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Source: The Daily Herald
14 Aug 2020 05:20 PM

Public Weather Forecast For St. Maarten

DATE ISSUED: Friday, August 14, 2020 @ 12:00 LST (16:00 UTC)

VALID UNTIL: Saturday midday (12:00 LST) August 15, 2020

WEATHER:

This afternoon through tonight: Partly cloudy and breezy, becoming cloudy at times with isolated showers possible.

Saturday morning through midday: Generally cloudy with scattered showers and isolated thunderstorms.

Forecast High:32C / 90FForecast Low:28C / 82F

Sunset Today:6:39 P.M.Sunrise Tomorrow:5:55 A.M Read more


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Source: The Daily Herald
14 Aug 2020 04:22 PM

...Hurricane Hunter Aircraft Scheduled To Investigate Josephine This Afternoon...

Tropical Storm Josephine Advisory Number 12

NWS National Hurricane Center Miami FL AL112020

1100 AM AST Fri Aug 14 2020

SUMMARY OF 1100 AM AST...1500 UTC...INFORMATION

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LOCATION...16.1N 54.7W

ABOUT 575 MI...920 KM ESE OF THE NORTHERN LEEWARD ISLANDS

MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS...40 MPH...65 KM/H

PRESENT MOVEMENT...WNW OR 295 DEGREES AT 16 MPH...26 KM/H

MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE...1006 MB...29.71 INCHES

WATCHES AND WARNINGS

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There are no coastal watches or warnings in effect.

Interests in the Leeward Islands should monitor the progress of this system.

DISCUSSION AND OUTLOOK

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At 1100 AM AST (1500 UTC), the center of Tropical Storm Josephine was located near latitude 16.1 North, longitude 54.7 West Read more


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Source: The Daily Herald
12 Aug 2020 05:17 PM

Public Weather Forecast For St. Maarten

DATE ISSUED: Wednesday, August 12, 2020 @ 12:00 LST (16:00 UTC)

VALID UNTIL: Thursday midday (12:00 LST) August 13, 2020

WEATHER:

This afternoon through Thursday midday: Partly cloudy and breezy with a few local showers possible.

Forecast High:32C / 90F Forecast Low:26C / 79F

Sunset Today:6:41 P.M. Sunrise Tomorrow:5:54 A.M.

SURFACE WINDS: This afternoon through Thursday midday: Easterly with a moderate to fresh breeze of 13 to 19 mph and higher possible gusts Read more


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Source: The Daily Herald
10 Aug 2020 05:54 PM

Public Weather Forecast For St. Maarten

DATE ISSUED: Monday, August 10, 2020 @ 12:00 LST (16:00 UTC)

VALID UNTIL: Tuesday midday (12:00 LST) August 11, 2020

WEATHER:

This afternoon through Tuesday midday: Partly cloudy with isolated showers possible.

Forecast High:32C / 90FForecast Low:28C / 82F

Sunset Today:6:42 P.M.Sunrise Tomorrow:5:54 A.M.

SURFACE WINDS: This afternoon through Tuesday midday: Northeasterly to southeasterly with a gentle to moderate breeze of 08 to 15 mph Read more


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Source: The Daily Herald
07 Aug 2020 05:14 PM

Public Weather Forecast For St. Maarten

DATE ISSUED: Friday, August 07, 2020 @ 12:00 LST (16:00 UTC)

VALID UNTIL: Saturday midday (12:00 LST) August 08, 2020

WEATHER:

This afternoon through Saturday midday: Partly cloudy with passing showers possible.

Forecast High:31C / 87F Forecast Low:27C / 81F

Sunset Today:6:43 P.M. Sunrise Tomorrow:5:53 A.M.

SURFACE WINDS: This afternoon through Saturday midday: Easterly with a gentle to moderate breeze of 08 to 17 mph Read more


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Source: The Daily Herald
03 Aug 2020 05:20 PM

Public Weather Forecast For St. Maarten

DATE ISSUED: Monday, August 03, 2020 @ 12:00 LST (16:00 UTC)

VALID UNTIL: Tuesday midday (12:00 LST) August 04, 2020

WEATHER:

This afternoon through Tuesday midday: Partly cloudy, becoming cloudy at times with isolated showers.

Forecast High:32C / 90FForecast Low:27C / 81F

Sunset Today:6:45 P.M.Sunrise Tomorrow:5:52 A.M.

