There will still most likely be some squalls with damaging winds and some torrential, potentially flash-flood producing rains. So, yes, if the storm gets stronger overnight and moves in that general direction, there is still need for a hurricane watch, at the very least.
The Cayman Islands are nowhere near the current forecast track, though. They were within the cone yesterday but haven't been since the forecast shifted eastward this morning. Ernesto would have to travel due west for them to be effected.
But, please be aware that the storm is over 300 miles wide (TS-force winds). The cone of error is for the center of the storm only. There is still a possibility that the storm could travel on the left side of the margin of error. Therefore, the loss of that warning was unsubstantiated, and probably the wrong thing to do in case the storm makes a move towards the right edge of the cone.
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