Leeward Islands under hurricane watch

September 04, 2017 in Weather

Antigua and Barbuda is on hurricane watch. The twin-island state is among other Leeward Islands territories that have been upgraded to a watch as of 5.00 pm yesterday from being under an alert earlier in the day. Irma continues to move toward the islands near 14...

Irma a potential threat to the Leeward Islands

September 01, 2017 in Weather

Residents are on alert as a rapidly changing but slow-moving Hurricane Irma heads toward the Leeward Islands with a 70 percent chance of becoming a Category 4 storm by Tuesday. Keithley Meade, director at the meteorological office, said that if residents are not yet making hurricane preparations,...

Another Prediction of Below Average Hurricane Season

April 12, 2017 in Weather

Meteorologists with the Colorado State University (CSU) have agreed with predictions that this year’s hurricane season will be less active, but could include at least three major storms. Weather forecasting service AccuWeather has already forecast a below average season. Both predictions based the expected reduced activity on...