NOAA’s GOES-R satellite heads to orbit, will improve weather forecasting

GOES-R, the first of NOAA’s highly advanced geostationary weather satellites, lifted off from Cape Canaveral, Florida, at 6:42 pm EST today. The satellite will boost the nation’s weather observation network and NOAA’s prediction capabilities, leading to more accurate and timely forecasts, watches and warnings. In...

WEATHER UPDATE: Wednesday’s (late) 5pm Tropical Update:

Wednesday's (late) 5pm Tropical Update: #Tropical #Storm #Matthew is currently located @ 13.8N 62.0W > about 300miles (485km) S of St. Maarten > about 65miles (110km) W of St. Lucia > about 480miles (775km) ENE of Curacao The bulk of the system will continue to pass south of the...

A tropical wave is expected to pass over Sint Maarten tonight or early tomorrow

WEATHER UPDATE: 9:00pm (September 08, 2016) Thursday's Tropical Update: A tropical wave is expected to pass over the local region overnight into tomorrow, bringing showers (some could be heavy) and possible thunder/lightning. >>> Road Caution is advised in low-lying & flood-prone areas. <<< A 2nd tropical...

Approaching tropical wave to bring inclement weather. Watch out for possible flooding and falling rocks

GREAT BAY, Sint Maarten (DCOMM) – The Meteorological Department of St. Maarten (MDS) reported on Tuesday evening that an active tropical wave approaching the Lesser Antilles will bring showers, some of which may be heavy and possible thunderstorms, to the local region tonight through...

Deadly Weather System Strengthens, Now Tropical Storm Earl

MIAMI, Aug 02 2016 – A weather system that already has caused at least six deaths in the Dominican Republic has been designated as Tropical Storm Earl. The U.S. National Hurricane Center in Miami said Tuesday that Earl was threatening to bring heavy rains, flooding...


NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL 200 AM EDT TUE AUG 2 2016 For the North Atlantic...Caribbean Sea and the Gulf of Mexico: 1. A strong tropical wave over the central Caribbean Sea, located about 150 miles south-southwest of Kingston, Jamaica, continues to move quickly westward at about 20...

St Maarten MET office with the weather update

Video: Sunday, July 31, 2016 @ 11:00 AM (sxm time) Weather Forecaster:  Ms. Desiree Connor PUBLIC WEATHER FORECAST FOR ST. MAARTEN DATE ISSUED: Sunday, July 31, 2016 @ 18:00 LST (22:00 UTC) VALID UNTIL: Monday evening (18:00 LST) August 01, 2016 ...A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FOR ST. MAARTEN UNTIL...


Published 12:00pm on MET Facebook page DATE ISSUED: Saturday, July 30, 2016 @ 12:00 LST (16:00 UTC) VALID UNTIL: Sunday midday (12:00 LST) July 31, 2016 ...A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IS IN EFFECT FOR ST. MAARTEN UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE… WEATHER: This afternoon through Sunday midday: Partly cloudy, becoming cloudy and...

ACTUALIZACIÓN: Onda Tropical se encuentra ya a 700 millas al este de las Antillas Menores

Fuente: NOAA NWS Centro Nacional de Huracanes Traducido por Máximo Castro NOAA NWS.- Este sábado en la mañana, la onda tropical se encontraba sobre el Océano Atlántico a unas 700 millas al este de las Antillas Menores. El sistema se mueve hacia el oeste a una...

Two areas of disturbance in the Atlantic continue to show signs of developing

Source: Today's Temps High (Day): 87F/31C, feels like 95F/35C Low (Night): 79F/26C, feels like 82F/28C  Local Weather Partly Cloudy with a brief shower possible -- here & there.  (Click images to zoom in) Winds: are from the east-northeast at 6 to 16 mph (10-26 km/hr). Seas: are fairly choppy with wave heights...

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