Weather Update May 21, 2016

Weather Update May 21, 2016

12 NOON slumet.gov.lc

PRESENT WEATHER AT HEWANORRA IS OVERCAST WITH RAIN.
AT GFL CHARLES IS OVERCAST WITH LIGHT RAIN.
PRESENT TEMPERATURE AT HEWANORRA IS 25 C OR 77 F.
LAST NIGHT’S MINIMUM TEMPERATURE AT HEWANORRA WAS 25 C OR 77 F.
WIND AT HEWANORRA IS BLOWING FROM THE EAST AT 20 MPH OR 31 KM/H
GUSTING TO 33 MPH OR 54 KM/H.

RAINFALL IN THE 24 HOUR PERIOD THAT ENDED AT 8:00 AM TODAY:
AT HEWANORRA: 17.4 MM            AT GFL CHARLES: 15.3 MM
TOTAL RAINFALL FOR THE MONTH OF MAY SO FAR:
AT HEWANORRA: 62.4 MM            AT GFL CHARLES: 72.9 MM     

SUNSET TODAY: 6:27 PM           SUNRISE TOMORROW: 5:39 AM

FORECAST FOR SAINT LUCIA VALID FOR THE NEXT 24 HOURS
WINDS WILL BE BLOWING FROM BETWEEN THE NORTHEAST AND SOUTH-
EAST NEAR 21 MPH OR 33 KM/H, WITH OCCASIONAL GUSTS.
WEATHER: CLOUDY TO OVERCAST WITH SCATTERED SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. SOME SHOWERS MAY BE HEAVY AND
ACCOMPANIED BY GUSTY WINDS.

RESIDENTS IN AREAS PRONE TO FLOODING ARE ASKED TO BE VIGILANT.
MOTORISTS ARE ALSO ADVISED TO EXERCISE CAUTION DUE TO THE
INCLEMENT WEATHER.

MARINE FORECAST FOR SEAS IN A 25 MILE OR 40 KM RADIUS FROM SAINT LUCIA
TIDES FOR CASTRIES HARBOUR: HIGH AT 3:10 PM…LOW AT 8:01 PM.
TIDES FOR VIEUX FORT BAY:   HIGH AT 4:17 PM…LOW AT 9:28 PM.
SEAS: MODERATE TO LOCALLY ROUGH WITH WAVES 5 TO 7 FEET OR 1.5
TO 2.1 METRES. SMALL CRAFT OPERATORS AND SEA BATHERS ARE
ADVISED TO EXERCISE CAUTION DUE TO BRISK WINDS AND ROUGH
SEAS.   

FORECAST FOR THE LESSER ANTILLES
OVER THE SOUTHERN HALF OF THE REGION, CLOUDY TO OVERCAST WITH
SCATTERED MODERATE TO HAVY SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
FURTHER NORTH, FAIR TO PARTLY CLOUDY WITH A FEW SHOWERS.      

WEATHER SUMMARY
A TROPICAL WAVE INTERACTING WITH AN UPPER LEVEL TROUGH WILL
CONTINUE TO PRODUCE CLOUDINESS, SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS
OVER THE SOUTHERN HALF OF THE REGION DURING THE NEXT 24 HOURS.
ANOTHER TROPICAL WAVE LOCATED OVER THE CENTRAL ATLANTIC IS
MOVING WESTWARD NEAR 12 MPH OR 19 KM/H.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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1 Comment

  1. The Commentator
    May 21, 2016 at 7:14 pm Reply

    LUCELEC took the current and a few places in the North flooded. We need the rain but these days when it rains we get too much rain at once. Climate change.

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