PHILIPSBURG:– The Metrological office has issued a bulletin on Monday morning indicating that with the tropical wave passing through the local region has been producing showers last night (Sunday night) into Monday morning. These conditions are expected to continue through the morning hours on Monday. Therefore, street-flooding is likely. Residents and motorists in areas prone to flooding and rock falls should be vigilant and use caution.
Seas also deteriorated near 9 feet. Thus, sea users and persons with interests along the coast should exercise caution.
A Special Bulletin is issued for weather events that are unusual, cause general inconvenience or public concern (requiring the attention and action of fire department and police authorities) and cannot adequately be described in a regular weather forecast.
A Small Craft Advisory announces that the sea will likely become somewhat rough today or is already occurring.
A Flash Flood Advisory announces that heavy rainfall will occur today or is already occurring.
.A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FOR ST. MAARTEN
UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE…
Today: Generally cloudy, hazy and breezy with scattered showers.
Tonight through Tuesday morning: Partly cloudy to cloudy, hazy and breezy with isolated showers possible.
Forecast High: 30°C / 86°F Forecast Low: 25°C / 77°F
Sunset Today: 6:23 P.M. Sunrise Tomorrow: 5:59 A.M.
Today through Tuesday morning: Northeast to east with a moderate to fresh breeze of 14 to 20 miles per hour, and higher gusts possible.
The majority of showers and thunder associated with a passing tropical wave remains south of St. Maarten; however, scattered showers and breezy conditions are expected over the local region today.
Seas are peaking near 8 feet, and expected to continue subsiding today. Small craft operators and beach goers are advised to maintain caution.
Source: St. Martin News Network
Possible Street Flooding as heavy rainfall continues on Monday with the passing of Tropical Storm.