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Tubie
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(09-17-2017, 08:43 AM)
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http://www.nhc.noaa.gov/refresh/grap...?cone#contents

Puerto Rico is still currently taking refugees from the smaller islands that took the full brunt of Irma a week ago. There's still people in PR without power or water as a result from Irma too.

Those smaller island are in no shape to take another major Hurricane, and PR itself will be in crisis mode if the NHC models stay true.

Right now everyone is still in recovery mode, but are potentially faced with category 4 winds less than a week from now. Please pray or hope for these smaller islands.

People in the mainland often forget that PR and the USVI are US territories and full of American citizens (its sad that this is the only way we often get people to pay attention to this area).
Jason Frost
(09-17-2017, 09:16 AM)
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Be safe everyone.
mingoguaya
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(09-17-2017, 09:42 AM)
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I want to see us (Puerto Rico) dodge this one. We were extremely lucky with Irma, and most early models on that one always suggested a shift to the north and so it happened. Now with Maria ALL models predict that it will enter Puerto Rico on Wednesday evening as a Cat 3, staying in the area for a good 12 hours. I expect to be without power for at least a month. ˇEsto se jodió (this is fucked up!)!
nasax
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(09-17-2017, 09:54 AM)
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This is just fucking insane, hoping for the best for these already battered islands and communities.
Adama
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(09-17-2017, 10:02 AM)
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Fuuuuuuuuuck, I still don't have electricity and now this, guess I'll go buy more water and candles...
perfectchaos007
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(09-17-2017, 10:04 AM)
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Irma went just north of PR. Hopefully Maria goes even further north of PR
DiamondDog74
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(09-17-2017, 11:01 AM)
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Originally Posted by mingoguaya

I want to see us (Puerto Rico) dodge this one. We were extremely lucky with Irma, and most early models on that one always suggested a shift to the north and so it happened. Now with Maria ALL models predict that it will enter Puerto Rico on Wednesday evening as a Cat 3, staying in the area for a good 12 hours. I expect to be without power for at least a month. ˇEsto se jodió (this is fucked up!)!

Please be safe. This path is awfully cruel
Tubie
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(09-17-2017, 11:05 AM)
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Can this thing just fuck offfffff
hodayathink
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(09-17-2017, 11:38 AM)
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If this thing hits as hard as it's projected to, I really don't know what's going to be left of the Virgin Islands (US and others). Which absolutely sucks. I've been to St Thomas a couple times, and I've met nothing but nice people and I really like it there.
Original Famous Ray
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(09-17-2017, 12:28 PM)
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My old man in Puerto Rico still has issues with electricity and water thanks to Irma. The island along with the rest of the caribbean sure as hell doesn't need to deal with this shit again. Fuck off Maria.
VanMardigan
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(09-17-2017, 12:57 PM)
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St. Croix here. Our airport is a big staging area for supplies to st. Thomas and the other islands. We took in patients from those islands and some are still here. And now we are about to take a direct hit. This is such terrible news.
Foolworm
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(09-17-2017, 03:39 PM)
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Yeah... A couple weeks ago Macau and HK got absolutely battered by Typhoon Hato (it was the first Signal 10 hoisted in 20 years), only to be slammed by Pakhar a week later. Macau looked like a warzone outside the casinos, the local PLA garrison was deployed for the first time to help with the cleanup.

This year is one for the books, as far as extreme storms are concerned. The US establishment can deny climate change all it wants, but the bills and lives are racking up. Nature doesn't care much about political divides and election cycles.
Szu
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(09-17-2017, 03:45 PM)
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Originally Posted by Adama

Fuuuuuuuuuck, I still don't have electricity and now this, guess I'll go buy more water and candles...

Yet somehow, you found a way to post this in this topic.



Proud of you, you're a true Gaffer.
mingoguaya
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(09-17-2017, 05:54 PM)
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Originally Posted by perfectchaos007

Irma went just north of PR. Hopefully Maria goes even further north of PR

Maria is way lower than what Irma was at this point. Most models had Irma passing north. ALL models have Maria passing across Puerto Rico (actually the eye will pass on top of my town on its way out).
A-V-B
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(09-17-2017, 05:58 PM)
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God, why can't these hurricanes just fuck off!

hang in there everybody
painey
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(09-17-2017, 06:00 PM)
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Originally Posted by A-V-B

God, why can't these hurricanes just fuck off!

It's not our planet, we just happen to live here.
andthebeatgoeson
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(09-17-2017, 06:05 PM)
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This is how they say climate change will affect the brown people the most.
Mindlog
(09-17-2017, 06:06 PM)
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Wondering if some family would want to head out to our home to ride the storm out, but I can hear chainsaws right now still on cleanup duty.
Steejee
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(09-17-2017, 06:11 PM)
Damn Maria formed fast. Lee behind it formed early and is predicted to fizzle out. Maria sorta just popped out of nowhere. GL PR
Suikoguy
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(09-17-2017, 08:05 PM)
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Originally Posted by mingoguaya

I want to see us (Puerto Rico) dodge this one. We were extremely lucky with Irma, and most early models on that one always suggested a shift to the north and so it happened. Now with Maria ALL models predict that it will enter Puerto Rico on Wednesday evening as a Cat 3, staying in the area for a good 12 hours. I expect to be without power for at least a month. ˇEsto se jodió (this is fucked up!)!

The forecast that far out is not a foregone conclusion.

But it's not looking good, certainly make what preparations you can (again).
PointerToAddress
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(09-17-2017, 11:00 PM)
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Yep, this is Hurricane George part 2. I got electricity back a couple of days ago and I'm just enjoying the days with electricity until we're dark for at least a month. One problem is that since Irma left a lot of trees on the streets there's a lot of debris out there that can potentially be dangerous.

