- Tropical Storm Nana likely to become a season’s 5th Hurricane by Wednesday night, says NOAA
- Belize now issues a Hurricane Warning for the coast of Belize, meaning imminent landfall within 24 Hours
- A Hurricane Watch is in effect for the coast of Belize north of Belize city to the Belize-Mexico border
Nana, as of 8 a.m. ET, is releasing sustained winds of 60 mph with stronger gusts
- Nana could bring a storm surge of 3 to 5 feet above normal tides to Belize
Tropical Storm Nana likely to become season’s fifth hurricane, NHC says
At 9:00 am today, Belize’s National Emergency Management Organization declared a Hurricane Warning (two red flag with a black centre flown one above the other) for the coast of Belize, from Belize City southward to the Belize-Guatemala border. The Hurricane Warning, meaning imminent landfall as a Hurricane within 24 hours, projects the system’s direct path straight for Belize and the Yucatan Peninsula. A Tropical Storm Warning is in effect for Yucatan Mexico from Puerto Costa Maya to Chetumal.
Ambergris Caye evacuates for mainland shelter
With an impending hurricane, Belize has since lifted their state of emergency for the island of Ambergris Caye with a sense of urgency and a fast-approaching storm. the S.O.E. to an impending hurricane. In San Pedro Town, residents continue to secure their assets, including properties and golf carts. A release from the San Pedro Town Council asked for calm, saying that precautionary measures for families seeking shelter are being put in place. On Tuesday, over a hundred persons left the island en route to the mainland, with more expect today. There will be no scheduled water taxi runs as of Thursday, September 3rd, until Belize is given the All Clear signal.
A Record-breaking 2020 Hurricane Season continues