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Old 11-08-2009, 04:26 PM
 
Location: TAMPA BAY AREA
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who thinks huricane ida will be the one that tracks for the bay area? We are long overdue. Wondering if we should hunkerdown! Are you?
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Old 11-08-2009, 04:32 PM
 
Location: Lincoln County Road or Armageddon
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Long overdo? How so? Hunker down if you wish.
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Old 11-08-2009, 04:37 PM
 
Location: Where Trolls get BBQ'd
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I don't know. I'm way inland and have some canned good so I'm going about my business. Sure would like to see some nice rain left as a gift.
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Old 11-08-2009, 04:43 PM
 
Location: TAMPA BAY AREA
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too many people crammed in tampa bay with no way out. we would be hunkered down on I275. JUST WONDERING WHO TAKES THIS SERIOUSLY IF YOU ARE IN A EVACUATION ZONE, LIKE ME
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Old 11-08-2009, 04:47 PM
 
Location: Wilmington, North Carolina
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It's a complex weather setup in the upcoming week, but no - as of today, it looks like a panhandle hit, as a tropical depression.

There is quite a bit of wind shear in the Gulf that would weaken this storm, as well as cooler water temps that can't sustain a Hurricane.

Having said all that - we might get some significant wind and rain from this system. We've been quite lucky so far this year.
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Old 11-08-2009, 04:50 PM
 
Location: TAMPA BAY AREA
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lucky? yes we sure have been
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Old 11-08-2009, 04:52 PM
 
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who thinks huricane ida will be the one that tracks for the bay area? We are long overdue. Wondering if we should hunkerdown! Are you?
Nope I'm not going to do anything than hoping we get rain....
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Old 11-08-2009, 04:59 PM
 
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Like others have mentioned, we'll take the rain. Its a tinderbox around here... no need to worry.

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Old 11-08-2009, 05:00 PM
 
Location: Hernando County, FL
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Long overdo? How so? Hunker down if you wish.
Just statistically overdo by about 2 years but really means nothing.

I did find it kind of funny though that hurricanecity.com said before the season that if it was a slow season that Spring Hill would be in the top 10 of places that could get hit.
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Old 11-08-2009, 05:13 PM
 
Location: Wilmington, North Carolina
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With all due respect - statistics have nothing to do with a hit.
It's about weather patterns, cold fronts and water temps.

This time of year is our biggest threat - as storms form in the Caribbean - move into the Gulf, and with an approaching cold front - can get pushed into SW Florida coast. (aka Charlie)
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