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    Quote Originally Posted by glhs837 View Post
    Good call. Me, I'm 60 feet up with great drainage and lots of sturdy old trees to protect me from the wind.

    Not if the ground is saturated, they will just pull up the roots like the pine trees do :)
    Had that happen in Irene, #### load of oak trees down.
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    Quote Originally Posted by BernieP View Post
    Not if the ground is saturated, they will just pull up the roots like the pine trees do :)
    Had that happen in Irene, #### load of oak trees down.
    Thats where the great drainage comes in. :)
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    Quote Originally Posted by GWguy View Post
    He was trying to explain how much more severe this storm is compared to previous. He said recent hurricanes were like tripping and skinning your knee. This cat 3/4 (at landfall) will be like someone pushing you off the roof.
    Any word from your brother?
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    Dear Baby Jesus lying in a crib in Bethlehem,
    I thank your divine intervention that I was not drinking anything when I read this post.

  4. #54
    Quote Originally Posted by RoseRed View Post
    Any word from your brother?
    Not this morning. He's hopefully safe at my niece's place a few hours away.
    "It must be inordinately taxing to be such a boob."
    The Brain

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    Quote Originally Posted by GWguy View Post
    Not this morning. He's hopefully safe at my niece's place a few hours away.
    Keep us posted...
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    Dear Baby Jesus lying in a crib in Bethlehem,
    I thank your divine intervention that I was not drinking anything when I read this post.

  6. #56
    Quote Originally Posted by RoseRed View Post
    Keep us posted...
    Most of his new neighbors stayed behind. They say all is well at the moment. Eyewall is just a short distance north of his place.

    I've been watching the traffic cams in Wilmington, NC. Of the 15 or 20 cams they started with, only 2 are still working.
    "It must be inordinately taxing to be such a boob."
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