Tomorrow, Friday the 6th will be a year since Matthew cruised up the Florida coast. And now Tropical Storm, Nate, is forming and may hit Louisiana this coming weekend. Hurricane season in the Gulf / Caribbean area.
Journal Entry 10.5.2016 – Preparations for Hurricane Matthew
Outside the weather is calm, although there are thunderheads forming up in the skies above. The winds are light, with no indication as yet that a major hurricane, Matthew, is on its way towards Florida. At this point, the weather people do not know where the hurricane will go… whether or not it will make landfall in Florida or further up the coast. The storm could also do a recurve, turning northeasterly and head out towards the mid-Atlantic — at this point it is rather unpredictable. All we can do is make preparations.
At this point, I intend to stay in situ, bunker down at the house with Toby the dog, who I am dog-sitting. I just finished going to the market for some supplies and found most of the bottle water gone, but managed to get some and filled up empty…
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