"We came to the Dominican Republic for a fun vacation", Weston Rudisill told LNP Wednesday.
FERNANDEZ: You know, it's something that we have gotten used to.
The team is expected to return to the Turks and Caicos Islands on Sunday and return to work on Monday, weather permitting. But the one thing that we were able to accomplish, which is saving lives - up until this day, we don't have any casualties. "Most of them got canceled this morning anyway". The distance error five days in the future is over 240 miles from the point the National Hurricane Center projects the storm will be.
As people took stock of the damage, officials are warning it could be months before power is restored on the island.
President Trump tweeted the island's governor expressing his concerns for the safety of its residents. "Now that we switched hotels I feel much safer". It went across the island.
Rudisill and Raysor have a flight out of Punta Cana scheduled for Friday afternoon. It's a reservoir, and they can't open the compartments so that the water can go out because there's too much pressure.
And if that flight gets canceled?
The hurricane knocked out all power in Puerto Rico, toppled cellphone towers and ripped the roofs off homes and businesses.
Staton noted there's a "broad spectrum" of events happening in the world lately. Almodovar proposed to Parker in December 2015. And as soon as our crews can safely hit the streets, we'll start to rebuild, I guarantee you. And we had a situation similar to what happened in Texas with Harvey.
"They were telling us, 'Don't worry".
Puerto Rico has been battered by Hurricane Maria all day.
SIMON: Mr. Fernandez, do you know anything about this vulnerable dam in the northwest of Puerto Rico?
But the storm and elements in the atmosphere could change and steer things differently, he said. Overnight, Parker said she couldn't sleep as she listened to updates from staff, listened to the howling wind and watched the lights flicker. Within a few hours, everyone was allowed to leave. Yeah - no, it's - well, OK.
OK enough that the resort staff asked if they wanted to try to have their wedding on Sept. 9 like planned. Right now, the eye of the storm entered through the northeastern part of the island. Maria hit St. Croix on Tuesday (September 19) night and Hurricane Irma struck St. Thomas and St. John on September 6.