A Severe Thunderstorm Watch has been issued for Barbados.
It is issued when significant lightning activity is possible within the watch area (generally within 6 hours).
**** Hazard Info ****
Occasional lightning activity associated with widespread thunderstorms were occuring during the early hours of this morning. There is still the possibility of some further occasional thunderstorm activity during the early morning period.
Key Message: Some lightning activity is possible in the near future or near your location. Increase likelihood of power outages if lightning strikes power utility infrastructure.
This alert message is valid from 6:00AM and will be UPDATED at 12 NOON or sooner if conditions warrant.
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