Wednesday 21 October, 2020

Weather service says Nana should continue affecting Cayman into Thu

The National Weather Service says continued cloudiness and showers are expected through Thursday as Tropical Storm Nana moves across the western Caribbean and away from the Cayman area.

“Scattered showers and thunderstorms are expected, with showers becoming locally heavy at times. Radar images show scattered showers in and around the Cayman area moving towards the west,” says the service.

At 4 am, the National Hurricane Center in Miami, Florida issued advisories on Tropical Storm Nana. 
Nana was located near latitude 16.8 north, longitude 79.3 west about 180 miles south-southwest of Grand Cayman.

Tropical Storm Nana is expected to continue to move away from the Cayman area while still supporting thunderstorms and moderate to heavy showers through tomorrow morning.

FORECAST: 

Today: Cloudy with an 8 per cent chance of showers and some thunder. Showers may become locally heavy at times, leading to possible flooding of low-lying area. The Sister Islands are expected to have slightly lesser chances of showers and thunder. Temperatures will rise to the upper 80’s °F. Winds will be east to southeast at 10 to 15 knots with higher gusts. Seas will be slight to moderate with wave heights of 2 to 4 feet and may also become choppy at times in and around heavier showers. Small craft should exercise caution over open waters.

Tonight: Cloudy skies with a 60% chance of showers and some thunder. Showers may become locally heavy at times. Temperatures will fall to the mid 70’s °F. Winds will be east to southeast at 5 to 10 knots with higher gusts in and around heavy showers. Seas will be slight with wave heights of 1 to 3 feet.

TIDES:

Today: High 9.26 a.m. Low 3.28 pm. High 9.48 pm. 
Tomorrow: Low 3.58 am. High 9.59 am. Low 3.54 pm. High 10.09 pm. 

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