Rainy Day on St. Croix (Nov. 10, 2020) By VI CONSORTIUM
An active weather pattern is forecast to continue across the area as the combination of very deep tropical moisture and a tropical wave generate rounds of moderate to heavy rainfall activity. A Flash Flood Watch remains in effect for the Virgin Islands through Wednesday evening. Overnight temperatures are likely to dip into the lower 70s.
Across the regional waters, hazardous seas to eight feet with occasional seas to ten feet are expected across the regional waters. Small craft advisories remain in effect. There is a high risk of rip currents for eastern-most coastline of St. Croix with a moderate risk of rip currents elsewhere.
A wet and unsettled weather pattern with mostly cloudy skies prevailed across the Virgin Islands today. As of late afternoon, radar-estimated rainfall accumulations of between one to three inches with isolated higher amounts have been observed. In fact, at 4 pm the Cyril E. King Airport on St. Thomas and Henry E. Rohlsen Airport on St. Croix reported 3.02 and 1.38 inches respectively. Daytime high temperatures were in the upper 70s to low 80s. Winds were generally from the east at 10-20 miles per hour.