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Old 05-14-2015, 11:00 AM
 
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"Hurricanes and typhoons are migrating from the tropics toward the North and South poles, a new study finds."

Hurricanes on the Move! Tropical Storms Shift Toward Poles : Discovery News
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Old 05-14-2015, 11:03 AM
 
Location: New Orleans, LA
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I hope so ... that means less powerful storms and less landfalls.
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Old 05-14-2015, 12:08 PM
 
Location: Bellingham, WA
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Oh I'm not arguing, just responding to caustic comments. When people say "this area is due for a hurricane" it means they wish it wreaks havoc. Might as well say Seattle/B'ham are due for the big one. Actually you're more in danger there than in TB but no one gets a lot of mileage out of it. (remember the movie Dante's Peak?)

I was joking about Seattle being balmy too. Actually it's arid and desert like.
Well I certainly don't wish it on anyone (plus, I'm from there, and I've got plenty of friends and family from the area, why would I want that?). As Mwah said, it was a statistical comment. And I agree, we're probably due a volcano or earthquake out here. Anyway, I hope no one has to go through a Katrina (or Andrew, or Camille, etc.) again, but inevitably it will happen somewhere.
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