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Re: Any info on Orient Beach & Grand Case storm damage [Re: PelicanPirate]
      #1743292 - 09/06/17 10:01 PM (24.209.195.61)

I think the picture of the resort is in the Maho area.

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Re: Any info on Orient Beach & Grand Case storm damage [Re: DDnBob]
      #1743372 - 09/07/17 07:34 AM (98.29.235.208)

I'm worrying the silence about the French side is not a good sign. Has anybody seen/ heard anything from the Westin to Nettle Bay on that side. Saw a little grand Case and Marigot and nothing in between.

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Re: Any info on Orient Beach & Grand Case storm damage [Re: PelicanPirate]
      #1743375 - 09/07/17 07:40 AM (98.13.71.73)

Was wondering the same thing. Haven't seen anything about Club O, or how the new buildings on Orient beach held up.

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Re: Any info on Orient Beach & Grand Case storm damage [Re: BeachKitten]
      #1743381 - 09/07/17 07:53 AM (98.240.35.18)

The pictures Calmos Cafe posted are absolutely heart wrenching. it is just so totally...mowed down. I'm pretty sure you can see the c'est lavie sign peeking out from some of the bar rubble.

Edited by taraavo (09/07/17 07:58 AM)


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Re: Any info on Orient Beach & Grand Case storm damage [Re: taraavo]
      #1743443 - 09/07/17 10:20 AM (12.188.252.66)

I found some evidence of the damage to Orient Village. See the attached FB video and look around the :09 mark. Tons of damage, but a surprising amount of roofs left standing given the direct hit. I hate to the think of what the storm surge did.

https://www.facebook.com/rtlnieuws/video..._location=group


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Re: Any info on Orient Beach & Grand Case storm damage [Re: IslandLover74]
      #1743471 - 09/07/17 11:12 AM (72.192.9.241)

This also shows flooding of Alegria lobby and the road to Beachside. Shows major roof damage to Alegria.

The beach at Mary's Boon/Karacter is washed away with sand across the runway all the way to the air terminal. Cannot walk on beach from Mary's Boon to Beachside Villas as water comes to airport fence. Nature will replace this like it has in prior years.


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Re: Any info on Orient Beach & Grand Case storm damage [Re: ruralcarrier]
      #1743514 - 09/07/17 12:53 PM (97.126.26.150)

The Today Show this morning reported that 95% of the French side had been destroyed. So sad and very hard to wrap your head around.

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Re: Any info on Orient Beach & Grand Case storm damage [Re: molldoll]
      #1743536 - 09/07/17 01:46 PM (73.149.211.92)

Based on where I see the sand having accumulated and extent of destruction, I made this artists rendition of what I imagine the storm surge to have been.
Probably about 8 feet in height that had waves passing Tap-5 Pizza. So Sad!
https://www.phowd.com/photo/29848/surge

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Re: Any info on Orient Beach & Grand Case storm damage [Re: MassExodus]
      #1743558 - 09/07/17 02:25 PM (142.112.109.93)

Quote:

MassExodus said:
https://www.phowd.com/photo/29848/surge




Wow, absolutely heart wrenching. I hope my friends at La Playa are well, this looks really really bad in Orient Village.


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Re: Any info on Orient Beach & Grand Case storm damage [Re: Bob_Dot]
      #1743565 - 09/07/17 02:47 PM (47.192.5.2)

Bob Dot--are you referring to the link in the post above yours, as I don't see the Alegria lobby in it.

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