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- Colors and Feathery Clouds
  • By Isabel Cerni <isabelcerni at gmail.com>
  • Date: Wed, 29 Jun 2016 21:17:01 -0400
Hello again, I did not realize that I wrote so late last night that it was 
already today, so you get two for the price of one! For those of you, like 
myself, who might be interested in Meteorology, I would like to turn your 
attention to Dr. Masters' Blog--A GALLERY OF TROPICAL INFLUENCES SUCH AS MJO, 
CCKW, TIW, and LA NIÑA. Each one is described, explained and make known that we 
can be affected by them this season. So, for those of us in the area and along 
the US Coastline, it would be good to read this in-depth article. Within this 
blog are other articles as well relating to these tropical influences. VERY 
interesting!

During the last couple of seasons we have been protected by wind shear, well, 
this captured my attention right away, "The shift toward La Niña should lead to 
reduced vertical wind shear over the Atlantic thus favoring a greater amount of 
tropical cyclone treatment." So, with that, I'll bid you good night, and may 
God bless us all.

Isabel

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- RAIN !
  • By Isabel Cerni <isabelcerni at gmail.com>
  • Date: Tue, 28 Jun 2016 23:59:17 -0400
What an awesome site that was today before noon! A heavy downpour of short 
duration was the blessing we needed. During the remainder of the day there were 
brief showers and over night more rain is expected. A tropical wave is due to 
enter the local area on the weekend. We look forward to many blessings, hope 
you are too. May God bless us all.

Isabel

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- The Airport Cloud-Man
  • By Isabel Cerni <isabelcerni at gmail.com>
  • Date: Mon, 27 Jun 2016 23:05:29 -0400
Take a look at that cloud and see a face there. It was right over the airport 
at mid afternoon today. I thought the clouds were interesting but I  did not 
see a face. Those clouds have a lot to do with the weather pattern lately, 
always rain in the forecast, rain clouds with no rain. There are two more 
tropical waves approaching one to the south and a more promising one later in 
the weekend, but will it deliver? The more I look at the cloud-man, the more it 
looks like a cat.! Be well, be happy, and may God bless us all.

Isabel

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- Not a Chance!
  • By Isabel Cerni <isabelcerni at gmail.com>
  • Date: Mon, 27 Jun 2016 00:08:31 -0400
Good night, folks! The photo does not reflect today's mood. I like it because 
blue is my favorite color. My husband was disappointed today that we did not 
get any of the 90% chance of rain in the forecast. It looked as if it could, 
but it didn't. During the week there are some hopeful signs of rain. Climate 
change has changed a lot of things, but when the face of the earth is 
renewed, it will all be back to normal. Be well, be happy. May God bless us all!

Isabel

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- Rumblings...?
  • By Isabel Cerni <isabelcerni at gmail.com>
  • Date: Sat, 25 Jun 2016 23:56:51 -0400
That was the state of the afternoon. Threatening clouds, rumbles in the 
distance, a drop or two?  We have a 40% chance of rain for today/tonight I hope 
to get a bit of moisture out of this trough.  
Sleep well and May the God bless us all.

Isabel
  

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- The TUTT Visited
  • By Isabel Cerni <isabelcerni at gmail.com>
  • Date: Sat, 25 Jun 2016 01:03:22 -0400
The Tot? No, the Tropical Upper Tropospheric Trough passed through on the 24th 
dragging all rain to the south of us. For a while it looked as if we were in 
for it. Later on we could have more rain than we can handle. Thinking back on 
the unnamed storm that rained havoc on Dominica. Let's be ready for any and 
everything, and may God bless us all!

Isabel

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- Shhhh! The Sun is going to Bed
  • By Isabel Cerni <isabelcerni at gmail.com>
  • Date: Thu, 23 Jun 2016 20:58:18 -0400
Hi! And am I ever glad he does not stay up any later.! By the looks of that 
sunset you can tell it was a
very nice day. Let's enjoy these blessings while we have them. I would like you 
to read Jonathan Belles report on Weather Underground about  these early named 
storms and what it means for the rest of the season. This is what I jotted 
down, "la Niña, a favorable pattern for tropical cyclones in the Atlantic is 
forecast to develop as we move toward the the peak of the hurricane season." 
With that I guess we can expect some massive action, and then, maybe not. Read 
it. Be happy with those who are happy, and weep with those who weep. And may 
God bless us all.

