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SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS TONIGHT—TROPICAL WAVE APPROACHING

SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS TONIGHT—TROPICAL WAVE APPROACHING

July 21, 20171293Views

Some shallow moisture and weak instability lingering in the atmosphere over the Northeast Caribbean will yield little shower activity across the islands. However, later this afternoon into the night an increase in moisture and instability moving ahead of a tropical wave approaching the region will increase the chance of showers.

Today: Partly sunny to cloudy with a slight chance of showers during the morning and moderate chance of showers during the afternoon.

Tonight and Overnight: Cloudy with a high chance of showers and a slight chance of thunderstorms.

Winds: ENE-E at 15-26 km/h or 08-14kts over land and increasing to near 30 km/h or 16kts over coastal waters.

Seas: Moderate, wave heights 1.5-1.8m or 5-6ft. Small craft operators should exercise caution especially in the waters on the Atlantic side of the islands.

Atmospheric Pressure: Normal

Sunset today: 6:57 pm.

Sunrise tomorrow: 5:53 am.

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