The article “What Lies In Irma's Path” has an interesting graph:
That uptick in activity around 1950 is due to better weather monitoring and not because of some anthropomorphic deity trying to smite us out of existance.
The rest of the article isn't really worth reading as it comes across as scare-mongering,
much like the rest of the reporting about Hurricane Irma.
I find the reporting from the National Hurricane Center to be the best—it's level headed and not so “in-your-face” about the dangers.
But they don't try to sugar coat the threat either.
It's actually quite refreshing from the rest of the media storm (pun intended) going on.
Bunny and I await the coming storm.
Well, let's see …
- Food … ✓
- Water … ✓
- Shutters … ✓
- Clean porch … ✓
- Batteries … ✓ (except for 6 volt batteries—we didn't get any in time)
- Gas … ✓
- Kerosene … ✓
- Generator … ✓
- Obsessively checking the National Hurricane Center for updates … ✓
Nothing much more to do than to wait.
Are we there yet?
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