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Tropical Storm Tracker: Hurricane Lisa is forming

Tropical Storm Tracker: Hurricane Lisa is forming
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THE COMING WEEKEND ON SATURDAY. WE FOLLOW TWO HURRICANES HERE. AN AREA OF INTEREST IS EXPECTED TO DEVELOP IN THE SOUTH EAST ANTIQUE. THIS IS A CATEGORY ONE HURRICANE EXPECTED TO MAKE LAND OVER BELIZE THIS AFTERNOON. 80 MPH MOVES WEST AT 14. IT WILL DECREASE AS IT MOVES ACROSS CENTRAL AMERICA AND MEXICO AND BECOMES A RESIDUAL LOW IN CAP ICHI BAY AND OVER THE WEEKEND. WE EXPECT VERY HEAVY RAIN FOR BELIEZE. HURRICANE MARTIN IS OVER THE OPEN WATERS. YOU CAN SEE IT AFFECTS NO COUNTRY AT ALL AS IT MOVES INTO THE MUCH COOLER WATERS OF THE NORTH ATLANTIC. IT IS EXPECTED TO BE EXTRATROPIC BY THAT. THE LAST AREA OF INTEREST IS THIS GRAVIFICATION WHICH WILL BE DEVELOPING ALREADY THIS WEEKEND. IF IT DOES SO, WE COULD SEE INCREASING CHANCES OF RAIN DURING NEXT WEEK’S MID-WEEK. THIS WILL BE REFLECTED IN THE SEVEN DAY FORECAST SO BRING YOUR UMBRELLAS READY. THURSDAY AND FRIDAY WAS SLIGHTLY DRY AIR. DEPENDING ON WHAT HAPPENS TO TH

Hurricane Lisa is forming

Tropical Storm Lisa strengthened into a hurricane on Wednesday, 35 miles east-southeast of Belize City on Wednesday morning. Lisa had maximum sustained winds of 80 mph and was moving west at 14 mph, the National Hurricane Center said. “Some reinforcements are still possible before landing. Rapid weakening will occur after the center of Lisa moves inland.” This storm is not expected to pose a threat to Florida. Coast of BelizeChetumal to Puerto Costa Maya, MexicoA tropical storm warning applies to:Bay Islands, HondurasNorth coast of Honduras from Punta Castilla westNorth coast of GuatemalaPuerto Costa Maya to Punta Allen, Mexico Hurricane Martin also formed on Wednesday. KNOW WHAT TO DO WHEN A HURRICANE WATCH IS ISSUE Stay tuned to WESH 2 News, WESH.COM, or NOAA Weather Radio for storm updates Prepare for it, patio furniture, outdoor decor or ornaments Bringing , trash cans, hanging plants, and anything else that can be picked indoors Being blown about by the wind Understanding hurricane forecast models and cones Prepare to cover all the windows of your home. If shutters are not installed, use precut plywood Check batteries and stock up on canned food, first aid supplies, drinking water and medication The WESH 2 First Warning Weather Team recommends that you have these items ready before the storm hits Water: One gallon of water per person per day Canned foods and soups, such as beans and chiliCan openers for those cans without easy-open lidsPut together a first aid kitTwo weeks’ worth of prescription medicationBaby/child needs, such as formula and diapersFlashlight and batteriesBattery-powered weather radio WAS WHAT TO DO WHEN A HURRICANE WARNING IS GIVEN Heed the advice of local authorities. If you are advised to evacuate, go. Complete the preparation activities. If you are not advised to evacuate, stay indoors and away from windows. Watch out for tornadoes. Tornadoes can occur during and after a hurricane. Stay indoors, in the middle of your house, in a closet or bathroom with no windows HOW YOUR SMARTPHONE CAN HELP DURING A HURRICANE Smartphone can be your best friend in a hurricane – with the right websites and apps you can turn it into a powerful tool , which guides you through the approach, arrival and aftermath of a storm. Download the WESH 2 News App for iOS | Turn on Android emergency notifications – If you have an iPhone, select Settings, then go to Notifications. From there, check for government alerts and turn on emergency alerts. If you have an Android phone, scroll to the bottom right of the app’s home page and click “Settings.” From the Settings menu, click Severe Weather Alerts. From the menu, select from the most severe, moderate, or all alerts. If you must evacuate, the most important thing you can do to protect your pets is evacuate them too. Leaving pets behind, even if you try to provide a safe place for them, can result in injury or death. Check with hotels and motels outside of your immediate area to see if they accept pets. Ask friends, family and others outside of the affected area if they could shelter your pet.

