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Originally posted by Saint
That is right,..now will be created many jobs to fix damage after Irene,..i will be not suprise if more hurricans will go up North.Let me tell you something..I live in Boynton Beach ,FL .Two days before Irene passed us I spoted on one empty coastal lot military trucks with several tents big satelite dishes and radar facing ocean.Never like this happen before ,ever.I called my friend who called Ocean Ridge City Council what this all about,.he said
the military watching Irene with radar to give us warrning if hurrican will change direction,..really????
We have National Hurrican Center in Miami,..every county has own doppler radar,,we don't need US Army radars to watch the weather.Strange ,,...very strange
Originally posted by sheepslayer247
That's kind of how I have felt over this entire issue. Maybe I am not as informed as I should be, but I have never heard of any natural disaster causing the entire Eastern seaboard to shut down!
NYC closing its public transportation and a friend of mine said that the streets were dead last night. This whole thing seems odd.
Originally posted by muzzleflash
Yeah all of the actual data is revealing this to be a very very light tropical storm at this current point.
It is interesting that the media is doing this.
Calling smoke screen makes perfect sense, good thread topic.
Let's stay on alert and look for something that's falling through the cracks as we speak. Smoke screens are designed to hide the true movements and confuse and distract us.
The data is revealing this to be quite the ruse, so let's see whats going on around our flanks and rear.
Originally posted by Hillbilly123069
Every major media on TV is sole coverage of Irene. I know people in Mass., Maryland, etc etc. that have sat out category 1's many times. I was on the east coast when Hugo came through following the same track. A more powerful storm. There wasn't no freaking out over it. You got 6-8 inches of rain and a lot of wind. This tidal factor I heard thrown into the story amazes me. 1st time I've heard it used. My 1st thought on this when I heard it was a top level politician recently quoted as saying never waste a perfectly good crisis.
Originally posted by BinaryG
It Looks like a good way to boost the economy look at all the panic buying i seen people buying generators and all kinds of other things that they would not normally buy.
Originally posted by Blaine91555
Hmmm? I think it's up to 8 dead now. Some areas have had over a foot of rain and expecting up to twenty inches along with the floods that follow. Some areas already super saturated by the rains over the last few weeks. Entire sections of beach already washed away.
You folks on drugs or what?
Originally posted by Snippy23
BUT, and excuse me if I don't really understand, if I was working in disaster management I'd still be haunted by New Orleans, and I'd be thinking that being a bit too cautious is better than screwing-up the lives and livelihoods of countless people. Personally, I'd sooner be evacuated for a while than drowned.
Originally posted by Char-Lee
We are finding it totally strange. It seems they are more panicked over this one the Katrina a 5.
They said the airport in NYC could be under 25 feet of water???
They had what was it 10 states declare state of emergency and nothing even happening as of yet...all for what looks like about as bad as one of our regular winter storms here on the Ca coast where we have trees down on our road a few times each winter.