Watch is in effect for...
* St. Lucia
* Martinique
* Guadeloupe
* Dominica

A Tropical Storm Watch means that tropical storm conditions are
possible within the watch area, generally within 48 hours.

Interests elsewhere in the Lesser Antilles should monitor the
progress of this system.  Additional Tropical Storm or Hurricane
Watches will likely be issued later today.

For storm information specific to your area, please monitor products
issued by your national meteorological service.


DISCUSSION AND 48-HOUR OUTLOOK
------------------------------
At 1100 AM AST (1500 UTC), the disturbance was centered near
latitude 12.2 North, longitude 50.5 West.  The system is moving
toward the west near 22 mph (35 km/h).  A slower west-northwest
motion is expected during the next couple of days.  On the forecast
track, the system is expected to approach the Leeward Islands on
Monday.

Maximum sustained winds are near 35 mph (55 km/h) with higher gusts.
Strengthening is expected during the next 48 hours. The
disturbance is forecast to become a tropical storm later today and
could be near hurricane strength when it approaches the Leeward
Islands.

Satellite images indicate that the disturbance has become better
organized, and it is expected to become a tropical cyclone later
today or tonight.
* Formation chance through 48 hours...high...near 100 percent
* Formation chance through 5 days...high...near 100 percent

The estimated minimum central pressure is 1008 mb (29.77 inches).


HAZARDS AFFECTING LAND
----------------------
WIND:  Hurricane conditions are possible within portions of Leeward
Islands by Monday night or Tuesday, with tropical storm conditions
possible on Monday.

RAINFALL:  The system is expected to produce total rain
accumulations of 5 to 10 inches with isolated maximum amounts of 15
inches across portions of the central and southern Leeward Islands
through Tuesday night.  These rains could cause life-threatening
flash floods and mudslides.

SURF:  Swells generated by the system are expected to begin
affecting the Lesser Antilles by Sunday night.  These swells are
likely to cause life-threatening surf and rip current conditions.
Please consult products from your local weather office.


NEXT ADVISORY
-------------
Next intermediate advisory at 200 PM AST.
Next complete advisory at 500 PM AST.

$$
Forecaster Cangialosi

NNNN

Pond Hill, Nevis Weather Station

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- Disturbance IN96L (AL96) Alert
  • By Frank Goodwill <nevisislander at live.com>
  • Date: Fri, 15 Sep 2017 14:28:37 +0000

TROPICAL CYCLONE ALERT STATEMENT
WHCA31 TAPA
TROPICAL DISTURBANCE (INVEST AL96) ALERT STATEMENT
ANTIGUA AND BARBUDA METEOROLOGICAL SERVICES
6:00 AM ECT FRI SEP 15 2017
THIS IS FOR THE LEEWARD ISLANDS AND BRITISH VIRGIN ISLANDS
...TROPICAL DISTURBANCE AL96 HAS ENTERED THE MONITORED AREA...
THE MONITORED AREA IS THAT PART OF THE ATLANTIC BASIN WHICH MOST TROPICAL CYCLONES TO HAVE AFFECTED THE AREA FORM OR TRAVERSE.
AT 6 AM ECT OR 1000 UTC, THE CENTRE OF TROPICAL DISTURBANCE AL96 WAS LOCATED NEAR LATITUDE 11.0 NORTH, LONGITUDE 42.0 WEST OR ABOUT 1385 MILES EAST-SOUTHEAST OF THE LEEWARD ISLANDS AND ABOUT 1590 MILES EAST-SOUTHEAST THE BRITISH VIRGIN ISLANDS.
THE DISTURBANCE IS MOVING TOWARD THE WEST-NORTHWEST AT 15 MILES PER HOUR. THIS GENERAL MOTION IS EXPECTED TO CONTINUE.
THE SYSTEM IS FORECAST TO BECOME A TROPICAL STORM IN 48 HOURS AND A HURRICANE IN FOUR DAYS, NEAR THE LEEWARD ISLANDS.
GIVEN THE PROJECTIONS, A WATCH MAY BE REQUIRED FOR SOME OF THE ISLANDS IN THE NEXT 48 HOURS. RESIDENTS SHOULD MONITOR DISTURBANCE AL96 AND BE PREPARED TO IMPLEMENT THEIR HURRICANE PLAN.
FORECASTER DALE DESTIN

