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Old 08-29-12, 01:55 PM   #1
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If a hurricane is coming and you live under sea level

Would you stay there? would you stay there and not have any supplies What would you do
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Old 08-29-12, 01:59 PM   #2
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My house is 18 feet above sea level and I leave most of the time.

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See that is a wise choice.
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My house is 18 feet above sea level and I leave most of the time.

weird...so the wind blew a bike away but left the rear wheel there?
Was it a tornado?
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weird...so the wind blew a bike away but left the rear wheel there?
Was it a tornado?
Bird bath from an upside down Christmas Tree Holder.

I left on my bike and rode to my daughter's house.

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Bird bath from an upside down Christmas Tree Holder.

I left on my bike and rode to my daughter's house.


Important part is you were safe and sound.
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I cannot imagine why anyone would stay in a place that's under sea level. That just does not compute to me. I've lived through several hurricanes. Evacuated when they thought Charley was going to hit us head on--it turned and missed. Hunkered down through several lesser storms. But I'm 20 ft above sea level--under sea level, forget it.
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The fact that I can't swim should give you a clue as do what I would do.
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Wheels good to hear from ya'll.
Really?You run from a minor deluge?What kind of Texican are you?

What happens if a tumbleweed rolls by,everyone runs screaming?
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The fact that I can't swim should give you a clue as do what I would do.
You'll eventually become good at floating
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Would you stay there? would you stay there and not have any supplies What would you do
Stay in the lowland ghetto,get free federal disaster money,food,trailer,and even more free money to rebuild in the ghetto on sites most cities would not permit.
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.....then go to rent-to-own and buy a 60" TV.
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Old 08-29-12, 06:05 PM   #14
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.....then go to rent-to-own and buy a 60" TV.
Well at least you are honest.
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I lived in N.O. for about 10 years, we left for major storms. Anything Cat 1 or higher. Now I live about 15 feet above sea level, we stay unless it's going to be a cat 2-3 or worse... we just sat through Cat 1 Isaac (the backside of the storm is still whistling outside as I type this) and it wasn't bad at all. Of course, I don't live in the marsh where everything floods.

I grew up here, sat through many Cat 1 and 2 storms as a child, they don't scare me much anymore. As long as I'm 15+ feet over sea level, and the winds aren't approaching 100MPH, we're pretty much prepared.
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Really?You run from a minor deluge?What kind of Texican are you?

What happens if a tumbleweed rolls by,everyone runs screaming?
That minor one (IKE) had 110 mph winds.
My old house rated for 100mph winds and I live 4 blocks from a large creek that floods.

Come on down for the next one.
You can baby sit the house.
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Would you stay there? would you stay there
Only if you were stuck on stupid. I can think of one exception though.

If you live in Calpatria, CA (184 feet below sea level), near the Salton Sea, and there is a hurricane barreling up the Gulf of California, I probably wouldn't worry. The mountains surrounding the Gulf are fairly high on both sides and the hurricane will probably get choked. Most importantly though, I'd make sure I wasn't in the lowest spot in Calpatria.
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Almost like standing on a train track while a train is comeing and some one says to you hey a train is comeing and you stay on the track
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I'm in the process of getting the household closed, and will be living AT sea level by October. I'm planning on spending the next year or two or forever, living the nomadic life. We're moving onto a boat and are planning on Coastal Fla and the Caribbean......maybe for good.
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I'm in the process of getting the household closed, and will be living AT sea level by October. I'm planning on spending the next year or two or forever, living the nomadic life. We're moving onto a boat and are planning on Coastal Fla and the Caribbean......maybe for good.
I hope it is a big boat i spent much time on the water from kayaks to 20 footers and trust me a 20 footer in the middle of the ocean can get scary>I do love the water make sure you use reduncy and have back ups to back up and plenty of way to get fresh water
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View from the wind map. Also some stuff happening in upper mid-west, wild!
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I'm in the process of getting the household closed, and will be living AT sea level by October. I'm planning on spending the next year or two or forever, living the nomadic life. We're moving onto a boat and are planning on Coastal Fla and the Caribbean......maybe for good.
You gonna rig up a stern wheeler powered by your wife's 'bent?
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My underwater base has never been affected by hurricanes. However, I mostly use the subterranean base, as it's easier to expand. There's also less chance of flooding, if an experiment goes bad.
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Stay in the lowland ghetto,get free federal disaster money,food,trailer,and even more free money to rebuild in the ghetto on sites most cities would not permit.
How about living on a fault line, or in a tornado alley? Is it different?
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How about living on a fault line, or in a tornado alley? Is it different?
Or in a forest fire danger zone.
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