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Old 08-20-2011, 05:23 PM
 
Location: CT - close to coast
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NHC updating the files right now. 90% of models suggest it hitting Florida. Heads up guys.

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Old 08-20-2011, 07:14 PM
 
Location: Lovely swampy humid Miami!
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Yikes!
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Old 08-20-2011, 07:22 PM
 
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meh, it would so get chewed up on the mountains in cuba.
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Old 08-20-2011, 07:26 PM
 
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Still too far out to be accurate.
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Old 08-20-2011, 07:27 PM
 
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Still too far out to be accurate.
agreed
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Old 08-20-2011, 11:14 PM
 
Location: Heartland Florida
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Hope it goes a bit north so it can miss all those islands and hold together for a visit to south Florida.
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Old 08-21-2011, 08:15 AM
 
Location: Miami, FL / Raleigh, NC
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Hope it goes a bit north so it can miss all those islands and hold together for a visit to south Florida.
Why?
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Old 08-21-2011, 08:21 AM
 
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Right now it's forecast to be tropical storm strength if it hits. We are pretty well prepared here for that sort of thing.
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Old 08-21-2011, 08:36 AM
 
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Incorrect, the latest models indicate the storm striking SOFLA as a Cat1. However, we need to remember to take intensity forecasts with a grain of salt. Hurricane Wilma (2005) went from a Cat1. to a monstrous Cat5. in only 24-hours. And this Irene is posied to go over some very, very warm waters the closer it gets to Florida.

AWESOME! I hope it hits us here in SOFLA as a Cat2 or Cat3. I am ready for it. I got all my supplies and all I have to do is batten down the hatches and I'm good to go.
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Old 08-21-2011, 08:40 AM
 
Location: Wake County, NC
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Incorrect, the latest models indicate the storm striking SOFLA as a Cat1. However, we need to remember to take intensity forecasts with a grain of salt. Hurricane Wilma (2005) went from a Cat1. to a monstrous Cat5. in only 24-hours. And this Irene is posied to go over some very, very warm waters the closer it gets to Florida.

AWESOME! I hope it hits us here in SOFLA as a Cat2 or Cat3. I am ready for it. I got all my supplies and all I have to do is batten down the hatches and I'm good to go.
Why would you want to be in a hurricane?
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