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  • Originally posted by LiberalSnowflake View Post
    Not sure who runs the Dressage Hub group on Facebook, but they seem rather thrilled that it's all starting to go wrong weather-wise. Seems very unsporting.
    The Dressage Hub person was kicked out of Bellisimo's showgrounds in Wellington, and Bellisimo owns the Tryon facility, so it's a personal vendetta. 35 pages of drama in the dressage forum. Bring your extra large popcorn: here

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    • Originally posted by Wojjie View Post
      Yes, the "upper right" [northeast] quadrant of hurricanes in this part of the world is always the most powerful.
      Originally posted by JanM View Post
      Yes, the northwest side is the worst, it's called the 'dirty side' for a good reason. That's the worst side for wind and rain.
      Hmmm. Can anyone chime in and let us know which scenario is correct?

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      • Originally posted by ynl063w View Post



        Hmmm. Can anyone chime in and let us know which scenario is correct?
        Hopefully this link will work:

        http://webcache.googleusercontent.co...&ct=clnk&gl=us

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        • Latest rainfall projections;https://www.nhc.noaa.gov/refresh/gra...sages#contents
          The European models have higher rainfall totals forecast for the Tryon area.

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          • Live Webcams - [ I spend too much time watching webcams. Maybe others would like to as well. ] This website has several webcam in NC, SC, etc. Belmont, NC is west of Charlotte, NC and east of WEG.

            https://www.earthcam.com/events/extremeweather/
            Wojjie

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            • Sorry, it's north east. I goofed.
              You can't fix stupid-Ron White

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              • https://www.windy.com/?36.120,-74.136,5

                Click "wind" on the right menu. Looks like the storm is on its way.
                Boss Mare Eventing Blog

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                • NOAA most recent report. Note that Tryon is in Polk county. Note that the "only six inches" is referred to in the landslide danger.

                  PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENT NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GREENVILLE-SPARTANBURG SC 1117 AM EDT FRI SEP 14 2018 ...INCREASED THREAT OF LANDSLIDES AND DEBRIS FLOWS ACROSS THE MOUNTAINS AND FOOTHILLS THIS WEEKEND... FLORENCE WILL BRING HEAVY RAIN TO THE WESTERN CAROLINAS SATURDAY THROUGH MONDAY. THE HEAVY RAIN IS EXPECTED TO RESULT IN SIGNIFICANT FLOODING ALONG CREEKS AND STREAMS. RAINFALL AMOUNTS OF EIGHT TO TWELVE INCHES ARE POSSIBLE WITH ISOLATED AMOUNTS TO 15 INCHES ALONG THE BLUE RIDGE ESCARPMENT FROM HENDERSON AND POLK COUNTIES NORTHWARD INTO AVERY AND CALDWELL COUNTIES, NORTH CAROLINA. ISOLATED LANDSLIDES ARE LIKELY WITH RAINFALL TOTALS OF SIX TO TEN INCHES, WITH GREATER COVERAGE IF RAINFALL TOTALS EXCEED THAT LEVEL. AREAS THAT HAVE EXPERIENCED RECENT LANDSLIDE ACTIVITY MAY BE MORE SUSCEPTIBLE TO ADDITIONAL LANDSLIDES. LANDSLIDES, INCLUDING FAST-MOVING DEBRIS FLOWS CONSISTING OF WATER, MUD, FALLING ROCKS, TREES, AND OTHER LARGE DEBRIS, ARE MOST LIKELY WITHIN SMALL VALLEYS THAT DRAIN STEEP SLOPES. LANDSLIDES ARE POWERFUL AND POTENTIALLY DEADLY, CAPABLE OF WASHING OUT ROADS, BRIDGES, AND HOMES. PEOPLE LIVING IN AREAS PRONE TO LANDSLIDES SHOULD BE AWARE OF THE DANGER AND BE PREPARED TO ACT. HERE ARE RECOMMENDED ACTIONS TO CONSIDER BOTH AHEAD OF THE STORM AND WHEN THE HEAVY RAIN BEGINS.

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                  • My main concern is for our boy, so he is leaving tonight with a few other horses.. We are going to stay in the area whilst he makes his way back to Texas.. To all of you who have messaged, Please excuse the group reply on here, and Many Thanks for your concern.
                    www.australiancolouredperformancehorses.com.au

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                    • I heard on the news this morning that Florence could bring up to ten trillion gallons of rain!

                      It's too bad there isn't a way to share some of that with parched states like California.
                      Libby

                      There is a fine line between "hobby" and "mental illness". - Dave Barry

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