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Barbados under Severe Thunderstorm Watch

October 2, 2023

A Severe Thunderstorm Watch is in effect for Barbados.

This alert is issued when significant lightning activity is possible within the watch area (generally within 6 hours).

Scattered thunderstorms will persist as unstable conditions affect the island throughout the day.

Key Messages:
-Expect some lightning activity 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 9:40 a.m. today, Monday, October 2, 2023, and will be terminated at 6:00 p.m. today or sooner if conditions warrant.

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