OT: Hurricane Check-in

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  1. dannykuconn

    dannykuconn Cheerman of Board

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    Davidinnaples: "As of 2:08 Trees down, lots of wind, but safe and dry." Been keeping in touch all morning. His garage is filled with supplies and he is in a place that was recently built with the best hurricane standards but still worried. Hopefully I will not have to respond to this post unless something goes tragically wrong. Please keep positive thoughts about him and everyone else in the path of Irma.Thank you. --------------------- Update. David just got in touch with me about an hour ago. This is Tuesday morning at 6:30. "Suddenly have phone service. No power yet. Soffit and flashing damage to my unit. Water leakage but no major issue. Street a mess.."-------------------------updating again. David got power back on Thursday night at 9 o'clock.
     
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  2. Phil

    Phil Stats Geek

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    Inquiring minds want to know, any damage to the Danny and Lisa room? Let's talk about real priorities.
     
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  3. Icebear

    Icebear Andlig Ledare

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    Thanks, Danny.
     
  4. RockyMTblue2

    RockyMTblue2 Don't Look Up!

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    I have a brother on the East Coast and have concentrated attention there. Potential storm surge for Naples:

    "North of the Everglades lies Naples, an upscale town of about 22,000 that is also the home of the Florida governor.

    The hurricane center's storm surge maps, showing deep inundation for Naples, worried Colorado State University hurricane researcher Phil Klotzbach.

    "Look at Naples, the entire town of Naples is underwater," Klotzbach said. "That is horrible. God that looks awful."

    Governor warns Irma's storm surge 'will cover your house'

    May you and yours be safe David.
     
  5. ChicagoGG

    ChicagoGG Windy City Kitty

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    Stay safe,David!! Sending good thoughts and prayers your way!!

    Thanks for the update, Danny.
     
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  6. MilfordHusky

    MilfordHusky Voice of Reason

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    I was thinking about David earlier. Stay high and inland as much as possible.
     
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  7. JS

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    The other hurricane thread was starting to get a tad political, such posts no longer showing.

    Would like to know that all Boneyarders and their friends and families are safe, so pinning this thread with a more generic title.

    Billnaples? You OK? Naples looks like ground zero, and I assume you got the hell out of there.
     
  8. JS

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    Good news -- the storm surge around Naples-Fort Meyers looks like it'll be less than originally predicted.
     
  9. Sonny44

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    I hope to find out tomorrow whether I still have my home in Okeechobee. Waiting for friends to come home and send pictures.
     
  10. JS

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    Even Floridian bellicosity seems to have taken a back seat to the storm.

    Headline in USA Today:

    Uncertainty as Irma sees more
    than 10,000 fights cancelled

     
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  11. Tontobruto

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    We lost a home, a car, a boat and other stuff in Chokoloskee. Mala suerte! The only redeeming news is that we are in New Mexico. Go Huskies!
     
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  12. FairView

    FairView Mad Man

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    Be safe, Dave.
    My wife, son and I still talk about how kind you were to all of us in Estero. You and Danny also made impressions in the Germain (shelter) Arena.
     
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  13. HGN

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    We're all thinking about you David and wishing you and your family the best.
     
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  14. PonchoFan

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    All is fine in Port Richey House is fine with no damage. Didn't even lose power.
    Didn't even hear much wind noise.
    It's still windy and rainy.
     
  15. huskeynut

    huskeynut Leader of the Band

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    All is well in Solivita in Poincianna. Did not loose power or water. Haven't been out to see what damage occurred in the community.

    We did have some crazy winds (90+ mph) over night.
     
  16. Sonny44

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    Not sure what you mean unless you're talking BB fans only.
    People down here are the friendliest and most respectful I've ever encountered.
     
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  17. blakeon18

    blakeon18 Dormie

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    BTW the hockey arena near Ft. Myers... which was/is the site with 5,000 folks in it for shelter is the same place
    where the UConn women played 3 games about 2 years ago in November around Thanksgiving....I believe quite a gaggle
    of Boneyarders attended.
     
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    ChicagoGG Windy City Kitty

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    Was able to get thru to the family this morning. Great news! All came thru okay.
    They got lucky when Irma took a jog and the eye went east of them
    They even have electricity back now. No internet and stuff, but they, dog, and home came thru okay.
    Thanks to all for the good thought and prayers. Much appreciated!!

    Rocky - all okay with your fam?
    Anybody heard from David?
    Hope all is well for all concerned!

    Thanks, everyone!!!
     
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  19. FairView

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    Yes. The Germain Arena was the site of the tourney. It was featured prominently on some news channels. It was freezing in there to watch the game. I can't imagine how cold it must have been sitting on the bench.
     
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  20. uconnfan68

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    Stepson in New Port Richey had power until 7am. Hope yours stayed on.
     
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  21. Sonny44

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    Just found out that our place came through in pretty good shape, thank God.
     
  22. ChicagoGG

    ChicagoGG Windy City Kitty

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    Danny or anyone - have you heard from David??
     
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  23. JS

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    Yes, within the past hour:

    I'm ok. Damage to condo, car and area. No power, phone service.. pretty grim.

    I'd say the first two words are the important ones.
     
  24. tomcat

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    Fort Pierce checking in. We initially evacuated west, then headed north when the storm changed direction. Stayed in Lake City for two days and I believe conditions there were actually worse than home turned out to be. We got home yesterday and found no damage.
     
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  25. huskyd

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    I was born and bred in South Florida and slept through many hurricanes. But this one sounded like the Mother of all Storms, and when I heard it would make landfall at Naples I thought of David. Great to hear that he's safe and sound. Thanks, Danny. Get that computer up and running, David, the Season is nigh.
     
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