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Re: Should we talk about the weather? (Hi-hi-hi!)

Postby jersey cubs fan » Mon Sep 17, 2018 12:46 pm

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NOLA wrote:It is awful whenever anyone loses a life in a storm, and if a house floods, it is a disaster in their world. That said, not every storm is the next Katrina or Harvey, and it’s irresponsible for news agencies to keep trying to make it so. Hyping every storm is exactly why most people don’t evacuate that have the means, because they hear the same schtick with every approaching system. Most people know what to expect from these, and frankly I would have also stayed had I lived in Myrtle Beach once I saw it weakening.

Sorry, but that bugs the horsefeathers out of me.

Isn't the flooding still projected to get worse?

If you live in a low lying area then of course you should evacuate. This is a rain event, not a wind or surge event. If you do not live near rivers or streams in flood plains, this storm is a big inconvenience, nothing more. Not saying that lives and property aren’t affected, just that the hype doesn’t match the reality, and that creates distrust in the media the next time a big one comes.


The media reported what the national weather source said was possible, and they were right. The fear all along was a large storm that would stall out just at shore. It doesn't have to be a 4 or 5 at landfall to wreak havoc. Was Sandy not actually an event that the media should have reported on either? Over a dozen dead so far and counting. Still can't reach much of the affected area. It isn't done.

It's not the medias fault that ignorant morons think they are invincible.
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Postby jersey cubs fan » Wed Oct 10, 2018 1:44 pm

oh hey look, another 100 year storm this decade.



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Re: Should we talk about the weather? (Hi-hi-hi!)

Postby Tim » Wed Oct 10, 2018 1:52 pm

If I'm reading that map right, it's still going to be hurricane strength when it is over mid-Georgia?

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Postby jersey cubs fan » Wed Oct 10, 2018 2:01 pm

Tim wrote:If I'm reading that map right, it's still going to be hurricane strength when it is over mid-Georgia?

Gracious.


It is projected to make landfall at Panama City Beach between noon and 3 p.m. Wednesday, according to Channel 2 Action News.

“It has time to strengthen more and will most likely do so,” Channel 2 meteorologist Karen Minton said.

By the time Michael makes its way into Georgia later Wednesday and into Thursday, it will likely still be “a very strong hurricane,” she said.

Tropical storm-force winds are expected as Michael makes its trek across Middle Georgia just south of metro Atlanta.

A tropical storm warning has been expanded to include seven North Georgia counties, according to Channel 2. Upson, Lamar, Jasper, Putnam, Morgan, Greene and Oglethorpe counties could experience winds of 40-50 mph.
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Postby squally1313 » Thu Oct 11, 2018 5:39 pm

Trump honoring the victims of Hurricane Michael

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Postby Brian707 » Sun Nov 25, 2018 2:30 pm

8-12 inches today across the Chicago metro area.
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Postby Derwood » Sun Nov 25, 2018 2:38 pm

Brian707 wrote:8-12 inches today across the Chicago metro area.


I’m leaving Chicago this morning to drive east. I hope to stay ahead of it
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Postby Ding Dong Johnson » Sun Nov 25, 2018 2:44 pm

Brian707 wrote:8-12 inches today across the Chicago metro area.

it was supposed to start snowing here 5+ hours ago. not a flake yet
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Postby The Logan » Sun Nov 25, 2018 7:07 pm

Cold and wet here in Chicago still. No snow yet.
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Postby Sammy Sofa » Sun Nov 25, 2018 7:24 pm

Sunny and 60 here today. WEATHER IS WEIRD.
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Postby minnesotacubsfan » Fri Nov 30, 2018 7:00 pm

7.0 in Anchorage. Significant damage and tsunami warnings. Not really weather, but mother nature def.
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Postby jersey cubs fan » Fri Nov 30, 2018 7:02 pm

minnesotacubsfan wrote:7.0 in Anchorage. Significant damage and tsunami warnings. Not really weather, but mother nature def.


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Postby Banedon » Wed Dec 12, 2018 2:57 pm

4.4 earthquake in Decatur Tennessee. About an hour northeast of Chattanooga.
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Postby Ding Dong Johnson » Wed Dec 12, 2018 7:20 pm

Banedon wrote:4.4 earthquake in Decatur Tennessee. About an hour northeast of Chattanooga.

was I supposed to feel it in Nashville? everyone at breakfast was making up stories about it
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Postby Banedon » Wed Dec 12, 2018 7:28 pm

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Banedon wrote:4.4 earthquake in Decatur Tennessee. About an hour northeast of Chattanooga.

was I supposed to feel it in Nashville? everyone at breakfast was making up stories about it


Yep. But it happened at like 4am.

Supposedly could be felt in both Nashville and Atlanta.
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Postby Ding Dong Johnson » Wed Dec 12, 2018 7:30 pm

interesting timing. I did wake up around that time, but it was to tinkle. hash tag my first earthquake
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Postby wekse » Wed Dec 12, 2018 7:57 pm

I didn't feel horsefeathers here in Nashville.
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Postby javy knows my name » Wed Dec 12, 2018 8:25 pm

Felt it here in Chattanooga area. This was my first one, pretty surreal
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Postby Derwood » Wed Dec 12, 2018 8:30 pm

Are earthquakes considered “weather”?
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Postby Tim » Wed Dec 12, 2018 8:40 pm

Derwood wrote:Are earthquakes considered “weather”?

Does the weather channel cover them?
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