(Weather Guru)
Fri Oct 21 2005 11:48 AM
Re: not confident

[quote Friday afternoons in Lakeland are excruciating and a 4 mile drive under normal conditions can take 20 minutes if the traffic lights are out of sequence or there is a slow moving vehicle ahead. The anxiety level from an evacuation is multiplied 2x the IQ of a turkey divided by the lack of enough evacuation routes ten to the one billionth power.


ROFL! You must be a cracker. I nearly fell out of my chair laughing at your post. Florida traffic has indeed gone from bad to worse with the mass influx of those escaping the snow. I live in Cortez, just a few miles from I-75, but a full 40 minute drive on a good day. I truly cannot imagine the nightmare of evacuation traffic from Anna Maria Island and Longboat Key added to our "normal" bumper to bumper life. It might make US-1 in the keys look like a turnpike.

Thanks for the humor and the evacuation reminder: Leave early and often. :-)


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