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Photo Focus: Weather System Impacts USVI Saturday

An area of precipitation currently located in the northeastern Caribbean is bringing heavy rains, thunderstorms, gusty winds, and high seas to Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands. Unsettled conditions are expected to continue into early next week, and Puerto Rico and the USVI are under a Flood Watch until 6:00 p.m. AST on Monday.

Satellite image of the Caribbean as a large weather system brings flooding rains, thunderstorms, gusty winds, and high seas to the region. (Image from National Hurricane Center Website)

Several images were captured on St. Thomas Saturday, as the storm brought impacts to the island.

Sunrise on St. Thomas, as a storm system, brings inclement weather to the islands this weekend and into early next week. (Source photo by Jesse Daley)
Stormy conditions over Magens Bay. (Source photo by Jesse Daley)
Coconut trees stand tall against gusty winds associated with a weather system impacting Puerto Rico. Wind gusts were forecast to reach up to 30 knots. (Source photo by Jesse Daley)
Rainwater rushes down a gut from Mountain Top, creating a temporary waterfall. (Michele Weichman photo)
Excess rain flowing over a retaining wall at a residence on the Northside of St. Thomas. (Source photo by Jesse Daley)
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