Isabel

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- Weather Concerns
  • By Isabel Cerni <isabelcerni at gmail.com>
  • Date: Thu, 23 Jun 2016 00:50:32 -0400
Good night, All! This day (22nd) was great. In addition to the good weather, 
breezy, and comfortable, it was a very happy birthday for my daughter! Some 
people are happy and some are sad, with reason. When the weather is "bad" I 
can't help thinking of the homeless people and cute kittens like the one in the 
photo. Where do they go? Hopefully they have shelter. I see quite a few waves 
coming from Africa and a 1010 mb Low just coming off the coast. The Saharan Air 
Layer is in place as a shield. Will it do the job again? The SAL is a blessing 
and a curse another time. We need rain without the storm attached. Let's pray 
and may God bless us all.

Isabel

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- Morning and Afternoon
  • By Isabel Cerni <isabelcerni at gmail.com>
  • Date: Tue, 21 Jun 2016 23:15:52 -0400
Hello Again! Today's weather was a mixed bag, but the best part of it was the 
rain. I think the ground got a  good soaking. Exactly what the fruit trees 
need. There's a 90%
chance of rain after midnight. I'm not holding my breath. I'll be very grateful 
if it does. During this month and July the    tropical waves are lower to the 
south; later that's going to be another story. That's also when the 
"disturbances" appear and form. Rather not look too far ahead. Have a good 
night and may God bless us all. 

Isabel


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- GRAY! The Color of the Day!
  • By Isabel Cerni <isabelcerni at gmail.com>
  • Date: Tue, 21 Jun 2016 00:30:29 -0400
That's right! No rain! Just gray, sometimes stormy looking skies. And what 
happens when it does not rain? Take a look at our Papaya tree. I was so happy 
we had a fruit bearing tree again; by it's sad appearance we could very well 
lose it. 

Tropical Storm Danielle, the 4th storm of the season made a brief appearance as 
it approached the coast of Mexico. See how active. We have to seriously prepare 
before August when  the  waves from 
Africa will come one after the other with potential to develop. Let's hope and 
pray it 
won't be a bad season. May God bless us all.

Isabel


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- Stormy Night..?
  • By Isabel Cerni <isabelcerni at gmail.com>
  • Date: Mon, 20 Jun 2016 00:16:13 -0400
Best wishes to all the fathers out there. Hope it was a very happy day for you. 
This day has been on and off as far as the weather goes. At the moment it' 80 
degrees, mostly cloudy, with a 70% chance of rain, but rain is not expected 
until 5:30 a.m. Another tropical wave  is passing through on Monday. We shall 
see.  Have a good night and may qGod bless us all.

Isabel




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- Piggy Cloud
  • By Isabel Cerni <isabelcerni at gmail.com>
  • Date: Sun, 19 Jun 2016 00:34:50 -0400
It sure looks like a pig. Just on time for the Father's Day roast. Oh no, he's 
much too cute. Our Father' s Day could be rainy for part of the day starting in 
the morning and then later in the day with possible thunderstorms. All of this 
is kind of wait and see. A couple of tropical waves are forecast to enter the 
Caribbean early next week. 94L is threatening to develop in the Bay Campeche 
moving WNW. Far away from us. Let's hope that "the girl" does not affect our 
weather
this hurricane season. It is already active with 3 named storms and a potential 
one in the GOM. May God bless all the Father's out there with a very happy day 
surrounded by family and friends. Enjoy your roast! Blessings on all of us so 
that we can enjoy together.

Isabel

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- Weather Friends
  • By Isabel Cerni <isabelcerni at gmail.com>
  • Date: Fri, 17 Jun 2016 20:33:56 -0400
Thank you, weather friends. Like they say birds of a feather flock together. I 
do appreciate receiving mail from all of you kind folks out there. This 
morning, it was beautiful, this afternoon, it was beautiful, and in addition 
suddenly got a heavy rainfall, short but sweet. Then late this afternoon Mother 
Hen said goodbye wandering further away with her chicks. It made me reflect 
again that Jesus mentioned the hen more than two thousand years ago..see 
Matthew 23:37. Now going back to the weather. Is it going to be influenced by 
the boy? Or the girl? That is still the question. Have a wonderful Friday and 
may God bless is all.

