Tuesday 24 November, 2020

Thunderstorms expected in Cayman today and tomorrow

The Cayman Islands National Weather Service reports that scattered showers and isolated thunderstorms are expected to continue as a broad area of low pressure just south of Grand Cayman is expected to become better organised over the next 48-hours.

Showers are expected to become heavy at times and a flood warning remains in effect for the Cayman Islands. Radar images show widely scattered showers in and around the Cayman area which are moving towards the northwest.

Today is expected to have cloudy to overcast skies with rain and intermittent thunderstorms. Showers may become locally heavy at times leading to possible flooding of low lying areas. Temperatures will rise to the upper 80’s °F. Winds will be south to southeast 10 to 15 knots with higher gusts in and around heavy showers. Seas will be slight to moderate with wave heights of 2 to 4 feet and may become choppy in and around heavy showers.

Tonight will see cloudy to overcast skies with rain and intermittent thunderstorms. Showers may become locally heavy at times leading to possible flooding of low lying areas. Temperatures will fall to the mid 70’s °F. Winds will be south to southeast 10 to 15 knots with higher gusts in and around heavy showers. Seas will be slight with wave heights of 1 to 3 feet and may become choppy in and around heavy showers.

TIDES:

Today: High 5:28 p.m. Low 11:35 p.m.

Tomorrow: Low 12:24 a.m. High 6:22 a.m. Low 12:30 p.m. High 6:41 p.m.

SUNSET: 5:54 p.m. Today. SUNRISE: 6:24 a.m. Tomorrow.

The outlook through Monday evening is for continued cloudiness with scattered showers as the trough lingers over the Northwestern Caribbean.

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