Issued at 04:31 PM
By Gary Benjamin
For the period Tonight and Tomorrow
TRINIDAD & TOBAGO
Tonight: Fair to partly cloudy at times with brief showers in varying areas. Tomorrow: Predawn and early morning showers in a few areas with a low to medium chance of an isolated thunderstorm. As the day progresses conditions become fairer but with brief showers in varying areas. Medium chance of an afternoon thunderstorm favouring southern coastal areas of Trinidad. Night time will see encroachment of cloudiness from south Trinidad bringing moderate showers with the medium chance of a thunderstorm.
In the event of a heavy shower or thunderstorm winds can become gusty and street or flash flooding is likely in areas so prone.
THE REMAINDER OF THE LESSER ANTILLES
Tonight: Fair to partly cloudy at times with brief showers in varying areas. Tomorrow: Partly cloudy with brief, light or moderate, showers in varying areas.
Temperature Units: Celsius
Last night min. Temp.
Forecast max. Temp.
TODAY'S MAX TEMP. 33℃ 32℃ Tomorrow MAX. TEMP. 32℃ 32℃ Tomorrow MIN. TEMP. 24℃ 25℃ Heat Index: 35℃ 34℃
2.5m in open waters
1.0m in sheltered areas
Recorded Rainfall (mm)
24-Hours Rainfall ending 2pm Wednesday, 12th of August 2020
Monthly Cumulative (2pm - 2pm) for Piarco: 199.4
Monthly Cumulative (2pm - 2pm) for Crown Pt. : 52.7
Sunrise & Sunset
Tides ISSUED at Wednesday, 12th of August 2020 and valid for Thursday, 13th of August 2020
Near Gale Strength or Gale Strength Winds (34 – 47 Kts)
Storm Strength Winds (48 – 63 Kts)
Hurricane Strength Winds (> 63Kts)
Degree of Daily Sunshine
Long, Sunny Spells (=Clear, Cool Night)
Little Sunny Breaks or Gloomy
Dull & Hazy (=Dull, Hazy Night) [Diffused Sunlight through lithometeor]
Note: Except where a sunny day (even those Dull and Hazy) continues into a night of no showers (A Clear, Cool Night or Dull, Hazy Night), Rainfall/Wind descriptors should be used as forecasting terms for nighttime.
Rainfall (Rain or Showers)
Time of Occurrence/Cessation
Type (in Character/intensity, Space & Duration)
Accompanying Thunder, Lightning & Gusty Winds and or resultant flash flooding/landslide/landslip
Transitioning of Weather
Prevailing or Dominant
Calm (0 -0.5 Meters)
Slight (0.5 – 1.25 Meters)
Moderate (1.25 – 2.5 Meters)
Rough (≥ 2.5 Meters) (Big Waves)
Choppy (rough but with small waves i.e. < 2.5 Meters)
Slight Chance = 20% Chance
Chance = 30 - 50% Chance
Likely = 60 - 70% Chance
Type (Character, Space & Time)
Thundery or Thundershowers
Few Confined Areas
North, South, East, West, Central or any combination of these