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(@mscarol7)
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Hello everyone!

I am supposed to visit St. Thomas Monday, 3/3/14 through Friday 3/7/14. The forecast shows cloudy every day with 30% chance of rain. I'm unsure if it will be cloudy all day or if the sun usually peeks through periodically.

I'm really bummed, because all I want to do is lounge at the beach. Should I cancel my trip?:X

 
Posted : February 1, 2014 7:37 pm
(@stt-resident)
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This is the forecast 98% of the year. Best advice is not to look at any weather forecasts and just pack plenty of sunscreen and after-tan lotion!

 
Posted : February 1, 2014 8:45 pm
(@exit-zero)
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If you actually believe someone could accurately predict the cloud cover and POP over 30 days out on a daily basis you have some great faith in the weathermen!

 
Posted : February 1, 2014 11:44 pm
(@alana33)
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Even if it's cloudy and rains on one side of the island, another side will be sunny. Plus unless it say 70% plus chance of showers, we normally can have a brief shower then back to sunny weather again.
STT Resident is right tho. That's the forecast even when there's not a dark cloud in the sky.

 
Posted : February 2, 2014 8:59 am
(@chris-at-work)
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You can pretty much plan on needing sun screen unless there is a name associated with the weather 'event'. Any rain that does fall tends to be sporadic, helps keep the islands that amazing green and fills the cisterns.

 
Posted : February 2, 2014 1:04 pm
(@mscarol7)
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Thanks so much everyone! I REALLY appreciate your responses!!
And I just realized i posted the wrong dates. That should have said February 3.. as in tomorrow. LOL.

Posting while tired, not a good thing! Thanks again!

 
Posted : February 2, 2014 2:21 pm
(@alana33)
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I was wondering how you could get an accurate weather forecast for a month from now.

 
Posted : February 2, 2014 6:34 pm
 rose
(@rose)
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Have a great time! We still have to wait 3 more months.

 
Posted : February 2, 2014 8:52 pm
(@ncchick)
Posts: 18
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Both times I have visited I have never had a problem with the rain. One shower on one trip and that was about it. Take your sunscreen and a hat and have a blast. It is my favorite place to vacation. Planning my 3rd trip in June.
Enjoy!

 
Posted : February 2, 2014 11:56 pm

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