Hurricane Maria Lashes Vieques And St. Croix

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Hurricane Maria is seen in the Atlantic Ocean in this NOAA's GOES East satellite image taken on September 19, 2017. Courtesy NASA/NOAA GOES Project/Handout via REUTERS
Hurricane Maria is seen in the Atlantic Ocean in this NOAA's GOES East satellite image taken on September 19, 2017. Courtesy NASA/NOAA GOES Project/Handout via REUTERS

Hurricane Maria passed through the U.S. Virgin Island of St. Croix and the small Caribbean island of Vieques on its way toward Puerto Rico Wednesday. There has been limited access to reports from both islands, leaving many to wonder about the extent of the damages. Internet users pleaded for updates about both Vieques and St. Croix,…