The forecast track for Hurricane Tammy becomes quite uncertain by the middle and end of the week, but current indications suggest that it could track near Bermuda by Saturday.
Hurricane Tammy is turning north into the open waters of the Atlantic Ocean after pounding the northeastern Caribbean islands with hurricane-force and heavy rainfall over the weekend.
Tammy has an uncertain future ahead due to multiple weather systems that could influence where the hurricane tracks in the coming days. Residents of Bermuda should closely monitor the forecast because some form of Tammy could pass near the archipelago by this weekend.
Elsewhere in the Atlantic Basin, the National Hurricane Center (NHC) is also monitoring an area in the southwestern Caribbean Sea that has a .
Where is Hurricane Tammy?
As of early Monday, Hurricane Tammy was centered about 230 miles north-northwest of Anguilla.
Maximum sustained winds are estimated at 80 mph. The NHC said some slight strengthening is possible during the next couple of days, followed by weakening later in the week.
What is the forecast for Hurricane Tammy?
Tammy is moving northward at about 10 mph. A turn toward the north-northeast or northeast is expected to begin later Monday and continue into Tuesday, the NHC said.
After that, the forecast track for Hurricane Tammy becomes quite uncertain by the middle and end of the week, but current indications suggest that it could track near Bermuda by Saturday.
Swells generated by Tammy will continue to affect portions of the northeastern Caribbean islands, the and British Virgin Islands and during the next few days. These swells are likely to cause life-threatening surf and .
Tammy made landfall on Barbuda on Saturday
Hurricane Tammy made landfall on the island of Barbuda around 10:15 p.m. EDT Saturday with maximum sustained winds of 85 mph, making it a Category 1 on the .
Hurricane Tammy made landfall on the island of Barbuda around 10:15 p.m. EDT Saturday, Oct. 21, 2023, with maximum sustained winds of 85 mph.
Hurricane Tammy initially reached Category 1 intensity last Friday before bearing down on several of the northeastern on Saturday, which saw gusty winds, angry seas and tremendous rain as the heart of the storm moved by just miles to the east of many of those islands.
High winds continued into early Sunday morning before the late-season hurricane headed northwestward away from the islands.
Hurricane Tammy is smacking the Leeward Islands of the Caribbean as it passes just miles offshore.
Invest 95L in southwestern Caribbean Sea has medium chance of development
Showers and continue to show signs of organization in association with a low-pressure system over the southwestern Caribbean Sea.
This system has been dubbed by the NHC, which is simply a naming convention that allows forecasters to run specialized computer models on systems they are monitoring for development.
Environmental conditions appear to be favorable for development, and the NHC says a short-lived could form before the system moves inland over Nicaragua by early Tuesday. Regardless of development, this system will likely produce heavy rain over portions of Central America during the next couple of days.
According to the NHC, in the next two days.