Local Weather

End of Hurricane Season

For many, November marks a chill and a chance to hunker down at home. For residents of St. John island, November marks the end of a stressful hurricane season full of weather reports, storm tracking, and stocking-up. The months between May and November can bring some angry wind and water our way, so those who … Read more

Nice View

view from st. john island north shore

Nice View If you’re not familiar with St. John, the first thing you need to know is that the island is anything but flat. Old volcanoes created the incredible terrain we have today. If not for the beautiful mountains we would have some pretty boring views. Like the islands of Hawaii, most of the islands … Read more

Hanging on the Vine

allamanda

Hanging on the Vine As the weather on St. John gets drier, it’s hard not to appreciate the drought-tolerant vines of the island. Like other weeds, they don’t just survive, they flourish in dry weather.  Unlike most weeds, however, these give the island amazing color and raise everyone’s spirits. Take the Bougainvillea, for example, a … Read more

Rain Rules the Day

Rainbow on St. John Island

Rain Rules the Day St. John has been getting a steady stream of rain daily, just enough to keep the forest well rooted, yet not so much that it would ruin a good beach day. Rain is a rarity here, as are grey skies and gloom. Because we see sun and bright blue skies nearly … Read more