Tropical Storm Alex

06 Jun 2022 / Bermuda

A Tropical Storm Warning is in effect for Bermuda…

…At 800 AM AST (1200 UTC), the center of Tropical Storm Alex was located near latitude 33.8 North, longitude 65.1 West. Alex is moving toward the east-northeast near 28 mph (44 km/h), and this general motion is expected to continue until the storm is absorbed tomorrow [7 June].

Maximum sustained winds are near 65 mph (100 km/h) with higher gusts. Weakening is forecast, and Alex is expected to become an extratropical low later today.

Tropical-storm-force winds extend outward up to 205 miles (335 km) from the center. The Bermuda Airport reported a sustained wind of 39 mph (63 km/h) with a gust to 59 mph (95 km/h) within the last hour. A Bermuda Weather Service buoy at Crescent Reef, just north of Bermuda, recently reported a sustained wind of 55 mph (89 km/h) with a gust to 72 mph (116 km/h). An automated station at the Bermuda Heliport reported a sustained wind of 49 mph (79 km/h) and a gust to 67 mph (108 km/h).

An Air Force Hurricane Hunter aircraft reported a minimum central pressure of 992 mb (29.29 inches)…

…Tropical storm conditions should continue on Bermuda through this afternoon.

Tropical Storm Alex is expected to bring 1-2 inches or 25-50 mm of rain across Bermuda through this afternoon.

(For information about operations in the Bahamas, contact the GAC Houston Hub Agency Center at [email protected])

Source: Extracts from extracts from National Hurricane Center, Miami FL, Tropical Storm Alex Intermediate Advisory No.15A issued at 0800am on 6 June 2022

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