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Thu Aug 2, 2012, 07:48 AM

It's August, time to keep an eye out for these

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Reply It's August, time to keep an eye out for these (Original post)
hobbit709 Aug 2012 OP
darkangel218 Aug 2012 #1
hobbit709 Aug 2012 #2
darkangel218 Aug 2012 #3
hobbit709 Aug 2012 #5
CherokeeDem Aug 2012 #4
darkangel218 Aug 2012 #7
malaise Aug 2012 #13
malaise Aug 2012 #6
darkangel218 Aug 2012 #8
malaise Aug 2012 #10
hobbit709 Aug 2012 #11
hobbit709 Aug 2012 #9
malaise Aug 2012 #12

Response to hobbit709 (Original post)

Thu Aug 2, 2012, 08:00 AM

1. Hurricanes are just rain and wind.

Really is nothing to be scared of. Down here in FL we have hurricane parties

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Response to darkangel218 (Reply #1)

Thu Aug 2, 2012, 08:05 AM

2. Tell yourself that when a Cat 5 roars in.

Ask the people in Biloxi that survived Camille, 200+mph winds and a 27 foot surge.

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Response to hobbit709 (Reply #2)

Thu Aug 2, 2012, 08:21 AM

3. Its not like cat 5s come in unexpectedtly

You have days to prepare or evacuate. In my opinion hurricanes are nothing compared with tornadoes and earthquakes. I've lived through so many, they don't scare me anymore.

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Response to darkangel218 (Reply #3)

Thu Aug 2, 2012, 08:25 AM

5. People in Biloxi knew it was coming. They had hurricane parties too.

You haven't seen a Cat 5. The intensity level is completely different between a 3 or 4 and a 5. It's like the difference between a F2 and a F5 tornado.
I've been in earthquakes, tornados, floods, fires and even volcanic eruption. I know when it's time to run.

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Response to darkangel218 (Reply #1)

Thu Aug 2, 2012, 08:24 AM

4. Yeah...When I lived in Miami....

I had a friend who always said..."Ah...it's only wind and rain, nothing to see here." Then I got a frantic call after Wilma passed; she and her husband were trapped in their townhouse. Nearly all the trees in her yard had been blown down and were blocking all exits from their place. Took neighbors and firefighters two hours to chainsaw through the downed tress to clear a path to rescue them and their cats.

Party on, dude!

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Response to CherokeeDem (Reply #4)

Thu Aug 2, 2012, 08:32 AM

7. Ive lived through Wilma

We were without power for 2 weeks, eating canned food. Again, we were ready for it. People need to be prepared and take reeponsability for their own safety. I happen to like storms a lot , you get to see the real power of nature, and you DO have time to prepare. Like I said, another hurricane party coming up!

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Response to CherokeeDem (Reply #4)

Thu Aug 2, 2012, 08:57 AM

13. The real question in Jamaica is will it stop our 50th anniversary of

Independence party. Forecasts say whatever will hit us will hit us on Independence Day - Monday August 6 - that is one party we want to celebrate but we may be lucky - again as it may go well south of us as a TS.

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Response to darkangel218 (Reply #1)

Thu Aug 2, 2012, 08:28 AM

6. Sure - remember that Andrew one

NOT

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Response to malaise (Reply #6)

Thu Aug 2, 2012, 08:33 AM

8. thats why you dont live in mobile homes anr shacks :)

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Response to darkangel218 (Reply #8)

Thu Aug 2, 2012, 08:52 AM

10. Not funny n/t

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Response to darkangel218 (Reply #8)

Thu Aug 2, 2012, 08:53 AM

11. Not all of these were trailers or shacks

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Response to malaise (Reply #6)

Thu Aug 2, 2012, 08:50 AM

9. Hi Malaise. How you doing?

Enjoying my new batch of Blue Mountain. For my birthday I got myself some Mavis Bank, Arntully and Clifton Mount

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Response to hobbit709 (Reply #9)

Thu Aug 2, 2012, 08:53 AM

12. Enjoy

Just had my last cup before I head out of here - nothing on earth like blue mountain coffee. Happy Birthday

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