Isabel

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- Weather Friends
  • By Isabel Cerni <isabelcerni at gmail.com>
  • Date: Fri, 17 Jun 2016 20:33:56 -0400
Thank you, weather friends. Like they say birds of a feather flock together. I 
do appreciate receiving mail from all of you kind folks out there. This 
morning, it was beautiful, this afternoon, it was beautiful, and in addition 
suddenly got a heavy rainfall, short but sweet. Then late this afternoon Mother 
Hen said goodbye wandering further away with her chicks. It made me reflect 
again that Jesus mentioned the hen more than two thousand years ago..see 
Matthew 23:37. Now going back to the weather. Is it going to be influenced by 
the boy? Or the girl? That is still the question. Have a wonderful Friday and 
may God bless is all.

Isabel

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- Chicken Weather
  • By Isabel Cerni <isabelcerni at gmail.com>
  • Date: Fri, 17 Jun 2016 08:41:43 -0400
G'morning! Mother Hen takes her newly hatched chicks for short outings while 
the weather is still agreeable for such. No rain expected until Sunday, and 
sometimes we don't get any of it in our neck of the woods. C'est la weather! 
God bless us all.

Isabel

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- Clouds, Empty Clouds..
  • By Isabel Cerni <isabelcerni at gmail.com>
  • Date: Thu, 16 Jun 2016 21:57:23 -0400
It was hot with stormy looking clouds above, which did not produce rain, just 
ghost clouds. By this coming Sunday we should have real clouds with real rain 
from the tropical wave in the forecast. However, as long as there is Saharan 
Dust in the atmosphere it can severely limit the chance of rain. Anyway, Sunday 
should always be sunny. Now I have a question for the Stormcarib followers in 
the Caribbean. What kind of tree would this be in the photos? I know it's not 
Breadfruit as someone suggested. Then what is it? Praise God for all our fruit 
and vegetables. May we always be blessed.

Isabel

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- Possible Tropical Wave this Sunday
  • By Isabel Cerni <isabelcerni at gmail.com>
  • Date: Wed, 15 Jun 2016 22:05:04 -0400
Our Jungle Park needs rain to keep it alive and well. There seems to be such a 
hope with the next tropical wave. As usual the Sal is drying up those systems 
before they reach us. Maybe this one will be diddwrenrWe look forward to a good 
soaking. May God bless us all.

Isabel

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- Drought-like
  • By Isabel Cerni <isabelcerni at gmail.com>
  • Date: Tue, 14 Jun 2016 23:21:13 -0400
The Iguana in the photo blends in with the lawn that's starting to look dry. So 
many thick clouds and no rain! It's scary to think there could be a repetition 
of last year's drought. I hope and pray that that will not be the case. May God 
bless us all.

Isabel

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- A Fuzzy / Sunny Day
  • By Isabel Cerni <isabelcerni at gmail.com>
  • Date: Mon, 13 Jun 2016 23:03:35 -0400
Another very warm day with partly sunny skies due to the so called weak 
tropical wave in the area. Some threatening clouds came and went, but it was 
friendly enough to have that outing at the Lagoon Park with my niece from 
Arkansas. The sole peacock in the park listened as we talked to him. No 
squawking! Gosh, peacocks let out the most horrendous sound! Not today. It was 
enjoying the day as we were. Have a good night and may  
God bless us all.

Isabel

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- Sky Watching
  • By Isabel Cerni <isabelcerni at gmail.com>
  • Date: Sun, 12 Jun 2016 23:39:52 -0400
Anything going on up there? Now, at night? Nothing that we can see, but it's 
fascinating. Every now and then something moves and it happens to be an 
airplane on its way somewhere . In this daytime photo I was trying to catch the 
airplane that was taking my kids away on vacation. Can't see it. Can 
you?Tomorrow we should be having some "moisture" which usually means nothing. 
Anyway, I have some outdoor plans; if that does not work out I certainly won't 
blame the weather. There are more dry days than wet at the moment. So, let's 
take it a day at a time, be happy with what we have and may God bless us all.