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- What is happening
  • By KEITH PUGH <keith.pugh at btinternet.com>
  • Date: Sun, 10 Sep 2017 21:58:31 +0000 (UTC)
Good afternoon its 1756 we have had a lovely sunny Day in Cades Bay on the west of Nevis now it is lashing down and thunder and lightening all is not calm Better then the other por islands
 
Best Wishes
 
Keith

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- St Kitts and Nevis Ferries
  • By Frank Goodwill <nevis.storm at hotmail.com>
  • Date: Sun, 10 Sep 2017 18:43:44 +0000
Good afternoon,

Even though we were not badly effected on Nevis by Hurricane Irma/Jose we are still getting things back to normal.

NOTICE !! NOTICE !! ST. KITTS AND NEVIS INTER ISLAND FERRY SERVICE RESUMES

KINDLY NOTE THAT THE SEA BRIDGE IS NOW RUNNING FROM TODAY, SUNDAY, 10 SEPTEMBER 2017, BUT WITH NO SET SCHEDULE, THAT IS, AS REQUIRED. ALSO, THE CARIBE QUEEN IS EXPECTED TO RE-COMMENCE RUNNING FROM TOMORROW, 11 SEPT. SEA HUSTLER & MARK TWAIN WILL RETURN TO THE FEDERATION ABOUT MID-DAY TOMORROW, 11 SEPT.

Regards,

Frank Goodwill

Pond Hill, Nevis Weather Station
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- Some Hurricane facts......
  • By "Harry W. Hallstrom" <hwh888 at gmail.com>
  • Date: Sun, 10 Sep 2017 14:17:54 +0000

Some facts about hurricanes.........

Among the 24 most intense Atlantic hurricanes since 1924, Irma is currently tied for second in wind speed.

[snip] And tied for 12th place according to atmospheric pressure:[snip] “The Most Powerful Atlantic Ocean Storm In Recorded History” meme fits the narrative: Global warming is causing hurricanes to become more severe… Another lie.

Hurricanes are not increasing in severity

The National Hurricane Center’s hurricane climatology page has a handy list of Atlantic Basin tropical storms, hurricanes and major hurricanes from 1851-2014.  There is no statistically meaningful trend in hurricane frequency or severity.

[snip] While there might be a somewhat statistically significant increase in the number of tropical storms (R² = 0.2274), this could simply be due improvements in the detection and identification of storms at sea… There is no statistically meaningful trend in the numbers of hurricanes or major hurricanes.

There are also no statistically meaningful trends in the rates at which tropical storms are “blossoming” into hurricanes or major hurricanes:




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- Breeze
  • By "Harry W. Hallstrom" <hwh888 at gmail.com>
  • Date: Sat, 9 Sep 2017 16:45:02 -0400
Greetings All,

Hopefully the next breeze we feel will be the refreshing "Christmas Breezes".

- Hurricane Jose Nevis 2pm 9th Sept
  • By Frank Goodwill <nevis.storm at hotmail.com>
  • Date: Sat, 9 Sep 2017 18:48:53 +0000
Good afternoon all,

Well that's it as far as Hurricane Jose and Nevis is concerned. A wobble more to the north-west resulted in no strong winds and a couple of showers this morning.

The forecast for Jose is odd as it seems to turn back on itself at day 5 though it's strength decreases.

Attached:

Guadeloupe rain radar Hurricane Jose position at 12:30 hrs
NOAA/NHC 2pm 'cone of uncertainty' forecasted track
NOAA/NHC 2pm track history since bulletins were issued.

Good news that my relatives on Anguilla are all OK, and their property only suffered minor damage.

Regards,

Frank Goodwill

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- Hurricane Jose Nevis 9am 9th Sept.
  • By Frank Goodwill <nevis.storm at hotmail.com>
  • Date: Sat, 9 Sep 2017 13:46:38 +0000

 

Good morning everyone,

 

The 08:00 hours Bulletin.

