According to the Met Service, as Ida continues to move further away from Jamaica, the country will continue to experience unstable weather of showers and thunderstorms caused by the outer bands of the hurricane for several more hours across sections of most parishes.
Southern and northwestern will continue to be the most impacted.
Tropical Storm Ida upgraded to Hurricane
Ida on Friday at 4:00 pm intensified into a hurricane.
The centre of Hurricane Ida was located near latitude 22.1 degrees North, longitude 83.2 degrees West with maximum winds of 120 kph just before making landfall in Cuba.
Forecasters predict that the storm could intensify when it enters the Gulf of Mexico.
It is projected to pass over western Cuba during the next several hours and then moves over the southeastern and central Gulf of Mexico later tonight and Saturday.
Ida is forecast to on Sunday expected to make landfall on the US northern Gulf coast within the hurricane warning area.
The Met Service used the occasion to encourage Jamaicans to stay alert as it continues to monitor the progress of hurricane Ida.