Day: August 8, 2019

TODAY’S LOCAL WEATHER FORECAST VALID UP TO 8 AM FRIDAY AUGUST 9TH, 2019

by Shirlian Queeley
WEATHER SYNOPSIS: The presence of a tropical wave, coupled with warm south easterly wind flow and daytime heating could trigger an outbreak of shower and thunderstorm activity later today into tonight. WEATHER TODAY: Mostly cloudy skies with a 70 percent or high chance of showers and a 50 percent or moderate chance of thunderstorms mainly during the afternoon and evening hours.
WEATHER TONIGHT: Partly cloudy to cloudy skies with a 40 percent or moderate chance of showers mainly before midnight. Cloudiness and shower activity will gradually diminish thereafter. WINDS: East-southeast at 19 to 33 km/h or 10 to 18 knots gusting higher during showers.. SEAS: 1.5 to 2.4 metres or 5 to 8 feet. Small craft operators should continue to exercise caution mainly on the eastern side of the island.. Sunset today: 6:38 pm. Sunrise tomorrow: 5:52 am. TODAY'S TEMPS: HIGH: 30°C/ 86°F LOW: 23°C/ 73° F