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Public urged to be prepared for hurricanes

WEATHER officials are urging the public to remain prepared during the 2020 Atlantic Hurricane Season as the number of predicted systems continue to increase in what experts say is as an “above-average” season.

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BPL SkyGuard Severe Weather Warning – Freeport

STARTS: 08/09/2020 3:40 PM EDT EXPIRES: 08/09/2020 9:00 PM EDT

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BPL SKYGuard Warning Freeport

STARTS: 08/07/2020 4:45 PM EDT EXPIRES: 08/07/2020 7:00 PM EDT

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BPL | SKYGuard Severe Weather Warning, Sunday 2nd August

STARTS: 08/01/2020 2:00 AM EDT EXPIRES: 08/03/2020 8:00 AM EDT

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SkyGuard Wind, Heavy Rain Warning 1487

Sunday, 2nd August, 2020.

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ISAIAS: All clear given for the entire Bahamas

Sunday, 2nd August, 2002.

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SATURDAY UPDATES: All clear for New Providence, Andros, Abaco, Eleuthera – Hurricane Warning remains for Grand Bahama, Bimini, Berry Islands and neighbouring cays

10pm: A statement from BPL on power restoration efforts – Bahamas Power and Light Company Ltd (BPL) wishes to confirm for customers that we have begun restoration efforts and have returned service to some of the feeders, but BPL continues to prioritize safety of our customers and staff as we recover from Hurricane Isaias.

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SkyGuard Wind, Heavy Rain Warning 1487

Saturday, 1st August, 2020.

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Friday’s Updates: Hurricane Isaias

8.30pm: From the Associated Press – Isaias had maximum sustained winds of 80 mph (130 kph) Friday night and was expected to strengthen in the coming hours, the U.S. National Hurricane Center in Miami said. The storm was centered about 175 miles (280 kilometers) south-southeast of Nassau in the Bahamas and was moving northwest at 15 mph (24 kph).

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UPDATED: Here comes Isaias

PRIME Minister Dr Hubert Minnis said stronger measures will be implemented to prevent spread of COVID-19 after Tropical Storm Isaias passes as the country recorded three COVID-19 deaths and passed a grim milestone yesterday of more than 500 recorded cases of the virus.

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Bahamas Power & Light / SkyGuard Tropical Cyclone Severe Weather eAlert #8 (PTC 9)

Potential Tropical Cyclone Nine Discussion Number 4 – National Hurricane Center Miami FL 5:00AM Wed Jul 29 2020

BPL | SKYGuard Tropical Cyclone Severe Weather eAlert #6

Despite the extraordinary challenges facing our nation from the global pandemic sweeping around the globe, it would appear that The Bahamas will become the first nation in the world to also experience a Tropical Cyclone whilst under 'Lockdown' and/or Curfew to help fight the deadly virus' spread across our islands.

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