Updated 11 am Jan. 17
A coastal storm that dumped a lot of rain Monday has forced Tisbury officials to close Five Corners due to flooding. While the rain is over, the water had not receded as of 11 am.
Earlier, the storm’s heavy wind forced the Steamship Authority to cancel some ferries. Ferry service is now operating.
Meanwhile, TestMV delayed opening its asymptomatic testing site at the Ag Hall due to the weather conditions, according to Mary Breslauer, a spokeswoman for TestMV.
The site will open at 12 pm on Jan. 17. Appointments made between 9 am and 12 pm will be honored between 12 pm and 4 pm as long as weather conditions permit.
Martha’s Vineyard has seen a record number of new COVID-positive cases in recent weeks.