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Old 09-05-2018, 06:26 AM
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i know it's a week out, but the GFS and Euro are downright scary on their last runs for us here in the Mid-Atlantic. Sure hope they don't verify. Never too early to keep an eye out.
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I would definitely start boarding up your house today. Go ahead and sink your boat in its slip, that way all you have to do is pump it out after the world ends.


I like it when the early models point right at us. They are always off on the path and so that means it won't get us.
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Old 09-05-2018, 08:04 AM
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It's way too far away to know what it's going to do. Right now most of the model runs put it well offshore of the mid-atlantic. If it ends up going further west than anticipated by Sunday or Monday then we can start to worry, but right now it's just way too early to tell. I'd be more concerned about how the wind and rain from the remnants of Gordon are going to mess up fishing this weekend.
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So distant it's not even..........on my radar
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I know it's still early but some of these models, especially the traditionally more accurate ones, have it taking a very similar path as Isabel.
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AHHHHHHHHH i just burned down my shed so a tree can't fall on it. Preventative

If she comes she comes. hurricanes threaten every year since, oh forever, you just prep smart and hope for best.

*Now that I am being a smart-a I am sure florence will lock right onto my river place
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I know it's a ways out but I'm getting a sickening feeling for us in nc/va.
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Rain and wind looking imminent Imho
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Hope it stays far away. We've already had so much rain in the last two days that everything is saturated again.
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If it doesn't follow Isabel's track and stays south west we should be ok.
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So distant it's not even..........on my radar
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Originally Posted by Hollywood9s View Post
Hope it stays far away. We've already had so much rain in the last two days that everything is saturated again.
and have you seen the storm coming in from the west? that thing is massive! st louis is getting pummeled. our forecast is basically rain solid for the next 10 days.
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It ain't looking good for us fellas. I will be hunkered down at work at the firehouse but not sure where I should send my family. All our family is in NC and Lynchburg which doesn't look good either. Thoughts?
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This is our marina this morning. 2" over dock.
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just when we thought the bay's water quality couldnt get any worse. between the storm this weekend, and whatever is to come with florence will result in an unmitigated disaster. the conowingo will be tested for sure...
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Actually indicators at this point are looking good for MD and VA. If this storm hits in southern NC and continues tracking west it will largely be a rain event for us. Guys near the coast will certainly see some surge and flooding, but it sure beats hitting the coast and tracking north. Fingers crossed.

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What are folks near Annapolis doing to prepare for this hurricane expected Friday morning?

for those that wetslip are you pulling your boat?

this is my first time owning a boat in a hurricane and not sure what I need to do?

I Wetslip my 27’ tiara on the Magothy and do not own a trailer.

Should I have it hauled out and wait out the storm on the hard?
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What are folks near Annapolis doing to prepare for this hurricane expected Friday morning?

for those that wetslip are you pulling your boat?

this is my first time owning a boat in a hurricane and not sure what I need to do?

I Wetslip my 27’ tiara on the Magothy and do not own a trailer.

Should I have it hauled out and wait out the storm on the hard?
As of this morning nothing. If it tracks as indicated above I will do nothing. If it starts to follow Isabella's path, I may haul out.
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Originally Posted by outobie View Post
What are folks near Annapolis doing to prepare for this hurricane expected Friday morning?

for those that wetslip are you pulling your boat?

this is my first time owning a boat in a hurricane and not sure what I need to do?

I Wetslip my 27’ tiara on the Magothy and do not own a trailer.

Should I have it hauled out and wait out the storm on the hard?
Check with Your Insurance Company.I know Boat US will pay a certain amount to haul Your Boat for a Named Hurricane.
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unless there’s the threat of a direct hit, mine will stay in its slip on back creek. my boats have ridden out many storms in their slips over the years. make sure you have charged batteries, good lines, and plenty of fenders for the docks and pilings and it will be fine. also, be prepared to check lines at each tide change.
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