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Posted by:Oct 26th 2012, 09:54:23 pm
Briland envy since 1981Hoping for a miss. Thanks.
Posted by:Oct 25th 2012, 07:33:38 pm
Tuck Shoplooks like Sandy is trending eastward away from Briland and the winds will be below 75MPH. I assume the beach will take a hit.

Posted by:Oct 25th 2012, 01:32:33 pm
ColinFingers crossed for everyone on Briland. Hope the moon phase doesn't result in bad storm surges! Keep singing and pass the Goombay!
Posted by:Oct 24th 2012, 04:03:43 pm
Fig Tree News TeamEyewitness report from Romora Bay suggests that Sandy's winds are getting ugly out, but that there's not much rain as yet. Generators are at
the ready, winds are NNE N and becoming NNW so fingers crossed that the Internet will stay up throughout the storm.

The Glass Window Bridge in
North Eleuthera has been closed as a precaution, and the Sir Lynden O. Pindling International Airport in Nassau will close on Thursday morning.

More news as it comes in.

Dunmore Grouper
The Fig Tree News Team
Posted by:Oct 24th 2012, 01:47:14 pm
Fig Tree News TeamSandy becomes the 10th hurricane of the season as it nears Jamaica:
Posted by:Oct 23rd 2012, 01:41:24 pm
Fig Tree News TeamNoon Tuesday:

Tropical Storm Sandy is a little stronger at midday. Reports from a USAF Hurricane Hunter aircraft found maximum sustained winds of 50 mph. Sandy is forecast to become a hurricane within 24 hours. A Hurricane Warning has been issued for Jamaica. A Hurricane Watch is issued for the provinces of Camaguey, Las Tunas, Granma, Santiago de Cuba, Holguin and Guantanamo, Cuba. A Tropical Storm Watch is in effect for Haiti and the central and southeastern Bahamas.
Sandy is centered about 300 miles south-southest of Kingston, Jamaica, moving north-northeast at 5 mph. A north to north-northeast motion with some increase in forward the speed is expected during the next day or two, which will take the center near or over Jamaica on Wednesday and approach eastern Cuba Wednesday Night. Preparations to protect life and property in the warning area should be rushed to completetion.
A dangerous storm surge will raise water levels by as much as 1 to 3 feet above normal tides along the south and east coast of Jamaica. Total rainfall amounts of 6 to 12 inches are expected across Jamaica, Haiti, the Dominican Republic and eastern Cuba, with isolated amounts of 20 inches possible, especially in mountainous terrain areas, triggering life-threatening flash floods and mud slides.
Get the latest on this tropical cyclone, including forecasts and
graphics, on the NOAA NHC website at
Posted by:Aug 24th 2012, 12:27:00 pm
Fig Tree News TeamBahamas Ferries Ltd.
Please be advised that due to Tropical Storm ISAAC, all scheduled sailings on Saturday 25th, August and Sunday 26th, August have been cancelled. Regular schedule resumes on Monday 27th, August 2012. Should you require additional information please do not hesitate to contact us at 242-323-2166 or at 225-9942.
Posted by:Aug 22nd 2012, 04:10:58 pm
Fig Tree News TeamWednesday's update:
Posted by:Aug 21st 2012, 02:54:27 pm
Fig Tree News TeamWe're keeping an eagle eye on System No. 9 at the moment, and you can follow along online at

Be prepared!
Lord Dunmore Grouper, travelling weatherfish

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