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(@on-island-time)
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Our thoughts and prayers are with all of you on St. Thomas & St. John. Be SAFE!!!!

 
Posted : August 29, 2010 3:34 pm
(@cuppy)
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Be safe one and all!!!

 
Posted : August 29, 2010 3:40 pm
(@aquagena)
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My girlfriend just flew down from VA Beach to Magans Bay resort how bad is it besides NOAA hurricane scaring us all???

 
Posted : August 29, 2010 6:11 pm
(@stt-resident)
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I wouldn't worry too much. The wind has picked up and it's a little blustery but we don't expect to see anything much until early tomorrow - if then. These things can alter course quite drastically and as yet it's only a Cat 1.

 
Posted : August 29, 2010 6:50 pm
(@morines_paul)
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be safe island friends.

 
Posted : August 29, 2010 6:55 pm
(@orchidea04)
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aquagena - i think you are talking about Magens Point resort. I work here. for now it's just a little wind. I think it'll just blowing tomorrow and raining. there's nothing to worry.

 
Posted : August 29, 2010 8:44 pm
(@vi_bound)
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Any word on if they have shut down the airport on St Thomas yet? We are due there tomorrow and have heard nothing from the airlines.

 
Posted : August 29, 2010 9:53 pm
(@east-ender)
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We are on the southern periphery of the storm and do not expect to have much weather.

 
Posted : August 29, 2010 10:20 pm
(@vi_bound)
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I heard that they have already canceled flights for Monday morning at STT so I doubt my flight will be landing at 1530

 
Posted : August 29, 2010 11:24 pm
(@exit-zero)
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Maybe you could try to get into Puerto Rico and then get another flight to here when it is opened.

 
Posted : August 30, 2010 12:04 am
(@linda-j)
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Wind is picking up on STX. The storm hasn't turned north yet. It will (?) pass north of us, but we're in for some weather.

 
Posted : August 30, 2010 5:41 am
(@redrn35)
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Does anyone know if the ferry's are going to be cancelled. I fly in at 5:22 pm into St. Thomas and need to get to St. John. I do not want to be stranded.

 
Posted : August 30, 2010 6:33 am
(@xislandgirl)
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I am guessing that your flight has beem cancelled. Check your airline. I believe that all ferries are cancelled.

 
Posted : August 30, 2010 6:56 am
(@theislander)
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St. Thomas, northside, its been raining and gusty since around 5am. A little less right now but its expected to pick up again. Some have electricity, others do not.

As far as the ferry question... the coastguard had said the seaports were closed from 8am this morning. Likely won't by operating until maybe late tommorrow or Wednesday once things have cleared and road/sea/etc. conditions evaluated.

--Islander

 
Posted : August 30, 2010 8:33 am
(@daydreamsteve)
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We are thinking of everyone on STJ (and STT). Hopefully Earl will not have any major effects. Stay safe and be well!

 
Posted : August 30, 2010 9:01 am
(@future-islander)
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Thanks Islander.

Please keep us (on the mainland) updated.

Everyone...please stay safe!

F.I.

 
Posted : August 30, 2010 9:41 am
(@east-ender)
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East Ender wrote:
We are on the southern periphery of the storm and do not expect to have much weather.

I misspoke. I was wrong.

 
Posted : August 30, 2010 9:43 am
(@theislander)
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Wind has picked up again.

--Islander

 
Posted : August 30, 2010 11:10 am
(@mibarb)
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Are thoughts are with you all on St Thomas and St John. Web cam at Cruz Bay doesnt look good.

Barb & Dave

 
Posted : August 30, 2010 11:26 am
(@tracy-in-wi)
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Stay safe everyone - we're thinking about you.

 
Posted : August 30, 2010 12:15 pm
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