Tag: National Hurricane Center

TD31 forecast to become hurricane

TD31 forecast to become hurricane

| 13/11/2020 | 9 Comments

(CNS) Tropical Depression 31 was over 300 miles south of Jamaica when it emerged as expected Friday morning, but despite being just a few hours old, the US National Hurricane Center is already forecasting that the depression will be a hurricane, possibly a major one, by the time it reaches the coast of Central America […]

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Eta could swing back into Caribbean as storm

Eta could swing back into Caribbean as storm

| 03/11/2020 | 9 Comments

(CNS): As the Cayman Islands was drenched by the outer-bands of Hurricane Eta as it merged with another weather system in our area, forecasters at the US National Hurricane Center predicted a possible return of the system. As the extremely dangerous Hurricane Eta made landfall just south of Puerto Cabezas in Nicaragua, the forecast path […]

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TD25 emerges southwest of the Cayman Islands

TD25 emerges southwest of the Cayman Islands

| 02/10/2020 | 7 Comments

(CNS): The US National Hurricane Center has confirmed the formation of a tropical depression in the Caribbean, which is expected to become a tropical storm sometime tomorrow as it heads towards the Yucatan Peninsular. TD 25 is already bringing fresh southeasterly winds and rough seas to the Cayman Islands, according to the Cayman Islands National […]

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Stormy weather brewing over Caribbean

Stormy weather brewing over Caribbean

| 01/10/2020 | 6 Comments

(CNS): The Cayman Islands can expect to experience some stormy weather in the coming days as a result of a tropical wave across our area that could become a tropical depression by the weekend. Local forecasters are predicting isolated thunderstorms across the Cayman Islands on Thursday, becoming more widespread tonight and throughout the day Friday

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National Hurricane Center goes Greek with new storm

National Hurricane Center goes Greek with new storm

| 18/09/2020 | 11 Comments

(CNS): No one could be in any doubt about how busy this hurricane season has been so far when the US National Hurricane Center tweeted on Friday, “Get out the Greek Alphabet” after Tropical Storm Wilfred used up the last of the season’s English alphabet name list, only to be followed by another storm within […]

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Hurricanes expected near Cayman before season-end

Hurricanes expected near Cayman before season-end

| 10/09/2020 | 38 Comments

(CNS): The Cayman Islands has barely been impacted by any of the storms that have come into our area so far this year, even though this hurricane season has been busy. But John Tibbetts, the director general of the National Weather Service, is warning that this could very well change before the end of the […]

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Tropical Storm Nana forms south of Jamaica

Tropical Storm Nana forms south of Jamaica

| 01/09/2020 | 2 Comments

(CNS): The US National Hurricane Center has confirmed that Tropical Storm Nana formed Tuesday morning some 120 miles southwest of Kingston, Jamaica. While there are no official warnings in effect for the Cayman Islands as the storm is expected to stay south of our area, forecasters say the system will produce heavy rain from Tuesday […]

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Storm brewing in centre of Caribbean Sea

Storm brewing in centre of Caribbean Sea

| 31/08/2020 | 8 Comments

(CNS): Local forecasters are keeping watch on a tropical wave developing over the Central Caribbean moving westward across the region, which is likely to bring heavy rain to the Cayman Islands this week and become a tropical depression in the next few days. The US National Hurricane Center said this area of low pressure has […]

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NHC already watching potential storm

NHC already watching potential storm

| 03/05/2019 | 0 Comments

(CNS): With almost a month still to go before the start of the hurricane season the US National Hurricane Center is already watching a possible storm. A surface trough and broad area of low pressure over northeastern Florida is producing a large area of disorganised showers and thunderstorms over the far western Atlantic waters, the […]

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Rainy weather continues in wake of Alberto

Rainy weather continues in wake of Alberto

| 28/05/2018 | 2 Comments

(CNS): More heavy rain is expected in Cayman during the early part of this week, local forecasters have said. Although Sub-tropical Storm Alberto has moved on and is heading towards the Florida Panhandle, the system is still influencing local weather conditions. Thunderstorms causing more localised flooding is expected today (Monday), with weather experts indicating that […]

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Tropical depression on horizon for start of season

Tropical depression on horizon for start of season

| 24/05/2018 | 16 Comments

(CNS): A broad area of unsettled weather that has brought a deluge of rain to the Cayman Islands over the last few days may become a tropical depression before the week is out. The National Hurricane Center in Miami said conditions are becoming more conducive for further development of the system by Saturday as it […]

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