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A little bumed out...

imij
May 14, 2010 10:01AM

Registered: 8 years ago
Posts: 41

I know you all need the rain on Stx, but my Pre-move visit is scheduled for next week, and it looks as tho it is suppose to rain the whole time I'm there......Please tell me the Weather guy is smoking crack and I might be able to experience some sunshine and turquoise waters cool

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Bombi
May 14, 2010 10:06AM

Registered: 11 years ago
Posts: 2,104

It doesn't rain all day and then it may rain in only certain parts of the island and it usually only rains for a short time. no worries, it's the tropics.

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chefnoah
May 14, 2010 10:12AM

Registered: 11 years ago
Posts: 531

The crack is delicious here, but I don't think the politicians share w the weatherman. It will be so hot and sunny that you'll welcome a nice rain shower. Plus, the plants liven up after a good rain.

You'll have a blast, don't worry about the weather!
Noah

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pamela
May 14, 2010 10:31AM

Registered: 13 years ago
Posts: 924

Agree with all .. rarely, very rarely does it rain all day. And if the is PMV then what does it matter really. It is something you will have to deal with sooner or later. But nah, despite what they say on the weather - even a 50% chance means that there is a 50% chance it will rain somewhere in PR or the islands for ten minutes.

Come on down!

Pamela

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antiqueone
May 14, 2010 10:35AM

Registered: 11 years ago
Posts: 389

We also schedule it so it rains mostly at night!

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rks
May 14, 2010 11:09AM

Registered: 8 years ago
Posts: 396

Is that the Accu-weather forecast? Then expect good weather.

Actually weather underground calls for mostly-sunny-to-partly-cloudy-and-breezy-with-scattered-showers which is the standard spring forecast. Enjoy your visit.

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DixieChick
May 14, 2010 11:09AM

Registered: 10 years ago
Posts: 1,495

imij i would not unpack your sunscreen. we would be so lucky that it rained all week.
not to worry you will get plenty of sunshine.

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imij
May 14, 2010 11:49AM

Registered: 8 years ago
Posts: 41

Thanks all! I suspected as much, but wanted to make sure. You all just made my day big grin

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Bombi
May 14, 2010 12:05PM

Registered: 11 years ago
Posts: 2,104

Have a safe trip and let us know when you settle in. Welcome.

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AllMashUp
May 14, 2010 01:14PM

Registered: 11 years ago
Posts: 225

Winter Forecast EVERY DAY Lows in the 70's Highs in the 80's 30% Chance of Rain

Summer Forecast EVERY DAY Lows in the 80's Highs in the 90's 30% Chance of Rain

Oh to be a weatherman down here....

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beachy
May 14, 2010 01:27PM

Registered: 12 years ago
Posts: 631

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AllMashUp
Winter Forecast EVERY DAY Lows in the 70's Highs in the 80's 30% Chance of Rain

Summer Forecast EVERY DAY Lows in the 80's Highs in the 90's 30% Chance of Rain

Oh to be a weatherman down here....

you forgot the continuous "small craft advisories"

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imij
May 14, 2010 01:32PM

Registered: 8 years ago
Posts: 41

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AllMashUp
Winter Forecast EVERY DAY Lows in the 70's Highs in the 80's 30% Chance of Rain

Summer Forecast EVERY DAY Lows in the 80's Highs in the 90's 30% Chance of Rain

Oh to be a weatherman down here....


Funny wink

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roadrunner
May 14, 2010 10:00PM

Registered: 10 years ago
Posts: 593

Loving this thread... happy I've been watching the daily forecast on my iPhone for weeks, and every single day has a big cluster of raindrops on it! Here in Phoenix, people are crazy when it rains. They cancel their plans, including simple things like dinner at a restaurant, because they don't want to have to drive. Kids run to the window at school to watch the rain. It's nuts. And it's been rubbing off on me over the 3 years I've lived here! Glad to see it's not all day rain in the VI. happy

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MistB'Haven
May 14, 2010 10:35PM

Registered: 8 years ago
Posts: 140

Was on island for April. The weatherman said rain every day (about 50%) but it was only showers and they passed quickly. No worries. Just go to another part of the island. You can watch the sky and decide where to go that day. The wind was more irritating. But when it died - it was VERY warm. Loved every minute of it tho.

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STXBob
May 14, 2010 10:38PM

Registered: 12 years ago
Posts: 2,131

The island weather forecasts are about as useful as a horoscope. What does "30% chance of rain" even mean? That's the forecast on most days. Your best bet is to look at a weather map. If there isn't a big red blob heading in from the east, then it's gonna be fine. And once you live here, you'll welcome every drop. It beats paying for water.

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poorthang
May 14, 2010 11:01PM

Registered: 8 years ago
Posts: 312

Back in 1988 in the states one of my businesses was affected by the severe drought that year ....damn near broke me....my first daughter was born on one of the very very few days it Rained.... IT was very good dayhappy

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Edward
May 14, 2010 11:24PM

Registered: 10 years ago
Posts: 704

It rained in the Ocean Terrace area today for about 5 minutes. Very light sprinkle.

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lily1025
May 15, 2010 12:15AM

Registered: 8 years ago
Posts: 416

not to be selfish but right now i hear thunder outside...finanly after almost 3 months w/o tv[probably never get land line phone 444444 along time} we had our satilite dish installed and in operation today so as i said i am selfish if it rains all weekend "no problem" as long as my 2 "bornya" godsons age 3 and 1 come with parents onsun. my little guys can watch disney all day while i make abig pot of pumpkin soup with dumplings....after you live here for a while rainy days few and far between become special ..enjoy the island no matterwhat the weather lily

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imij
May 15, 2010 12:46AM

Registered: 8 years ago
Posts: 41

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STXBob
The island weather forecasts are about as useful as a horoscope. What does "30% chance of rain" even mean? That's the forecast on most days. Your best bet is to look at a weather map. If there isn't a big red blob heading in from the east, then it's gonna be fine. And once you live here, you'll welcome every drop. It beats paying for water.

you people are funny thumbs up

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speee1dy
May 15, 2010 12:14PM

Registered: 10 years ago
Posts: 8,597

my mom and her bf check our weather every day. they say it is always 85 in the day 75 at night and always a 35 percent chance of rain.

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