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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.
Tropical Storm Laura is expected to cross the Northern coast of the Dominican Republic and Haiti, as well as the Turks and Caicos Islands and the southeastern Bahamas Saturday into Sunday.
Tropical Storm Gonzalo is no more, and another system is growing in the Atlantic Ocean.
Arthur, the first named storm of this year's hurricane season, formed east of Florida over the weekend. It poses no threat to the Cayman Islands.
Movement of dry air and dust from the Sahara desert is keeping the Caribbean hurricane season at bay – for now.
The southeastern Caribbean went on alert Tuesday, as the first hurricane and tropical storm watches were issued for Isaac.
Children play in the surf at West Bay on Saturday evening as Subtropical Storm Alberto brings high seas and heavy rain to the Cayman Islands.
Subtropical Storm Alberto, the first named storm of the year, is tracking through the northern Caribbean after forming Friday near the Yucatan Peninsula.
Subtropical Storm Alberto, the first named storm of the year, has formed near the Yucatan Peninsula.
A low-pressure weather system continued to hang off the eastern coast of Nicaragua Wednesday, bringing downpours and thunderstorms to much of Central America. The system is expected to move slowly north and hit the northeastern Caribbean with heavy rains by Friday.
As Tropical Storm Nate continued its northwest trajectory toward the Gulf Coast on Thursday, reports of death and devastation began to emerge from Central America.
A tropical depression east of Nicaragua was forecast to intensify over coming days, as the system moved northwest toward the Gulf Coast.
A tropical depression east of Nicaragua near San Andres Island is forecast to intensify over coming days, as the system moves northwestward. The storm path is not currently projected to hit the Cayman Islands. Tropical storm force winds, however, could affect the islands by Friday.
Although Tropical Storm Franklin brought some downpours and winds gusting to 25 mph, Grand Cayman appears to have been spared the worst of it. It was the sixth named storm of the 2017 Atlantic hurricane season.
Heavy rain and strong winds that battered the Cayman Islands over the holiday weekend are expected to recede this week as a tropical weather system advances northward, threatening the Gulf Coast of the U.S. A broad area of low pressure brought high winds and heavy rains to the islands over the last few days and a marine warning was still in place Monday
Tropical Storm Otto has formed in the southern Caribbean, and the the National Hurricane Center says it could become a hurricane during the next couple of days. Maximum sustained winds have increased to near 50 mph. The storm is currently located 550 miles south of Grand Cayman and 305 miles east of Nicaragua.
The powerful Hurricane Matthew made landfall in near Les Anglais, western Haiti, as the storm batters the country with life-threatening rain, wind and storm surge.
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.
Tropic Storm Matthew has formed just east of the Caribbean, about 35 miles southeast of St. Lucia, and the National Hurricane Center predicts the storm could become a hurricane by Friday.
They call it the “season within the season” – the eight weeks from Aug. 22 that is considered “the most active and dangerous time” for tropical storms, according to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration.
Just as Western history is divided into two grand epochs — B.C. and A.D. — Cayman’s modern history is also bifurcated — “before Ivan” and “after Ivan.”
A strong tropical wave will pass by the Cayman Islands Monday night, and forecasters predict the system will likely turn into a tropical depression in the next 48 hours.
The tropical wave that dumped more than two inches of rain on the Cayman Islands over the past several days continued to move north, and forecasters expect the system will turn into a tropical storm Sunday night or Monday.
Once again, we are approaching another wonderful Christmas season in the Cayman Islands.
The system bringing rain and winds through Cayman between 7 a.m. Wednesday and 1 p.m. Thursday was primarily a tropical wave moving west through the region, dropping more than 2.5 inches of rain on Grand Cayman.
Weather forecasters expected Grand Cayman to get about an inch of rain Wednesday, and say a tropical wave moving in from Cuba could bring another inch Thursday.
Caribbean sports stars will turn out for a celebrity 20-over cricket match in Barbados this weekend in support of Dominica which is still grappling with the devastation left by Tropical Storm Erika a month ago.
The British naval vessel Lyme Bay is wrapping up a week spent off Dominica, bringing assistance to the tropical storm-wracked country.
The historic peak of the Atlantic hurricane season is Sept. 10, but it has been a very slow season so far this year.
For about three days last month, Martin Royer did not know what had happened to his mother, brother, sister and other relatives on the small eastern Caribbean island of Dominica.
Cayman donates cash to tropical storm victims in Dominica.
LIME users in Cayman can now help people in Dominica after the island was devastated by Tropical Storm Erika last month.
A tropical wave and the remnants of Tropical Storm Erika combined to produce the stormy weather that hit Grand Cayman Monday night and Tuesday morning.
Severe weather is predicted to affect the Cayman Islands over the next 24-36 hours, according to the Cayman Islands National Weather Service.
Tropical Storm Erika is not expected to come near the Cayman Islands, but it could interrupt air travel for those heading to Miami or London through the Bahamas.