will give you a lot of information on Bill, including surge, wave
heights, wind pattern, etc. If you click on that link, and then click on Wundermap, that gives you an interactive experience where you can utilize a
bunch of wx tools to look at the effects and track probability of the hurricane.
I have two good friends that live in your area. You all had a hell of a time last year, but you made it through. Good think you're mostly rock.
You get left out of the equation frequently, because once the extratropical stom has left the U.S., nobody talks about it any more. I feel your
The current track of probability takes Bill out to sea, but where? The
model takes it right over
you (click on FWD on the right side to put the animation in motion).
The GFDL -- one of may computer models -- puts Bill atop you with 992 mb. That's still a fearsome wind, my friend.
thanks for speaking up, so we know to watch and fret about you. If you are on elevation and safe from sea surge, then your primary concern might be
the integrity of your home, and how well it might fare. Having been through a hurricane in which the roof was lost (2002), I can tell you that's a
harrowing experience. However, if the sea is not a factor, it's the aftermath where a prepared person shines. Now is the time to get your systems
and strategy in order.
Consider being without power for two weeks or more. What should you do? Water is, of course, a vital consideration. Food, less so, but still
important. Warmth. For myself, coffee is mandatory. I must have coffee. think about what you absolutely NEED and get more of it, whatever it
Keep in touch with us, okay? U2U me if I can help in any way. This island is only just getting put back together after Paloma kicked out butts last
November, so I can perhaps help with some things.