September 19, 2017 2:44 pm Last modified: 4:47 am

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Morning on the south shore of St. Croix hours before the arrival of Hurricane Maria. (Marina Ricci photo)

Morning on the south shore of St. Croix hours before the arrival of Hurricane Maria. (Marina Ricci photo)

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Store shelves are getting picked clean in advance of Hurricane Maria.

Waiting for the Storm on St Croix

St. Croix residents spent the last few days before Hurricane Maria arrives again preparing for a major storm: cleaning up yards, boarding up windows, gassing up their car and generators.
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The north shore of St. Thomas as Hurricane Maria draws near.

Hurricane Maria Eye Wall to Hit St. Croix

Hurricane Maria's eye wall is projected to pass over the southwest quadrant of St. Croix, meaning the island will experience the highest possible wind levels from the Category 5 hurricane and the southwest shore may see a massive storm surge.
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Flash Flood Watch Issued for Territory

The National Weather Service issued a flash flood watch for the U.S. Virgin Islands and Puerto Rico Tuesday morning. The watch will be in effect through Friday afternoon.
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CATEGORY 5: Hurricane Maria Bears Down on USVI

Hurricane Maria is a category five storm, an "extremely dangerous major hurricane" that will begin affecting the U.S. and British Virgin Islands within the next 24 hours.
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Editorial / Blogs

Virtue of the Week: Compassion

Compassion is understanding and caring when someone is hurt or troubled, even if you don’t know them. It is wanting to help, even if all you can do is listen and say kind words. You forgive mistakes. You are a friend when someone needs a friend
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Virgin Islanders Step Up to the Plate During This Crisis

Stephanie Emelia Barnes appreciates and praises the governor and so many others for the work they are doing for the recovery after the wrath of Hurricane Irma.
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Moving Forward Despite Irma

Justin Moorhead says: “’Never let a crisis go to waste’… It reminds me that there is opportunity in the most challenging of situations. The emphasis is not on any crisis. It is the opportunity that each crisis represents for change.”
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Plaskett Gives Update on Hurricane Aid

Delegate to Congress Stacey Plaskett gives an update of what is happening on the federal level to deal with the aftermath of Hurricane Irma in the U.S. Virgin Islands.
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