Cayman residents urged to monitor Irma

| 04/09/2017 | 28 Comments

Cayman News Service(CNS): Hurricane Irma is currently tracking west-southwest at 14 mph, as it builds into a dangerous category 4 storm. According to the US National Hurricane Center, it is expected to affect the northeastern Leeward Islands as a dangerous major hurricane, accompanied by life-threatening wind, storm surge and rainfall impacts, along with rough surf and rip currents. Hurricane warnings have been issued for portions of the Leeward Islands, where tropical-storm force winds are expected to first arrive by late Tuesday.

Hurricane watches have also been issued for the British and US Virgin Islands and Puerto Rico, where Irma could pass later this week. Tropical-storm-force winds could arrive in these areas by early Wednesday.

Predictions suggest that Irma could directly affect Hispaniola, the Turks and Caicos, the Bahamas and Cuba as a dangerous major hurricane later this week, and the NHC said there is an increasing chance of Irma impacting the Florida Peninsula and the Florida Keys later this week and this weekend.

Given its latest projected path, the Cayman Islands National Weather Service is urging residents to monitor the system for further updates.

See the latest advisories for Irma on the NHC website

Visit the CI National Weather Service for the latest local weather forecast.

Cayman News Service

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  1. Anonymous says:

    Lolol ya’ll religious caymanian bloggers Wild!




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  2. Anonymous says:

    She gonna dip sout an come fa us.




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  3. Anonymous says:

    Building a cruise dock seems like a fools idea right about now.




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  4. Kim Jong Trump says:

    Should we prepare for a hurricane or a nuclear holocaust? Serious question.




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  5. Anonymous says:

    God is good!




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    • Anonymous says:

      Satan is better!




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      • Hava a Heart says:

        How evilous! Get a life. Shame on you ! Folks like you need to put in a barrel and rolled down in a hill to a place of no where. GOD IS THE BEST!!!!!!!




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      • Anonymous says:

        It may seem that way for now but one thing every human on Earth have in common is DEATH, whether you be a king or a street sweeper one day we will all have to dance with the reaper, Satan controls nothing but only the greed and love of money, God has his furnace burning hot for all you pathetic mortals




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        • Mr. Satan says:

          The bible clearly states offer god 10% of your own revenue.

          What reason could an omnipotent being possibly need money for?

          Maybe it gets a kick out of tricking gullible people like yourself and, if that isn’t greed and money controlling then what is?




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          • Anonymous says:

            Twelve Reasons Why We Tithe
            1. To Show Our Love
            John 14: 14 “If ye love me, keep my commandments” (KJV)
            2. To Spread The Gospel And Support The Ministry
            1Cor 9:14 “So also the Lord directed those who proclaim the gospel to get their
            living from the gospel.” (NASB)
            Mal 3:10 “Bring ye all the tithes into the storehouse, that there may be meat in mine
            house” (KJV)
            3. To Receive And Enjoy God’s Blessings
            Mal 3:10-12 “And prove me now herewith, saith the LORD of hosts, if I will not open
            you the windows of heaven, and pour you out a blessing, that [there shall] not [be
            room] enough [to receive it].
            And I will rebuke the devourer for your sakes, and he shall not destroy the fruits of
            your ground; neither shall your vine cast her fruit before the time in the field, saith
            the LORD of hosts”
            And all nations shall call you blessed: for ye shall be a delightsome (KJV)
            4. To Honor God
            Matt. 22:21 “ Render …unto God the things that are God’s (KJV)
            5. To Demonstrate Our Faithfulness And Commitment To God
            2Chron 31:12 “And brought in the offerings and the tithes and the dedicated [things]
            faithfully” (KJV)
            6. To Avoid A Curse
            Hagg 1:6 “Ye have sown much, and bring in little; ye eat, but ye have not enough; ye
            drink, but ye are not filled with drink; ye clothe you, but there is none warm; and he
            that earneth wages earneth wages [to put it] into a bag with holes”(KJV)
            7. To Show That God Has 1st Place In Our Lives
            Pov 3:9 “Honour the LORD with thy substance, and with the firstfruits of all thine
            increase” (KJV)
            8. To Remind Us That God Is Our Source
            Psalm 24:1 “The earth [is] the LORD’S, and the fulness thereof; the world, and they
            that dwell therein.” (KJV)
            Deut 8:18 “But thou shalt remember the LORD thy God: for [it is] he that giveth thee
            power to get wealth” (KJV)
            9. Because God Commands It
            Lev 27:30 “And all the tithe of the land, [whether] of the seed of the land, [or] of the
            fruit of the tree, [is] the LORD’S: [it is] holy unto the LORD” (KJV)
            Mal 3:10 “Bring ye all the tithes into the storehouse” (KJV)
            10. Because Jesus Commended It
            Matt 23:23 “for ye pay tithe of mint and anise and cummin, and have omitted the
            weightier [matters] of the law” (KJV)
            11. To Not Rob God Of What Rightfully Belongs To Him
            Mal 3:8 “Will a man rob God? Yet ye have robbed me. But ye say, wherein have we
            robbed thee? In tithes and offerings” (KJV)
            12. To Strengthen Our Faith
            Luke 6:38 “Give, and it shall be given unto you; good measure, pressed down, and
            shaken together, and running over, shall men give into your bosom. For with the
            same measure that ye mete withal it shall be measured to you again.”(KJV)




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            • Unison says:

              Tithing (which is 1 tenth of your earnings), was a law given from Gd for Jews to keep!

              Question:

              Are you a Jew ???




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          • Desynerguy says:

            Foolish people who do not understand…Maybe, just maybe the 10 percent is for helping those in need. Just like the people who will need it in the path of a hurricane. I hope this does not affect you.




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          • Anonymous says:

            Don’t worry mr.satan you will get your chance one day to ask GOD all the questions you want before he throws you into the furnace,hopefully for your sake that happens real soon because one thing’s for sure is that an empty shell tends to rotten from the outside in, and with all your money and materials in store still can’t change the fact that the misery burns within your empty shell,and to make matters worse (in your case) you can’t take none of it with you.lol




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    • S Ebanks says:

      Please clarify exactly to whom God is being good inthis scenario (presuming your exclamation relates to the article and not just an uncontrollable tic you spout out timeand again). Thanks 🙏




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    • Anonymous says:

      greed is good………should be the moto for cayman….




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  6. Anonymous says:

    Thanks a lot gays.




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  7. Anonymous says:

    Please take heed! Always reflect on Hurricane Ivan how catastrophic it was!




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