A guy who lived on St. John for years once told us he thought the coolest thing about cable TV was the Weather Channel. Every fall, you could watch the radar images of tropical storms likely to form, “and see one bright red fireball after another being thrown off the coast of Africa. ”
We don’t know how cool it actually is, but that’s a pretty accurate description of the last couple of weeks this hurricane season. Fay, Gustav, Hannah, Ike and Josephine.
Hannah is hundreds of miles away from the Virgin Islands, but its outer bands are taking the fun out of vacations right now. OSJ reader Ron sends in this clip of almost always-glassy Frank Bay from Wednesday evening.