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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.
A well-defined tropical wave located south of the Cayman Islands and Jamaica is likely to develop into a tropical depression.
A tropical wave south of Jamaica could form into a depression over the weekend, as it moves into the northwestern Caribbean Sea. The system does not pose an immediate threat to the Cayman Islands but residents should monitor its progress.
The Atlantic hurricane season ran through the year’s list of named storms on Friday and moved right into the back-up naming system using the Greek alphabet. As of late Friday morning, three tropical formations were active in the Atlantic: Hurricane Teddy, Tropical Storm Wilfred and Subtropical Storm Alpha.
The next two weeks of the Atlantic hurricane season are forecast to bring above-average activity, according to the latest report by Colorado State University’s Tropical Meteorology Project.
Cayman Islands residents should monitor the progress of an active tropical wave currently located over the central Caribbean Sea, advised Hazard Management Cayman Islands on Monday.
Forecasters are keeping a close watch on two tropical waves that have emerged in the Atlantic basin.
A tropical wave in the eastern Caribbean is expected to strengthen in the coming days.
The US National Hurricane Center on Thursday upgraded Tropical Depression 11 to the Tropical Storm Josephine, making it the 10th named storm for the 2020 hurricane season.
Tropical Storm Gonzalo is no more, and another system is growing in the Atlantic Ocean.
Hazy conditions are the forecast for Cayman through Thursday, as a plume of Saharan dust settles over the Caribbean region. While the dust event is typical of this time of year, researchers have described the current Saharan Air Layer as the most significant in decades.
A vigorous tropical wave located about 200 miles east of the Leeward Islands was developing and gathering strength, and the National Hurricane Center in Miami said Monday that it had a 90 percent chance of developing into a tropical cyclone over the next five days.
A broad area of low pressure continues to linger south of the Cayman Islands near the Caribbean coast of Costa Rica and Nicaragua. The U.S.-based National Hurricane Center advised Wednesday that the system had a 30 percent chance of tropical formation by Monday.
The Atlantic has its first hurricane of the season. Hurricane Beryl, currently southeast of the Lesser Antilles in the southern Caribbean, is considered a small storm, creating some uncertainty about the analysis, according to the U.S. National Hurricane Center.
The official start of Atlantic hurricane season is still a week away, but the Caribbean may be gearing up for an early storm. The National Hurricane Center in Miami identified a low pressure system off the coast of northeastern Belize Wednesday that could develop into a storm over the next five days.
The weather is turning out to be the scariest thing about Halloween this year. Predicted wind and rain through the weekend are giving holiday event organizers a chill.
A broad, low-pressure weather system in the western Caribbean Sea is slowly moving northward, bringing with it widespread cloudiness and showers.
A broad area of low pressure showed signs of formation in the Western Caribbean, south of the Cayman Islands, the National Hurricane Center reported Monday afternoon.
Hurricane Irma petered out and dropped off the National Hurricane Center’s advisory list Tuesday afternoon, but the cleanup from the massive storm will likely take weeks or months.
The Tampa International Airport in Florida will close Monday. Accordingly Cayman Airway's flights to and from Tampa on Monday have been cancelled.
The National Hurricane Center issued an advisory Thursday about Hurricane Irma, the ninth named storm of the season, which by Thursday afternoon had a maximum sustained wind speed of 100 mph.
Tropical Storm Harvey has formed about 200 miles east of the Windward Islands, according to the National Hurricane Center, packing wind speeds near 40 mph. The tropical storm is expected to enter the eastern Caribbean Sea within 24 hours.
Storm trackers flew into Grand Cayman on Tuesday on their public awareness tour ahead of the Caribbean’s hurricane season.
Forecasters say Hurricane Matthew will turn to the north and any impact on the Cayman Islands will be minimal. The U.S. National Hurricane Center upgraded Matthew to a hurricane Thursday. Forecasters with Cayman’s National Weather Service say the islands will likely see rough seas of 4 to 6 feet and winds up to 20 mph from overnight Sunday through Monday, but do not expect any major impacts.
The big storm spinning through the Eastern Caribbean was officially named Matthew Wednesday morning as winds topped 60 miles per hour and it continued to move west, according to the U.S. National Hurricane Center. As of Wednesday afternoon, Tropical Storm Matthew was about 25 miles southwest of St. Lucia and moving west at 20 mph.
A tropical wave situated 1,100 miles east-southeast of the Windward Islands Monday is gathering strength as it moves toward the Caribbean.
A tropical wave in the Eastern Caribbean is headed toward Cayman and will likely bring rain and some wind to the islands this week, according to forecasters at the Cayman Islands Weather Service and the U.S. National Hurricane Center.
Showers and thunderstorms will likely continue into the weekend, National Weather Service forecasters predict, and the system bringing those storms could be pushed out by a tropical wave early next week.
The Atlantic Basin hurricane season officially begins Wednesday, but the second named storm of the year already made landfall over the weekend in the...