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- Big Wash
  • By Jane Higgins <jhigginswear at gmail.com>
  • Date: Sat, 2 Jul 2022 08:37:56 -0400
Rain Movie 

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- Charlotte Amalie, Us Virgin Islands Severe Weather Alert | Weather Underground
  • By Jane Higgins <jhigginswear at gmail.com>
  • Date: Sat, 2 Jul 2022 08:36:44 -0400
Rip Current Warning 
https://www.wunderground.com/severe/vi/charlotte-amalie


- Here It Comes
  • By Jane Higgins <jhigginswear at gmail.com>
  • Date: Sat, 2 Jul 2022 07:57:37 -0400
At 7:10 am we had a good 3 minute shower. We have been waiting many weeks
for this rain.Probably too late for the avocados but the passion fruit and
starfruit will be so happy. We are looking forward to a day of passing 
showers. We have wind in small gusts, then quiet. Our seasonal memories 
are kicking in. 

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- Charlotte Amalie, Us Virgin Islands Severe Weather Alert | Weather Underground
  • By Jane Higgins <jhigginswear at gmail.com>
  • Date: Thu, 30 Jun 2022 17:29:34 -0400
Small craft advisory…gusts to 35 mph 

https://www.wunderground.com/severe/vi/charlotte-amalie


- Charlotte Amalie, Us Virgin Islands Severe Weather Alert | Weather Underground
  • By Jane Higgins <jhigginswear at gmail.com>
  • Date: Thu, 30 Jun 2022 17:29:34 -0400
Small craft advisory…gusts to 35 mph 

https://www.wunderground.com/severe/vi/charlotte-amalie


- Another Look
  • By Jane Higgins <jhigginswear at gmail.com>
  • Date: Wed, 29 Jun 2022 12:58:02 -0400

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- Charlotte Amalie, Us Virgin Islands Severe Weather Alert | Weather Underground
  • By Jane Higgins <jhigginswear at gmail.com>
  • Date: Tue, 28 Jun 2022 19:21:54 -0400
Small Craft Advisory……we are windy in small gusts now and see more clouds
than we have had in weeks. It is raining in our ocean view. 
Wishing the best of luck to the Southern Islands. 

https://www.wunderground.com/severe/vi/charlotte-amalie


- Heads Up
  • By Jane Higgins <jhigginswear at gmail.com>
  • Date: Sat, 25 Jun 2022 14:25:17 -0400

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- Bonnie’s European Model
  • By Jane Higgins <jhigginswear at gmail.com>
  • Date: Sat, 25 Jun 2022 14:22:11 -0400
> https://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-apps/imrs.php?src=https://arc-anglerfish-washpost-prod-washpost.s3.amazonaws.com/public/JLQ5DEAF65F2NEK2NB26UFKCP4.gif&w=916


- earth :: a global map of wind, weather, and ocean conditions
  • By Jane Higgins <jhigginswear at gmail.com>
  • Date: Sat, 25 Jun 2022 13:29:42 -0400
You can see 3 formations 
https://earth.nullschool.net/


- Sunset Tonight
  • By Jane Higgins <jhigginswear at gmail.com>
  • Date: Thu, 23 Jun 2022 20:45:45 -0400
Amazing. Hot, hot, super dry, Sahara dust, sweaty beach yoga and 
then this. There is beauty all around. The parakeets are coming in close. 

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- Raining in The Ocean
  • By Jane Higgins <jhigginswear at gmail.com>
  • Date: Wed, 22 Jun 2022 19:25:30 -0400
We will take it 

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- Nature's Miracles ......We'll Take It
  • By Jane Higgins <jhigginswear at gmail.com>
  • Date: Mon, 20 Jun 2022 09:22:50 -0400

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- Iggy Sez
  • By Jane Higgins <jhigginswear at gmail.com>
  • Date: Sat, 18 Jun 2022 13:59:00 -0400
It is SO DRY .....send rain please. 

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- New Research Finds High Levels of Heavy Metals in Vegetables Grown in Sargassum-Enriched Soil
  • By Jane Higgins <jhigginswear at gmail.com>
  • Date: Wed, 15 Jun 2022 17:05:59 -0400
Sargassum has been a very intrusive part of our environmental lives. 
Some of our farmers thought it would make good fertilizer. Wrong. 

https://viconsortium.com/vi-agriculture/virgin-islands-new-research-finds-high-levels-of-heavy-metals-in-vegetables-grown-in-sargassum-enriched-soil


- Dry, Dusty June Has V.I. Parched | St. Thomas Source
  • By Jane Higgins <jhigginswear at gmail.com>
  • Date: Wed, 15 Jun 2022 07:53:55 -0400
https://stthomassource.com/content/2022/06/14/dry-dusty-june-has-v-i-parched/


- Sahara Dust Sunset
  • By Jane Higgins <jhigginswear at gmail.com>
  • Date: Sat, 11 Jun 2022 18:55:42 -0400
We are super super dry. Last measurable rain was May 23. Every drop 
is collected from our roof top. The last time we bought water was May 2020.
We measure the cistern level about every 3 days.The pool is down and
we will have to use the pool cistern for a little top off tomorrow and get some
moisture to the pineapple plants. We dumped a few potted plants today, just not
worth the water. We keep seeing some teasing rain forecasts for next week
after next week. Then ten drops will blow by. The last time we saw this 
kind of drought was the month before Hurricane Marilyn Sept 1995.
Let's do a Caribbean rain dance and thank our lucky stars we live
here .  We will call the water truck, soon come. 
Don't miss the big moon Tuesday.

