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Old 08-26-2020, 07:35 AM
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S. Florida has plenty of hurricanes so most people just expect them regularly and homes/businesses are prepared for them. I always feel bad when an area that rarely gets storms gets hit with a Cat 4! That storm is going to be a hard hit. Stay safe, hope for a quick pass through for you guys.
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Good luck and all safety to those in the affected areas.
I can't figure out how the forecasters , despite knowing about the super warm gulf waters , didn't see this incredible intensifying 2 days ago when they were still talking about a marginal cat 2 making landfall.
Some rough days and weeks ahead , damn I hate a hurricane .
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They're saying up to a 20' storm surge. 80% of the nations refining capability has already shut down in preparation for Laura. No telling how long it may last. Load up on fuel now!
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We left Clear lake (Kemah) and are up north, house was prepped for a big hit but it looks like we will get missed.

Cameron La. is about to get wiped off the map... it’s going to be a long night out there
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Old 08-26-2020, 06:33 PM
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Originally Posted by madbouyz View Post
Good luck and all safety to those in the affected areas.
I can't figure out how the forecasters , despite knowing about the super warm gulf waters , didn't see this incredible intensifying 2 days ago when they were still talking about a marginal cat 2 making landfall.
Some rough days and weeks ahead , damn I hate a hurricane .

A couple of local forecasters here were warning of the possibility of a last minute increase in intensity.
We barely got a swell around here.
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Our thoughts and Prayers are with you all.
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Prayers for All. God Bless!
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14 to 16 ft less storm surge than predicted and warned about, which is good, but ?....hope all are safe
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14 to 16 ft less storm surge than predicted and warned about, which is good, but ?....hope all are safe
That storm surge prediction is always wrong! Katrina was the only one that had crazy flooding but I thought that was a reservoir or something that broke loose.
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Originally Posted by Jupiter Sunsation View Post
That storm surge prediction is always wrong! Katrina was the only one that had crazy flooding but I thought that was a reservoir or something that broke loose.

yeah a barge broke loose and took leave for Katrina. this store was 200 miles wider then Katrina 400 miles wide This one blew up fast to 650 miles wide. Was a nasty one for sure will change the small towns on the south west side of the state for ever.
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