Tropical Storm Lisa strengthened into a hurricane on Wednesday.

As of Wednesday morning, the storm was 35 miles east-southeast of Belize City. Lisa had maximum sustained winds of 80 mph and was moving west at 14 mph.

“On the projected route, the center of Lisa will make landfall in Belize later this afternoon, then traverse northern Guatemala and advance into southeastern Mexico by Thursday,” the National Hurricane Center said. “Some reinforcement is still possible before landing. A rapid debuff will occur after Lisa’s center moves inland.”

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This storm is not expected to pose a threat to Florida.

SUMMARY OF APPLICABLE CLOCKS AND WARNINGS:

A hurricane warning applies to:

  • The Belize coast
  • Chetumal to Puerto Costa Maya, Mexico

A tropical storm warning applies to:

  • Bay Islands, Honduras
  • North coast of Honduras from Punta Castilla looking west
  • North coast of Guatemala
  • Puerto Costa Maya to Punta Allen, Mexico

Additionally, Hurricane Martin formed on Wednesday.

KNOW WHAT TO DO IF A HURRICANE WATCH IS ISSUED

  • Stay tuned to WESH 2 News, WESH.COM or NOAA Weather Radio for storm updates.
  • Be prepared to bring in patio furniture, outdoor decorations or ornaments, trash cans, hanging plants, and anything else that may be blown up by the wind.
  • Understand hurricane forecast models and cones.
  • Prepare to cover all the windows in your home. If shutters have not been installed, use pre-cut plywood.
  • Check batteries and replenish canned food, first aid supplies, drinking water and medicines.

The WESH 2 First Warning Weather Team recommends that you have these items ready before the storm hits.

  • Bottled Water: One gallon of water per person per day
  • Canned foods and soups, like beans and chili
  • Can opener for cans without an easy-open lid
  • Assemble a first aid kit
  • Prescription medication for two weeks
  • Baby/kids supplies, such as formula and diapers
  • flashlight and batteries
  • Battery operated weather radio

WHAT TO DO IF A HURRICANE WARNING IS ISSUED

  • Heed the advice of local officials. If you are advised to evacuate, leave.
  • Full preparation activities.
  • If you are not advised to evacuate, stay indoors and away from windows.
  • Watch out for tornadoes. Tornadoes can occur during and after a hurricane. Stay indoors, in the middle of your home, in a closet or bathroom with no windows.

HOW YOUR SMARTPHONE CAN HELP DURING A HURRICANE

A smartphone can be your best friend in a hurricane—with the right websites and apps, you can turn it into a powerful tool that guides you through a storm’s approach, arrival and aftermath.

Download the WESH 2 News app iOS | Android

Turn on emergency notifications – if you have an iPhone, select Settings, then go to Notifications. From there, check for government alerts and turn on emergency alerts.

If you have an Android phone, scroll down to the right on the app’s home page and click “Settings”. From the Settings menu, click Severe Weather Alerts. From the menu, select the most severe, moderate or all alerts.

PETS AND ANIMAL SAFETY

Your pet should be part of your family plan. If you must evacuate, the most important thing you can do to protect your pets is evacuate them too. Leaving pets behind can result in injury or death, even if you try to provide a safe place for them.

  • Check with hotels and motels outside of your immediate area to see if they accept pets.
  • Ask friends, family and others outside of the affected area if they could accommodate your animal.

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