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Batten down the hatches STT and STJ!!!

 
islandjoan
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Some seriously heavy rain is upon you!!! Right now it looks like most will miss STX but you guys north of us are in for tons of rain this morning!!!

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Topic starter Posted : May 11, 2017 9:58 am
Alana33
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Yep. Just got this from VITEMA:

Headline: Flood Advisory issued May 11 at 6:51AM AST by NWS San Juan

The National Weather Service in San Juan has issued a* Urban and Small Stream Flood Advisory for Poor Drainage Areasfor...Saint John in Virgin Islands...Saint Thomas in Virgin Islands...* Until 845 AM AST* At 650 AM AST, Doppler radar indicated heavy rain due tothunderstorms. This will cause urban and small stream flooding.Overflowing poor drainage areas will result in minor flooding inthe advisory area.* Some locations that will experience flooding include...St John, Charlotte Amalie West, Charlotte Amalie East, CharlotteAmalie, Anna`s Retreat and Cruz Bay.

A Flood Advisory means river or stream flows are elevated, or pondingof water in urban or other areas is occurring or is imminent.

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Posted : May 11, 2017 10:39 am
islandjoan
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Actually I was wrong! A bunch of rain is hitting STX right now also!

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Topic starter Posted : May 11, 2017 11:51 am
Alana33
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They've extended advisory.

Headline: (EXTENSION - time) Flood Advisory issued May 11 at 8:37AM AST by NWS San Juan

The National Weather Service in San Juan has issued a* Urban and Small Stream Flood Advisory for...Saint John in Virgin Islands...Saint Thomas in Virgin Islands...* Until 1045 AM AST* At 837 AM AST, Doppler radar indicated heavy rain due tothunderstorms. This will cause urban and small stream flooding inthe advisory area. Up to two inches of rain have already fallen.* Some locations that will experience flooding include...St John, Charlotte Amalie West, Charlotte Amalie East, CharlotteAmalie, Anna`s Retreat and Cruz Bay.

A Flood Advisory means river or stream flows are elevated, or pondingof water in urban or other areas is occurring or is imminent.

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Posted : May 11, 2017 11:58 am
Exit Zero
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Nice and sunny right now on Crown Mountain STT overlooking the rain forest valley.

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Posted : May 11, 2017 1:27 pm
islandjoan
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Yeah looks like it shifted direction, at least for now.

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Topic starter Posted : May 11, 2017 1:42 pm
Alana33
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Another friend said it turned out to be a gorgeous afternoon.

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Posted : May 11, 2017 5:53 pm
stjohnjulie
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We got some serious rain early morning but the afternoon was beautiful. We needed it!

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Posted : May 12, 2017 6:20 am
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