SURFACE WINDS: This afternoon through Tuesday midday: Southeast to east with a light to moderate breeze of 07 to 15 mph Read more


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Source: The Daily Herald
01 Aug 2020 02:17 PM

Tropical Weather Outlook

NWS National Hurricane Center Miami FL

800 AM EDT Sat Aug 1 2020

For the North Atlantic...Caribbean Sea and the Gulf of Mexico:

The National Hurricane Center is issuing advisories on Hurricane Isaias, located just east of Andros Island in the central Bahamas, and on Tropical Depression Ten, located over the far eastern Atlantic to the northeast of the Cabo Verde Islands.

A westward-moving tropical wave located about 600 miles east of the northern Leeward Islands continues to produce disorganized showers and thunderstorms Read more

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Source: The Daily Herald
28 Jul 2020 04:34 PM

AnguillaS Salt-Picking Event Called A Success

Heading out to the centre of the Salt Pond. Photos courtesy Clemvio Hodge.

Cakes of salt from the bottom of the pond.

ANGUILLA--Hundreds of the islands young and not so young flocked to the Road Bay Salt Pond in Sandy Ground on Saturday, July 25, to actively participate in the picking of salt, the culminating event of the three-day Salt Festival. As daylight broke, participants arrived to register for the activities, received their entry wrist band and waited for their ass Read more


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Source: The Daily Herald
20 Jul 2020 05:20 PM

Public Weather Forecast For St. Maarten

DATE ISSUED: Monday, July 20, 2020 @ 12:00 LST (16:00 UTC)

VALID UNTIL: Tuesday midday (12:00 LST) July 21, 2020

WEATHER:

This afternoon through Wednesday midday: Partly cloudy with a few isolated showers.

Forecast High: 31C / 88F Forecast Low: 26C / 79F

Sunset Today: 6:50 P.M. Sunrise Tomorrow: 5:47 A.M.

SURFACE WINDS:

This afternoon through Wednesday midday: Northeast to east southeast with a light to moderate breeze of 05 to 15 mph.

SYNOPSIS:

Moisture and instability associated with a weak tropical wave passing through the region will generate occasional cloudy skies and trigger a few isolated showers across the local area Read more


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Source: The Daily Herald
08 Jul 2020 05:28 PM

Public Weather Forecast For St. Maarten

DATE ISSUED: Wednesday, July 08, 2020 @ 12:00 LST (16:00 UTC)

VALID UNTIL: Thursday midday (12:00 LST) July 09, 2020

A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IS IN EFFECT FOR ST MAARTEN UNTIL 6AM THURSDAY, JULY 09, 2020

WEATHER:

This afternoon through Thursday midday: Partly cloudy, breezy and hazy, becoming cloudy at times with possible isolated showers.

Forecast High: 32C / 90F Forecast Low: 25C / 77F

Sunset Today: 6:52 P.M. Sunrise Tomorrow: 5:43 A.M.

SURFACE WINDS:

This afternoon through Thursday midday: Easterly with a gentle to moderate breeze of 08 to 16 mph and higher gusts.

SYNOPSIS:

The Atlantic high pressure ridge with drier air in wake of a tropical wave will result in an improvement of weather condition Read more


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Source: The Daily Herald
06 Jul 2020 05:09 PM

Public Weather Forecast For St. Maarten

DATE ISSUED: Monday, July 06, 2020 @ 12:00 LST (16:00 UTC)

VALID UNTIL: Tuesday midday (12:00 LST) July 07, 2020

WEATHER: This afternoon through Tuesday midday: Partly cloudy with light haze and a few passing showers possible.

Forecast High:32C / 90FForecast Low:27C / 81F

Sunset Today:6:52 P.M.Sunrise Tomorrow:5:43 A.M.

SURFACE WINDS: This afternoon through Tuesday midday: East northeasterly with a gentle to moderate breeze of 09 to 18 mph.

SYNOPSIS:

Moisture trailing a weak tropical wave may cause a few passing showers across the local area Read more


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Source: The Daily Herald
02 Jul 2020 05:36 PM

Public Weather Forecast For St. Maarten

DATE ISSUED: Thursday, July 02, 2020 @ 12:00 LST (16:00 UTC)

VALID UNTIL: Friday midday (12:00 LST) July 03, 2020

WEATHER: This afternoon through Friday midday: Partly cloudy, slightly hazy and breezy.

Forecast High: 32C / 90F Forecast Low: 26C / 79F

Sunset Today: 6:52 P.M. Sunrise Tomorrow: 5:41 A.M.

SURFACE WINDS:

This afternoon through Friday midday: East northeast to east with a gentle to moderate breeze of 06 to 14 mph.

SYNOPSIS:

The Atlantic high- pressure ridge is generating a drier and stable atmosphere across the region Read more


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Source: The Daily Herald
02 Jul 2020 03:47 PM

Apm Government Sworn Into Office

From left: Premier Ellis Webster and Governor Tim Foy.

