Cayman Storm Centre

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Watch and Warning Labels:  HWA – Hurricane watch, HWR – Hurricane Warning, TWR – Tropical Storm Warning

Cayman Weather News

Sahara dust cloud will impact Cayman; no volcanic ash approaching

The Cayman Islands National Weather Service released a statement Monday morning explaining that Cayman will experience a "surge" of Sahara dust moving across the island today, according to tracking by the Caribbean Institute for Meteorology and Hydrology.

Forecasters expect above-average 2021 hurricane season

Forecasters say this year's Atlantic hurricane season will be above average, with an expected 17 named storms, including eight hurricanes.

No more Alpha storms: Greek alphabet retired

Last year's hurricane season, the busiest on record, was only the second time the Greek alphabet was used to name storms as the standard list of names had been exhausted by mid-September. It will also be the last year this happens.

Emergency Guide

Safeguard your home and belongings

Hurricane tracking can sometimes be unpredictable, so it’s important to prepare for the worst whenever there’s a hurricane anywhere in the western Caribbean Sea or the Gulf of Mexico.

Public shelters

The COVID-19 pandemic has created new challenges for public sheltering. Protocols such as social-distancing requirements will limit the number of people who can gather inside shelters, reducing overall capacity.

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