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Update on Irene
Update on Irene
As I write this article for you Irene is sitting right off the coast of Florida. For the most part today it has been dark rainy and we have had bands of tropical fore winds. At times the bands come through the rain is intense making the ground quite moist but we have not lost power and it besides being a bad beach day we are none the worse for the storm. While we have gotten more than the news reported we are quite happy that we have not had a direct landfall. I can only hope the rest of the USA is spared. For us the majority of Irene will pass tonight. We may have bands tomorrow of rain and wind tomorrow but nothing like today so for this we are grateful.
And we would all sigh collectively except while watching this storm we know our neighbors to the North are in jeopardy. For those of my close hubbing buddies, I have been in contact and they have been kind enough to be in contact with me.
And we would all be happy except we know Ted is out there in the Atlantic making its way towards the Bahamas now. It is relatively early in Hurricane season to have so many storms come through. Ted is a "T" named storm and while I have lived in Florida long enough to finish the English alphabet storm names and the Greek alphabet storms names we have not yet had to switch to the Hebrew alphabet storm names but this year maybe the except. At this point hurricane season looks ot be very long this year.
As I complete this hub a really bad rain and wind band went through and we lost cable. Power is on for the time being.