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OUTLOOK NOT TOO SUNNY, BUT NOT SO BAD

Dec. 19, 2001 – There are more showers ahead, San Juan-based National Weather Service forecaster Miguel Sierra said on Wednesday, but don't look for anything like the monsoonish conditions that hit the territory last weekend. "Just showers and clouds," he said.
Wednesday night and Thursday will be partly cloudy with the occasional passing shower, Sierra said, but the weather will begin to deteriorate again on Friday.
While residents are glad for the rain that filled their cisterns, they aren't keen on a repeat of last weekend's thunder and lightening. "I had one dog in my face and another under the bed," St. John resident Lisa Durgin said. But, she added, this is the first time her cistern has filled since she moved into her house six years ago.
Durgin, unlike many other V.I. residents, hasn't seen mold grow on leather shoes in her closet or foliage grow rampant in her yard.
The lack of sun has taken its toll on solar hot water systems. Allen Glenn, who owns Cloud Nine Villas on St. John, said he got a call from one guest complaining that she didn't have any hot water. "But I don't make any guarantees for weather," he said.

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Dec. 19, 2001 - There are more showers ahead, San Juan-based National Weather Service forecaster Miguel Sierra said on Wednesday, but don't look for anything like the monsoonish conditions that hit the territory last weekend. "Just showers and clouds," he said.
Wednesday night and Thursday will be partly cloudy with the occasional passing shower, Sierra said, but the weather will begin to deteriorate again on Friday.
While residents are glad for the rain that filled their cisterns, they aren't keen on a repeat of last weekend's thunder and lightening. "I had one dog in my face and another under the bed," St. John resident Lisa Durgin said. But, she added, this is the first time her cistern has filled since she moved into her house six years ago.
Durgin, unlike many other V.I. residents, hasn't seen mold grow on leather shoes in her closet or foliage grow rampant in her yard.
The lack of sun has taken its toll on solar hot water systems. Allen Glenn, who owns Cloud Nine Villas on St. John, said he got a call from one guest complaining that she didn't have any hot water. "But I don't make any guarantees for weather," he said.