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- earth :: a global map of wind, weather, and ocean conditions
  • By Jane Higgins <jhigginswear at gmail.com>
  • Date: Sun, 5 Jun 2022 14:08:43 -0400
Alex looks loosely formed, oblong 

https://earth.nullschool.net/


- Newest Forecast Predicts ‘Well Above-Average’ Hurricane Season | St. Thomas Source
  • By Jane Higgins <jhigginswear at gmail.com>
  • Date: Fri, 3 Jun 2022 09:31:10 -0400
Excellent Preparation List 
https://stthomassource.com/content/2022/06/02/newest-forecast-predicts-well-above-average-hurricane-season/


- Newest Forecast Predicts ‘Well Above-Average’ Hurricane Season | St. Thomas Source
  • By Jane Higgins <jhigginswear at gmail.com>
  • Date: Fri, 3 Jun 2022 09:31:10 -0400
Excellent Preparation List 
https://stthomassource.com/content/2022/06/02/newest-forecast-predicts-well-above-average-hurricane-season/


- Hello St Croix
  • By Jane Higgins <jhigginswear at gmail.com>
  • Date: Wed, 1 Jun 2022 13:42:18 -0400
Great to hear from you Isabel.  I second that thought. The cistern is 
feeling neglected. 

Stay well.


- Horizon line
  • By Jane Higgins <jhigginswear at gmail.com>
  • Date: Wed, 25 May 2022 18:00:27 -0400
This is the clearest horizon line from our deck in months. Sahara 
dust is moving around. We will take it.

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- NOAA projects above-average hurricane season, greater U.S. risk - The Washington Post
  • By Jane Higgins <jhigginswear at gmail.com>
  • Date: Tue, 24 May 2022 16:33:27 -0400
https://www.washingtonpost.com/weather/2022/05/24/noaa-atlantic-hurricane-outlook-2022/


- Reducing Human-Caused Air Pollution Has Troubling Effect: More Hurricanes in the North Atlantic Basin, New NOAA Study Finds
  • By Jane Higgins <jhigginswear at gmail.com>
  • Date: Tue, 24 May 2022 09:30:40 -0400
https://viconsortium.com/vi-hurricane_season/virgin-islands-reducing-human-caused-air-pollution-has-troubling-effect-more-hurricanes-in-the-north-atlantic-basin-new-noaa-study-finds


- RAIN......VACCINES =SHUTTERS
  • By Jane Higgins <jhigginswear at gmail.com>
  • Date: Mon, 23 May 2022 14:01:51 -0400
Good Monday Morning,

We are doing a rain dance and GRATEFUL for our first good rain
in a quite a while this morning. The wine bucket rain gauge shows 
1 & 1/2 inches, you can literally watch the hillside green up.
Yippee!!!!
The tomatoes and cucumbers say Gracias. 

Meanwhile, I am recovering from a 2 week rough stint with Covid. Because 
I have an underlying long term illness my doctors deemed me medically
ineligible for vaccination. I all want is to be vaccinated. Like walking 
thru a mine field, being masked and careful all the time, Covid sought
me out and pounced. I was very ill with newest variant, among the
thousands that have posted positive since our Carnival wound down
a few weeks ago. I did not go to Carnival this year.I hated to miss it. 

The good news is for the  vaccinated  and boosted. My husband and 
close friends all tested negative throughout my illness. 

LIKE SHUTTERS DURING A HURRICANE, VACCINES WILL PROTECT YOU. 

Would you ever think about not being prepared for a storm coming? 
Then why not stay prepared for more Covid to come, and it will... by....
putting some shutters around your body by being vaccinated. Please 
protect folks like me in your family and on your island by being vaccinated.

It only makes sense and is well proven.

We are thrilled for the rain . Hoping for more, soon come.

Let's take those steps to get ready for storm season. 

Jane Higgins
 NorthWest St Thomas 


- Hurricane Preparedness Week May 1 to May 7 | St. Thomas Source
  • By Jane Higgins <jhigginswear at gmail.com>
  • Date: Wed, 4 May 2022 08:02:51 -0400
https://stthomassource.com/content/2022/05/03/hurricane-preparedness-week-may-1-to-may-7/


- WATER SPOUT WARNING NOW Charlotte Amalie, Us Virgin Islands Severe Weather Alert | Weather Underground
  • By Jane Higgins <jhigginswear at gmail.com>
  • Date: Sun, 1 May 2022 13:51:22 -0400
WATER SPOUT WARNING NOW.  ALERT TO MARINERS AND SMALL AIRCRAFT
scroll down for English 
https://www.wunderground.com/severe/vi/charlotte-amalie


- Mocko Jumbies in The Rain….Carnival Parade St Thomas
  • By Jane Higgins <jhigginswear at gmail.com>
  • Date: Sun, 1 May 2022 08:04:03 -0400
https://youtu.be/sXFVaeiCjMg


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