Today’s Weather: Sat 21st
Winds: Southeast at 9 to 18 knots with lighter spells at times.
Seas: A combination of waves and northerly swells reaching 2.1 to 3.1 metres or 7 to 10 feet. Small craft operators should remain in port while beachgoers should avoid beaches as a high surf advisory and small craft warning remains in effect until Tropical Storm Jerry clear the area.
Sunset: Today 6:07 pm
Sunrise: Tomorrow 5:59 am
Today’s Forecast (7 pm): Weather today: Partly sunny with periods of increased cloudiness and a 70 percent or high chance of showers and a 40 percent or moderate chance of thunderstorms. Weather tonight: Partly cloudy with locally cloudy spells and a 70 percent or high chance of showers…Full Details
CDPMN Caribbean Drought Bulletin – September 2019
Rainfall continued to increase across the region. Though there were pockets of concern, including in parts of Belize and Jamaica, there was at least temporary relief for the most part, as the El Niño dissipated. Though there not many concerns over short term drought that can impact agriculture, streams and ponds by the end of November, there is much more concern over long term drought that can continue to cause below normal levels of groundwater, large rivers and reservoirs. Long term drought is most likely to evolve in portions of the…read more
CariCOF Caribbean Climate Outlooks: September 2019 to November 2019
The September to October peak of the Caribbean Heat Season, which runs from May to October, is likely to see a marked increase in heatwaves and the associated heat stress in vulnerable sections of the population, as well as livestock in Barbados, the Windwards and Guianas. Drought impacts in currently affected areas are generally expected to decrease towards November. The annual peak in very wet and extremely spells is expected to raise the concern for flash floods and flooding in Belize and the Islands…read more
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You may need to head to a shelter because of a hazard or disaster. Learn more about shelter locations, managers, capacities, etc. Do you live in St. Paul’s parish? Do you live in St. John’s parish? Do you live in St. James’ parish? Do you live in St. George’s parish? Do you live in St. Thomas’ parish?