A surface to low-level trough has moved across Trinidad and Tobago, with favorable mid- to upper-level conditions. However, strong wind shear is keeping much of the activity brief and mainly east of Trinidad.
Showers and thunderstorms are forecast to mainly affect Trinidad, spreading across the country through today.
Note that higher, overall rainfall accumulations are forecast to remain south and east of the country., with localized high totals along western Trinidad.
Through today, heavy to violent showers and thunderstorms are forecast, capable of producing street or flash flooding, mainly favoring the southern half of Trinidad and localized areas of western Trinidad.
Additionally, sustained winds up to 30 KM/H and wind gusts in excess of 45 KM/H are likely, with gusts in excess of 55 KM/H less likely. Winds of this strength can cause power dips and outages, fallen trees, utility poles, and lines, as well as sporadic areas of wind damage.
Seas are also forecast to be agitated. Trinidad and Tobago is not under a tropical storm watch or warning.
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