Severe Weather Bulletin No:5

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Published 23rd May 2012, 6:0am

Satellite pictures show a large area of cloudiness with embedded thunderstorms moving Northeastward across the Cayman area. Weather models indicate the possibility of 2 to 3 inches of rainfall over Grand Cayman with higher values over the sister islands during the next 24 hours. Continued flooding of low lying areas is expected during the next 24 hours and residents are urged to continue to take necessary precautions.

Additionally, southerly winds of 15 to 20 knots and rough seas are expected to continue over our area. Higher gusts in and around heavy showers will continue. Small crafts should continue to exercise caution over open waters.

The Cayman Islands National Weather Service will continue to monitor the progress of this system. All residents are urged to stay tuned to the local media for further updates.

Further details of local weather conditions can be found in the regular weather forecast

Next severe weather bulletin will be issued May 23rd at 10 a.m.

Forecaster Kerry Powery

The Cayman Islands National Weather Service