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Press Releases & Statements

Virgin Islands Territorial 
Emergency Management Agency

For Immediate Release

May 29. 2015

Hazardous Weather Outlook Forecasts Heavy Rains this Weekend
 Public Advised to Monitor Weather Conditions

This Hazardous Weather Outlook for the US Virgin Islands and the adjacent coastal waters calls for moderate to heavy rain with the potential for flooding of guts and small streams. VITEMA is advising the public to monitor weather conditions.

According to forecasters, increasing tropical moisture may cause more widespread thunderstorms with dangerous lightning later today and into the weekend. Moderate to locally heavy rain is possible which could cause flooding in urban areas, small streams and guts.

Monitor local radio and television, or the NOAA weather radio for updated weather reports and for possible flood advisories. To receive flood advisories, watches and warning instantly by text, email or fax, register for VI Alert at