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Ian becomes a Hurricane

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Ian becomes a Hurricane

As of 4AM, Hurricane Ian was located at 18.2N and 82.0W of about 85 miles SW of Grand Cayman with maximum sustained winds of 75 mph.

Hurricane Ian is moving towards the NW at 14 mph with minimum central pressure of 983mb / 29.03 inches.

BASED ON LATEST FORECAST TRACK

The Onset of Tropical Storm Force Winds for: Grand Cayman is Mon Sep-26 at 4:00 AM

The closest point of approach: Center is 75 miles SW of Grand Cayman Mon Sep-26 at 7:00 AM

End of Tropical Storm force winds for: Grand Cayman is: Mon Sep-26 at 3:00 PM

Expected weather conditions for the Cayman Islands:

Grand Cayman:

Overcast skies with widespread thunderstorms are expected from Sunday evening with tropical storm conditions by early Monday morning as the system nears the Cayman Islands. Extremely rough seas accompanied by storm surge are also expected. Swells generated by Ian will spread into the Cayman area later today.

Sister Islands:

Overcast skies along with widespread thunderstorms are expected from Sunday evening as Tropical Storm Ian moves closer to the Cayman Islands. Extremely rough seas along with swells and storm surges are also expected. Given the adjustments to forecast track the possibility for storm force winds are lower for the Sister Islands.

A FLOOD WARNING IS IN EFFECT FOR THE CAYMAN ISLANDS

GUSTY WINDS ARE EXPECTED FOR THE CAYMAN ISLANDS

A MARINE WARNING WILL IS IN EFFECT FOR THE CAYMAN ISLANDS. ALL MARINE CRAFT SHOULD SEEK AND REMAINS IN SAFE HABOUR.

Swells of 5 to 7 feet are likely along with 2 to 4 feet of storm surge.

THE NEXT BULLETIN WILL BE ISSUED AT 10:00 AM Monday, 26 September 2022.

Stay informed and prepared by visiting www.caymanprepared.ky and www.gov.ky/emergency or tune into Radio Cayman at 89.9FM


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GEORGE COUCH

26 Sep, 2022

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