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Published 20th October 2009, 4:44pm

SEVERE WEATHER STATEMENT

October 20th 2009.

4:00 p.m.

Satellite pictures continue to show extensive cloudiness and showers covering the northwest Caribbean associated with a stationary front. The Cayman area will continue to experience overcast rainy weather conditions through tonight with improving conditions from early tomorrow morning as the front dissipates.

An additional 1 to 2 inches of rainfall is expected during the next 12 to 24 hours. Residents in low lying areas should continue to take all necessary precautions.

Winds over the open seas are expected to be moderate with higher gusts in squally conditions in and around heavy showers through tonight. Light winds and seas are expected to prevail from tomorrow morning.

Rough seas are expected in squally conditions in and around heavy showers. Small craft should continue to exercise caution over open waters.

The next update will be at 7 a.m. tomorrow morning if necessary.

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