The government of Antigua has discontinued the Tropical Storm Watch for Montserrat, St. Kitts, and Nevis.”

 

Next complete advisory at 1100 AM AST.

 

Very little wind from Hurricane Jose was experienced on Nevis. Though we are no longer under a Tropical Storm Watch we may still have to contend with the rain bands from Hurricane Jose.

 

  1. Picture: Waking up to a new dawn on Nevis.
  2. Guadeloupe rain radar showing the position of Hurricane Jose at 9am local time. It  shows how close the rain bands are.

 

The view on Nevis early this morning.

https://youtu.be/RaBHuhZnLAY

 

Regards,

 

Frank Goodwill

 

Pond Hill, Nevis, Weather Station
https://www.wunderground.com/personal-weather-station/dashboard?ID=ISAINTGE361

Weather Cams (only record during daylight hours)

1. http://map.bloomsky.com/weather-stations/gqBxp6apnJSnnZu2

2. http://map.bloomsky.com/weather-stations/eaB1rJytnpS4qZqn

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- 5am Jose Update
  • By "Harry W. Hallstrom" <hwh888 at gmail.com>
  • Date: Sat, 9 Sep 2017 07:14:48 -0400
​Greetings All,


Latest NHC projected path puts Jose 120 mi distance from Nevis at it's closest point.

Hurricane force wind envelope still remains at 35 mi around eye. Storm force wind envelope extended to 140 mi.

That puts Nevis at the very edge of the winds.

Forward speed had slowed to 13 mph, as NHC predicted.


Fluff Stuff:

Straight line distance from Nevis to Eye = 145 mi.

Distance to closest point on projected path=88 mi

Hurricane-force winds extend outward up to 35 miles (55 km) from the
center and tropical-storm-force winds extend outward up to 140 miles
(220 km).

Regards,

Harry
​​

- Hurricane Jose Nevis 2am 9th Sept
  • By Frank Goodwill <nevis.storm at hotmail.com>
  • Date: Sat, 9 Sep 2017 06:35:37 +0000
An early good morning

Nevis is still under a Tropical Storm Watch.

Attached is the Guadeloupe rain radar of Jose as it approaches.

No rain yet and a breeze is blowing with some gusts.

Caribbean Cable internet is back up.
Nevlec grid power ha remained on so far since the earlier incident (see previous posts)

Regards

Frank Goodwill

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- Not Hurricane Jose Nevis 8:20pm 8th Sept
  • By Frank Goodwill <nevis.storm at hotmail.com>
  • Date: Sat, 9 Sep 2017 01:04:47 +0000
Good night all,

Never a dull moment on Nevis with Nevlec!

A truck accident near the Prospect Power Station took down the power to the whole island. (Last post).

Caribbean Cable Internet is still down though (at least in my area)

Power has been restored to the whole island at about 8:20pm

Weather outside: Mostly clear sky with the stars shining and the moon rising. A slight breeze blowing. A gust of 15.8 km/h recorded.

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- Clarification on 5pm data
  • By "Harry W. Hallstrom" <hwh888 at gmail.com>
  • Date: Sat, 09 Sep 2017 01:01:40 +0000
Greetings All,

It's been brought to my attention that when I say Jose "will me North of Nevis" I failed to accurately say NNE of Nevis. North being "0" degrees, NNE it's approx. 18-19 degrees from True North. Distance to Nevis remains the same but as Jose approaches nearest point Nevis will feel winds before that 6am time. When? I can't accurately predict. At present 17 mph movement 2 hrs before it's 34 miles further away. I'd say out of the wind field? It's also predicted to slow down along it present path so that complicates time factors. Suffice to say Nevis is still 100-105 miles away from the eye. Hope I'm not confusing anyone.
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- Hurricane Jose Nevis 7:10 pm 8th Sept
  • By Frank Goodwill <nevis.storm at hotmail.com>
  • Date: Fri, 8 Sep 2017 23:23:56 +0000
Good evening all,

Nevlec grid power has gone off or had been switched off. Caribbean Cable Internet now down as well and s result.

