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Grand Bahama fared well

FREEPORT, Grand Bahama – With six shelters activated in West Grand Bahama and the Emergency Operations Centre (EOC) manned and prepped for any eventuality associated with Tropical Storm-Force conditions from Hurricane Ian on Wednesday, Administrator Ricardo Ferguson said West Grand Bahama fared well. Tropical storm warnings were in effect for Grand Bahama and Bimini as Hurricane Ian made its way from Cuba over to Florida, strengthening to a Category 4 storm. The Bahamas Meteorology Department forecast that residents in Grand Bahama could experience flooding, gusty winds, severe thunderstorm and potential tornadic activity. Apart from gusty winds and light rains, Administrator Ferguson said there were no issues.  An assessment of the various townships conducted late Wednesday night and...