November 15, 2019

Cayman Islands MRCU begins plans to eradicate mosquitoes

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GRAND CAYMAN (GIS) –The Mosquito Research and Control Unit (MRCU) has enlisted the help of a new group in its work to eradicate the Aedes aegypti mosquito from Grand Cayman. Developed by MRCU, the advisory board includes eight representatives that will provide input on an eradication plan and its progress. Minister of Health Dwayne Seymour […]

15 Jul Weather in Cayman & Tropical Report, 1 TS

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15 Jul Sun 2018 Tropical Report   Tropical Weather Outlook NWS National Hurricane Center Miami FL 800 AM EDT Sun Jul 15 2018 For the North Atlantic…Caribbean Sea and the Gulf of Mexico: The National Hurricane Center is issuing advisories on Subtropical Storm Beryl, located more than 400 miles north of Bermuda. Tropical cyclone formation […]

UPDATED: TD forms in the Atlantic – Now TS Beryl

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From National Hurricane Center Tropical Storm Beryl Discussion Number 2 NWS National Hurricane Center Miami FL AL022018 500 PM AST Thu Jul 05 2018 Beryl has been a bit of a surprise today, which is not uncommon for tiny tropical cyclones such as itself. A 1724 UTC SSMI microwave pass and a 1853 UTC SSMI/S […]

Cayman Islands police re: speeding on Linford Pierson Highway

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From RCIPS The RCIPS Traffic and Roads Policing Unit Reminds the Public of the Linford Pierson Highway Speed Limit The RCIPS would like to remind the public the Linford Pierson Highway is a 40 MPH zone. Motorists have recently indicated to police that they are unaware of the speed limit due to the current absence […]

DEPRESSION STRENGTHENS INTO TROPICAL STORM PHILIPPE… …HEAVY RAINS OCCURRING OVER CENTRAL AND WESTERN CUBA AND SPREADING NORTHWARD ACROSS THE FLORIDA KEYS AND SOUTH FLORIDA

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From NHC Tropical Storm Philippe Discussion Number 5 NWS National Hurricane Center Miami FL AL182017 500 PM EDT Sat Oct 28 2017 Satellite images, radar data from Cuba and Key West, and surface observations indicate the depression has turned northward over the past few hours, and has also strengthened into a tropical storm. The initial […]

Tropical Depression 16 forms today (Wed 4). Forecast to be a hurricane

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From NHC Tropical Depression Sixteen Discussion Number 1 NWS National Hurricane Center Miami FL AL162017 1100 AM EDT Wed Oct 04 2017 Satellite images indicate that the area of low pressure in the southwestern Caribbean Sea has become better organized since yesterday and is now a tropical depression. GOES-16 one-minute visible data suggest the center […]

26 Sep Weather in Cayman & Tropical Report, 2 H/canes (Atlantic)

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Sep 26 Tue 2017 Tropical Report Tropical Weather Outlook NWS National Hurricane Center Miami FL 800 AM EDT Tue Sep 26 2017 For the North Atlantic…Caribbean Sea and the Gulf of Mexico: The National Hurricane Center is issuing advisories on Hurricane Maria, located a couple of hundred miles southeast of Cape Hatteras, North Carolina, and […]

12 Sep Weather in Cayman & Tropical Report, 1 H-cane, 1 Dist

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Sep 12 Tue 2017 Tropical Report Tropical Weather Outlook NWS National Hurricane Center Miami FL 200 AM EDT Tue Sep 12 2017 For the North Atlantic…Caribbean Sea and the Gulf of Mexico: The National Hurricane Center is issuing advisories on Hurricane Jose, located several hundred miles north-northeast of the Turks and Caicos Islands. The National […]

Forecasters watching possible* storm[s] far out in Atlantic – *TS Don forms

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Tropical Storm Dons forms From NHS Tropical Storm Don Discussion Number 1 NWS National Hurricane Center Miami FL AL052017 500 PM AST Mon Jul 17 2017 An Air Force Reserve reconnaissance aircraft investigating the area of low pressure located east-southeast of the Windward Islands has found a small, but well-defined surface circulation and a small […]

Late-season Tropical Storm Otto forms in the Caribbean

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From Caribbean News Service MIAMI, Florida, Nov 21 2016 — A late-season tropical storm has formed in the southwestern Caribbean . The Tropical Storm named Ottos  has maximum sustained winds at 50 mph. [See below  for latest from NHC] The storm is centred about 170 miles (274 kilometres) east-southeast of San Andres Island and has […]