139795462c81161a0af70c7ee0662fa2tropical storm warning
139795462c81161a0af70c7ee0662fa2tropical storm warning

Sea ports and airports in St Croix and St Thomas will stay closed at the moment because the US Virgin Islands is beneath a Tropical Storm warning.

In an replace on Tropical Storm Fiona this morning, Director of VI Territory Emergency Administration Company, Daryl Jaschen, mentioned JetBlue cancelled flights into the territory at the moment.

Whereas Fiona is shifting away from the island, Jaschen warned that they’re flash flood warnings are in impact till a minimum of 12.30 pm.

He mentioned rainfall is anticipated to succeed in as a lot as 10 inches of rain in St Croix over the subsequent couple of days.

The USVI has skilled a number of electrical energy outages because of the climate with the hospital working on turbines.

Andy Smith, the CEO of the Water and Energy Authority (WAPA), mentioned they obtained 697 outage studies in St Croix final night time.

He mentioned restoration efforts are underway at the moment however there are challenges with the availability of propane in St Croix because of the climate.