Isabel

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- Trough and Tropical Wave
  • By Isabel Cerni <isabelcerni at gmail.com>
  • Date: Sun, 12 Jun 2016 00:16:04 -0400
Good night, folks! This morning we had some rain showers courtesy of a trough. 
I could not resist taking   this photo. On Sunday into Monday a weak tropical 
wave will bring an increase of showers to the local area. Looking ahead I 
noticed that the Tropical waves are lining up to cross the the Atlantic. If the 
dry air can combat them successfully they cannot develop into threatening  
storms. Let's pray and may God bless us all.

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- The Green Desert
  • By Isabel Cerni <isabelcerni at gmail.com>
  • Date: Fri, 10 Jun 2016 23:42:46 -0400
Good night, Folks! It's currently a cool 78 degrees on my little hill, but 
during the day the heat can be intense, like today. So, everything is green and 
beautiful with desert like conditions. That's my opinion. I am looking forward 
to the next tropical wave which should arrive Sunday night into Monday. In the 
photo I was sitting on a bench when I took that picture. Above, is the wide 
canopy of our largest, oldest Divi-Divi Tree. It has survived many a storm 
including Hurricane Hugo which ravaged the island in 1989. I should try to get 
the whole tree into one photo by itself. This one was not intended to focus on 
the tree. It has to be well over 100 yrs old.  Be well, and may God bless us 
all.

Isabel

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- A Weather Hen..?
  • By Isabel Cerni <isabelcerni at gmail.com>
  • Date: Thu, 9 Jun 2016 22:50:08 -0400
We have one. She sits on her eggs through wind and rain and stormy nights. She 
is supposed to. I was told that a hen sits on her eggs until they hatch-approx. 
21 days. She laid the eggs next to our grotto at the base of a Divi-Divi tree. 
Well, today the eggs were exposed, 10 eggs! Later in the afternoon she was back 
on the eggs! She has to eat after all! May God bless us and all His creatures.

Isabel 

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- A Good Soaking
  • By Isabel Cerni <isabelcerni at gmail.com>
  • Date: Wed, 8 Jun 2016 23:07:55 -0400
Good night, all! Just when the stars in the were indicating no rain. There was 
a big flash as if someone heralding good news. The tropical wave was 
approaching. Rumbles of thunder followed and the night was spent in soaking the 
ground. Great! Last year our one, solitary Mango tree dried up. It stands, as
you see, as a testimony to how terrible a thing, a drought can be. Farmers lost 
many fruit trees and cattle.
Thank God this year we are enjoying a wetter pattern, the results of which are 
absolutely beautiful. May God bless us all!

Isabel

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- Waiting for the T Wave
  • By Isabel Cerni <isabelcerni at gmail.com>
  • Date: Tue, 7 Jun 2016 21:09:38 -0400
We expect the rain overnight, but it almost seems as if the Saharan dust has 
dried it up. I'll keep hoping so that the lush vegetation we have now will 
continue to thrive. Hope all is well in your neck of the woods. May God bless 
us all.

Isabel

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- Tropical Waves
  • By Isabel Cerni <isabelcerni at gmail.com>
  • Date: Mon, 6 Jun 2016 23:58:27 -0400
We are currently expecting the sweet relief of a tropical wave, which should 
bring us some much needed rain, always needed for the cisterns so that we don't 
have to buy it by the truckful. By tomorrow afternoon we should be seeing and 
feeling the effects of the TW. It will be followed by another wave on Sunday 
into Monday. COLIN is soaking Florida. This could be a busier season after all. 
Take care of yourselves wherever you are. May God bless us all.

Isabel

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- Update in Previous Post
  • By Isabel Cerni <isabelcerni at gmail.com>
  • Date: Sun, 5 Jun 2016 22:00:44 -0400
The Adastra visited us recently. This super yacht, is truly a beautiful one. 
It's worth seeing on the Internet. It has lots of great information.!

