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Downpours expected this Friday afternoon
The National Meteorological Office (Onamet), reported that this Friday a tropical wave is approaching, which could cause local downpours, thunderstorms, and gusts of wind over several provinces of the regions in the afternoon: northeast, southeast, Central mountain range, border area, and Greater Santo Domingo.
This Saturday the forecast predicts the humidity left by the tropical wave and the approach of a trough, will continue to cause clouds with showers that could be moderate, thunderstorms and gusts of wind mainly over provinces in the regions: northeast, southeast, North, southwest, Central mountain range and the border area.
The Onamet also indicated that Hurricane Dorian category 2, is located about 75 kilometers south/southeast Myrtle Beach South Carolina, with maximum winds of 165 kilometers per hour. It is moving north/northeast at about 17 kilometers per hour.
The agency explained that they are tracking a disorganized area that is located northeast, near Bermuda, with an average percentage of 20% chance of reaching the category of a tropical depression.
On the other hand, Tropical Storm Gabrielle is located 1,490 kilometers northwest of the Cape Verde Islands, its maximum sustained winds are 85 kilometers per hour and it’s moving northwestward at about 17 kilometers per hour.
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