From left: Kyle Hodge, Merrick Richardson, Kenneth Hodge, Premier Ellis Webster, Quincia Gumbs-Marie, Haydn Hughes and Dee-Ann Kentish-Rogers.

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Source: The Daily Herald
26 Jun 2020 05:14 PM

Public Weather Forecast For St. Maarten

DATE ISSUED: Friday, June 26, 2020 @ 12:00 LST (16:00 UTC)

VALID UNTIL: Saturday midday (12:00 LST) June 27, 2020

A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FOR ST. MAARTEN UNTIL 6:00PM SATURDAY, JUNE 27TH

WEATHER: This afternoon through Saturday midday: Partly cloudy, hazy and breezy with a brief local shower possible.

Forecast High:32C / 90F Forecast Low:26C / 79F

Sunset Today:6:52 P.M. Sunrise Tomorrow:5:40 A.M.

SURFACE WINDS: This afternoon through Saturday midday: Easterly with a moderate to fresh breeze of 13 to 20 mph, with possible gusts.

SYNOPSIS:

Another surge of Saharan dust is expected to reach the Eastern Caribbean today through the next couple of days Read more


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Source: The Daily Herald
26 Jun 2020 03:57 PM

StatiaS Roosevelt AirportS Security Officers Undergo Annual Fire Training

Fire Department shift leader Ludwig Eugenio (left) watches as a security officer at F.D. Roosevelt Airport in St. Eustatius uses a fire extinguisher to put out a small fire during a training exercise.

F.D. Roosevelt Airports security officers in a classroom setting.

EUSTATIUS--Security officers at F.D. Roosevelt Airport in St. Eustatius underwent their annual fire training exercise on Tuesday, June 23. The training was aimed at containing a small fire at the current airport terminal and in the new terminal that is currently under construction.

Acting fire chief Chester Tearr of the Statia branch of the Caribbean Netherlands Fire Department said that acting airport manager Ric Isarin and interim manager of security Maurice van Velzen had approached the Fire Department about conducting a training with a small fire extinguisher, as the airports security personnel had not undergone training in quite some time.

Besides Tearr, shift leader Ludwig Eugenio and fireman-instructor Wayne Spanner gave instructions throughout the refresher course.

The security personnel were given theoretical and practical training in using a fire extinguisher to put out a small fire Read more


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Source: The Daily Herald
24 Jun 2020 05:14 PM

Public Weather Forecast For St. Maarten

DATE ISSUED: Wednesday, June 24, 2020 @ 12:00 LST (16:00 UTC)

VALID UNTIL: Thursday midday (12:00 LST) June 25, 2020

WEATHER: This afternoon through Thursday midday: Fair to partly cloudy and hazy with a few brief showers possible.

Forecast High:32C / 90FForecast Low:27C / 81F

Sunset Today:6:51 P.M.Sunrise Tomorrow:5:39 A.M.

SURFACE WINDS: This afternoon through Thursday midday: Easterly with a gentle to moderate breeze of 08 to 16 mph.

SYNOPSIS:

The Atlantic high pressure system will maintain a gentle to moderate wind flow across the region Read more


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Source: The Daily Herald
23 Jun 2020 03:47 PM

Minister Girardin Co-Signs Convergence And Transformation Contract 2019-2022

French Overseas Territories Minister Annick Girardin (left) and President Daniel Gibbs sign the Convergence and Transformation Contract on Monday as Dpute for St. Martin and St. Barths Claire Guion-Firmin (right) looks on. (Robert Luckock photo)

French Overseas Minister Annick Girardin (foreground, third left) visited the site of the now-demolished former Thelbert Carti Stadium in French Quarter, the reconstruction of which the State is co- financing Read more


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Source: The Daily Herald
23 Jun 2020 03:44 PM

Knops Says Redress To Build New Prison Is Still Possible

Dutch Minister of Justice and Security Ferd Grapperhaus (left) talks with Members of the Second Chamber before the start of Mondays debate. From right: Andr Bosman (VVD), Attje Kuiken (PvdA), Antje Diertens (D66) and Chris van Dam (CDA). (Suzanne Koelega photo)

Minister for Legal Protection Sander Dekker (left) and State Secretary of Home Affairs and Kingdom Relations Raymond Knops (second from right) at the start of Mondays debate in the Second Chamber about law enforcement. (Suzanne Koelega photo)

THE HAGUE--Dutch State Secretary of Home Affairs and Kingdom Relations Raymond Knops is giving the St Read more


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Source: The Daily Herald
22 Jun 2020 05:19 PM

Public Weather Forecast For St. Maarten

DATE ISSUED: Monday, June 22, 2020 @ 12:00 LST (16:00 UTC)

VALID UNTIL: Tuesday midday (12:00 LST) June 23, 2020

WEATHER: This afternoon through Tuesday midday: Fair to partly cloudy, hazy and breezy.

