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Storm names set for 2021

Storm names are set for what forecasters say could be an active Atlantic basin hurricane season in 2021.

Wind, marine advisories remain in effect

Marine and "near gale force winds" advisories remain in effect for the Cayman Islands Thursday and Friday, according to the Cayman Islands National Weather Service.

Cayman under severe weather warnings

Cayman’s National Weather Service issued a pair of severe weather warnings late Tuesday, according to the NWS’ 10pm update.

Marine warning remains as Iota moves inland

A marine warning remains in effect for the Cayman Islands through Tuesday and Wednesday as Hurricane Iota continues to move inland through Central America.

Iota strengthens to Cat 5 hurricane

Hurricane Iota strengthened into a Category 5 hurricane Monday afternoon as it approached the Nicaraguan coast.

Warmer weather to extend hurricane season

Warmer winter weather in the US is expected to extend an already record-breaking 2020 hurricane season.

Marine warning in effect

A marine warning is in effect for the Cayman Islands Monday as Hurricane Iota continues to strengthen in the Caribbean.

Small craft warning in effect tonight as Iota strengthens

Forecasters say hurricane Iota is expected to strengthen into a major category 4 hurricane within the next 24 hours as it approaches Central America.

Iota expected to strengthen into a hurricane by Monday

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Depression strengthens into Tropical Storm Iota

A tropical depression that had formed over the central Caribbean earlier Friday has strengthened into Tropical Storm Iota.

Tropical depression forms in Caribbean

Tropical Depression 31 has formed in the central Caribbean and is expected to strengthen into a hurricane before approaching a Central America region still reeling from Hurricane Eta.

NWS monitoring tropical wave

Cayman's National Weather Service forecasters are monitoring a tropical wave east of Cayman that is expected to strengthen to a tropical depression later this week. 

Disturbance likely to develop into tropical depression

A tropical wave, currently south of Puerto Rico, has a 70% chance of cyclone formation over the next five days.

‘Worst storm in decades’: Central America reels as death toll shoots past 100

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Cayman under tropical storm watch, schools closed Friday

Cayman has been placed under a tropical storm watch as tropical depression Eta is set to move over the northwestern Caribbean in the next six to 12 hours, the National Hurricane Centre has said.

Eta could make turn toward Cayman tonight

Forecasters are now projecting a northeast turn for tropical depression Eta later Thursday, putting Cayman in the path of the weather system which is expected to re-intensify when it leaves Central America.

Eta weakens to a tropical storm

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Winds slow as Eta moves inland over Nicaragua

Hurricane Eta is now a Category 2 storm as it moves inland over northeastern Nicaragua but forecasters continue to warn the "dangerous" system could cause "life-threatening storm surge, catastrophic winds and flash flooding in portions of Central America".

‘We’re really afraid’: Fierce Hurricane Eta belts Nicaragua

Hurricane Eta, one of the most powerful storms to hit Central America in years, pummelled Nicaragua on Tuesday in an impoverished region of its Caribbean coast, battering homes and infrastructure and threatening deadly floods.

Nicaragua braces for ‘catastrophic’ winds as Hurricane Eta nears coast

Nicaragua on Monday scrambled to evacuate citizens from its Atlantic coast or put them in shelters as Hurricane Eta barrelled closer, while the US National Hurricane Center warned of flash floods and "catastrophic winds" in Central America.

Eta upgraded to hurricane, continues to strengthen

Tropical storm Eta has been upgraded to a category one hurricane and is strengthening as it continues on its track toward Central America, forecasters said Monday.

Eta expected to become hurricane overnight

Tropical Storm Eta is forecast to become a hurricane overnight and is bring with it life-threatening storm surges, damaging winds and flash-flooding to portions of Central America, the National Hurricane Center has said.

Tropical Storm Eta forms in central Caribbean

Tropical Storm Eta formed in the central Caribbean late Saturday night and is expected to bring heavy rains, strong winds and rough seas to the Cayman Islands area.

