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Vrede too wrote:
Fri Aug 28, 2020 5:56 pm
Laura is still a TD and will remains so as it hits DC. I wonder how often that's happened for a Gulf storm. We're getting some mildish weather from it, may peak tonight.
https://www.wunderground.com/hurricane/ ... sion-laura
It will then become a TS again in the Atlantic. :crazy:

Can you imagine being a North Atlantic captain?
We should change course, there's a hurricane in the Gulf.

Los Cabos are being hit by a TD right now, with a weird little zigzag predicted.
https://www.wunderground.com/hurricane/ ... one-hernan
Might get a lot of rain.

Tropical Storm Maysak is aiming to hit South Korea as a Cat 2, the second Korean hurricane in a week.
Check out Ivan's track

https://images.app.goo.gl/Psvgxu6BCVR3oVTz5

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billy.pilgrim wrote:
Fri Aug 28, 2020 6:39 pm
Vrede too wrote:
Fri Aug 28, 2020 5:56 pm
Laura is still a TD and will remains so as it hits DC....
Check out Ivan's track

https://images.app.goo.gl/Psvgxu6BCVR3oVTz5
Thanks, I figured that it wasn't a first.

I wasn't expecting any internal reporting on this:

Kim Jong-un inspects the damage as North Korea reels from floods and Typhoon Bavi
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Vrede too wrote:
Fri Aug 28, 2020 6:52 pm
billy.pilgrim wrote:
Fri Aug 28, 2020 6:39 pm
Vrede too wrote:
Fri Aug 28, 2020 5:56 pm
Laura is still a TD and will remains so as it hits DC....
Check out Ivan's track

https://images.app.goo.gl/Psvgxu6BCVR3oVTz5
Thanks, I figured that it wasn't a first.

I wasn't expecting any internal reporting on this:

Kim Jong-un inspects the damage as North Korea reels from floods and Typhoon Bavi
It is unusual to stay substantial that far north,
Ivan especially so, 3 landfalls, slips into the Gulf, then almost destroyed Pensacola and tracked on up to around DC, back out into the Atlantic, turn south and across the Florida pensiula, and finally to Texas

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billy.pilgrim wrote:
Fri Aug 28, 2020 7:27 pm
It is unusual to stay substantial that far north,
Ivan especially so, 3 landfalls, slips into the Gulf, then almost destroyed Pensacola and tracked on up to around DC, back out into the Atlantic, turn south and across the Florida pensiula, and finally to Texas
Ivan was an asshole.

Louisiana avoided Laura's 'wall of water'? Not so, says forecaster

The 20-foot high "unsurvivable" wall of water Hurricane Laura was forecast to send onto the Louisiana coast showed up despite widespread reports of a lower peak, authorities said on Friday, rejecting criticism that they had raised too much alarm.

The highest surge hit about 15 miles east of where Laura was forecast to make landfall but it "wobbled" at the last moment. That slight change likely saved the city of Lake Charles, said Jamie Rhome, head of the storm surge team at the National Hurricane Center (NHC).

Most U.S. media played up a nine-foot surge recorded by a National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration observation station near Cameron, Louisiana, and the NHC was criticized for perhaps raising too much alarm.

There is just one problem, Rhome said.

"It's wrong. That reporting is based off a single observation station in Cameron Parish that didn't come close to measuring the peak storm surge which occurred at 10 or 15 miles east of there," he said.

Fresh data on Friday from an Army Corps of Engineer gauge 15 miles east indicates that the storm surge was right at the 15- to 20-feet forecast that was Rhome's highest in his 20-year career, he said.

... A decade ago, 50% of deaths from hurricanes were because of storm surges, he noted.

Today, that figure is closer to 4%, Rhome said, largely because the NHC started including storm surge warnings in its bulletins following the devastation brought by Hurricane Ike and its 15-foot storm surge in 2008....

At its peak upon making landfall on Thursday morning, Laura had maximum sustained winds of 150 miles per hour (241 km per hour), faster than even Hurricane Katrina, which sparked deadly levee breaches in New Orleans in 2005 after arriving with wind speeds of 125 mph.
TV news said it's only the 10th US storm at 150 miles per hour or higher.
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I wonder if smaller but stronger could be the new norm

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billy.pilgrim wrote:
Sat Aug 29, 2020 4:55 pm
I wonder if smaller but stronger could be the new norm
The definitive gauge for disasters in the South:
Waffle House CEO on impact of Hurricane Laura to restaurant franchise (video)

Hurricane Laura forces Waffle House to temporarily close 20 locations in Louisiana and Texas; Waffle House CEO Walt Ehmer joins ‘America’s News HQ.’
He's speaking from an already reopened Waffle House in Lake Charles. :wtf: :clap:
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damn, its swinging east

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2005 we hit W at October 19 and went all the way through the Greek letters to Zeta.

We are already at V, W is next.

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billy.pilgrim wrote:
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damn, its swinging east
Sounds like the water is worse than the wind - 3 feet some places?

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Still no wind here. Rain in the bands.

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I wonder where it's going to go. Local radar is pretty cool looking.

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Greenville's supposed to get hammered with some rain. 3-5 inches between Wednesday and Friday.

I'm outta town. Hope the creek doesn't flood 😮

The single day record for Greenville is 9" in 1995. My house didn't get washed away then, it shouldn't get washed away now.
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Tue Sep 15, 2020 8:11 pm
Greenville's supposed to get hammered with some rain. 3-5 inches between Wednesday and Friday.