Forecast High:32C / 90FForecast Low:28C / 82F

Sunset Today:6:51 P.M.Sunrise Tomorrow:5:38 A.M.

SURFACE WINDS: This afternoon through Tuesday midday: Easterly with a gentle to moderate of 10 to 18 mph, and possible higher gusts.

SYNOPSIS:

An influx of thick Saharan dust will cause hazy and dusty conditions across the Caribbean island chain Read more


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Source: The Daily Herald
22 Jun 2020 03:33 PM

Anguilla Heating Up For Elections Just A Week Away

AUF district and island-wide candidates.

APM district and island-wide candidates.

ANGUILLA--June 29 is Election Day in Anguilla and the 32 candidates are involved in public meetings and debates. The Anguilla National Youth Council is doing a very good job in organising political debates on a nightly basis. During the past week the representatives from each district have debated with their opponents on questions based on youth and sustainable development. The debates were of a high standard and gave the population the opportunity to hear their candidates opinions on vital concerns Read more


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Source: The Daily Herald
17 Jun 2020 05:08 PM

Public Weather Forecast For St. Maarten

DATE ISSUED: Wednesday, June 17, 2020 @ 12:00 LST (16:00 UTC)

VALID UNTIL: Thursday midday (12:00 LST) June 18, 2020

WEATHER: This afternoon through Thursday midday: Fair to partly cloudy with a few brief showers possible.

Forecast High:32C / 90FForecast Low:27C / 81F

Sunset Today:6:50 P.M.Sunrise Tomorrow:5:37 A.M.

SURFACE WINDS: This afternoon through Thursday midday: Easterly with a gentle to moderate breeze of 08 to 15 mph.

SYNOPSIS:

An approaching tropical wave will reach the Lesser Antilles tonight Read more


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Source: The Daily Herald
16 Jun 2020 05:19 PM

Public Weather Forecast For St. Maarten

DATE ISSUED: Tuesday, June 16, 2020 @ 12:00 LST (16:00 UTC)

VALID UNTIL: Wednesday midday (12:00 LST) June 17, 2020

WEATHER: This afternoon through Wednesday midday: Partly cloudy and breezy with brief passing showers.

Forecast High:31C / 88FForecast Low:26C / 79F

Sunset Today:6:50 P.M.Sunrise Tomorrow:5:37 A.M.

SURFACE WINDS: This afternoon through Wednesday midday:Easterly with a gentle to moderate breeze of 10 to 18 mph, and higher gusts possible.

SYNOPSIS:

Low level pockets of moisture drifting in the easterly trade wind flow may induce some brief isolated showers during this forecast period Read more


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Source: The Daily Herald
11 Jun 2020 05:44 PM

Public Weather Forecast For St. Maarten

DATE ISSUED: Thursday, June 11, 2020 @ 12:00 LST (16:00 UTC)

VALID UNTIL: Friday midday (12:00 LST) June 12, 2020

WEATHER: This afternoon through Friday midday: Partly cloudy to cloudy with isolated showers.

Forecast High:31C / 88FForecast Low:26C / 79F

Sunset Today:6:48 P.M.Sunrise Tomorrow:5:36 A.M.

SURFACE WINDS: This afternoon through Friday midday: Easterly to east-southeasterly with a light to gentle breeze of 04 to 12 mph, becoming lighter and variable at times.

SYNOPSIS:

A tropical wave located about 210 miles east of the Windward Islands is moving westward at 15 to 20 mph Read more


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Source: The Daily Herald
09 Jun 2020 05:21 PM

Public Weather Forecast For St. Maarten

DATE ISSUED: Tuesday, June 09, 2020 @ 12:00 LST (16:00 UTC)

VALID UNTIL: Wednesday midday (12:00 LST) June 10, 2020

WEATHER: This afternoon: Partly cloudy with isolated showers and a chance of isolated thunderstorms.

Tonight through Wednesday midday: Partly cloudy with isolated showers possible.

Forecast High:32C / 90FForecast Low:27C / 81F

Sunset Today:6:47 P.M.Sunrise Tomorrow:5:36 A.M.

SURFACE WINDS: Tonight through Wednesday midday: East-southeasterly with a light to gentle breeze of 04 to 10 mph, becoming a light air and variable at times.

SYNOPSIS:

A robust mid to upper level trough located in our region continues to influence our weather Read more


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