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Offline Slateman

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Re: Isaac
« Reply #26: August 28, 2012, 11:39:44 PM »
I heard that I think on Weather Channel.  I remember several years ago taking my kids to the beach when there was a hurricane way out in the Gulf, we got there and the Gulf was flat which was so strange.  We decided to walk out on the pier and when we got 1/2 way across we realized the wind was making waves in the opposite direction of how they normally roll in, really brought home the power of the wind.

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Re: Isaac
« Reply #27: August 28, 2012, 11:53:00 PM »
The baromoter is dropping. Slightly.

Here's another site: http://google.org/crisismap/weather_and_events

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Re: Isaac
« Reply #28: August 29, 2012, 01:13:36 AM »
Pretty much stalling at this point. Just sucking up moisture from and then dumping it back on New Orleans.

Looks like we're going to find out if all the money spent on the levees is going to be worht it

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Re: Isaac
« Reply #29: August 29, 2012, 08:53:43 AM »
slate- it's a bit later now, but it was the weather channel.  Sounds like one levy in Plaquemines may have been breached, per WTOP this am.

By the way, doesn't a place called "Plaquemines" sound like a great place to set up a dentist's office?  Crest should offer to pick up a chunk of the parish's budget to change the name to "Flossbrushandrinse" for a day.

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Re: Isaac
« Reply #30: August 29, 2012, 01:10:31 PM »
Family guy - IT'S GONNA RAIN!

Offline Slateman

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Re: Isaac
« Reply #31: August 29, 2012, 06:53:16 PM »
slate- it's a bit later now, but it was the weather channel.  Sounds like one levy in Plaquemines may have been breached, per WTOP this am.

By the way, doesn't a place called "Plaquemines" sound like a great place to set up a dentist's office?  Crest should offer to pick up a chunk of the parish's budget to change the name to "Flossbrushandrinse" for a day.

NO

It was not breached. I hate that the media ran with that story. First thing I got at 5:40am was a call from someone high up asking what happened.

It's overtopping. Essentially, the wind was blowing the water over the levee's edge. It did not breach, but there is some flodding. Not surprising, really.


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Re: Isaac
« Reply #32: August 29, 2012, 09:13:39 PM »
The National Guard is now reporting that the levee may have broke

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Re: Isaac
« Reply #33: August 30, 2012, 05:04:19 AM »
Looking like it will become a Tropical Depression soon.