Greetings from San Juan, Puerto Rico
Here the situation is in calm right now. We got some rain sporadically since Tuesday night. Today in the morning, again we had rain on and off extending until the night. Rain has been light all the time. According to a local report we got about 1"" of rain in San Juan today, so you can see that this has been just another rainy day but nothing out of the ordinary. We have had No unusual winds neither.
Earlier this afternoon the satellite picture showed some ominous cloud areas towards the southeast of P.R. and the V. I. and many here though that heavy downpours and flooding was imminent for the whole island. Indeed the governor of P.R. allowed for public employees to leave early from gov. offices this afternoon (except for those in emergency agencies), and classes got cancelled at the University of Puerto Rico by 2:30 PM. But these rains have not materialized so far. When I now look at the satellite picture it looks as if 99L has been splitting up with the heaviest rain areas going well to the north or to the south of Puerto Rico. We still can't say we are safe from this strong wave but I certainly hope that everything stays like that for the rest of the night...