The Weather/Fire Disaster Thread :-(

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lowdru2k

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Hope everyone gets out. Crazy how this storm changed over the last couple days.
 

BettaCall911

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I will be on vacation in Destin next week. LOL. Just my luck.
 

TDbank24

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Unreal destruction.

Hope people got out.
 

Viktor

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Thank god it wasn't a clear bomb.
 

Viktor

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Is it worth rebuilding? Cities have been completely levelled by EF4+ tornados like Joplin and rebuilt, but those have a lot lower of a chance to be hit by that type of a storm again. Hurricanes, although not alway with the intensity of Micheal, will hit this area again. And going forward those chances are only going to go up.
 

Plainview

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Is it worth rebuilding? Cities have been completely levelled by EF4+ tornados like Joplin and rebuilt, but those have a lot lower of a chance to be hit by that type of a storm again. Hurricanes, although not alway with the intensity of Micheal, will hit this area again. And going forward those chances are only going to go up.
A LOT of the houses there were not hurricane ready. The ones built the last 20 years or so were built for it. Rebuild.
 

Spiritech

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Its thundering and lightening in SoCal. End of days folks. End of days.
 

tumorman

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tumorman you still alive fam? Saw there were tornados in the Richmond area and thought that is where you lived.
Ha hey sorry about the delay! I'm alive I think (or ghost typing from heaven), those tornadoes were no joke. Two touched down about 2 miles from where I live in opposite directions, we had 9 total. I ended up staying at work real late that day because the news alert said one was forming literally a block from my apartment. Was quite the day.

Thanks for checking in on me!
 
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oh sh¡t :eek:o_O




Super Typhoon Yutu, the most powerful tropical cyclone on Earth in 2018, barrels towards Northern Mariana Islands

https://www.accuweather.com/en/weat...na-islands-on-alert-for-typhoon-yutu/70006416


Super Typhoon Yutu will bring risks ranging from flooding and destructive winds and dangerous seas to Guam and the Northern Mariana Islands.

Yutu quickly strengthened from a tropical depression on Sunday into a super typhoon by Wednesday as it became the strongest tropical cyclone so far this year.

A direct hit is expected on Tinian and Saipan on Wednesday night, dealing a catastrophic blow to both islands.

A northwest track into Thursday will take the center of the tropical cyclone across both Tinian and Saipan, bringing winds in excess of 240 km/h (150 mph).

Winds of this magnitude can completely destroy homes and businesses and leave areas without power for a week or longer.

While Guam and Rota are expected to dodge the worst impacts, there can still be damaging winds across Rota and locally damaging winds across Guam into Thursday.

Both islands will also endure frequent downpours capable of causing flooding and travel disruptions.

Flooding rainfall will be a concern across Tinian and Saipan, where 100-200 mm (4-8 inches) of rain and an AccuWeather StormMax™ of 250 mm (10 inches) are expected. Rainfall across Guam and Rota is expected to total 50-100 mm (2-4 inches).

The largely uninhabited islands from Farallon de Medinilla to Farallon de Pajaros will also be at risk for powerful winds and flooding.

Dangerously rough seas will continue to batter areas around Guam and the Northern Mariana Islands into Thursday night before improving this weekend.

Prior to Yutu's arrival, residents of Guam and the Northern Mariana Islands are being urged to review typhoon preparation plans. Be ready for these plans to have to be put into place and the potential for disruptions to daily routines.

After affecting Guam and the Northern Mariana Islands, Yutu continues on a west to northwest track into next week.

Yutu is forecast to maintain super typhoon status into this weekend and will remain a dangerous tropical cyclone as it approaches parts of Asia next week.

Areas from the Philippines to Japan should remain on alert for potential impacts from this dangerous tropical cyclone next week.

 

Viktor

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Just think how powerful that would be if climate change was real!
 

Spiritech

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Bad fires in Thousand Oaks and Northern California. :sad:
 

Spiritech

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The missing list for Cali fires is now 1000 :sad:
 

MR X

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The missing list for Cali fires is now 1000 :sad:
That's terrible.

This thread keeps crashing my mobile browser and won't let me undo the accidental thumbs up reaction thing...

Edit: it finally undid it.