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Re: Hurricane Irma - 11am update

M&M
September 06, 2017 06:14PM

Registered: 2 years ago
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Scubadoo
Did anyone lose WAPA on STX?

We are close to Green Cay. No electricity since about 7am today.

Re: Hurricane Irma - 11am update

Scubadoo
September 06, 2017 06:19PM

Registered: 3 years ago
Posts: 1,996

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M&M
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Scubadoo
Did anyone lose WAPA on STX?

We are close to Green Cay. No electricity since about 7am today.


Wow, guess somebody sneezed at a power line that early.

Re: Hurricane Irma - 11am update

dougtamjj
September 06, 2017 06:27PM

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Posts: 2,570

Are we still under curfew? I really want to check on my boat at Green Cay

Re: Hurricane Irma - 11am update

Gator's Mom
September 06, 2017 06:32PM

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Posts: 830

Paraquita mash up before/after.


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Re: Hurricane Irma - 11am update

Pammerjo
September 06, 2017 06:48PM

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Gator's Mom
Paraquita mash up before/after.


[www.passagemaker.com]

surprised

Re: Hurricane Irma - 11am update

singlefin
September 06, 2017 07:15PM

Registered: 4 years ago
Posts: 665

Cotton Valley lost power at 5:45am. I can see a pole down past the firehouse.

Overall, not a bad event, considering the devastation so many others will be dealing with tonight.
My payers go out to them all.

Re: Hurricane Irma - 11am update

Pammerjo
September 06, 2017 07:16PM

Registered: 2 years ago
Posts: 146

does anyone know
where the love of God goes
when the waves
turn the minutes to hours

Re: Hurricane Irma - 11am update

Scubadoo
September 06, 2017 07:28PM

Registered: 3 years ago
Posts: 1,996

Have not heard any change on curfew, Seems like no need for curfew until 6PM tomorrow on STX unless there's a lot of trees on the roads.

Re: Hurricane Irma - 11am update

stxdreamer
September 06, 2017 07:40PM

Registered: 11 years ago
Posts: 157

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Pammerjo
does anyone know
where the love of God goes
when the waves
turn the minutes to hours

Weather Channel this morning was reporting 30-35 foot seas off of STT and PR and only likely to get bigger.

"St. Croix someday!"

Re: Hurricane Irma - 11am update

Scubadoo
September 06, 2017 07:49PM

Registered: 3 years ago
Posts: 1,996

WAPA web site says Customers without service at the present time should expect to remain without service until the storm has passed and crews can assess damage levels and implement a restoration schedule.

Re: Hurricane Irma - 11am update

Oldie1
September 06, 2017 07:59PM

Registered: 2 years ago
Posts: 194

That's the way it always is; lots of downer poles on STX.

Re: Hurricane Irma - 11am update

Wolverine888
September 06, 2017 08:01PM

Registered: 1 year ago
Posts: 187

Any word from St John yet? I'm seeing and hearing very little

Re: Hurricane Irma - 11am update

Pammerjo
September 06, 2017 08:11PM

Registered: 2 years ago
Posts: 146

Petition to start a petition for WAPA to bury the lines!!

Re: Hurricane Irma - 11am update

STXBob
September 06, 2017 08:13PM

Registered: 12 years ago
Posts: 2,131

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Scubadoo
Have not heard any change on curfew, Seems like no need for curfew until 6PM tomorrow on STX unless there's a lot of trees on the roads.

From [www.virginislandsdailynews.com]

"Government House has issued a curfew for all islands as of 6 a.m. Wednesday morning, as announced at yesterday’s press conference.

The curfew is in effect at least until 6 p.m. Thursday, though that could change once officials have a chance to assess the damage."

Re: Hurricane Irma - 11am update

Scubadoo
September 06, 2017 08:14PM

Registered: 3 years ago
Posts: 1,996

Watching the news they are trying to scare the pants off viewers reporting 3.5 million US citizens in PR having to weather the storm, it's barely going to touch the north side of PR with tropical storm winds, most of the island probably won't notice anything.

MAPP is live on FOX news right now trying to explain that his order is misunderstood and VING is not authorized to seize any private property/guns from citizens, only authorized to buy weapons on open market without having to go through normal government procurement process. Now they can go back to reporting some real news.



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Re: Hurricane Irma - 11am update

Scubadoo
September 06, 2017 08:17PM

Registered: 3 years ago
Posts: 1,996

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Pammerjo
Petition to start a petition for WAPA to bury the lines!!

I'd settle for concrete poles like the have in FL and keep the trees trimmed.

Re: Hurricane Irma - 11am update

speee1dy
September 07, 2017 07:39AM

Registered: 10 years ago
Posts: 8,509

I hope all of you who are on stt or stj are okay. Stx really really got lucky for this one

I hope the damage isn't too much. I have heard from 1 friend on stt whose house fared well. I have a friend who is looking to find out if his friends are okay. I have directed him to the what's going on St Thomas Facebook group, any other groups he should know about

Re: Hurricane Irma - 11am update

speee1dy
September 07, 2017 07:42AM

Registered: 10 years ago
Posts: 8,509

And Alana stay safe up there in Florida

Re: Hurricane Irma - 11am update

LiquidFluoride
September 07, 2017 08:52AM

Registered: 5 years ago
Posts: 1,940

I've been out of power since 11pm tuesday night... but I heard my transformer blow... I hope homedepot opens, I need more propane... haha


St Thomas:
[www.youtube.com]


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Re: Hurricane Irma - 11am update
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Novanut
September 07, 2017 09:00AM

Registered: 13 years ago
Posts: 898

Hope all are safe. Any photos?

Re: Hurricane Irma - 11am update

Scubadoo
September 07, 2017 09:02AM

Registered: 3 years ago
Posts: 1,996

HD can't open at least until the curfew is lifted.

Re: Hurricane Irma - 11am update

LiquidFluoride
September 07, 2017 09:17AM

Registered: 5 years ago
Posts: 1,940

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Scubadoo
HD can't open at least until the curfew is lifted.

so... 6pm tonight then?

I hope lost dog opens up.. every time I look at my yard and the future clean up I just think I need a beer and a few shots.... haha

Re: Hurricane Irma - 11am update

ICEMAN
September 07, 2017 09:28AM

Registered: 7 years ago
Posts: 90

Curfew lifted on STX from 8am to 6pm thursday. As per the Governor.

To be re-assesed this afternoon, if WAPA can energize enough neighborhoods then curfew may be lifted entirely. Decision on that later today.

Schneider Hospital mashed up bad on STT some patients being flown to STX today. Roof membrane gone. Most windows blown out, as per the Governor.

Fire Station Lima STT roof collapse and structural failure. One injury reported there to a first responder stationed there. Minor injury.

40 miles made a big difference, saddened to see what Irma did to St. Martin, St. Thomas, etc. Hoping family and friends in Florida and beyond heed the warnings and stay safe as Irma heads that way.

Look around today, take a moment or two and BE THANKFUL for the life you have and the roof over your head; so many people no longer do.



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Re: Hurricane Irma - 11am update

Scubadoo
September 07, 2017 09:40AM

Registered: 3 years ago
Posts: 1,996

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ICEMAN
Curfew lifted on STX from 8am to 6pm thursday. As per the Governor.

To be re-assesed this afternoon, if WAPA can energize enough neighborhoods then curfew may be lifted entirely. Decision on that later today.

Entirely? Curfew was originally only in effect until 6PM today? Unless he decides to extend it past 6PM.

Re: Hurricane Irma - 11am update

speee1dy
September 07, 2017 09:47AM

Registered: 10 years ago
Posts: 8,509

Curfew lifted in stx

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