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Happy for the folks in the Carolinas that this thing is weakening. Difference in a Cat 4 and Cat 1/2 is between utter destruction and a one month inconvenience. (sans flooding)
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A moment of silly; look at the forecast location for Saturday morning:



How would you like to be named Florence, living in Florence, SC, preparing to be hit by hurricane Florence?

Surely a reporter there is going to find at least a couple for interviews.
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A moment of silly; look at the forecast location for Saturday morning:


Surely a reporter there is going to find at least a couple for interviews.

I got the bi-line set for the reporter.

You gotta Go with the Flo
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How would you like to be named Florence, living in Florence, SC, preparing to be hit by hurricane Florence?
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No problem here.
Try a different browser?

That flag is going to be completely shredded, if the pole isn't torn down first.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=deG4NxkouGM
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That flag is going to be completely shredded, if the pole isn't torn down first.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=deG4NxkouGM

Geez. You're right. You should hop in your dingy and row out there to secure it.

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Geez. You're right. You should hop in your dingy and row out there to secure it.

Office Pool on NC Flag... It

(1) Gets Shredded off
(2) Gets Submerged
(3) The Pole blows down first
(4) The Camera gets blown off pole.

Yeah, its a boring morning
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Geez. You're right. You should hop in your dingy and row out there to secure it.

The B&B on the platform has more than a few of the past shredded flags.



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The B&B on the platform has more than a few of the past shredded flags.



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I think Baytown may have exceeded that total during Harvey.

For all the TBR folks in the path, please be safe!!!!!
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Poor flag is ready to go.  8888crybaby

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Poor flag is ready to go.

Naw, Old Glory just opened up its jaw and is laughing out loud in the face of the storm.
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OK. As predicted all the news channels are doing the gratuitous idiot standing out in the rain and the wind yelling into the microphone that THERE REALLY IS RAIN AND WIND HAPPENING RIGHT NOW!!

How does the rain feel Jim?
Well Stan it feels wet.
And the wind, how does the wind feel Jim?
It feels windy Stan.

LOL! Why? Why is there some compulsion for the news to do this? How does this help anything?

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« Last Edit: September 13, 2018, 03:38:49 PM by 240B »
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Poor flag is ready to go.  8888crybaby

Whitecaps are looking good...
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Sustained wind speed has dropped again from 110 to 100. If it drops another 5 it will go to a Category 1 storm. Also the speed is down from 17mph to 5mph.

« Last Edit: September 13, 2018, 04:50:53 PM by 240B »
You cannot "COEXIST" with people who want to kill you.
If they kill their own with no conscience, there is nothing to stop them from killing you.
Rational fear and anger at vicious murderous Islamic terrorists is the same as irrational antisemitism, according to the Leftists.

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Poor flag is ready to go.  8888crybaby


Watching the evening news.  The torn flag was just shown. 

I'm reminded of the Star Spangled Banner.  "Our flag was still there."  Might be battered, but it perseveres.

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Sustained wind speed has dropped again from 110 to 100. If it drops another 5 it will go to a Category 1 storm. Also the speed is down from 17mph to 5mph.



That the wind speed is dropping is great news.
That it has slowed down to 5 mph in movement is terrible news.

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That the wind speed is dropping is great news.
That it has slowed down to 5 mph in movement is terrible news.

That slow traveling speed will cause far more total damage than the 10 mph drop in wind saved.
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That slow traveling speed will cause far more total damage than the 10 mph drop in wind saved.


Especially if the eyewall stays off land and doesn’t really weaken.
I disagree.  Circle gets the square.

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Prayers up for all affected by Florence.

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Oh, say can you see by the dawn’s early light
What so proudly we hailed at the twilight’s last gleaming?
Whose broad stripes and bright stars thru the perilous fight,
O’er the ramparts we watched were so gallantly streaming?
And the rocket’s red glare, the bombs bursting in air,
Gave proof through the night that our flag was still there.
Oh, say does that star-spangled banner yet wave
O’er the land of the free and the home of the brave?

I checked it out for all of us.
I did proudly hail at the twilight's last gleaming and it was gallantly streaming.
I'll check it out again at dawn's early light to see if that star-spangled banner yet wave.

It was there at dusk. I'll check it out again at sunrise.
« Last Edit: September 13, 2018, 08:43:01 PM by 240B »
You cannot "COEXIST" with people who want to kill you.
If they kill their own with no conscience, there is nothing to stop them from killing you.
Rational fear and anger at vicious murderous Islamic terrorists is the same as irrational antisemitism, according to the Leftists.

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Oh, say can you see by the dawn’s early light
What so proudly we hailed at the twilight’s last gleaming?
Whose broad stripes and bright stars thru the perilous fight,
O’er the ramparts we watched were so gallantly streaming?
And the rocket’s red glare, the bombs bursting in air,
Gave proof through the night that our flag was still there.
Oh, say does that star-spangled banner yet wave
O’er the land of the free and the home of the brave?

I checked it out for all of us.
I did proudly hail at the twilight's last gleaming and it was gallantly streaming.
I'll check it out again at dawn's early light to see if that star-spangled banner yet wave.

It was there at dusk. I'll check it out again at sunrise.

Thanks for that
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Still can't believe the utter stupidity of people who think they have to stand out in the wind and rain in order to tell you that the wind is blowing and the rain is falling.  **nononono*


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