FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Thursday, July 12, 2018 – 5:00 p.m.
...POST-TROPICAL CYCLONE CHRIS RACING TOWARD CAPE RACE AND THE AVALON PENINSULA OF NEWFOUNDLAND... ...THIS IS THE LAST ADVISORY...
At 4:00 p.m., the centre of Post-Tropical Cyclone
Chris was located near latitude 44.4 North, longitude 57.7 West or
470 km east of Halifax Nova Scotia.The post-tropical cyclone is
moving toward the northeast near 57 km/h and this motion is expected
to continue through Friday. On the forecast track, Chris is expected to
pass over or near the Avalon Peninsula of southeastern Newfoundland late
afternoon and early evening today.
Maximum sustained winds are near 110 km/h with higher
gusts. Slight weakening is forecast during the next 48 hours.
Post-Tropical Cyclone is not a threat to Jamaica.
The Meteorological Service will continue to monitor this weather system.