Adverse Weather Alert Cancelled
The Trinidad and Tobago Meteorological Service has canceled the Adverse Weather Alert as conditions have become settled across the island.
Trinidad and Tobago is NOT under any tropical storm threat, watch or warning.
Information from the Trinidad and Tobago Meteorological Service concerning the Adverse Weather Alert Cancellation for August 15th, 2019.
The color of the watch indicates the severity of the event and the probability of the event occurring. Currently, the alert level is at Green.
The 35th tropical wave of the 2019 Atlantic Hurricane Season moved west of Trinidad and Tobago. The 36th tropical wave of the 2019 Atlantic Hurricane Season is approaching Trinidad and Tobago, forecast to move across the area Saturday into Sunday.
Forecast for the next 24 hours
The Takeaway: As forecast, conditions are forecast to become gradually settled by midnight. The adverse weather alert is cancelled.
A mostly settled Friday is ahead, with hazy and sunny periods. Late morning through the afternoon, isolated showers are possible across Trinidad, with the chance of a thunderstorm across Western Trinidad.
Locally heavy rainfall associated with showers and thunderstorms, gusty winds up to 65 KM/H and landslides possible.
Street flooding possible tomorrow, Friday, across Western Trinidad with isoalted gusty winds.
Locally Heavy Rainfall & Flooding: Based on the latest model runs on Thursday evening, from Thursday afternoon (2:00 PM) through Saturday morning (2:00 AM), generally, over the 36 hour period, models are in agreement of fewer than 10-15 millimeters across of Trinidad and Tobago and between 15-30 millimeters across isolated areas of Trinidad and up to 40 millimeters across Eastern Trinidad.
Generally, with heavy showers and thunderstorm activity, street flooding, particularly in flood-prone areas or areas with poor drainage, is possible as well as flash flooding in areas where more prolonged heavy rainfall may occur.
Gusty Winds: Gusty winds, generally between 40 and 65 KM/H are possible Gusty winds are most likely prior to, in the vicinity of, or occur during heavy showers or thunderstorms. With wind gusts up to 65 KM/H, whole trees are expected to be in motion and there may be some inconvenience when walking against the wind gusts. Light outdoor objects may topple or become airborne such as garbage cans, potted plants, loose galvanize or construction material and other outdoor furniture. Tents may jump. Older/weaker trees may fall.