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Tracking Michael

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  1. Tom

    Tom The Dog Trainer 5 Year Member Platinum Tortoise Club

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    The rain here stopped sometime last night. Its not raining at all now at 7am when I took the dogs out for a potty break. Its supposed to be overcast for the morning hours and then sunny and 80 degrees this afternoon. If the wind ever picked up last night, I didn't hear it. I wish it had been this mild when it hit the pan handle.
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    Haven't tried it here yet. Actually don't know of any places which sell it.
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    No power where mom is a Albany Georgia.
    But everyone is ok.
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    It went right over us here in Augusta. For a minute there I thought it was still going to be hurricane force when it got here, but it downgraded pretty fast over Georgia. I did move everyone inside last night though. Of course it’s already sunny and fairly calm, there is a little bit of lingering wind- but not much. Thankfully this hurricane is moving fast. Only damage we had was my shade cover for the bird mews got knocked down and torn up a bit- nothing I can’t fix.

    A friend in Albany had the roof of his mews ripped off- the birds were inside of course.
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    Good to see the sun again this morning.
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    Your friend in Albany moved his birds inside the house? The birds are okay?
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    All of my critters have cabin fever. I'll be moving them back home today.
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    Yes. The birds were inside and everyone is safe.
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    Glad to hear everyone is safe so far, even if a bit uncomfortable. For me personally, I'm glad to be grumbling about enduring another morning of homemade iced coffee. :)
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    I finally got all the critters back home and mostly settled in. I had to move 100+ lbs of cat. Twice.
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    On the bright side, I can fit eight cat carriers in a Ford Explorer... without stacking. :D
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    We only got rain from it here in the Atlanta area.
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    I was looking at the news this morning and we just didn't see any problems out here in Peachtree City GA. We had some rain starting yesterday evening, but the sun came out around 11am today and it was a beautiful warm sunny day here.
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    Glad everyone is okay.
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    The relative we were visiting just over a week ago in Panama City has a few auto dealerships. They were severely damaged. He has a multi million dollar antique and vintage car collection in an adjacent building and he has not been allowed back in the city yet to assess the damage. Most building there have at least some damage, a great many totally destroyed. A local hospital was destroyed. I'm afraid of what he will find when he is allowed to return. They don't expect power restored for quite some time...
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    Sorry to hear this, Mike. Prayers for them!
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    Oh no. I really hope that the damage is not too bad.
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    Bay and Gulf counties were among the hardest hit in Florida. Jackson, Calhoun, Liberty and Franklin are also high up on that list, but they aren't the only ones.
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    In Mexico Beach, FL, there were beach houses. Now, there's just beach.
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    This storm is being compared to Andrew (1992). Incredible, devastating power, in a really small footprint. Some people are already wondering if Michael will get retroactively classified as a Cat 5 hurricane. The barometric pressure at the center of Michael was actually LOWER than Andrew's.
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