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When should I evacuate? (Orlando)

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posted on Jun, 28 2010 @ 05:52 PM
Personally, just to add my two cents, if I lived down in the state of FL (anywhere in the state), southern GA, AL, MS, or the 200 miles inland of coastal TX, I'd be walking out of there a couple weeks ago if I had to. I'd head to the highlands of the Rocky Mountain states and just start over. Sell what you can, give the rest away to family or friends, and just leave. Tell your family you're taking an extended vacation in Jackson Hole, WY or something. I hear the Palisades Reservoir is nice this time of year. It's raining oil north of New Orleans and the air is highly toxic to all organisms. You might not keel over dead tomorrow, but you won't make it five years and the painful cancer will be, well, really nasty and painful. I'm in NE WA State near the CA border and I still don't feel like I'm far enough away. I'm thinking of moving to southern Chile... If I could just get off this rock, I would in a heartbeat.

posted on Jun, 28 2010 @ 05:58 PM
reply to post by The Dutch

Only you know when.......................knowledge of area and county along with neighbours you will know!

posted on Jun, 28 2010 @ 06:13 PM
I think the social and economic consequences will be worse in the short run - but I am no geologist. The arguments for an explosion or earthquake do not sound credible to me - however major and widespread oil pollution of the coast and rains etc. do. It will take a lot of time to clean up even in the case of a good scenario. Maybe decades.
All the same, if I were in FL I might think of relocating to a relatively safer area - Pacific or Rockies or AZ - or even to Oz.
Where would you feel safer if there was an uprising?
I'd say an alternative community would be your best bet.

posted on Jun, 28 2010 @ 07:05 PM

Originally posted by jeffrybinladen
it's all over bp owns you!


i tried helping but was the subject of ridicule I hated America to begin with for what you scavengers have done in the ME so it's not my problem anymore

I hope you all die just as you force my cousins in Afghanistan

karma is a biath NO

Well this is a real surprise. NOT! I have no doubts that terrorist groups and their ilk would just love to throw the USA into a panic with this crap. Thanks for providing evidence for what I suspected...

posted on Jun, 28 2010 @ 07:59 PM
reply to post by Rich Z

forgive me 4 asking
but what did u expect and how did he proof it?

posted on Jun, 29 2010 @ 01:34 AM
This is the current flash view of Hurricane Alex (Tropical Storm). There is the possibility it is stalling just as Katrina did, and that it wants to head East!

This scares me.

posted on Jun, 29 2010 @ 08:05 AM

There are some paranoid people on this site.

Here's a hint, if the citizens of Grand Isle or whatever the name of the island is right in the middle of the oil slick haven't left.....what makes you think that yourself, in midland Florida need too?

posted on Jun, 29 2010 @ 08:55 AM
From what I have heard, about 50% of the grand isle is already evacuated. I live in Lake Charles, LA about 30 miles from the gulf, If you look at Louisiana as a boot, I live at the heel. But I am still here.
But they haven't called for any mandatory evacuation yet.

posted on Jun, 29 2010 @ 08:55 AM
reply to post by DZAG Wright

It's not the storm that they're scared of, it's all the methane and oil and corexit and and and

Some people on this site ... ya know?

posted on Jun, 29 2010 @ 08:37 PM
reply to post by OuttaTime

The culling has began.

posted on Jun, 29 2010 @ 09:29 PM
I would leave now! I wasn't willing to take my family there for vacation last week. We stayed in central Alabama and did things around here. Look, with the thing still leaking 2.52 million gallons of oil and who knows how much gaseous toxins, the pressure is becoming less under the sea floor. Eventually, it will "normalize" the pressure. What this means is that the sea floor has a possibility to drop. If it drops 30 feet then the wave hitting the coast(s) will be moving at about 400 mph and at the height of 25 to 30 feet. The highest point in Florida is 345 feet above sea level.

The majority of Florida is 50 feet or less above sea level. Just a 30 ft wave will decimate the whole state! I am not acting crazy here. If it was me, I would sell everything and move a little north; seriously! The government knows this is bad and they are not telling the country. They are doing "damage control". Take of number one man and be vigilant. Personally, I would not want to be in the "masses" when they evacuate or the well comes apart. Leaving my home would be hard enough. Mitigate the pain by leaving with ease instead of being ushered like cattle.

Florida Topographic Map

posted on Jun, 30 2010 @ 12:27 PM
This thread is highly amusing. I had to call my wife over and prove to her that people actually think like this.

