Thundery showers still linger as system moves away

| 24/05/2012

IMG-20120521-00100 (1).jpg(CNS): Cayman’s weather forecasters said that the area of disturbed weather that has been affecting the Islands over the last few days was deteriorating but Satellite pictures continue to show lingering showers over the northwest Caribbean. More heavy, thundery showers dumped further rain on the Cayman Islands Thursday and experts predicted more of the same for Friday before a decrease in cloudiness and shower activity with the winds shifting to the east to southeast by Friday evening.

Thursday evening’s forecast called for cloudy skies with a 40% chance of showers and some thunder. Temperatures will fall to the upper 70’s. Winds will be south to south-easterly 10 to 15 knots with higher gusts. Seas will be moderate to rough with wave heights of 4 to 6 feet especially along the south coasts. Small crafts should continue to exercise caution over open waters.

The outlook for Friday was for more cloudy skies with a 40% chance of showers andpossible thunder.  Temperatures will rise to the mid 80’s. Winds will be south-easterly 10 to 15 knots. Seas will be moderate with wave heights of 3 to 5 feet.

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