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Old Oct 19th 2005, 11:17 am
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First Katrina at the 4th strongest Atlantic hurricane ever....then Rita the 2nd strongest ever...now we have Wilma. The strongest and most intense Atlantic hurricane ever:

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WTNT34 KNHC 190835
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HURRICANE WILMA ADVISORY NUMBER 16
NWS TPC/NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
5 AM EDT WED OCT 19 2005

...AIR FORCE RECONNAISSANCE PLANE REPORTED 884 MB...THE LOWEST
MINIMUM PRESSURE EVER MEASURED IN A HURRICANE IN THE ATLANTIC
BASIN...

...MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS ARE NEAR 175 MPH...280 KM/HR...WITH HIGHER
GUSTS. WILMA IS A CATASTROPHIC CATEGORY FIVE HURRICANE ON THE
SAFFIR-SIMPSON SCALE. SOME FLUCTUATIONS IN INTENSITY ARE EXPECTED
DURING THE NEXT 24 HOUR


And its coming FLA's way. May be a busy weekend after all.
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Old Oct 19th 2005, 11:26 am
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Originally Posted by Angry White Pyjamas
First Katrina at the 4th strongest Atlantic hurricane ever....then Rita the 2nd strongest ever...now we have Wilma. The strongest and most intense Atlantic hurricane ever:

000
WTNT34 KNHC 190835
TCPAT4
BULLETIN
HURRICANE WILMA ADVISORY NUMBER 16
NWS TPC/NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
5 AM EDT WED OCT 19 2005

...AIR FORCE RECONNAISSANCE PLANE REPORTED 884 MB...THE LOWEST
MINIMUM PRESSURE EVER MEASURED IN A HURRICANE IN THE ATLANTIC
BASIN...

...MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS ARE NEAR 175 MPH...280 KM/HR...WITH HIGHER
GUSTS. WILMA IS A CATASTROPHIC CATEGORY FIVE HURRICANE ON THE
SAFFIR-SIMPSON SCALE. SOME FLUCTUATIONS IN INTENSITY ARE EXPECTED
DURING THE NEXT 24 HOUR


And its coming FLA's way. May be a busy weekend after all.
As I said in a previous post - Good Luck!
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Old Oct 19th 2005, 11:30 am
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As I said in a previous post - Good Luck!
Aye. Cheers. Glad i'm on the Atlantic coast and not the Gulf side.
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Looks like Florida's only hope is that the hurricane weakens before it gets there, otherwise you'll all be floating down arse crack creek in a bog roll boat.
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Looks like Florida's only hope is that the hurricane weakens before it gets there, otherwise you'll all be floating down arse crack creek in a bog roll boat.

Wow, it went from a 1 to a 5 overnight! Thats pretty impressive. Florida gets this every year though, so I suppose its part of life there (so build your houses out of concrete!).
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Wow, it went from a 1 to a 5 overnight! Thats pretty impressive. Florida gets this every year though, so I suppose its part of life there (so build your houses out of concrete!).
We do. Very strict building regs these days down here.
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Looks like Florida's only hope is that the hurricane weakens before it gets there, otherwise you'll all be floating down arse crack creek in a bog roll boat.
Nah...few palm trees down, bit of wind and rain then back on the beach by Monday.
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Originally Posted by Angry White Pyjamas
Nah...few palm trees down, bit of wind and rain then back on the beach by Monday.
Just sending a wish that this is the case! Good luck
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WOW! Just seen this, hope you guys all stay safe down there.
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for anyone in Fla I sincerely hope this does not hit you as hard as they are predicting.....my thoughts will be with you good luck
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Just my luck I plan to go there on Monday........... what a ****wit
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Just my luck I plan to go there on Monday........... what a ****wit
funny, thats just what me and eskimo said last night..
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Just my luck I plan to go there on Monday........... what a ****wit
Hey, then you'll be able to sing What a Glorious Feeling....etc with authentic fervor,

PS Don't forget the accompanying dance routine.
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Hey, then you'll be able to sing What a Glorious Feeling....etc with authentic fervor,

PS Don't forget the accompanying dance routine.

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Originally Posted by Angry White Pyjamas
..now we have Wilma. The strongest and most intense Atlantic hurricane ever:
:scared: I know, I couldn't believe the news this morning...it was a tropical storm only yesterday :scared:

it's huge it looks bigger than the Gulf!! I hope you are planning on evacuating...and soon...stay safe!!!
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