Regards,

Frank Goodwill

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- Hurricane Jose Nevis 6pm Friday 8th Sept
  • By Frank Goodwill <nevis.storm at hotmail.com>
  • Date: Fri, 8 Sep 2017 23:10:18 +0000

Good evening everyone,

 

Nevis remains under a Tropical Storm Watch, but again as we are on the southern side of the track of Hurricane Jose, we should get off lightly. Conditions may struggle to see Tropical Storm wind speeds generated (over 39 mph). The unknown for us is the amount of rainfall. This afternoon rain bands approached us but dissipated before reaching St. Kitts and Nevis. Saturday may be different.

 

I managed to get my router up and running and the weather station and weather cams are working. Again this is dependent on Nevlec grid supply and internet.

 

6pm view outside in Pond Hill, Nevis on Youtube

https://youtu.be/MWWaxSwkse0

 

It maybe a bit boring for some as there are no wrecked buildings etc but it does show you can be near a hurricane and all can be well (especially for those off island who have family, friends and property here).

 

I attached a sunset photo from this evening as well.

 

Photos attached:

 

The sunset this evening.

NOAA/NHC Hurricane Jose - “cone of uncertainty”

NOAA/NHC Hurricane Jose - track since first advisory

Guadeloupe Rain Radar – Jose approaching

 

Stay safe, stay well.

 

Regards,

 

Frank Goodwill

 

Pond Hill, Nevis, Weather Station
https://www.wunderground.com/personal-weather-station/dashboard?ID=ISAINTGE361

Weather Cams (only record during daylight hours)

1. http://map.bloomsky.com/weather-stations/gqBxp6apnJSnnZu2

2. http://map.bloomsky.com/weather-stations/eaB1rJytnpS4qZqn

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- 5 pm HNC data
  • By "Harry W. Hallstrom" <hwh888 at gmail.com>
  • Date: Fri, 8 Sep 2017 17:29:00 -0400
Present path from NHC will put Jose eye about 120-122 miles from Nevis North.of us.
A slight increase in distance from 11 am data.

About 220 miles away, moving at 17 mph, or approx. 13 hrs from closest point.

Regards,

Harry



- 11 am Data drom NHC
  • By "Harry W. Hallstrom" <hwh888 at gmail.com>
  • Date: Fri, 8 Sep 2017 12:24:51 -0400
Greetings All,

Latest projected path puts Nevis about 103-105 miles at closest point to our North.
Once again we are in the southern quadrant of the storm. We would be at the very edge of storm force winds.
Would assume the further away the less velocity of the wind.

Hurricane-force winds extend outward up to 35 miles (55 km) from the
center and tropical-storm-force winds extend outward up to 115 miles
(185 km).

Regards,

Harry

- Hurricane Jose, Nevis 11:00 Friday, 8th Sept
  • By Frank Goodwill <nevis.storm at hotmail.com>
  • Date: Fri, 8 Sep 2017 16:06:49 +0000

Good morning all,

 

Back on watch or the next event. Nevis is still under a Tropical Storm Watch The earliest possible time of Tropical Storm winds will be about 2am Saturday.

 

We had a couple of power outages in the Pond Hill/Gingerland area as Nevlec continue to repair pockets of disconnected customers.

 

My cable router has suffered from the continuous unplanned power outages (even prior to Irma) and turns itself off and wireless no longer works. Need to get a replacement – job for Monday. Can’t complain though at least I am not homeless and have breath in my body to sort it out.

 

After hurricane Irma some people still haven’t got the message in Nevis.

 

From the Nevis Solid Waste Management, General Manager.

 

“The NSWMA collection teams have been out since 2am, (Friday) in an effort to clean all communities as promised.  All is going well except over in Cane Garden, one resident has once again obstructed collections by having his car parked smack in the middle of the road, so our truck is unable to pass, to service residents further on.”

 

“Same thing happened earlier this week, same place, same car, during the pre-Irma cleanup, and we lost almost one hour waiting for the police to arrive to assist. The Police came and spoke to the individual, ……, who earnestly promised not to park to obstruct the garbage truck again.”

