ABOUT 150 MI…245 KM SSW OF BERMUDA MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS..125 MPH PRESENT MOVEMENT…NNE AT 16 MPH MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE…947 MB BASIN…ATLANTIC OCEAN
WARNINGS AND WATCHES
ISSUED BY THE NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER…
A HURRICANE WARNING IS IN EFFECT FOR… * BERMUDA
Hurricane Gonzalo is currently located at 30.4N and 66.1W Current observations from weather reporting stations from Wunderground and official weather station from the nearby airport shows winds are reaching tropical storm force. Hurricane Gonzalo is expected to reach the island by tonight or early tomorrow with major hurricane force winds near 120 mph with greater gusts. Gonzalo is moving towards the north-northeast at 16 mph with winds to 125 mph and central pressure at 947 mb which was measured by a NOAA hurricane hunter plane.
WINDS…HURRICANE CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED TO ONSET LATER TODAY WITH TROPICAL STORM CONDITIONS ALREADY BEGINNING ON THE ISLAND.
RAINFALL…RAINFALL IS EXPECTED TO REACH 3 TO 6 INCHES WIDESPREAD ON THE ISLAND
STORM SURGE…LIFE-THREATENING STORM SURGE IS EXPECTED WITH GONZALO AND WILL PRODUCE MAJOR COASTAL FLOODING ALONG THE COASTAL AREAS ALSO ACCOMPANYING THE STORM SURGE WILL BE LARGE WAVES UP TO 20+ FEET.