Why Hurricane Michael is a monster unlike any other

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Why Hurricane Michael is a monster unlike any other

Post by Abdul Alhazred » Wed Oct 10, 2018 7:34 pm

Why Hurricane Michael is a monster unlike any other
CNN wrote:
Wolf!
Analysis: OMG WE HAVE NEVER SEEN ANYTHING LIKE THIS BEFORE! RUN, EVERYBODY RUN, AND ELECT AS MANY DEMOCRATS AS YOU CAN! :o
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Re: Why Hurricane Michael is a monster unlike any other

Post by Giz » Wed Oct 10, 2018 7:51 pm

Wait, I thought Kavanaugh was a monster unlike any other?

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Re: Why Hurricane Michael is a monster unlike any other

Post by Skeeve » Wed Oct 10, 2018 7:56 pm

Giz wrote:
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Wait, I thought Kavanaugh was a monster unlike any other?
Bret was last weeks monster...old news, got to move on to the next thing that is Trump's fault!!!
...and remember it was HER TURN!
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Re: Why Hurricane Michael is a monster unlike any other

Post by ed » Wed Oct 10, 2018 8:21 pm

Florida's Panhandle is covered with thousands of pine trees. And as winds top 150 mph, those trees could turn into violent projectiles.
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Re: Why Hurricane Michael is a monster unlike any other

Post by WildCat » Wed Oct 10, 2018 9:34 pm

Maybe it will clear out the red tide.
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Re: Why Hurricane Michael is a monster unlike any other

Post by ed » Wed Oct 10, 2018 9:37 pm

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Re: Why Hurricane Michael is a monster unlike any other

Post by WildCat » Wed Oct 10, 2018 10:10 pm

ed wrote:
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Silly ed, hurricanes are a political issue when a Republican is President.
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Re: Why Hurricane Michael is a monster unlike any other

Post by Abdul Alhazred » Wed Oct 10, 2018 10:41 pm

True, but also when a Democrat is president, as long as there are any Republicans around.
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Re: Why Hurricane Michael is a monster unlike any other

Post by Doctor X » Thu Oct 11, 2018 1:05 am

Giz wrote:
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Wait, I thought Kavanaugh was a monster unlike any other?
The one whom Trump nominates to replace Ruthiekins WILL BE EVEN THE WORSTER!!1!!!!

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Re: Why Hurricane Michael is a monster unlike any other

Post by Witness » Thu Oct 11, 2018 1:09 am

Florida still over sea level? :notsure:

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Re: Why Hurricane Michael is a monster unlike any other

Post by ed » Thu Oct 11, 2018 1:35 am

Barely.

Oh, got a scoop. Come on over to the Fla thread.
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Re: Why Hurricane Michael is a monster unlike any other

Post by Anaxagoras » Thu Oct 11, 2018 6:44 am

Seems maybe they weren't exaggerating too much. A little bit, sure.

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Re: Why Hurricane Michael is a monster unlike any other

Post by ed » Thu Oct 11, 2018 10:46 am

Those images could be from Kosovo for all you know.
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Re: Why Hurricane Michael is a monster unlike any other

Post by sparks » Thu Oct 11, 2018 12:07 pm

3rd most powerful to make landfall in the USA!USA!!

Oh, as you were: It's all fake news unless Chump says otherwise.

(I didn't know there was a Kosovo Florida...) :)
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Re: Why Hurricane Michael is a monster unlike any other

Post by Anaxagoras » Thu Oct 11, 2018 1:43 pm

I don't know about Kosovo, but the places that got hit had names like Panama City and Mexico Beach.
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Re: Why Hurricane Michael is a monster unlike any other

Post by Skeeve » Sat Oct 13, 2018 11:59 am

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Looks to be about as bad as the damage done to coastial NJ from Hurricane Sandy...

Link: https://www.yahoo.com/news/gone-mexico- ... 00455.html
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Re: Why Hurricane Michael is a monster unlike any other

Post by Anaxagoras » Mon Oct 15, 2018 7:34 am

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Notice how one house seems to have held up better than the others?

Among the Ruins of Mexico Beach Stands One House, Built ‘for the Big One’
MEXICO BEACH, Fla. — As they built their dream house last year on the shimmering sands of the Gulf of Mexico, Russell King and his nephew, Dr. Lebron Lackey, painstakingly documented every detail of the elevated construction, from the 40-foot pilings buried into the ground to the types of screws drilled into the walls. They picked gleaming paints from a palette of shore colors, chose salt-tolerant species to plant in the beach dunes and christened their creation the Sand Palace of Mexico Beach.

They also installed an outdoor security camera. Its video footage became the only view of their property as Hurricane Michael thundered ashore last week, the most intense storm recorded in the history of the Florida Panhandle.

The camera showed a horrifying tunnel of gray fury worsening by the hour as Dr. Lackey, a 54-year-old radiologist, stared helplessly from more than 400 miles away at the corner of his roof.

“It would buck like an airplane wing,” he said from his residence in Cleveland, Tenn. “I kept expecting to see it tear off.”

But it didn’t. When The New York Times published an analysis of aerial images showing a mile-long stretch of Mexico Beach where at least three-quarters of the buildings were damaged, Dr. Lackey saw his sand palace still standing, majestic amid the apocalyptic wreckage, the last surviving beachfront house on his block.

“We wanted to build it for the big one,” he said. “We just never knew we’d find the big one so fast.”
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The house, built of reinforced concrete, is elevated on tall pilings to allow a storm surge to pass underneath with little damage. Dell Medford, left, helped Russell King, one of the owners, clear away debris and inspect the house.CreditJohnny Milano for The New York Times
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