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St Croix Animal Welfare Center needs help with storm prep on Monday

 
islandjoan
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I saw the posting on their Facebook page and called.

They said they need help on Monday (I asked about Sunday but they said they are waiting until Monday to prepare for the storm. I have to work so I can't help on Monday 🙁

St. Croix Animal Welfare Center
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We are looking for some volunteers to help us with storm prep the day before it is scheduled to be here. If you think you can help please message us or call. 778-1650 Thank you!

St Croix Animal Welfare Center

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Topic starter Posted : August 21, 2015 2:59 pm
vicanuck
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They'll need help cleaning up on Monday!!!!!

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Posted : August 21, 2015 3:14 pm
STXBob
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At this point, it looks like TS Danny will be on top of us around midnight (end of day) on Monday, so cleanup would be Tuesday.

However, it's still 3+ days away, so the forecast is not very accurate. We'll have a much better idea of track, strength and timing 24 hours before it hits (or misses)

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Posted : August 21, 2015 4:30 pm
islandjoan
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STXBob,

You are right - that is correct as per the 2pm update.
STX is at 17.7N and 64.8W

Reports from a NOAA Hurricane Hunter aircraft indicate that Danny
is now a Category 3 Hurricane on the Saffir-Simpson Hurricane Wind
Scale. The maximum winds are estimated to be 115 mph (185 km/h)
with higher gusts.

No additional intensification is expected, as Danny is moving into
an area of unfavorable upper-level winds, and a weakening trend is
expected to begin later today. Consequently, no adjustment to the
forecast intensities from the previous advisory is required.

FORECAST POSITIONS AND MAX WINDS

INIT 21/1500Z 14.0N 48.2W 90 KT 105 MPH CAT-2
12H 22/0000Z 14.5N 49.6W 90 KT 105 MPH CAT-2
24H 22/1200Z 15.1N 51.7W 85 KT 100 MPH CAT-2
36H 23/0000Z 15.5N 54.0W 75 KT 85 MPH CAT-1
48H 23/1200Z 16.0N 56.4W 65 KT 75 MPH CAT-1
72H 24/1200Z 17.0N 61.5W 55 KT 65 MPH TS
96H 25/1200Z 18.0N 66.0W 50 KT 60 MPH TS
120H 26/1200Z 19.5N 71.0W 40 KT 45 MPH TS...INLAND

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Topic starter Posted : August 21, 2015 5:11 pm
Alana33
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They should probably do the storm prep on Sunday for the shelter.

"Meteorologist Odalys Martinez at the National Weather Service in San Juan said the current forecast has the winds at around 63 mph when it reaches the Virgin Islands. She said the center should pass between St. Croix and St. Thomas/St. John around 2 a.m. Tuesday.

“It will be just east of the Virgin Islands at 5 p.m. Monday,” Martinez said.

She said this means that conditions will have already started to deteriorate.

Martinez added that residents should complete their preparations by Monday morning.
http://stthomassource.com/content/news/local-news/2015/08/21/danny-forecast-hit-vi-tropical-storm

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Posted : August 22, 2015 1:12 am
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