 

The view looking out this morning.

Youtube: https://youtu.be/sPHdUMjYIf0

 

Photos attached:

NOAA/NHC Hurricane Jose - “cone of uncertainty”

NOAA/NHC Hurricane Jose - track since first advisory

Guadeloupe Rain Radar – approaching rain bands

 

Regards,

 

Frank Goodwill

 

 

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- Jose Track Data
  • By "Harry W. Hallstrom" <hwh888 at gmail.com>
  • Date: Fri, 8 Sep 2017 05:56:46 -0400
Greetings All,

Just plotted the NHC projected track of Jose and it will/supposed to track 115-120 miles North of Nevis.
Hurricane force winds are within a 15 mi circle of eye.

Some area of Nevis are still without power, two+ days after a small brush from Irma.
What would a direct hit have been? No power for ???

Regards,

Harry



- Hurricane Irma Nevis 9pm 6th Sept
  • By Frank Goodwill <nevis.storm at hotmail.com>
  • Date: Thu, 7 Sep 2017 16:50:54 +0000
Good evening everyone,

The weather has improved as the rain bands from Irma have passed.

I am still flying blind at the moment as I have no internet and I am unable to access web pages from my cellphone.

So hopefully this is of some use.

Most of the island has been reconnected to the grid power. There are still some small pockets and individual properties that remain disconnected. Nevlec are still working on the problems.

Nisbet Plantation Beach Club has suffered considerable damage to the Sea Breeze Beach Bar, Decking and the beach itselg. The Great House and Cottages are all O.K. (Their briefing).

I had a short drive around my area and there are a lot of tree branches down and some Cable TV cables down. Also Hermitage Road leading up to the Hermitage Hotel has suffered wash out (again). Looking forward to the planned new road. Thankfully the many people I met are in good spirits and unharmed.

A thankyou to all those who emailed me with words of encouragement and prayers. Much appreciated.

This will be my last update concerning Irma. My own prayers and thoughts are with those on islands that have been badly effected and those still in the path of Irma.

I now have a busy couple of days putting my yard straight.

Regards,

Frank Goodwill


Pond Hill, Nevis Weather Station

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- Cades Bay Nevis at 1357 6.9.17
  • By KEITH PUGH <keith.pugh at btinternet.com>
  • Date: Wed, 6 Sep 2017 17:59:15 +0000 (UTC)
We are now experiencing strong intermittent winds and heavy rain showers, the sky has slightly brightened 

The power from Nevlec is back after 18hrs
 
Best Wishes
 
Keith

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- Hurricane Irma Nevis 1pm 6th Sept.
  • By Frank Goodwill <nevis.storm at hotmail.com>
  • Date: Wed, 6 Sep 2017 17:29:01 +0000
Good afternoon all,

We are now feeling the effects of the rain bands from Irma. We are having some long heavy periods of rain and have had a few rumbles of thunder. Overcast and misty up in the foothills of Nevis Peak.

We are under a flash flood alert (last I heard).

Progress has been made regarding Nevlec power restoration. Mainly around the Charlestown area, I am sure that the work is now being hampered by the weather conditions at the moment.

I think Nevlec need to put an effective comms plan in place though (not a new issue).

The 'all clear' has not been given for the island yet.

Regards,

Frank Goodwill

Pond Hill, Nevis Weather Station
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- Hurricane Irma Nevis 9:30am 6th Sept.
  • By Frank Goodwill <nevis.storm at hotmail.com>
  • Date: Wed, 6 Sep 2017 13:55:42 +0000
Back again,

Nevis National Disaster Management Department have reported in. Large tree is down across the Main Road, Charlestown near Supafoods. The rest of the island main road is passable. Waves are overtopping the wall along Samuel Hunkins Drive, (waterfront) Charlestown. Damage to Four Seasons Pier and the Fishing Pier, Charestown. VWA Airport Terminal Building has a lot of water leak damage. The custom warehouse at Long Point has had slight damage.

Branches down on power lines in various places. Also a few poles down.

