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Re: Hurricane Dorian [Re: tpcook] #203501
08/30/2019 08:16 AM
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Thorsten--Vero had been in the crosshairs yesterday, which was the worst scenario for us, but it's moved a bit further south this morning. Best wishes to you and everyone in Florida, it seems! crazy They seem to have no idea what this one is going to do.


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Re: Hurricane Dorian [Re: sail445] #203526
08/30/2019 03:08 PM
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This just in..Trump is opening Mar y Lago as an evacuation site.

Re: Hurricane Dorian [Re: Carol_Hill] #203532
08/30/2019 07:23 PM
08/30/2019 07:23 PM
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Originally Posted by Carol_Hill
Thorsten--Vero had been in the crosshairs yesterday, which was the worst scenario for us, but it's moved a bit further south this morning. Best wishes to you and everyone in Florida, it seems! crazy They seem to have no idea what this one is going to do.
Yes, as of 8 PM tonight, the hurricane experts REALLY aren't sure if Dorian will even get to Florida before turning north and northeast. Please tell Manpot that we don't need his supposedly funny BS about Trump's Florida property!!!!!

Re: Hurricane Dorian [Re: Carol_Hill] #203534
08/30/2019 07:43 PM
08/30/2019 07:43 PM
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It seems to become clear that the storm may come ashore slightly below Vero Beach at 145 mph and then skirt the coastline of Florida north. This is the worst scenario Will be massive damage. Electricity could be off for weeks


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Re: Hurricane Dorian [Re: sail445] #203538
08/30/2019 09:45 PM
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Interstate 77 just North of Charlotte is full of power line trucks heading south. Should be lots of help if it does go bad.
George

Re: Hurricane Dorian [Re: GeorgeC1] #203566
08/31/2019 09:40 AM
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Originally Posted by GeorgeC1
Interstate 77 just North of Charlotte is full of power line trucks heading south. Should be lots of help if it does go bad.
George

They may want to stop soon! Track moving up coast. IF lucky the tracks will continue to turn north and then NE. Hopefully, USA mainland will be spared the experience this time.

But hope my coastal GA & SC friends are in preparation mode.


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Re: Hurricane Dorian [Re: Kmon] #203567
08/31/2019 10:16 AM
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Originally Posted by Kmon
Originally Posted by Carol_Hill
Thorsten--Vero had been in the crosshairs yesterday, which was the worst scenario for us, but it's moved a bit further south this morning. Best wishes to you and everyone in Florida, it seems! crazy They seem to have no idea what this one is going to do.
Yes, as of 8 PM tonight, the hurricane experts REALLY aren't sure if Dorian will even get to Florida before turning north and northeast. Please tell Manpot that we don't need his supposedly funny BS about Trump's Florida property!!!!!


You just did. smile

Re: Hurricane Dorian [Re: sail445] #203570
08/31/2019 12:11 PM
08/31/2019 12:11 PM
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I thought it was funny!
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Re: Hurricane Dorian [Re: GeorgeC1] #203579
08/31/2019 05:02 PM
08/31/2019 05:02 PM
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Supposed to be..

Re: Hurricane Dorian [Re: sail445] #203581
08/31/2019 06:22 PM
08/31/2019 06:22 PM
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I also thought it was funny.


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Re: Hurricane Dorian [Re: Manpot] #203586
08/31/2019 09:35 PM
08/31/2019 09:35 PM
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Mal--Let's just leave politics out of this ok? Let's focus on the storm. For me, personally, the tracks from today are better news than before and hopefully they verify.


Carol Hill
Re: Hurricane Dorian [Re: sail445] #203595
09/01/2019 09:12 AM
09/01/2019 09:12 AM
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Now thinking of the folks in Marsh Harbor and other north Bahamas areas, low-lying towns with 160 mph winds and the potential surge is a terrible scenario...


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Re: Hurricane Dorian [Re: crmoores] #203606
09/01/2019 11:31 AM
09/01/2019 11:31 AM
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Winds from Dorian are now 180 mph. Unimaginable..


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Re: Hurricane Dorian [Re: sail445] #203613
09/01/2019 12:14 PM
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Yes 180 mph.
Send some prayers to the Bahamians.
May they be safe.


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Re: Hurricane Dorian [Re: sail445] #203619
09/01/2019 01:34 PM
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Anyone else also watching that orange cross coming off Africa?

Re: Hurricane Dorian [Re: Manpot] #203620
09/01/2019 01:55 PM
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@manpot, the NWS has a tropical forecast you can check.

https://www.weather.gov/srh/tropical?office=sju

Re: Hurricane Dorian [Re: sail445] #203628
09/01/2019 05:00 PM
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An island state of mind
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Manpot has owned a villa on Tortola for over 30 years. I'm sure he knows the weather sites to check.

Re: Hurricane Dorian [Re: sail445] #203630
09/01/2019 05:17 PM
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Thanks all...hoping for the very best for our Bahamian friends..any news from that area would be great.

Re: Hurricane Dorian [Re: sail445] #203631
09/01/2019 05:32 PM
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Marsh Harbour and Abaco in general got hit pretty hard with winds and flooding.

Re: Hurricane Dorian [Re: tradewinds] #203632
09/01/2019 05:43 PM
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Originally Posted by tradewinds
Manpot has owned a villa on Tortola for over 30 years. I'm sure he knows the weather sites to check.


You have to remember 30 years ago the weather forecasts weren’t even close to the accuracy of today and to mention the orange cross without mentioning the five day predicted forecast which shows it going north and away from the islands shows that secondary advice is always welcome.

Re: Hurricane Dorian [Re: sail445] #203638
09/01/2019 08:03 PM
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Hard to believe..but my knowledge and understanding has moved along with those years. In TV we went from the dark ages to Beta to Digital during my TV career. I can handle the upgrade in technology and appreciate it and the advice from good friends.Now..where is my good friend George Carlin and his "Hippy Dippy Weather Man"...he had the the knowledge to make sense of all this.

Re: Hurricane Dorian [Re: tradewinds] #203640
09/01/2019 09:49 PM
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Originally Posted by tradewinds
Manpot has owned a villa on Tortola for over 30 years. I'm sure he knows the weather sites to check.


I’ll mind my own business in the future

Re: Hurricane Dorian [Re: sail445] #203642
09/02/2019 12:41 AM
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Back to your stormwatch...

Re: Hurricane Dorian [Re: sail445] #203652
09/02/2019 09:53 AM
09/02/2019 09:53 AM
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>> I’ll mind my own business in the future <<

All input welcome! Knowledge = safe travels...:) thanks

Last edited by crmoores; 09/02/2019 09:55 AM.

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Re: Hurricane Dorian [Re: sail445] #203657
09/02/2019 01:51 PM
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The news out of the Bahamas is sounding pretty grim with Dorian basically stalled. At least that angry red cross off Africa looks like it will spare them and us by heading into open water.

Re: Hurricane Dorian [Re: Manpot] #203658
09/02/2019 01:57 PM
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And a new tropical Wave ist forecast to emerge.

Re: Hurricane Dorian [Re: sail445] #203720
09/03/2019 02:25 PM
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Re: Hurricane Dorian [Re: sail445] #203729
09/03/2019 04:09 PM
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We did a cabin charter through the Abacos this past June and loved it. The people were awesome and the sailing just beautiful. It's heartbreaking to watch just like we did during Irmaria.


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