Jamaica weather: Expect showers, isolated thunderstorms this weekend Loop Jamaica

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With some parishes already experiencing isolated showers since Wednesday night, Jamaicans should brace for more wet weather going into the weekend.

Here’s a look at the weather forecast as of 5am Thursday, December 1, 2022, according to the Meteorological Service.

There is a weak trough moving across Jamaica, and a low-level jet stream is across the central Caribbean.

The trough is expected to be replaced by a building high-pressure ridge on Friday. The ridge and jet stream — which is a narrow band of fast-flowing winds in the lower level of the atmosphere –are expected to linger throughout the weekend.

“Expect windy conditions, especially across northern parishes, due to the presence of the low-level jet stream throughout this period,” the Met Service said in its forecast.

24-hour forecast

Thursday morning:... Showers and isolated thunderstorms across north-central and eastern parishes, partly cloudy elsewhere. Windy.

Thursday afternoon:… Partly cloudy with isolated showers across hilly areas. Windy.

Thursday night:… Showers possible across north-eastern parishes.

Maximum temperature expected for Kingston, Thursday:..32 degrees Celsius

Maximum temperature expected for Montego Bay, Thursday:..32 degrees Celsius

3-day forecast (starting Friday):

Friday /Saturday / Sunday: Morning to early afternoon showers with isolated thunderstorms mainly across central and eastern parishes, partly cloudy elsewhere. Windy. Night-time showers mainly across north-central and eastern parishes.

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