Tropical Weather Outlook, Monday October 14th 2019 at 6 pm
- A broad area of low pressure located inland over northwestern Honduras is not likely to develop any further before it crosses southern Belize later tonight. However, this system will continue to produce heavy rainfall and the possibility of flash flooding over Belize tonight.
- Tropical Depression Fifteen forms southeast of the Cabo Verde Islands, located near 13.2N 20.2W and was moving northwestward at 8 mph with maximum sustained winds of 35 mph.
- Elsewhere in the North Atlantic, the Caribbean Sea and the Gulf of Mexico, tropical cyclone formation is not expected during the next 48 hours.
24 Hour Forecast:
A broad area of low pressure will continue to support showers and thunderstorms over the area tonight, then conditions are expected to gradually improve tomorrow..For the next 24 hours skies will be Cloudy to overcast skies with some outbreaks of showers, thunderstorms and periods of rain over most areas, especially along some coastal locations tonight, then a few showers and isolated thunderstorms will continue mostly over central and northern areas tomorrow morning, becoming isolated by the afternoon.The extended outlook for Belize and her coastal waters is for Showers or thunderstorms to be isolated Tuesday night and Wednesday, except for slightly more over the south Tuesday night.
The approaching area of low pressure will continue to produce heavy rainfall with the possibility of flooding especially near rivers and streams in the south and over other low-lying flood-prone areas across the country. Heavy rains will continue over most areas tonight. Residents in these areas should be on the alert for the possibility of flooding. Small Craft Caution in effect for squally conditions near heavy showers and thunderstorm