Overall we have got off very lightly.

We have been sdvised to stay in doors at the moment and await the all clear announcement.

We have been warned about further rain fall from hurricane Irma outer bands. Possible flash flooding threat.

Regards,

Frank Goodwill

Pond Hill, Nevis Weather Station
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- Hurricane Irma 8:45 am 6th Sept
  • By Frank Goodwill <nevis.storm at hotmail.com>
  • Date: Wed, 6 Sep 2017 12:58:27 +0000
Good morning all,

Well I have opened my shutters to let daylight in. Still quiet breezy with the occasional shower. Nevlec generators came through the storm unscathed. Crews are out checking power lines for restoration section by section. To early for timescales as yet. Reports of trees down.

Regards,

Frank Goodwill

Pond Hill, Nevis Weather Station
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- Nevis Report after IRMA
  • By "Harry W. Hallstrom" <hwh888 at gmail.com>
  • Date: Wed, 06 Sep 2017 11:26:44 +0000
Greetings All,

Had to turn generator on at dawn. Surveyed yard, no damage. Broken branches and leaves about but that's it.
Gusty winds but not a lot a rain from this one.
In general not as bad as expected.

Harry
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- Hurricane Irma Nevis 6am 6th Sept
  • By Frank Goodwill <nevis.storm at hotmail.com>
  • Date: Wed, 6 Sep 2017 10:18:59 +0000
Good morning all,

Must admit I have just woken up after 4 hours solid sleep. Maybe an indication that things were not to bad on Nevis.

Dawn breaking. No power, no internet, and flying blind regarding what is happening in the rest of the world.

This seems to have been a 'dry' hurricane for us. Getting drizzle and wind gusts at the moment.

Had a look outside in the yard Cedar tree branches down but all else looks ok.

Barometer rising, wind speed slowly dropping.

Regards

Frank Goodwill

Pond Hill, Nevis Weather Station
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- Cades Bay 0n the West of nevis
  • By KEITH PUGH <keith.pugh at btinternet.com>
  • Date: Wed, 6 Sep 2017 10:17:03 +0000 (UTC)
Well that was a wet and windy night which continues at 0614 the wind direction has changed appears to be coming from the south with the cloud movement. Not much rain saved the wind seems to have blown it off the roof. The Sea looks rough with waves coming up on the Beach.

For me we are safe
 
Best Wishes
 
Keith

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- Hurricane Irma Nevis 00:10 6th Sept
  • By Frank Goodwill <nevis.storm at hotmail.com>
  • Date: Wed, 6 Sep 2017 04:24:52 +0000
Good morning all,

Still here! Being on the 9 o'clock point of Irma we are on the weaker side. We do not seem to be getting many rain bands accompanied by strong winds at the moment.

Local radio station is on air and taking phone calls from the public. No reports of any problems at the moment.

Picture of Guadeloupe rain radar shows the rain bands situation, with the strongest on the 3 o'clock point.

Siting in the dark, listening to the radio.

Frank Goodwill

Pond Hill, Nevis Weather Station
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- Hurricane Irma Nevis 8:40 pm 5th Sept
  • By Frank Goodwill <nevis.storm at hotmail.com>
  • Date: Wed, 6 Sep 2017 01:16:51 +0000
Good night everyone,

Well it looks as if that's it for a while. Nevlec power is off in the Pond Hill, St. John's/Gingerland area. Looking towards Prospect that seems in darkness as well so it looks island wide.

No major wind events as yet just the occasional gust and no rain.

Attached pictures, the southern sky over Saddle Hill and the sunset to the west in Nevis just after 6am - as also reported earlier by reporters in St Maarten/St Martin.

I may be able to do a few one liner reports.

Bye for now.

