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Moving North West

Published 2nd October 2016, 3:5pm

The National Hurricane Center in Miami Florida is issuing advisories on Hurricane Matthew. Which at 1 p.m., was located at 14.3 N 74.6 W or about 295 miles SSE of Kingston, Jamaica or

508 miles SE of the Sister Islands. Matthew is moving northwest at 5 mph with maximum sustained winds of 145 mph.

Residents are urged to continue to monitor this system through information released by the Cayman Islands National Weather Service.


Hurricane Matthew is expected to pass 340 miles east of the Sister Islands Tuesday afternoon. Any weather impact will be covered in the daily weather forecast.