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    Tropical Depression Nine is expected to move Westward and become a Hurricane during the latter part of the week. It will be early next week before it affects the US, currently forecast for Florida and/or the Gulf.

    Cone of Probability: http://www.nhc.noaa.gov/refresh/grap...daynl#contents

    Forecast/Advisory: http://www.nhc.noaa.gov/text/refresh.../DDHHMM.shtml?

    NOTE: The links should be dynamic, updated several times daily.
    Last edited by Frank B; Aug. 28, 2012, 08:37 AM.
    The inherent vice of Capitalism is the unequal sharing of blessings. The inherent virtue of Socialism is the equal sharing of miseries.
    Winston Churchill

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    We are watching here in SE FL! Thanks!

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    • #3
      We are also watching and listening here in Central Florida. Thanks for the warning!
      "There is no fundamental difference between man and animals in their ability to feel pleasure and pain, happiness, and misery." - Charles Darwin

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      • #4
        For some reason "Cone of Probability" makes me laugh....dunno why.

        We are definitely keeping an eye on things. Can never let our guard down around here.
        "Is it ignorance or apathy? Hey, I don't know and I don't care." ~Jimmy Buffett

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        • #5
          Hope no one gets hurt but the rains come to the places that need it!

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            Originally posted by Curb Appeal View Post
            For some reason "Cone of Probability" makes me laugh....dunno why...
            A "Get Smart" fan, perhaps?

            One computer generated path aired a short while ago on the Weather Channel showed it heading up the center of the Florida peninsula. Forecasts are now being updated every six hours.

            The storm is predicted to cross Hispaniola, and how it crosses the 10,000+ Ft. mountain range will affect its strength.
            Last edited by Frank B; Aug. 21, 2012, 02:18 PM.
            The inherent vice of Capitalism is the unequal sharing of blessings. The inherent virtue of Socialism is the equal sharing of miseries.
            Winston Churchill

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            • #7
              Originally posted by Frank B View Post
              Originally posted by BigMama1
              Facts don't have versions. If they do, they are opinions
              GNU Terry Prachett

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              • #8
                Originally posted by Frank B View Post

                I realize that I'm generalizing here, but as is often the case when I generalize, I don't care. ~ Dave Barry

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                • #9
                  Le Sigh. I'm never going to be able to ride. It's typical for Florida to have rain every day but it's normally quick sun showers that dry right up.

                  It's been weeks of this nonsense. My street flooded yesterday and it required wading through knee high water to get to the front lawn of my house. Third or fourth time this year that has happened.

                  I just started riding regularly and now I haven't been able to ride (no indoor) for real for a couple weeks. The forecast is for at least seven more days of rain and thunderstorms.

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                  • #10
                    . I thought this was passing further away from us. We need rain to make up for the drought, but we don't need a major storm hitting Port-au-Prince.
                    HAS provides hospital care to 340,000 people in Haiti's Artibonite Valley 24/7/365/earthquake/cholera/whatever.
                    www.hashaiti.org blog:http://hashaiti.org/blog

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                    • #11
                      Here is SE VA, we keep a close eye on "I" storms as our last 2 experiences were with Isabelle and Irene!

                      Let's hope the forecasters have it all wrong and this storm will dissolve or head to the North Atlantic.

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                      • #12
                        Originally posted by HorsesinHaiti View Post
                        . I thought this was passing further away from us. We need rain to make up for the drought, but we don't need a major storm hitting Port-au-Prince.
                        I am worried about you and Hoover with the latest forecast. Definitely headed your way.....hoping for mild winds and a fast moving storm.

                        This is always a stressful time of year on the OBX of NC. I like the ones that simply head out towards Bermuda and disappear in the Atlantic

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                        • #13
                          We are so wet here in Central Florida...it has been every day deluges. More than our normal afternoon showers. We had 5 inches in 2 hours one day. Needless to say, where my horses are, it is completely flooded. The horses are on limited turnout as it is and some days I just hand walk them. The flip side to all this is that Tucker, my very allergic draftcross, looks fabulous! Being in so much has done wonders for his skin issues!
                          I hope this storm heads far out to sea!
                          Lori T
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                          www.facebook.com/LoriTankelPhotography
                          www.facebook.com/LTEquine for product updates on the lines I rep

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                            #14
                            Lookout, Miami! At the moment, you're in the crosshairs for very early Monday morning.
                            The inherent vice of Capitalism is the unequal sharing of blessings. The inherent virtue of Socialism is the equal sharing of miseries.
                            Winston Churchill

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                              Looks like isaac is contemplating a COTH Caribbean tour! Heads up!
                              HAS provides hospital care to 340,000 people in Haiti's Artibonite Valley 24/7/365/earthquake/cholera/whatever.
                              www.hashaiti.org blog:http://hashaiti.org/blog

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                              • #16
                                and supposedly there's something named joyce coming behind? i can't find a track for it yet...

                                oh wait, there it is:

                                http://www.intellicast.com/Storm/Hur...Satellite.aspx
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                                Gravity works, and the laws of physics are a bitch.

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                                • #17
                                  Disaster Planning

                                  Here is a reminder of what needs to be done...NOW!! Don't wait until the last minute:


                                  http://smarthorsekeeping.blogspot.co...n-october.html
                                  Lori T
                                  www.calypsofarmeventers.blogspot.com
                                  www.facebook.com/LoriTankelPhotography
                                  www.facebook.com/LTEquine for product updates on the lines I rep

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                                  • #18
                                    Originally posted by Lori T View Post
                                    We are so wet here in Central Florida...it has been every day deluges. More than our normal afternoon showers. We had 5 inches in 2 hours one day. Needless to say, where my horses are, it is completely flooded. The horses are on limited turnout as it is and some days I just hand walk them. The flip side to all this is that Tucker, my very allergic draftcross, looks fabulous! Being in so much has done wonders for his skin issues!
                                    I hope this storm heads far out to sea!
                                    Same Lori here in N.FL the last thing we need is MORE rain! The ground might as well be soup as it is.
                                    "I would not beleive her if her tongue came notorized"

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                                      TD #10 (Joyce): http://www.nhc.noaa.gov/refresh/grap...daynl#contents
                                      The inherent vice of Capitalism is the unequal sharing of blessings. The inherent virtue of Socialism is the equal sharing of miseries.
                                      Winston Churchill

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                                      • #20
                                        Meh. It's just a tropical storm. Nothing to get your knickers in a twist over or anything. Doesn't even warrant putting the luggage tags on the horses or drawing on them with fun neon-colored livestock crayons. Of course, now I've probably just jinxed myself.
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