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post #1 of 29 (permalink) Old 09-12-2018, 03:28 PM Thread Starter
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Hurricane Florence

This is for all in the path of Hurricane Florence, BE SAFE. I looked at our "where are you from poll" and 30% live in an area with a high probability of impact for this storm. I went thru a monster storm last year with Hurricane Harvey and can relate to the unknown hazards coming y'alls way. Please use this thread to update your safety. I know several of you are in the direct path. Just remember that the north east side of the storm is always the worst. Post often so we can keep track of your well-being. Good luck to all.

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post #2 of 29 (permalink) Old 09-12-2018, 05:40 PM
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Thanks les, we’ll keep you updated as we learn more day to day. I got my alerts earlier today. We’ve had so much rain this summer that the ground is still saturated and the rain and high winds predicted here are expected to cause area flooding. We filled up all our vehicles before price gouging and stocked up on extra food just in case, and I readied the 4by4 for extra duty.


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If it's sketchy get the hell out of Dodge. Please be safe everyone.
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I used to do fire and flood restoration in FL and have seen first hand the devastation hurricanes, tornadoes spawned from them and flooding can cause. Err on the side of caution and take it seriously. Be safe and I hope you all come out unscathed. Blessings.
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I used to do fire and flood restoration in FL and have seen first hand the devastation hurricanes, tornadoes spawned from them and flooding can cause. Err on the side of caution and take it seriously. Be safe and I hope you all come out unscathed. Blessings.
Thanks to all for your concern & prayers. Much appreciated! I’m located just a tad NE of Charlotte. If you look at the map posted, I’m right about where the “C” is on the name “North Carolina”.
Looks like the wind won’t be so bad but I’m in the 8” forecast rain band.
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If you want to monitor the hurricane 34 miles from shore:
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Being damn near waterfront property. (Less then 100 yrds from my front door is march land.) I am glad Flo has had its landfall moved south, last I checked. But, that doesn't mean I am out of harms way. I have pretty much done all the storm prep that we normally do and the vehicles are on higher ground.
Will drop a line & keep you 'in-landers' updated how things are progressing.
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We just got another notification that as Florence turns to the northwest after landfall after impacting the Carolinas, it’s predicting flash flooding in my area.


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Flo's location as of 3pm est. & her projected path. Looks like I'll get wind & rain, But, the storm surge should not be that bad. fingers crossed
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Been quiet with updates. For y'all in Hurricane Florence's path, post something if you can, even if it's that everything is good. All, be safe.
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