Tropical Depression 29 forms in central Caribbean Sea

Tropical depression 29 has formed over the central Caribbean Sea and is forecast to become a hurricane in a couple of days as it approaches Nicaragua and Honduras, the National Hurricane Centre has said Saturday.

Tropical wave to bring rainfall and wind

Local meteorologists are keeping a close watch over a new system in the eastern Caribbean which they say could impact Cayman early next week.

Zeta now a Category 1 hurricane

Sea surges generated by the passage of Tropical Storm Zeta are expected to continue around Grand Cayman and the Sister Islands over the next couple of days, National Weather Service meteorologist Avalon Porter has said.

Tropical depression likely to form

A broad area of low pressure located near Grand Cayman has become better organised and could develop into a tropical depression in the coming days.

Epsilon now a Cat 1 hurricane

Tropical Storm Epsilon was upgraded to a category one hurricane and is expected to further strengthen Wednesday, the National Hurricane Center has said.

TS Epsilon latest: Tropical storm watch issued for Bermuda

A tropical storm watch for Bermuda after Epsilon made a northwestward turn on Tuesday.

Tropical Storm Epsilon forms hundreds of miles off Bermuda

Tropical Storm Epsilon has formed 735 miles southeast of Bermuda, the National Hurricane Center in Miami announced Monday.

Fish storm brews in the Atlantic

The Cayman Islands and the wider eastern Caribbean are not expected to be impacted by the current system.

Business owners assess Hurricane Delta damage

Business owners along Grand Cayman’s south-western coastline are counting their blessings, despite having to clean up from damage left in the wake of Hurricane Delta.

UPDATE: Winds from Tropical Storm Delta ‘rapidly increasing’

Tropical Storm Delta is continuing to strengthen over the northwestern Caribbean Sea and National Hurricane Centre forecasters are projecting it to become a hurricane on Tuesday.

UPDATE: Tropical Storm Delta develops

Tropical Depression 26 has developed into Tropical Storm Delta, forecasters said Monday morning. The system is about 90 miles south of Negril, Jamaica, and about 255 miles southeast of Grand Cayman.

Tropical wave southeast of Jamaica becoming better organised

Forecasters have said a tropical wave located southeast of Jamaica is likely to form into a tropical depression within the next day or two.

Bermuda feeling effects of Hurricane Paulette

Although the eye of Hurricane Paulette was moving away from Bermuda Monday morning hurricane-force winds and torrential rains associated with the now Category 2 storm is affecting the island.

Tropical depression likely to form

Forecasters are keeping a close watch on two tropical waves that have emerged in the Atlantic basin.

Tropical Storm warning discontinued for Sister Islands

Tropical Storm Laura is forecast to strengthen to a hurricane by Tuesday, according to the latest advisory from the National Hurricane Centre in Miami.

Laura douses Cayman with heavy rain, strong wind

Residents of Cayman woke to heavy rainfall and windy conditions as Tropical Storm Laura continued is path through the Caribbean.

LIVE BLOG: Laura passes by Cayman Islands

Cayman Brac and Little Cayman remain under tropical storm warning.

Tropical Storm Warning issued for Sister Islands

Tropical Storm Laura was located 209 miles east-northeast of Cayman Brac at 10pm Sunday night, and is expected to be at its closest point to the Brac around 6am Monday.

TS Laura to bring wind and heavy rain from Sunday night

The Cayman Islands National Weather Service has warned of potential flooding in connection with Tropical Storm Laura, which is expected to bring heavy showers to the Cayman Islands through Monday.

2 tropical waves form in Atlantic

Forecasters are monitoring two tropical waves that formed over the weekend.

Tropical Depression 11 expected to strengthen today

Tropical Depression 11 is forecast to gradually strengthen later today and is expected to become a tropical storm, US forecasters have predicted.

Forecasters predict ‘extremely active’ season of 24 named storms

Colorado State University researchers have increased their forecast for the Atlantic Basin hurricane season, now predicting an "extremely active" period of two dozen named storms.

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