Tag: National Weather Service

Marine warning in effect as storm brews

Marine warning in effect as storm brews

| 18/06/2017 | 8 Comments
(CNS) UPDATED: A local marine warning is in effect today (Sunday) as a tropical wave in the northwestern Caribbean impacts the Cayman Islands. The National Hurricane Centre is predicting a 90% chance of a tropical storm forming over the next five days as the broad area of low pressure located over t [...]

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Cayman sees driest year on record

Cayman sees driest year on record

| 09/01/2017 | 23 Comments
(CNS): With just half of the annual rainfall that would normally be expected in any given twelve-month period, 2016 in the Cayman Islands is in the record books. Less than 28 inches of rain was measured at the weather station at Owen Roberts International Airport over the last year, when on average [...]

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Matthew will mark 2017 hurricane season

Matthew will mark 2017 hurricane season

| 30/11/2016 | 0 Comments
(CNS): After 15 named storms, including seven hurricanes, three of which became major ones, the 2016 season has come to its official end, with Hurricane Matthew likely to be the storm that will mark this season. The lone category 5 hurricane and one of four storms that directly impacted the region, [...]

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Cayman facing driest year on record

Cayman facing driest year on record

| 25/11/2016 | 18 Comments
(CNS): The director general of Cayman’s National Weather Service has revealed that 2016 is likely to be the country’s driest year on record. At the end of October statistics for this year showed a deficit of more than 19 inches in the average annual rainfall. “We are looking set to have th [...]

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Wet weather continues, Brac roads flooded

| 05/06/2015 | 1 Comment
(CNS): As the National Weather Service forecasts more heavy rains across the Cayman area over the weekend and into next week, police issued a warning to drivers on Cayman Brac Friday afternoon as roads on the Sister Island were becoming waterlogged. An RCIPS spokesperson said as heavy rains and ligh [...]

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More flooding expected as rain continues

More flooding expected as rain continues

| 03/06/2015 | 11 Comments
(CNS Video) Update Thursday 6:30am: All government schools will be open today, operating under normal working hours, the Department of Education Services announced early Thursday. The National Weather Service issued another severe weather warning on Wednesday evening as more rain was forecast for [...]

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Severe weather alert issued as rain pounds Cayman

Severe weather alert issued as rain pounds Cayman

| 03/06/2015 | 17 Comments
(CNS): The National Weather Service has issued a severe weather alert in the face of flooding in North Side, George Town and Bodden Town due to a localized weather system that has dumped what the premier said was more than ten inches of rain on Cayman since yesterday. Alden McLaughlin told Finance [...]

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