Maria 20 Sept 2017

Wednesday Sept. 20, 2017 – Hurricane Maria is moving across Puerto Rico as a Category 4 storm. The latest tracking forecasts now show Maria on a NW path that will go to the east of the Bahamas with winds lessening to category 2 when it passes Cat Island more than 200 miles to the east this weekend. The following are three online resources for tracking…

Maria Now a Category 4

Hurricane Jose has moved far to the north and now Hurricane Maria is rapidly growing in strength and is approaching Puerto Rico as a Category 4. Most tracking forecasts show Maria continuing on a WNW path into the Bahamas with Cat Island being within the storm winds of Maria as early as Saturday Sept 23rd.

Irma aftermath, all well on Cat

Irma has moved into norther Florida causing flooding and power outages and by all accounts Cat Island was spared the destruction caused by Irma. Other than tropical storm winds and intermittent power outages, all is well on Cat. Now our attention turns to Jose in the Atlantic, which so far is not posing a threat to any of hte islands. Leslie from PCBC sent a…

Irma 9 Sept AM Update

Irma made landfall on Cuba Late Friday night and continues its western track along Cuba. By all accounts Cat Island has been spared the destruction caused by Irma in the windward islands to the southeast of Puerto Rico. Our prayers continue with everyone in the Caribbean. PCBC sent a short video this morning, Saturday the 9th, showing the wave action on the beach. Other than…

Irma 8 Sept 2017 5:30PM Update

As of 530PM on Friday 8 Sept 2017, Hurricane Irma is still bearing down on Cuba’s northern shoreline and moving through the Bahamas. Irma continues its WNW path with winds that have picked up a bit to 155MPH and the outer edges of the storm are on Cat Island. Cat is experiencing wind but no rain so far. Our prayers continue with everyone on Cat…

Irma Update 8 Sept 2017

Friday 9 Sept 2017, Hurricane Irma is bearing down on Cuba and the southern islands of the Bahamas. Irma continues its WNW path with winds that have slowed to 150MPH and the outer edges of the storm are bringing wind and rain to Cat Island. Our prayers continue with everyone on Cat and in the Bahamas. PCBC reports they are all battened down. The Donaldson’s…

Hurricane Irma

Hurricane Irma is barreling down on the Dominican Republic and Haiti as I write this and is expected to continue its NW path into the center of the Bahamas. This storm is physically as big as Texas. It’s expected to hit the southern islands of Bahamas by Friday and impact Cat Island later Friday and into the weekend. Our prayers are with everyone on Cat…

Pigeon Cay Road Repairs

On our last stay we learned from Monie that roads that couldn’t be driven on in her childhood were called ‘donkey roads’ since they had to get out of the vehicle and ride a donkey to pass over them. Sadly, our road at Pigeon Cay is becoming a donkey road. It’s been ten years since it was last filled and leveled and four years since…