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Old 21-08-2011, 07:38   #1
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Hud! Hang On to Your Hat !

Nevis is copping a bit of TS Irene up to 46 knots in the next hour or 2.

St Martin and the BVI's get a bit too later.
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Re: Hud! Hang onto your hat!!

Hi, Mark.

We're battened down here on Nevis. It was raining heavily on and off and gusting up to 35 kts or so through the night. Then at 8 am the wind simply died off and the rain stopped. It's been two hours and things are still pretty calm.

I looked at the Guadeloupe radar (image below) and saw that Irene's eye was passing over us. She apparently took a jog to the north of the expected path, which is a good thing for us, because the really heavy stuff seems to be up north of us. I expect the wind to reverse direction and pick up in a bit. I'm hoping we miss the 46 kts part!

That's little Nevis right in the eye...
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tie that hat on tight , hud and duck gooood.....
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Wind's switched 180 degrees, and the heavy rain's back. It's making the cat nervous.
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Wind's switched 180 degrees, and the heavy rain's back. It's making the cat nervous.
has kitty found a nice dark hole, or is kitty looking toward the wind??
when it gets wild here, bubba looks toward the wind and wants to go outside to find a hiding place, then goes under the bed for dark place to hide.. goood luck and may the force be WITH ye not against ye....
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It's making the cat nervous.
It would make a mono nervous too!
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