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- Update in Previous Post
  • By Isabel Cerni <isabelcerni at gmail.com>
  • Date: Sun, 5 Jun 2016 22:00:44 -0400
The Adastra visited us recently. This super yacht, is truly a beautiful one. 
It's worth seeing on the Internet. It has lots of great information.!

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- Tropical Storm COLIN
  • By Isabel Cerni <isabelcerni at gmail.com>
  • Date: Sun, 5 Jun 2016 21:30:27 -0400
Well, well, the third named storm already into the first week of June!. So, the Hurricane Season started off real hot! What does that mean for the rest of the season?. As far as the folks here, they think it's going to be something to the contend with because of the weather pattern and the heat we've been having. The experts only know so much and they are trying to inform us as best they can. I must say they were right on target with COLIN. They said it would form on Sunday evening and it did. There is a tropical wave battling it's way towards us. It's big, so it might be able to get through the remaining bit of dust. Perhaps the change of weather for Tuesday has to do with that wave. We shall see. In the meanwhile, we enjoy what we have, be thankful, and keep smiling. May God bless us all.

Isabel

- Those Heavy Clouds!
  • By Isabel Cerni <isabelcerni at gmail.com>
  • Date: Sat, 4 Jun 2016 23:28:18 -0400
Good Saturday night Folks! We have some pesky clouds hanging around these pass 
few days. It looks like rain, but it doesn't and so on. The clouds above the 
The Cay in the photo is a classic
example. In the meanwhile, 93 L in the Western Atlantic is looking rather 
serious and could very well become the 3rd named storm of the season. It's a 
matter of time. In the meanwhile, no rain in the forecast until maybe next 
Tuesday, just those heavy, but empty clouds. Have a good night and may God 
bless us all.

Isabel

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- A loaded Mesple ( Sapodilla) Tree
  • By Isabel Cerni <isabelcerni at gmail.com>
  • Date: Fri, 3 Jun 2016 23:40:57 -0400
This abundance is thanks to the frequent rain showers we've been
having so far this year. It's nice to share, so that's what we're
doing. Wish I could share with you too. Well at least you can see this
photo. Blessings!

Isabel

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- Tranquillity
  • By Isabel Cerni <isabelcerni at gmail.com>
  • Date: Fri, 3 Jun 2016 20:33:01 -0700
A day well spent with a hundred cares. The voluminous clouds were
empty so we haven't seen rain for a few days. The disturbance in the
Western Caribbean is threatening to become a Tropical Storm in the
Gulf by Monday. Batten down the hatches? Or hutches ? Something like
that. It is forecast to cross Florida north of Tampa. Very heavy rain
can be expected with this system. Be ready!
May God bless you and all ah we.

Isabel

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- Home Sweet Home
  • By Isabel Cerni <isabelcerni at gmail.com>
  • Date: Thu, 2 Jun 2016 19:13:21 -0700
The 2016 Hurricane Season is definitely off and running. We'd better
catch up. What is this I hear about a possible Colin which could even
arrive as a Cat 1 in Florida? I hope our Floridians friends are paying
attention. This is only the beginning. So keep an eye to the weather
and do the right thing. PREPARE.! May God bless us one and all.

Isabel

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- June 1st - Hello there!
  • By Isabel Cerni <isabelcerni at gmail.com>
  • Date: Wed, 1 Jun 2016 23:19:44 -0400
Greetings to all the Storm Carib friends! We seem to be off to a busy start! Wow! Alex started it well before in January and Bonnie just exited and is trying a comeback and so on. La Ninia could be more than a hand full. The experts might be underestimating "The Girl". It will probably be a year of surprises, just hope we are all prepared. The world has gone crazy and so has the weather. There's no telling what can happen next. Are we prepared? That's a good question. We're always kind of slow because things don't usually happen around here until August or so. This year can be very different. Watch out ! Those of you on the mainland, you have a lot of flooding to deal with, tornadoes, wicked weather brewing everywhere.Our weather has been wetter this year than last, so that the trees are producing an abundance of fruit. It has been hot and humid, what people tend to call "hurricane weather". We'll take it a day at a time and monitor anything suspicious. Take care of yourselves..Be safe! We'll try to do the same. May God bless us all.

Isabel

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