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Monday night a Hurricane Warning was extended westward to include Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands. Hurricane Irma was centered as of 11 p.m. AST/EDT about 410 miles (660 km) east of the Leeward Islands, moving toward the west near 13 mph (20mkm/h). The general motion is expected to continue, followed by a turn toward the west-northwest later today. On...
Feature for St. John Tradewinds and St. John Source. In spite of morning showers, 42 children and adults leaped into the water at Maho Bay on Sunday, September 3, as part of the Love City Triathlon and Aquathlon.Now in its 18 Now in its 18th year, the triathlon organized by the St. John Landsharks attracted 14 athletes who completed a .5-mile...
Major Hurricane Irma is centered as of 5 a.m. AST/EDT over the central tropical Atlantic Ocean about 625 miles (1010 km) east of the Leeward Islands. It is moving toward the west-southwest near 14 mph (22 km/h), and a turn toward the west is expected later today, followed by a west-northwestward turn late Tuesday. On the forecast track, the...
While we soak up the sun and worry about hurricanes homes in the US are getting smarter and smarter. Some of the new tech gizmo’s can work well for the homes here on the island. There are systems that will monitor your cistern and also notify you when it gets low and it's time to order water. Or you can turn...
Sunday, Sept. 3, 5 am, NOAA NWS National Hurricane Center - Hurricane Irma's strength continues to fluctuate and is now back to a major hurricane. Maximum sustained winds have increased to near 115 mph (185 km/h) with higher gusts - a Category 3 hurricane on the Saffir-Simpson Hurricane Wind Scale. Some additional strengthening through Monday night is forecast. Hurricane-force winds...
By: Bob Malacarne  EMT, ASHI, NAEMT Greetings to all our friends from St. John Rescue.  We are once again in hurricane season.  It is imperative that we do not become complacent simply because we have not experienced a damaging hurricane in more than 20 years. We should all be looking around our homes and yards for potential problems we may face...
Irma has continued to intensify its hurricane strength packing sustained winds of 120 miles per hour. According to the National Hurricane Center, at 5:00 p.m. Friday, Sept. 1, the center of Hurricane Irma was located near Latitude 18.8 degrees North, Longitude 39.1 degrees West. Irma is moving toward the west near 13 mph. A turn toward the west-southwest is expected tomorrow. Maximum sustained...
ST. JOHN, USVI -- Virgin Islands National Park wishes to remind the public that the Maho Bay Parking lot will close beginning this coming Tuesday, September 5, 2017. The lot will reopen no later than November 16, 2017. The park will be upgrading the parking area at Maho Bay in an effort to reduce runoff and sedimentation into the bay...
Irma remains a major hurricane, centered as of 5 a.m. AST/EDT over the eastern tropical Atlantic Ocean about 840 miles (1350 km) west-northwest of the Cabo Verde Islands and 1665 miles (2680 km) east of the Leeward Islands. Maximum sustained winds remain near 115 mph (185 km/h) with higher gusts - a Category 3 hurricane on the Saffir-Simpson Hurricane Wind...
The center of Tropical Storm Irma was located near Latitude 16.4 North, Longitude 32.2 West, according to an update shared by VITEMA from the NWS National Hurricane Center around 11:00 pm yesterday evening. Irma is moving toward the west near 12mph. Irma is moving toward the west near 12mph. A turn toward the west-northwest is expected Thursday, and the general...
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