Anyone here in Florence's path?

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Re: Anyone here in Florence's path?

Post by Goose55 » Wed Sep 12, 2018 9:04 am

"Hurricane Florence is expected to bring catastrophic flooding to the Southeast and may dump as much as 40 inches of rain in North Carolina alone."

https://www.yahoo.com/gma/hurricane-flo ... ories.html

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Re: Anyone here in Florence's path?

Post by tuttle » Wed Sep 12, 2018 1:24 pm

JimVH wrote:
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My cousins close to Black Mountain said if I need to bug out head to their place.

I told them if it looks like mudslides, they should bug out and head to my place.
I have a room open. The drive sucks, but I have plenty of tobacco and hooch.
One of these days I'm just going to crash your place on the pretense of a Midwestern Hurricane.
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Re: Anyone here in Florence's path?

Post by JimVH » Wed Sep 12, 2018 2:06 pm

tuttle wrote:
Wed Sep 12, 2018 1:24 pm
JimVH wrote:
Tue Sep 11, 2018 7:47 pm
DepartedLight wrote:
Tue Sep 11, 2018 5:57 pm
My cousins close to Black Mountain said if I need to bug out head to their place.

I told them if it looks like mudslides, they should bug out and head to my place.
I have a room open. The drive sucks, but I have plenty of tobacco and hooch.
One of these days I'm just going to crash your place on the pretense of a Midwestern Hurricane.
Bring it.

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Re: Anyone here in Florence's path?

Post by Goose55 » Wed Sep 12, 2018 2:35 pm

Weather Underground Dr. Jeff Masters · September 12, 2018, 10:08 AM EDT .......

"Extremely dangerous Hurricane Florence continues to maintain Category 4 strength as it steams west-northwest towards a devasting encounter with North Carolina and South Carolina. Florence is a storm whose strength, impacts, and unorthodox track all point to outcomes that will likely lie outside historical experience for much of the Southeast U.S. The odds continue to increase that Florence will stall on Friday and move slowly west-southwestward along the coast for several days, bringing a devastating rainfall, storm surge, and wind event for a large swath of North and South Carolina."

ISS image of Hurricane Florence at 9 am EDT Wednesday, September 12, 2018. Image credit: Ricky Arnold....

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Re: Anyone here in Florence's path?

Post by Goose55 » Wed Sep 12, 2018 7:42 pm

Astronauts at the International Space Station struggled to fit the enormous storm into one frame.

"We could only capture her with a super wide-angle lens from the Space Station, 400 km directly above the eye," astronaut Alexander Gerst tweeted on Wednesday. "Get prepared on the East Coast, this is a no-kidding nightmare coming for you."

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Re: Anyone here in Florence's path?

Post by Steverino » Wed Sep 12, 2018 8:55 pm

We were in the original path but if it does that left turn thing into SC we probably won't see much but a little wind and maybe 4 to 6 inches of rain.
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Re: Anyone here in Florence's path?

Post by DepartedLight » Wed Sep 12, 2018 9:10 pm

Steverino wrote:
Wed Sep 12, 2018 8:55 pm
We were in the original path but if it does that left turn thing into SC we probably won't see much but a little wind and maybe 4 to 6 inches of rain.
I have customer calls in the morning, Therefore, I am safe.

From lunch on, i'm open to bug out.
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Re: Anyone here in Florence's path?

Post by durangopipe » Thu Sep 13, 2018 10:17 am

Currently appears that Longs, SC and Smokingpipes are going to be very near the center of Florence and in the most destructive northeast quadrant.

Keep those good folks in your prayers.
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Re: Anyone here in Florence's path?

Post by sweetandsour » Thu Sep 13, 2018 6:45 pm

durangopipe wrote:
Thu Sep 13, 2018 10:17 am
Currently appears that Longs, SC and Smokingpipes are going to be very near the center of Florence and in the most destructive northeast quadrant.

Keep those good folks in your prayers.
Yes, those folks and many others. Looks like I should be able to fly out of DC and get to Houston tmrw.
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Re: Anyone here in Florence's path?

Post by DepartedLight » Thu Sep 13, 2018 10:20 pm

So far so good.
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Re: Anyone here in Florence's path?

Post by JimVH » Thu Sep 13, 2018 10:40 pm

I'm really concerned about y'all.

Praying accordingly.

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Re: Anyone here in Florence's path?

Post by sweetandsour » Fri Sep 14, 2018 2:29 am

Praying for everyone affected, including rescuers and relief personnel.
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Re: Anyone here in Florence's path?

Post by JimVH » Sat Sep 15, 2018 5:58 pm

Anyone able to check in?

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Re: Anyone here in Florence's path?

Post by Steverino » Sat Sep 15, 2018 8:07 pm

We're getting the rain now and it's supposed to rain all day tomorrow. Still no wind to speak of, though we do get a pretty good gust now and then. There have been a few power outages in our county and in some of the surrounding counties; so far ours has stayed on. Probably because I bought a generator last year. But if that does it, hey.
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Re: Anyone here in Florence's path?

Post by DepartedLight » Sat Sep 15, 2018 8:21 pm

Checking in from Tobacco Fairy Head Quarters; all is well in Pittsboro.
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