Wednesday, August 23, 2017 at 5:00 a.m.

LOCAL FORECAST

SIGNIFICANT FEATURE…… Tropical Wave moves across Jamaica. High Pressure Ridge across northern Caribbean.

Comment… A Tropical Waves moves across the island today with isolated showers and thunderstorms across sections of most parishes. Thereafter, the High Pressure Ridge extends across the island and is expected to remain for the rest of the week.

24-HOUR FORECAST

This Morning… Partly cloudy across sections of eastern parishes, mainly sunny elsewhere.

This Afternoon… Partly cloudy with possible isolated showers and thunderstorms across sections of central and western parishes.

Tonight…Becoming fair.


Maximum temperature expected for Kingston today… 34 degrees Celsius.
Maximum temperature expected for Montego Bay today… 34 degrees Celsius.



3-DAY FORECAST (after tomorrow):

Thursday: Mainly sunny a.m.. Partly cloudy p.m. with possible isolated afternoon showers across hilly areas.

Friday: Partly cloudy p.m. with possible isolated afternoon showers across hilly areas.

Saturday: Isolated p.m. showers and thunderstorm across hilly areas.



Other Current Regional Weather Features

A strong Tropical Wave across the western Caribbean, the remnants of Harvey, has a high chance of re-developing into a tropical cyclone in the next two days.

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