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- strong winds
  • By Kenneth Peterson <kenpetson at gmail.com>
  • Date: Tue, 6 Feb 2024 16:09:48 -0400
Southerly winds, gusting to 24 mph.  No rain as yet.   Very rough waters in the harbor.  All fishing boats went yesterday to St Maarten to seek better shelter and safety.I think  Winair managed to get 2 planes in safely this morning.  I doubt there will be any more attempts.  Hope tonight or tomorrow we can get some rain showers, probably coming in out of the west, when the winds pic up from that  side.  Thursday it should be all pulled away from the Islands. Yall keep safe out there. 


- on the count down.
  • By Kenneth Peterson <kenpetson at gmail.com>
  • Date: Wed, 1 Nov 2023 09:25:57 -0400
Good morning.  A blessed and safe NOVEMBER to all.  Thankful for a whole lot. October brought us some stormy days, nothing out of the norm that we   could not cope with.The very much needed rain which we did not get in the past few months. Cannot wait for the cool weather to arrive.It has been an extremely hot summer.Looks like the ATLANTIC is loosing her punch. Western caribbean sea some activity.  Lets hope every where remain s quiet for the rest of the season. We are having some nice sunny days, which are not bad.  Take care. Until.

- And the rains finally arrived.
  • By Kenneth Peterson <kenpetson at gmail.com>
  • Date: Mon, 23 Oct 2023 06:35:06 -0400
Yes between 4 and 6 a.m.  Very solid heavy  down pours .    Of course not without the fire works from above.   Not too close, which was nice.  South westerly wind which now has quieted down.  Rain has stopped and also the t.storm.  I think we should have gotten at least 2 inches of rain falling.  Possibly more.   I have to get myself   another meter.    Have  a safe and blessed week.


- Saba update,
  • By Kenneth Peterson <kenpetson at gmail.com>
  • Date: Sun, 22 Oct 2023 10:07:20 -0400
Excuse for not  reporting sooner.  Was following Tammy very close with not a whole lot of sleep.  I am happy to let you know Saba all was very well.   No wind, no rain and yesterday overcast with a light e/south east  wind, which dies out. Our thoughts and prayer are with those Islands who suffered.   Today we have a clear sky with the sun shining.  Thankfull  for a whole lot.   Saba went all out and was prepared for the worst.  Hoping it will remain quiet in the future.   Everybody keep safe. Regards.

  • By Kenneth Peterson <kenpetson at gmail.com>
  • Date: Tue, 3 Oct 2023 09:11:16 -0400
A good morning to all of the Storm Carib family.  Hope no mishaps in your area, although its sad to see what happened in Antigua. Thoughts and prayers are with those  affected.   Saba so far has fared quite well until now. Possibly more to come as the day progresses.  Between 5 and 6.30 a.m. we had very heavy solid rains and of course not without the fireworks.          We ha d a fairly strong westerly wind during the first round.  For now its very quiet, heavily overcast with out rain. I will only update if things got worse later today.  Keep safe. Its always nice to read the reports from the storm carib members and to know whats happening  on your Island.   God Bless.


- Philippe and Rina doing THE TANGO.
  • By Kenneth Peterson <kenpetson at gmail.com>
  • Date: Thu, 28 Sep 2023 16:37:42 -0400
Very impressive BLOBS out in the  Atlantic.  Now its a cat and mouse game.  A couple of days will tell.  Night before last at 10.45  pm nice quiet evening and sleeping very soundly and all at once  we were being bombarded with very fierce low to the earth  lightning and thunder together all at once.  With out any let up. For about 15 minutes.  I was running around frantically pulling plugs from the outlets.  Did not have the chance to get to the modem for the computer. Picked it up to  disconnect the telephone cable and while holding it one fierce bolt of lightning hit and it went POOF in my hands. Thank the Lord I was not knocked down.  It reminded me of many years ago when I got  surrounded inthe PERFECT LIGHTNING STORM ON THE SABA BANK.  everything on the boat was burnt.  The antenna burnt to the cabin roof. We survived with the blessings of the LORD.  Quite a lotof modems  and things burnt the other night on SABA. It just opened up right over our heads. We did get one inch of rain the half an hour it lasted.  HOPE NO MORE FIREWORKS LIKE that for a long time.   2 to 3 inches of rain falling would be most   welcome. Hope the dancers in the Atlantic do not cometo visit us on Monday for my Birthday.  Everybody keep safe. Excuse this turned out a bit lenghty. God Bless.

  • By Kenneth Peterson <kenpetson at gmail.com>
  • Date: Tue, 12 Sep 2023 08:08:37 -0400
Good morning and a HAPPY AND BLESSED TUESDAY.   Very quiet and still dry.  A few days of big concern with LEE looming on our door steps. Do hope everywhere can be spared.  What a blessing for  ALL    the NORTHERN LEEWARD ISLANDS.  No planes in or out for 2 days. Tomorrow   one   medical flight.    Friday flights should be back to normal.  Nice fresh south westerly winds for a few days. Better than the heat.  Today wind is at 15 knots from the South.   Soon to come back from the North East and then East.September slipping away.October a nd November eyes will turn to the West/ The Central Caribbean sea.  Hope no surprises from  that end. I am sure we can all remember.   Klaus and  the big one,  LENNY.    Keep well ,  safe and have a great week.

- extreme heat
  • By Kenneth Peterson <kenpetson at gmail.com>
  • Date: Mon, 28 Aug 2023 15:13:33 -0400
Not a cloud..  Very very clear sky and no wind. Inside the house its recording 90. degrees F.    In the back yard directly in the sun I  recorded 120 F. Earlier in the morning it was over cast and cool.  What a difference this afternoon at 3 p.m. Its really severe out there.  Hope soon  we can hear the rain drops falling. Its needed.  Keep safe. Low 40,s.   No where needs this  kind of heat.   

- not too much rain on Saba.
  • By Kenneth Peterson <kenpetson at gmail.com>
  • Date: Tue, 22 Aug 2023 17:27:54 -0400
This past weekend we got one inch of rain.  In the past weeks  some brief showers that did not last long. Have been experiencing many very clear hot days with a constant 90 degrees F.   We are still dry and need water for the cisterns. Looking ahead  quite a number of days coming up with  a very flat ocean .Mostly overcast and cooler days predicted.  One good thing due to our height above sea level we cool down fairly well at night.  So far in our neck of the woods its been very quiet. Wonder how much longer it will continue.?  Keep well and stay safe.

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