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FLASH FLOOD WATCH ISSUED FOR THE VIRGIN ISLANDS

FLASH FLOOD WATCH ISSUED FOR THE VIRGIN ISLANDS

December 10, 2011727Views
Synopsis: The Weather over the northern half of the Eastern Caribbean remains unstable due to a lingering trough over the area.
Today and Tonight: Cloudy to overcast with scattered showers, and a chance of isolated thunderstorms. Some of the showers could be moderate to heavy. With the already moist earth rapid water buildup in low lying areas is likely . A FLASH FLOOD WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 2 PM TODAY SATURDAY.
Winds: Northeast 10 – 15 kts with occasional gust.
Seas: Rough: Swells 6 – 8 FT or 1.8 – 2.5 M on the Atlantic side of the islands; 4 – 6 Ft or 1.2 – 1.8 M on the Caribbean sides. A small craft warning is in effect.
Barometric Pressure: Below normal
Sunset today:  5:43 pm.
Sunrise tomorrow:  6:40 am.