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Old 09-01-2019, 07:30 PM
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This map, from my perspective, is suggesting the people within the brown region are going to get the shaft. Am I reading this forecast map correctly?





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That seems to align with my understanding also.
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Define "brown" in this map.

Basically, the purple center is 90-100% chance of tropical storm force winds. Every color from there down = 10% change, so the deep red is 80-90% and so on.

I think you're looking at 50-60% chance of tropical storm force.

That's NOT hurricane. For us Southerners that's just a strong summer storm.
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Not knowing which image it is, Those are the statistical probabilities of topical storm force winds. Aka over 39mph or over 50kt (58mph) winds

from how broad the purple are is I think it's probably the first. 39mph isn't horrible.

https://www.nhc.noaa.gov/refresh/gra...nd120#contents

then there is the hurricane force (74mph+) probability
https://www.nhc.noaa.gov/refresh/gra...d120#wcontents

Brown means 50-60% chance of those (or more) happening while the purple
is 90% or more

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The full shaft.
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50-60% chance of 39mph+ winds

so, not exactly the shaft
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Yes, it means that Dorian is cumming.
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Pressure is increasing in the purple and red areas. As the hurricane actions increase in frequency and strength, the force at the NE corner of the brown area will feel a major thrust from this force and storm.
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Brown people always get the shaft....
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Looks like the shaft will miss Climax, Ga., so it's not expected to be an exciting storm for everyone involved.
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Colors are all wrong. The purple should be to the upper right, at the top of the shaft, the purple area should be blue.
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That is a probability map. The probability of XX winds within YY hours.
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Default Interpreting maps . . .

For a pretty good explanation of what is unfolding watch this video:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=E4BAXqEcGYk&feature=youtu.be

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Originally Posted by Danny33486 View Post
That is a probability map. The probability of XX winds within YY hours.
Originally Posted by Bottom Scratcher View Post
For a pretty good explanation of what is unfolding watch this video:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=E4BAXqEcGYk&feature=youtu.be

Most have realized the OP was commenting about how the shape was a phallic symbol... some have not.

Just a heads up, this is THT dockside, often need to think like a teenage boy.
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Originally Posted by ericinmich View Post
Most have realized the OP was commenting about how the shape was a phallic symbol... some have not.
I missed it. Luckily i dont see cocks all over the place. Blessing I guess.
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Originally Posted by ericinmich View Post

Just a heads up.
See what you did there?
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Originally Posted by ericinmich View Post
Most have realized the OP was commenting about how the shape was a phallic symbol... some have not.

Just a heads up, this is THT dockside, often need to think like a teenage boy.

ATTENTION:

To all those who thought this looked phallic........




Y'all must have some weird shaped dicks.........
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Originally Posted by Danny33486 View Post


I missed it. Luckily i dont see cocks all over the place. Blessing I guess.
I think the Amazon logo has been a cock since day one. I told my fed x guy that and he he thought it was a smile but since I told him he sees a bunch of cocks in the back of his truck now.
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At the rate its moving......

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