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Today’s Weather: Thu 22nd

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Temperature: 26°C / 79°F
Humidity: 95%
Winds: East-southeast with average speeds between 9 to 16mph becoming more easterly later this afternoon.
Seas: 1.2 to 1.8 meters or 4 to 6 feet.
Sunset: Today 6:32 pm
Sunrise: Tomorrow 5:56 am
Today’s Forecast (7 am): Lingering instability from the passage of a weak tropical wave will gradually reduce today and allow a more stable environment to dominate.

Weather today: Partly cloudy to sometimes cloudy with a 50 percent or moderate chance of lingering morning and early afternoon showers with the chance of showers diminishing during the late afternoon period.

Weather tonight: Fair to partly cloudy with a 20 percent or slight chance of a brief passing shower…Full Details

Events & Notices

Oct 13, 2019: International Day for Disaster Reduction (IDDR)
Oct 14 – 18, 2019: 28th Annual Caribbean Water and Wastewater Association (CWWA) Conference and Exhibition, St. Kitts and Nevis
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Climate Center

CDPMN Caribbean Drought Bulletin – August 2019

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Apart from St. Vincent that was moderately wet, rainfall in the islands of the eastern Caribbean was normal to below normal. Trinidad, St. Lucia and Dominica were normal to moderately dry; Tobago and St. Croix moderately dry; Grenada and Guadeloupe normal; Barbados, Antigua and St. Kitts slight to moderately dry; Martinique slight to severely dry; St. Maarten normal to slightly dry; and St. Thomas slightly dry. Conditions in the Guianas ranged from moderately wet in west and southwestern Guyana and northern and southeast French Guiana to moderately dry at the northern Suriname/French Guiana border. Curacao was slight to moderately dry. Puerto Rico was normal to slightly dry, but Hispaniola ranged from exceptionally dry in northern Haiti to moderately wet in east central Dominican Republic. Jamaica ranged from exceptionally dry in the northwest to normal in the extreme west and to slightly dry in the northeast; but Grand Cayman was normal. In Cuba, conditions ranged from severely dry in the extreme west and east to moderately wet in central areas, while the northern Bahamas was normal to moderately wet. Belize ranged from…read bulletin

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