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Dale C. S. Destin (268Weather)
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Meteorologist/climatologist with the Antigua Met Service educating and informing on all things weather and climate to make smart decisions
Meteorologist/climatologist with the Antigua Met Service educating and informing on all things weather and climate to make smart decisions

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Night before last was the coldest for Antigua and Barbuda for the year and the coldest for some areas in years. Some areas had temperatures as low as 15 °C (59 °F). Why was it so cold, relatively speaking? The short answer to the question is radiational…
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Last weekend – December 27-30, a very steep pressure gradient across the Caribbean resulted in strong and very gusty winds across many of the islands. Just how much wind did we get? The highest sustained winds were reported by the Luis Muñoz Marín…
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Dale C. S. Destin | November’s rainfall was higher than usual – 135% of the average for the month. The total of 204 mm (8.03 in) makes this November the 21 wettest on record. The very welcome rainfall has ease the meteorological drought to slight levels…
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Strong and gusty winds are forecast to move across most of the Caribbean this weekend – Friday through Sunday. These winds will make for hazardous conditions onshore and especially offshore. Some activities on land will become dangerous and marine…
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Dale C. S. Destin | The 2018 Atlantic Hurricane Season came to an uneventful end yesterday. However, it was the third consecutive above normal/active season – leaving deaths and destruction in its wake. It will be remembered by the region (Caribbean), not…
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Dale C. S. Destin | Nineteen years ago today, we were in the midst of the greatest known flood of our recent history – November 17-19, 1999. Although pale in comparison, it was our modern-day closest to the Flood of Noah, brought on by Hurricane Lenny. At…
The Flood of Lenny
The Flood of Lenny
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Dale C. S. Destin | We just had one of our wettest starts to November based on record dating back to 1967. Just how wet was it and what are the chances of it being this wet? What caused it, and could it have been wetter? What are the chances of a repeat…
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Dale C. S. Destin | The rainfall for October was below normal, for the fourth time in a row and the seventh time since 2009. The total of 59.4 mm (2.34 in) makes this October the second driest since 2001. Never have the rains failed for four consecutive…
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