June 4, 2023

Weather systems affecting the Cayman Islands area during 2018

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This is released on behalf of the Cayman Islands National Weather Service. Annual rainfall totals are discussed at the end of the annual summary. ANNUAL SUMMARY OF WEATHER SYSTEMS AFFECTING THE CAYMAN ISLANDS 2018 January Weather charts indicate that a cold front moved across the Cayman area on January 9th2018. The system supported cloudiness and […]

The Editor Speaks: The worst storms makes even worse reporting

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Listening and watching the reporting of the latest Atlantic and Pacific storms I was shocked at some of the reporting. It was with almost glee in the voices of some of the reporters on US television channels as they foretold the coming doom in store for residents in the US Carolinas from Hurricane Florence and […]

NEW UPDATE – ISAAC DISSIPATES – Isaac may become a hurricane after threatening Jamaica, impacting Lesser Antilles

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From HMCI Sep 15 2018 Great news – The NHC has advised that Isaac has dissipated and has now issued its last advisory on the remnants of Isaac! The Cayman Islands National weather service will continue to monitor the remnants of Isaac as it moves over the central Caribbean. The local forecast indicates an 80 […]

Keeping an eye on Isaac as watches are issued for Lesser Antilles Islands

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By Eric Zernich From KATC ABC As Isaac continues its track towards the Lesser Antilles islands hurricane watches have been issued for Dominica, Guadeloupe and Martinque, while Antigua and Montserrat are under a tropical storm watch. Tuesday morning Isaac has encountered some westerly wind shear weakened the system slightly down to a strong tropical storm […]

Tropical Storm Isaac likely to be a hurricane by Monday

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From NBC – 2 Tropical Storm Isaac continues to strengthen after being named on Saturday. While it is the weakest of the three systems in the Atlantic presently, it’s also a storm we’ll have to keep an eye in the days to come. Tropical Storm Isaac is almost a hurricane as we close out the […]

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