The weather is already affecting the weekend sporting programme.
Saturday's Combination One Football fixture between St. Mary's and Corinthians at The Bowl has been postponed.
On Sunday, the 15-17 League game between St. Mary's"A" and Ayre is also off.
In the Under-15 Reg Lunt Shield, Corinthians "B" v Onchan has been called off, as has the Under-15 "A" League match between Corinthians and Ramsey Youth Centre.
With heavy rain and gales forecast overnight (Friday into Saturday), Douglas Corporation says it will inspect all pitches again tomorrow morning.