I'm outta town. Hope the creek doesn't flood 😮

The single day record for Greenville is 9" in 1995. My house didn't get washed away then, it shouldn't get washed away now.
From the hurricane?

If so, expect later. It hasn't moved in almost 48 hours.

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Whack9 wrote:
Tue Sep 15, 2020 8:11 pm
Greenville's supposed to get hammered with some rain. 3-5 inches between Wednesday and Friday.

I'm outta town. Hope the creek doesn't flood 😮

The single day record for Greenville is 9" in 1995. My house didn't get washed away then, it shouldn't get washed away now.
That would've been Opal, remember it well. Got ten inches at my house, knocked the power out out for a week. Invested in a generator after that one.

https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hurrica ... ted_States
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GoCubsGo wrote:
Tue Sep 15, 2020 11:43 pm
Whack9 wrote:
Tue Sep 15, 2020 8:11 pm
Greenville's supposed to get hammered with some rain. 3-5 inches between Wednesday and Friday.

I'm outta town. Hope the creek doesn't flood 😮

The single day record for Greenville is 9" in 1995. My house didn't get washed away then, it shouldn't get washed away now.
That would've been Opal, remember it well. Got ten inches at my house, knocked the power out out for a week. Invested in a generator after that one.

https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hurrica ... ted_States
Opal washed away our 1950s concrete block beach house.

Got both of you beat on the rain and the details should be in this thread. Edit: just looked, not here, but close.

24 inches of rain in 24 hours.
10 inches were recorded in one hour.


Edit: it was in Weather in NC and it wasn't 24 inches, it was 29 inches in 24 hours
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billy.pilgrim wrote:
Wed Sep 12, 2018 1:38 pm
Remembering 2005 and
"Beta, Gamma, Epsilon, and Zeta for the first (and only, in the cases of Rita, Stan, and Wilma) time in 2005 (the names Alpha and Delta had been previously used in 1972 for two subtropical storms, but this is the first time they have been used in this way). This season used fifteen previously unused names, the most ever in an Atlantic season."

I may check later for landfall strength, but Iceland got a storm

https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/2005_At ... ane_season
Good memory! Hurricane Maria (2005) "brought tropical storm-force winds to Iceland" and Norway, killing 3 in Norway. "It passed just to the south of Iceland on September 13 as a hurricane-strength extratropical system (although the center stayed offshore)... The storm then brushed the northernmost part of Scotland, with no reported damage there either. The extratropical Maria merged with another system and this storm made landfall in Norway. This storm brought tropical storm force winds and heavy rainfall to that country, and caused flooding and several mudslides, particularly around Bergen, the most important of which occurred in Hatlestad."

I guess it's not unheard of for Europe to get smacked. In 2017 there was Hurricane Gert and Hurricane Maria (2017). These and Maria (2005) all passed through the central and western Atlantic first. What strikes me about Hurricane Helene is its going straight from North Africa to Europe, but I guess Hurricane Ophelia (2017) also did that.

The TV news says 2 feet or more of rain on the coast, but also possibly 6 to 10 inches here!

Just curious, you search Wiki using: en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/
I search it using: en.wikipedia.org/wiki/ , without the extra ".m"

Your way:
https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/2005_At ... ane_season
My way:
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/2005_Atla ... ane_season

Your way doesn't bother me a bit, but I think the latter looks better and is maybe more user friendly. Is there a reason you prefer your way?
glad to hear it's only the computer.
I'm not sure that I understand your question. I don't search Wikipedia either way. Dots and dashes and abbreviations seem so complicated. I just enter whatever I'm looking for followed by wiki. wik would probably work. If this is wrong, somebody tell me.

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Well, we got it. Escambia and Santa Rosa is getting the big bad east side

They had recorded 20 inches of rain in Navarre 2 hours ago

We still have power. Landfall expected soon, finally

Edit: landfall to be the same day, same time and same place as Ivan.

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billy.pilgrim wrote:
Tue Sep 15, 2020 10:28 pm
Whack9 wrote:
Tue Sep 15, 2020 8:11 pm
Greenville's supposed to get hammered with some rain. 3-5 inches between Wednesday and Friday.

I'm outta town. Hope the creek doesn't flood 😮

The single day record for Greenville is 9" in 1995. My house didn't get washed away then, it shouldn't get washed away now.
From the hurricane?

If so, expect later. It hasn't moved in almost 48 hours.
The rains are supposed to hit Greenville tomorrow.
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billy.pilgrim wrote:
Wed Sep 16, 2020 12:53 am
GoCubsGo wrote:
Tue Sep 15, 2020 11:43 pm
Whack9 wrote:
Tue Sep 15, 2020 8:11 pm
Greenville's supposed to get hammered with some rain. 3-5 inches between Wednesday and Friday.

I'm outta town. Hope the creek doesn't flood 😮

The single day record for Greenville is 9" in 1995. My house didn't get washed away then, it shouldn't get washed away now.
That would've been Opal, remember it well. Got ten inches at my house, knocked the power out out for a week. Invested in a generator after that one.

https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hurrica ... ted_States
Opal washed away our 1950s concrete block beach house.

Got both of you beat on the rain and the details should be in this thread. Edit: just looked, not here, but close.

24 inches of rain in 24 hours.
10 inches were recorded in one hour.


Edit: it was in Weather in NC and it wasn't 24 inches, it was 29 inches in 24 hours
This was in Western NC!?
Fuck 2019 2020

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