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***Update*** Still Here

Discussion in 'OX & Alex Forum' started by DepChief, Aug 27, 2011.

  1. DepChief

    DepChief Get Tous's Rope

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    The eye passed just miles to the west of us and we are having winds up to 80 mph sustained and gusts up to around 100. Once the eye moved past us the winds turned from east to west pushing the sound waters towards us, putting large areas under water.
    Terry is trapped on hatteras island, the only road onto the island is buried under sand and is under water. They are also having bad flooding there but last word was they are safe.
    The winds are supposed to subside tonight hopefully letting some of the flooding subside.
    Power is out in a lot of areas and cell phone service is spotty at best. A lot of damage to buildings and one of our piers has washed away.
    Thanks for the well wishes and I'll report back when I can.
     
  2. kirgi08

    kirgi08 Watcher. Silver Member

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    Thanks DC,be safe.By Terry do you mean OBXN.'08. :dunno:
     


  3. tous

    tous GET A ROPE!

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  4. seanmac45

    seanmac45 CLM

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    God Bless and good luck.

    We are standing by in NYC for the arrival.
     
  5. kcb

    kcb Southern Lady

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    God's BEAUTIFUL World
    Thanks, Eric!

    Just got home, and it's wonderful that this is the first thing I saw when I logged on to my computer!

    Stay safe my friend! :hugs:
     
  6. kcb

    kcb Southern Lady

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    God's BEAUTIFUL World
    God bless you, too!

    Stay safe!

    :angel:
     
  7. DepChief

    DepChief Get Tous's Rope

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    Terry is obxprnstar.
     
  8. kcb

    kcb Southern Lady

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    God's BEAUTIFUL World
  9. Bullman

    Bullman Deranged Deputy

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    Glad to hear you are hanging in there. :thumbsup:

    And any of you that might of worried about me, don't. It didn't even rain here.
     
  10. tous

    tous GET A ROPE!

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    So, yer a-sayin' y'all are personally responsible for a drought?
     
  11. Bullman

    Bullman Deranged Deputy

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    I am right up there with Egyptian Plauges baby:cool:
     
  12. tous

    tous GET A ROPE!

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    <--- hides firstborn :alex:
     
  13. DepChief

    DepChief Get Tous's Rope

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    I finally got off duty about noon today after a 52 hour shift. I can't complain, some people worked longer than me and I got to sleep in a bed last night!
    My home was not damaged but we did lose power for 30 hours. I was just getting ready to head to my fathers house so I could sleep tonight (it was about 90 degrees in my place) when the power came back on, my A/C is now running and it's finally cooling off!!
    I have to go back on duty in the morning, but hopefully for just 24 hours this time.
    Terry was still on duty, I dont know when he's getting home, I heard they are having to fly them off the island in a helo, the roads are washed out.
     
  14. Dinky

    Dinky Numpty

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    Glad you and the family are OK....hope they don't let Terry try and fly the helo :wow:
     
  15. tous

    tous GET A ROPE!

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  16. COWBOYSHOOTER

    COWBOYSHOOTER Oh dear....

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    I run Bartertown
    <---outer banks escapee
    <---liked the little town of Moyock purty good
    <---doin fine without the hurricane festivities
    :wavey:
     
    Last edited: Aug 29, 2011
  17. HeliGlock

    HeliGlock HeliGlock

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