Frank Goodwill

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- Power OFF
  • By "Harry W. Hallstrom" <hwh888 at gmail.com>
  • Date: Tue, 05 Sep 2017 23:01:45 +0000
Greetings All,

Nevis Electric has turned off power. 😬😬
No internet access till power back on or I get wet turning on generator.
See you all tomorrow morning. 
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- WEATHER ON NEVIS
  • By Nevisp at aol.com
  • Date: Tue, 5 Sep 2017 19:14:16 -0400
WE ARE IN THE ZETLANDS AREA OF NEVIS. AT PRESENT THINGS ARE CALM AND GOVERNMENT POWER IS STILL ON. HAVE HAD A FEW RAIN SHOWERS. THIS IS EXPECTED TO CHANGE DURING THE NIGHT WITH THE FULL FURY OF IRMA HITTING US EARLY IN THE MORNING. 
 
JAKE ON NEVIS

- Hurricane Irma Nevis 6pm 5th Sept
  • By Frank Goodwill <nevis.storm at hotmail.com>
  • Date: Tue, 5 Sep 2017 22:33:55 +0000
Good evening everyone,

Darkness and the night draws in. Presently there is a slight drizzle and the wind is picking up and has become gusty. Nothing to bad at the moment.

Guadeloupe rain radar showing the rain band near us (attached)

Also a 6pm video.
Power is still on in our area as can be seen from the street lights over on Saddle Hill. Reports say that power is off in the Canes Bay area though.

Regards,

Frank Goodwill

P.S. My Weather Cams are off line overnight to prevent damage. Weather Station is still up and running, grid power and Internet allowing.


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- Hurricane Irma 5pm 5th Sept
  • By Frank Goodwill <nevis.storm at hotmail.com>
  • Date: Tue, 5 Sep 2017 21:40:11 +0000
Good afternoon all,

The cloud has started to thicken and the winds are still light. It is looking very gloomy and dark out there. We had our first downpour for a while and it seems a rain band is on its way to us. See attached Guadeloupe radar picture. To the left of the hurricane eye is a large area of rain that should be upon us by now.

The other thing to look forward to is slightly higher winds up in the foothills of Nevis Peak.

Downpour - shades of things to come.

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- Cistern & salt
  • By "Harry W. Hallstrom" <hwh888 at gmail.com>
  • Date: Tue, 05 Sep 2017 20:56:47 +0000
Greetings All,

Just crossed my mind.......

If you are near the sea and have a cistern for water collection there normally is a lot of sea water picked up in the rain bands and in turn into your cistern. Sodium infused water not good. Shut off's? close them or plug the pipe into cistern or divert, somehow.

Harry
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- 2 pm data
  • By "Harry W. Hallstrom" <hwh888 at gmail.com>
  • Date: Tue, 5 Sep 2017 15:11:51 -0400
Greetings All,

Latest position and 24 hr path projected location will put Nevis within 53 mi at 19'00' deg location from eye of IRMA.

This means eye is presently 218 mi from closest approach to Nevis. That time will be about 7 am Wednesday based at present speed of 14 mph.

Weather station shows barometer dropping, presently at 29.75 in

Regards,

Harry



- Irma Nevis 2pm 5th Sept
  • By Frank Goodwill <nevis.storm at hotmail.com>
  • Date: Tue, 5 Sep 2017 18:51:19 +0000
Good afternoon all,

Fairly quiet here on Nevis still, the breeze has also eased up for a while. The sky is pretty grey with cloud but there has been a little hazy sunshine.

Those in low lying flood prone areas on Nevis are being asked to evacute and stay with friends or family or go to a public shelter.

I have heard a fair bit of hammering as I suppose people are putting the last bits of protection in place. That work seems to have finished now. We sit and wait.

30 second video of the surroundings at 2pm
Attached is the Guadeloupe rain radar ☔ picture. Gives a good view of Irma as it approaches.

Regards,

Frank Goodwill

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- Nevis
  • By Chris Thompson <chris at cthompson.net>
  • Date: Tue, 5 Sep 2017 14:32:31 -0400
So far it's just a little overcast and the wind is starting to pick up.  We in Nevis don't like the current trend at all.  We have set up a Facebook Page for people to monitor Irma and it's impact on St Kitts and Nevis.  I'll be posting highlights to stormcarib, but anyone is welcome to join the FB group.

https://www.facebook.com/groups/128143224486534/


Older reports from Nevis have been moved to another page.

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