National Weather Forecast for July 22, 2017

WEATHER BRIEF for Saturday, July 22, 2017, from the Hydrometeorological Service, Guyana

Rainfall records for the past 24 hours, measured at 08:00 hrs Saturday, July 22, 2017, were available for some of the stations.

The highest rainfall of 84.0 mm was recorded at Crabwood Creek in Region 6.

Synopsis: A surface trough embedded in deep moisture surge is affecting Guyana. The model forecast shows a Tropical Wave will begin to affect Guyana from tonight into tomorrow producing widespread showers and thundershowers.

Today’s weather review: Cloudy to overcast skies were observed throughout Guyana with occasional light to moderate showers and isolated thundershowers. 

Weather forecast for the next Twenty-four hours

Saturday, July 22, 2017 (19:00 hrs – 07:00 hrs)

Cloudy skies becoming overcast with light showers in the early evening becoming moderate to heavy as the night progress. Thundershowers are likely in coastal areas. Rainfall is expected between 0.0 mm to 70.0 mm with highest in coastal areas.

With the forecasted rainfall and current weather conditions, water accumulations/flooding are likely in poor drainage and low lying areas

Sunday, July 23, 2017 (07:00 hrs – 19:00 hrs)

Mostly overcast skies will continue throughout Guyana with frequent showers and rain during the morning decreasing in intensity over the afternoon period.  Rainfall is expected between 0.0 mm to 60.0 mm.

With the forecasted rainfall and current weather conditions, water accumulations/flooding are likely in poor drainage and low lying areas

Extended Forecast

Monday to Wednesday: Generally cloudy skies with occasional showers can be expected throughout Guyana; inland and interior locations can expect isolated thundershowers during the afternoon.  Rainfall is expected to range between 10.0 mm and 30.0 mm within a 24hrs period.

Thursday and Friday: sunny skies can be expected over all Regions with isolated thunderstorms in inland areas during the afternoon. Rainfall is expected to range between 0.0 mm and 15.0 mm within a 24hrs period. 

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National Weather Forecast – July 22, 2017

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