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Hurricane Michael: That escalated quickly
« on: October 10, 2018, 11:25:26 AM »
Thoughts to all of our fellow Mustachians in the path of hurricane Michael. That escalated from zero to Cat 4 pretty quickly. Stay safe!
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Re: Michael: That escalated quickly
« Reply #1 on: October 10, 2018, 11:41:12 AM »
Thoughts to all of our fellow Mustachians in the path of hurricane Michael. That escalated from zero to Cat 4 pretty quickly. Stay safe!
It sure did! I hope everyone who wanted to evacuate was able to get out in time. The joke about hurricanes is "At least we know they're coming!" That wasn't so much the case this time.

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Re: Hurricane Michael: That escalated quickly
« Reply #2 on: October 10, 2018, 02:44:26 PM »
It looks like the panhandle is getting hammered.
https://www.newsandguts.com/hurricane-michael-devastates-floridas-panhandle/

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Michael made landfall near Mexico Beach, Florida, around 12:30 p.m. CDT with maximum sustained winds of 155 mph and a minimum pressure of 919 millibars

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Re: Hurricane Michael: That escalated quickly
« Reply #3 on: October 11, 2018, 05:52:22 AM »
Yep! The bath water like gulf water sure didn't help. I used to want to live on the coast. I was stationed for several months in the Florida Panhandle right on the gulf. Screw that!

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Re: Hurricane Michael: That escalated quickly
« Reply #4 on: October 11, 2018, 07:22:11 AM »
Charlotte here. The wind and rain are howling outside!

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Re: Hurricane Michael: That escalated quickly
« Reply #5 on: October 11, 2018, 11:19:19 AM »
Wow, photos out of Mexico Beach are absolutely devastating. Some family in panhandle near GA border are saying roads are blocked and power is out for 90%+ of county. It's not a very well off area either. It's going to take years to recover from all this, if at all.

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Re: Hurricane Michael: That escalated quickly
« Reply #6 on: October 11, 2018, 12:42:04 PM »
I work on a very high floor in one of the tall buildings in the Charlotte City Center. The wind has been rumbling in a way I've never heard it here. Tropical-storm force gusts. Rain falling sideways.

Hope it clears up before the afternoon commute!

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Re: Hurricane Michael: That escalated quickly
« Reply #7 on: October 11, 2018, 01:41:30 PM »
The Mexico Beach footage is heartbreaking. Looks like a whole town, leveled.

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Re: Hurricane Michael: That escalated quickly
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