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GB Administrators call emergency meeting in preparation for Hurricane Ian

FREEPORT, Grand Bahama, The Bahamas – NEMA/Grand Bahama Consultative Committee, upon advice from the Met Office, called an Emergency Meeting at 4:30 p.m. Tuesday, September 27, 2022, in preparation for possible impacts from Hurricane Ian, which is headed towards Florida. The meeting was held at the C.A. Smith Building and all relevant emergency and government agencies were present. The emergency meeting was prompted by a more southern turn of Hurricane Ian which placed the islands of Grand Bahama and Bimini in the cone of concern for strong tropical force winds. “Because of this shift in track and because of the time line, we will not bother with a tropical storm watch, we will go straight to a tropical storm warning for Grand Bahama and Bimini at 6p.m. tonight,” said Meteorologist, ...