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Hurricane Matthew

Discussion in 'Sports and News' started by Inky_Wretch, Oct 5, 2016.

  1. Inky_Wretch

    Inky_Wretch Well-Known Member

    Good luck to any SJers in the cone of uncertainty.

    I'm hoping the model with Florida getting hit twice doesn't happen.

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  2. Steak Snabler

    Steak Snabler Well-Known Member

    The good news appears to be that the dreaded "northeast quadrant" should stay over the ocean unless it really veers inland.

    Looking more and more likely that Florida-LSU and Georgia-South Carolina games could be postponed.

    AJC floated the idea that UGA-South Carolina could play in the Georgia Dome, but Georgia State has a home game on Saturday. Maybe they could play Sunday since the Falcons are out of town.
     
  3. Big Circus

    Big Circus Well-Known Member

    Most importantly for everyone, my fresh grading job and grass seed in my Virginia backyard should be safe. Thanks to everyone who sent thoughts and prayers.
     
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  4. Cosmo

    Cosmo Well-Known Member

  5. expendable

    expendable Well-Known Member

    I hope it goes alright alright alright, back over the ocean.


    Thanks, by the way, for setting that on a tee.
     
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  6. LongTimeListener

    LongTimeListener Well-Known Member

    One final attempt at Obama's Katrina.
     
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  7. Amy

    Amy Well-Known Member

    As Matthew moves over the Bahamas and towards Florida, it's become more of a track than a cone. Unfortunately, the 2:00 update is not good for my part of the State. Although they don't know exactly where it will go, it will likely be close and be a Category 3 or 4. My house is 15 - 20 miles from the coast so everyone keep hoping Matthew stays over the Atlantic. Every mile away helps.

    Oh - and I will be fine. I have almost all my hurricane shutters up. I'll finish the last two tomorrow when the weather starts to turn. I'm avoiding the cave effect as long as possible. I also have a working generator with plenty of fuel. As long as I don't lose my roof, I will be OK.

    It's still pretty fucking scary.
     
  8. Big Circus

    Big Circus Well-Known Member

    In all seriousness, Amy and any other Florida SJers, please stay safe.
     
  9. Buck

    Buck Well-Known Member

    Hopefully turns into a non-event, but pleae take all necessary precautions and stay safe.
     
  10. FileNotFound

    FileNotFound Well-Known Member

    Will be monitoring anxiously from the state's other coast, which seems to be safe for now. Probably will be a little breezy here Thursday and Friday.
     
  11. albert77

    albert77 Well-Known Member

    Having spent three weeks without power after Katrina, I believe I'm going to start going over my hurricane protocol tonight when I get home from work. Just in case. There were things I didn't do for Katrina that I wish I'd done (like fill the bathtubs with fresh water), and since I don't have to be on call for hurricane coverage, I could plan to evacuate if I so choose. But we'll see what it does before we start to really worry. As has been said already, I hope all the SJers in Florida stay safe.
     
  12. ChrisLong

    ChrisLong Active Member

    I have a couple of friends in Charleston, S.C., including the columnist. Saw a weather map that looked ominous. Hang tough, friends.
     
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