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A tropical storm warning has been issued for the Cayman Islands as Tropical Depression 9 has become better organised 210 miles southeast of Grand Cayman.
Heads of the National Hazard Management Council, Hazard Management Cayman Island and the National Weather Services jointly announced at 10am Thursday that the islands have been placed under a tropical storm warning.
The warning means that tropical storm conditions are expected somewhere within the warning area within 36 hours.
The National Weather Service issued a severe weather bulletin ahead of Thursday’s National Hurricane Center advisories, and both flood and marine warnings are already in effect for the Cayman Islands.
“Gale force winds are also expected across the Cayman Islands overnight with even stronger gusts expected for the Sister Islands. The National Hurricane Center…