Issued at 03:54 PM
By Paula Wellington
For the period Tonight and Tomorrow
TRINIDAD,TOBAGO & THE REM.OF THE LESSER ANTILLES
Tonight: Mostly fair despite the isolated shower.
Tomorrow: Mainly a sunny day becoming mostly cloudy at times with isolated showers and the medium chance of the isolated thunderstorm in a few areas. Night time will become mostly fair.
Gusty winds, street/flash flooding are likely near heavy showers and thunderstorms.
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