Friday, July 15, 2011
All of the warnings at the beginning of the week for a major monsoon event at this time have failed to materialize. In fact just the opposite has occurred since the Caribbean region is now completely dry with very little rainfall anywhere. I am not surprised by this upset because the water vapor stream (TPW) off the coast of Africa had really dried out over the past week. However, the TPW stream off Africa right now is becoming more saturated and by this time next week Belize could see much wetter conditions. Don.