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Azores #96L fails to complete transition into a Sub-Tropical Storm. Elsewhere, weak low pressure in Caribbean may linger into next week.
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General Discussion >> Hurricane Ask/Tell

Bev
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Re: Need Preparation help...
      Fri Sep 08 2017 01:22 AM

If you don't feel that the house is safe, don't wait for a mandatory evacuation. Sometimes they err on the side of caution in not issuing mandatory evacuations because they don't think everybody can get out in time, which is even more dangerous than hunkering down. Use your own common sense and if you don't think you're safe, you probably aren't. Find out where your local shelter is and plan to get (wife and daughter) there before you can't get there anymore. Insurance covers hurricane damage. The deductible is usually a bit higher, but you'll get a brand new roof and windows. Live to fight another day.

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Survived Charley at Cat 4 under a staircase. Won't do that again. I watch SW Florida and Abaco primarily.

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* Need Preparation help... Kris Glover Fri Sep 08 2017 01:22 AM
. * * Re: Need Preparation help... Lamar-Plant City   Thu Sep 07 2017 10:52 PM
. * * Re: Need Preparation help... Prospero   Thu Sep 07 2017 10:45 PM
. * * Re: Need Preparation help... Kris Glover   Fri Sep 08 2017 12:11 AM
. * * Re: Need Preparation help... cieldumortModerator   Fri Sep 08 2017 12:20 AM
. * * Re: Need Preparation help... Kris Glover   Fri Sep 08 2017 12:45 AM
. * * Re: Need Preparation help... Bev   Fri Sep 08 2017 01:22 AM
. * * Re: Need Preparation help... DMFischer   Fri Sep 08 2017 01:12 AM
. * * Re: Need Preparation help... Prospero   Fri Sep 08 2017 12:19 AM
. * * Re: Need Preparation help... Tazmanian93   Thu Sep 07 2017 10:43 PM

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