I am so glad I have a level head on my shoulders and don't plan my life around "scientific evidence" and opinions of the fringe idiots looking for fleeting fame and a few extra bucks on a website. Do you people realize almost everything you are talking about (being told) is not only not scientific, but its generally all conspiracy related conjecture?

Honestly, how can you live your life based on this?

I hope you all stay right where you are so you don't invade my state, we don't need any more of you barring that I suggest you hop a boat to Cuba, I hear the health care is amazing.

I am so happy living my mass NWO controlled lifestyle and being lied to about aliens, the moon, 2012 and reptilian overlords.

It's so much less stressful then what you people put yourselves through.
Good grief.

posted on Jun, 30 2010 @ 01:15 PM
reply to post by gormly

Yeah, I almost had to agree with everything you said until I looked at your signature linking to WebBot 2.0 Predictions.

So.. don't you think the pot is calling the kettle black in this instance?

posted on Jun, 30 2010 @ 01:28 PM

Originally posted by GreenBicMan
reply to post by gormly

Yeah, I almost had to agree with everything you said until I looked at your signature linking to WebBot 2.0 Predictions.

So.. don't you think the pot is calling the kettle black in this instance?

LOL, you either have a broken sarcasm/funny meter, or you are just lazy and didn't read the actual post.

Read the thread.. then come back and say you're sorry

posted on Jun, 30 2010 @ 01:39 PM
if i had holdings, property in central Fla i'd be either maxing out the insurance coverage to include poison gasses/tsunamis/flooding/looting by scavenger minded...

i'd also get a full spectrum gas-mask, because i hear that the 3 common gasses accompanying the oil are oderless/taseless so you'ld be overcome without any early warning from the authorities.

If you make it through, you'll have beaten the reaper, the property can be claimed a loss no matter the degree of devestation - get a good lawyer to submit the claims - because BP (before it spends the $20bn escrow $)
is liable for the whole mess, even it becomes bankrupt in the process.
[clawback the compensation of the corporate elites in BP, which is the why for of having an excelent lawyer, even after BP is 'bankrupt']

Youse guys are living on the Edge/ the Fringe of calamity, make the most of your situation and predicument caused by 'others'...

posted on Jun, 30 2010 @ 03:06 PM
reply to post by gormly

50% Lazy

50% Better things to do

But I tend to lean towards being lazy if there are options on the table.

posted on Jun, 30 2010 @ 05:12 PM
For those concerned with possible evacuations, I have collected some air quality monitoring sites, and offshore currents information in this thread:

Realistically speaking any evacuations will be most likely due to imminent patches of bad air heading inland, as I explain in it.

In a nutshell: most of the gas coming out of the leak is still trapped in the water, and the amounts seem to be overwhelming the microbes that eat the stuff causing all sorts of problems beneath the surface. But as far as direct human effects, it will be burps of gas that will be the real problem, small burps at first, but the longer it leaks, the more gas is dissolved in the water, and the bigger the eventual burps.

The links are on the second page. I'd keep a sharp eye on them, especially the weekly one that is tracking H2S, benzene, and napthalene levels.

For deeper background onthe methane check here:

In any case toxic air levels will fluctuate. I expect that sooner or later some boat crews will be lost to such burps, and a storm might waft a larger cloud ashore.

posted on Jun, 30 2010 @ 06:41 PM

Originally posted by The Dutch
Well, looks like the time for Floridians is quickly running up. I'd like opinions of the ATS'ers of when I should evac Florida. (Other Gulf states also would be nice for others in concern)

I most defintiely do NOT want to wait until FEMA announces the plan. Highways will be so clogged up I doubt i'd get even close to halfway out of FL.

I don't believe the oil will get to Orlando, unless it is picked up by a skimmer, sent to a refinery, and the delivered to a local gas station.

posted on Jun, 30 2010 @ 07:07 PM
If the oil continues to pour out of that well, it could very well enter the intracoastal waters of Florida as well as infiltrate the Floridan aquifer. That will be a sad day for the residents of Florida. People will be forced to relocate.

posted on Jun, 30 2010 @ 07:09 PM
reply to post by E-ville

I live 15 minutes from the gulf of Mexico and NO we do not smell any oil...there is no oil in Clearwater, St. Petersburg, Tampa, Naples, Sarasota, Miami...nowhere -only in the panhandle.

People here do not even TALK about it. We have been told by local officials it will not affect us.

So if those of us on the coast are not in the world would someone in Orlando have to evacuate. Wait and stay cool. You will know when you need to leave. Everything is fine for now.

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