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High Pressure Ridge Across Jamaica, Dorian continues to move towards the Caribbean

2019-08-25 17:55:43 | (0 Comments)

A high pressure ridge across Jamaica. Additionally, there is a low-level jet stream across the central Caribbean.

The high pressure ridge remains across the island through to mid-week. Windy conditions will persist for the period and mainly across southern parishes due to the presence of the low level jet stream.

A low-level jet stream is a relatively narrow band of strong wind in the low levels of the atmosphere…


This Morning - Partly cloudy across eastern parishes, mainly sunny elsewhere.
This Afternoon - Isolated showers and possible thunderstorms across sections of western parishes and some hilly inland areas, otherwise partly cloudy. Windy across coastal areas.
Tonight -Mainly fair.

Maximum temperature expected for Kingston today… 33 degrees Celsius.
Maximum temperature expected for Montego Bay today… 33 degrees Celsius.

3-DAY FORECAST (starting tomorrow):

Monday - Partly cloudy morning across eastern parishes, mainly sunny elsewhere. Isolated afternoon showers and possible thunderstorms across northwestern parishes. Windy across the island.

Tuesday - Mainly sunny morning. Isolated afternoon showers and thunderstorms across sections of central and western parishes, otherwise partly cloudy. Windy along the south coast.

Wednesday- Possible afternoon showers and thunderstorms mainly across sections of southern parishes, otherwise partly cloudy. Windy along the south coast.

Other Current Regional Weather Features
Tropical Storm Dorian is currently moving west at 20 km/h and is approximately 890 Km east-southeast of Barbados.

An area of low pressure across northern Bahamas has a medium chance of developing into a Tropical Cyclone over the next 2 days.

A weak tropical wave is currently moving across the central Caribbean.

Source: The Gleaner/Power 106 News

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