So, here we go again.
Tubie
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(09-17-2017, 11:05 PM)
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Maria just became a hurricane :(
mingoguaya
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(09-17-2017, 11:08 PM)
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Originally Posted by Suikoguy

The forecast that far out is not a foregone conclusion.

But it's not looking good, certainly make what preparations you can (again).

We were already prepared for Irma. Got a good stock of supplies and water for a week. Hopefully it won't be that bad but I'm fearful for the worst.
Geist-
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(09-17-2017, 11:15 PM)
Nature not giving us any mercy. :(

Stay safe everyone.
perfectchaos007
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(09-19-2017, 01:58 AM)
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Category 5 hurricane now. Puerto Rico is bracing for a direct hit. 3,500,000 people live on the island
Rebel Leader
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(09-19-2017, 01:59 AM)
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This is noe a


Cat 5 hurricane
160 mph
Randolph Freelander
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(09-19-2017, 01:59 AM)
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Cat 5. Prepare.
dabig2
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(09-19-2017, 02:01 AM)
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Maria beefed the hell up today, holy cow. And conditions are still good for it to strengthen tomorrow before it impacts Puerto Rico and the USVI. Stay safe everyone.

StopMakingSense
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(09-19-2017, 02:01 AM)
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Originally Posted by Tubie

Maria just became a hurricane :(

Quoting this since it was only 27 hours ago.
Tubie
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(09-19-2017, 02:06 AM)
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Unreal

And it still has even hotter waters to pass through before reaching PR.
Zackat
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(09-19-2017, 02:07 AM)
god damn.
Malyse
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(09-19-2017, 02:08 AM)
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I think cat 6 will be a thing soon.
rucury
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(09-19-2017, 02:09 AM)
Welp, see you guys next year. Probably gonna lose power for a couple of months starting Wednesday morning. Hopefully not, but let's be real. Worst part is I was really enjoying Metroid Samus Returns... Can I beat it before the blackout? The world may never know.
illmatic22
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(09-19-2017, 02:11 AM)
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My poor island.

Stay safe Puerto Rico🙏
EPaul
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(09-19-2017, 02:14 AM)
Experiencing it right now from St.lucia.
Shadybiz
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(09-19-2017, 02:15 AM)
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Jesus. Be safe.
rucury
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(09-19-2017, 02:16 AM)

Originally Posted by EPaul

Experiencing it right now from St.lucia.

How is it? I guess that's a stupid question. I'm just sorta hoping you say "eh its not as bad, don't worry, you won't lose your last semester at uni"
StriKeVillain
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(09-19-2017, 02:17 AM)
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Stay safe, all.
Hyun Sai
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(09-19-2017, 02:19 AM)
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Originally Posted by rucury

How is it? I guess that's a stupid question. I'm just sorta hoping you say "eh its not as bad, don't worry, you won't lose your last semester at uni"

I'm in Martinique, north of St Lucia, and the wind is scary. But it's likely nothing compared to what Dominica must be experiencing. They really are screwed :(

EDIT : Right now the rain is becoming insanely heavy.
PointerToAddress
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(09-19-2017, 02:21 AM)
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I said it was gonna be like Hurricane George...Not anymore. This is gonna be even worse than San Felipe if this keeps up.
Epsilon-delta
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(09-19-2017, 02:22 AM)
These intensifications...

My mother is in St. Thomas and might experience back-to-back Category 5 hurricanes.

Good thing the resort where she works at is built like a rock.
Tubie
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(09-19-2017, 02:26 AM)
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EPaul
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(09-19-2017, 02:27 AM)

Originally Posted by rucury

How is it? I guess that's a stupid question. I'm just sorta hoping you say "eh its not as bad, don't worry, you won't lose your last semester at uni"

Relatively calm with some light showers, we had a few landslides but no fatalities so far. Had power and water the entire day
rucury
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(09-19-2017, 02:27 AM)

Originally Posted by Hyun Sai

I'm in Martinique, north of St Lucia, and the wind is scary. But it's likely nothing compared to what Dominica must be experiencing. They really are screwed :(

EDIT : Right now the rain is becoming insanely heavy.

Damn. Stay safe friend. Hope you and yours get through this all right.

Originally Posted by EPaul

Relatively calm with some light showers, we had a few landslides but no fatalities so far. Had power and water the entire day

Huh, I guess thats because of the small size of the eye which the extreme winds circle. I'm glad it's okay in St. Lucia. Hope it stays that way
FreezeSSC
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(09-19-2017, 02:29 AM)
How large is Maria in comparison to Irma? Wasnt Irma like 400 miles wide?
Hollycat
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(09-19-2017, 02:29 AM)
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Too many hurricanes lately. Any chance this one will vanish or head straight north and not cause damage?
Renegade Frost
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(09-19-2017, 02:31 AM)
god damn that's rough

Stay safe in the lesser antilles dog!
StopMakingSense
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(09-19-2017, 02:31 AM)
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Originally Posted by Hollycat

Too many hurricanes lately. Any chance this one will vanish or head straight north and not cause damage?

It's hit on Dominica is imminent.
Relix
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(09-19-2017, 02:33 AM)
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Well, after tomorrow I may not be here for some time so... Fuck. I love hurricanes but never a Cat 5. I was just dining at a local restaurant, a wood structure, and I was having a conversation with the owner. He isn't planning on doing anything just waiting for whatever happens to his business. Sucks.
Syriel
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(09-19-2017, 02:34 AM)
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Originally Posted by Malyse

I think cat 6 will be a thing soon.

There's no point.

Cat 5 is basically "total devastation."

A higher number doesn't mean provide a meaningful distinction.

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