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imij
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May 14, 2010 2:01 pm  

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 😎


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May 14, 2010 2:06 pm  

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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May 14, 2010 2:12 pm  

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!
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May 14, 2010 2:31 pm  

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!

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antiqueone
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May 14, 2010 2:35 pm  

We also schedule it so it rains mostly at night!


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rks
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May 14, 2010 3:09 pm  

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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May 14, 2010 3:09 pm  

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
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May 14, 2010 3:49 pm  

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


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May 14, 2010 4:05 pm  

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

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May 14, 2010 5:14 pm  

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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May 14, 2010 5:27 pm  

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
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May 14, 2010 5:32 pm  

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 😉


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roadrunner
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May 15, 2010 2:00 am  

Loving this thread... 🙂 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. 🙂


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May 15, 2010 2:35 am  

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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May 15, 2010 2:38 am  

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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May 15, 2010 3:01 am  

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 day:-)


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Edward
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May 15, 2010 3:24 am  

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

Edward in New Hampshire


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lily1025
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May 15, 2010 4:15 am  

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
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May 15, 2010 4:46 am  

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 (tu)


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May 15, 2010 4:14 pm  

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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