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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.

Tropical Storm Marco moves past Cayman, Laura to cross Cuba Sunday

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.

Gonzalo dissipates; another weather system brews in Atlantic

Tropical Storm Gonzalo is no more, and another system is growing in the Atlantic Ocean.

First named storm, Arthur, forms over weekend

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.

Weather experts: Sahara dust diminishing cyclone activity

Movement of dry air and dust from the Sahara desert is keeping the Caribbean hurricane season at bay – for now.

Update: Tropical storm warnings remain in effect for Isaac

The southeastern Caribbean went on alert Tuesday, as the first hurricane and tropical storm watches were issued for Isaac.

Stormy weather lashes Cayman

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.

First named storm of season forms

Subtropical Storm Alberto, the first named storm of the year, is tracking through the northern Caribbean after forming Friday near the Yucatan Peninsula.

First named storm of season forms

Subtropical Storm Alberto, the first named storm of the year, has formed near the Yucatan Peninsula.

Tropical system stalls near Central America; hurricane formation not anticipated

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.

Tropical Storm Nate batters Central America; could strengthen to hurricane 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.

UPDATE: Tropical Storm Nate nears Central America

A tropical depression east of Nicaragua was forecast to intensify over coming days, as the system moved northwest toward the Gulf Coast.

Tropical depression strengthens in southwestern Caribbean

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.

Cayman escapes worst of Tropical Storm Franklin

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.

Weather system upgraded to Tropical Storm Bret

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

Otto becomes latest hurricane formation on record in Caribbean

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.

‘Devastating’ Matthew maintains strength as it pounds Haiti

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.

UPDATED (1pm): Matthew strengthens into hurricane

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.

Tropical Storm Matthew forms, could become hurricane Friday

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.

Peak storm season approaches a day before Ivan anniversary

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.

EDITORIAL – The lasting legacy of ‘Ivan the Terrible’

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.”


UPDATE – Tropical Storm Earl staying south of Cayman

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.

Tropical wave dumps 2” of rain on Cayman

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.

Christmas message from the Governor

Once again, we are approaching another wonderful Christmas season in the Cayman Islands.

Weather system to taper off by weekend

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.

Tropical wave will bring more rain Thursday

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.

Stars will play for Dominica fund

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.

Royal Navy, other countries help Dominica

The British naval vessel Lyme Bay is wrapping up a week spent off Dominica, bringing assistance to the tropical storm-wracked country.

2015 storm season slow at peak

The historic peak of the Atlantic hurricane season is Sept. 10, but it has been a very slow season so far this year.

Cayman community rallies around Dominica

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, volunteers planes for Dominica recovery

Cayman donates cash to tropical storm victims in Dominica.

Text help available for storm-torn Dominica

LIME users in Cayman can now help people in Dominica after the island was devastated by Tropical Storm Erika last month.

Stormy weather will not last long, forecaster says

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 forecast for Cayman Islands

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 a travel threat

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.

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