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Batten Down the Hatches....Hurricane Dorian
« on: August 28, 2019, 04:47:11 PM »



Home Depot sells 6ft electrical conduit pipe sections, zip ties: here a young sweettart mango tip pruned so less to catch the wind, steaked, and zip tied 👌


Wishing everyone and their trees a safe storm,

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Re: Batten Down the Hatches....Hurricane Dorian
« Reply #1 on: August 28, 2019, 04:52:56 PM »
Yeh, topping, stakes and rope, definitely will do the job.

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Re: Batten Down the Hatches....Hurricane Dorian
« Reply #2 on: August 28, 2019, 04:59:30 PM »
Not looking good, updated cone showing melborne in center and all Florida in play.



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Re: Batten Down the Hatches....Hurricane Dorian
« Reply #3 on: August 28, 2019, 05:14:41 PM »
Maybe I should’ve waited to plant those 6 trees into the ground  :-\

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Re: Batten Down the Hatches....Hurricane Dorian
« Reply #4 on: August 28, 2019, 05:38:55 PM »
Looking scary for the eastern central coast of FL. Best of luck to everyone in the cone of chaos. 

Think we will just get doused down here.

When Irma hit almost 2 years ago, was amazed how some tree crowns were bent over to the ground, some partially uprooted, yet potted plants were still standing and unharmed. Couldn't believe they were not at least knocked over. The strong winds tend to start about 10-15 feet above ground, like a flying hacksaw. So, small/short trees should be okay.

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Re: Batten Down the Hatches....Hurricane Dorian
« Reply #5 on: August 28, 2019, 08:08:17 PM »
Plan for the worst, hope for the best.
That's where we are at this time.  Preparing for a hurricane hitting Florida.

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Re: Batten Down the Hatches....Hurricane Dorian
« Reply #6 on: August 28, 2019, 08:12:13 PM »
coconut creams can snap off at below the graft. (me and a few others)  I am going to thin and stake.

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Re: Batten Down the Hatches....Hurricane Dorian
« Reply #7 on: August 29, 2019, 04:55:10 AM »
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Re: Batten Down the Hatches....Hurricane Dorian
« Reply #8 on: August 29, 2019, 05:33:27 AM »
yikes
INIT 29/0900Z 20.5N 66.6W 75 KT 85 MPH
12H 29/1800Z 21.9N 67.6W 85 KT 100 MPH
24H 30/0600Z 23.7N 69.0W 95 KT 110 MPH
36H 30/1800Z 25.1N 70.6W 100 KT 115 MPH
48H 31/0600Z 26.0N 72.5W 105 KT 120 MPH
72H 01/0600Z 27.0N 76.4W 110 KT 125 MPH
96H 02/0600Z 27.5N 79.5W 110 KT 125 MPH
120H 03/0600Z 28.0N 81.5W 75 KT 85 MPH...INLAND

Still hurricane inland...

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Re: Batten Down the Hatches....Hurricane Dorian
« Reply #11 on: August 29, 2019, 10:51:28 AM »
Wishing all members in Dorian's path a safe passage from the storm.

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Re: Batten Down the Hatches....Hurricane Dorian
« Reply #12 on: August 29, 2019, 11:24:07 AM »
UPDATE:  National Hurricane Center now forecasts Hurricane #Dorian to become a powerful Category 4 hurricane on its approach to Florida on Monday. 
https://twitter.com/RyanMaue/status/1167087358610681856

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Re: Batten Down the Hatches....Hurricane Dorian
« Reply #13 on: August 29, 2019, 11:42:09 AM »
Ugg I still have trees on small come alongs and posts from the last hurricane. Key lime refuses to reroot even two years later, Guess I will pick some one up

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Re: Batten Down the Hatches....Hurricane Dorian
« Reply #15 on: August 29, 2019, 02:46:02 PM »
Been in the eye of several Cat 3s. Cat 4 is no joke. Take all precautions.

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Re: Batten Down the Hatches....Hurricane Dorian
« Reply #16 on: August 29, 2019, 03:34:10 PM »
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BREAKING: State of Emergency declared in all of Florida’s 67 counties ahead of Hurricane Dorian

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Re: Batten Down the Hatches....Hurricane Dorian
« Reply #17 on: August 29, 2019, 04:59:40 PM »
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#BREAKING: Gov. Kemp declares State of Emergency for several GA counties ahead of Dorian

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Re: Batten Down the Hatches....Hurricane Dorian
« Reply #18 on: August 29, 2019, 05:33:08 PM »
Good luck everybody, stay safe! PR was spared, maybe FL will also not be a hard hit? They can make sudden turns into Atlantic.
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Re: Batten Down the Hatches....Hurricane Dorian
« Reply #19 on: August 29, 2019, 07:19:59 PM »
stay safe all

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Re: Batten Down the Hatches....Hurricane Dorian
« Reply #20 on: August 29, 2019, 09:21:35 PM »
This sucks. Just bought my house in North East broward last November. Have pretty much planted out a collection I've been building for over 8 yrs. Fingers crossed. :'(.
Not to mention can't find the keys to my generator😭

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Re: Batten Down the Hatches....Hurricane Dorian
« Reply #21 on: August 30, 2019, 12:50:19 AM »
I wish all you folks in the path to stay safe! Take care
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Re: Batten Down the Hatches....Hurricane Dorian
« Reply #22 on: August 30, 2019, 01:56:27 AM »
Be prepared and stay safe everyone. Hopefully it won’t build up to a category 4 but that’s what they’re saying the potential is.

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Re: Batten Down the Hatches....Hurricane Dorian
« Reply #23 on: August 30, 2019, 05:47:27 AM »
Good luck all over there.

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Re: Batten Down the Hatches....Hurricane Dorian
« Reply #24 on: August 30, 2019, 05:53:14 AM »
Now predicted to slow down to 4mph after landfall.
Jupiter ground zero but will probably shift a few more times before predicted monday afternoon landfall.
Currently cat2 but will strengthen, especially after clearing the bahamas and getting into the warmest water.

Lets hope it turns north before landfall!

 

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