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I got lucky with Hurricane Charley. It was probably luck I did not deserve.

On August 13, 2004, I did not evacuate the apartment I was living in over in Largo. 192 more words

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Hurricane Charley

Hurricane Charley

Right through Central Florida

Now ten years gone by

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This is a look back

An August to remember

Kissimmee, ’04

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Category three… 143 more words

Florida

Hurricane Charley struck 10 years ago today

Today marks another milestone in the calamitous 2004 “mean season,” which saw Florida struck by four hurricanes, two of them in Palm Beach County and the Treasure Coast. 382 more words

Past Storms

Tenth Anniversary of Hurricane Charley

Hurricane Charley at landfall as seen by NWS Tampa radar

On Friday August 13, 2004, Hurricane Charley came roaring ashore at Port Charlotte, FL.  The hurricane had rapidly intensified prior to its landfall.  550 more words

Observations

Mark "Live Through a Hurricane" Off My Bucket List

Ten years ago, I was able to mark several items off of my “bucket list.”

One of those items was living through a Category 3 Hurricane. 627 more words

Personal

August Band of the Month: Hurricane Charley

“Hurricane Charley hit central Florida when we all were growing up and it really messed central Florida up. We are trying to do the same thing but as a band.”

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New Sound Candy

Geography Quiz #10

How are hurricanes named?

When wind speeds reach 39 mph the storm is considered a tropical storm and it’s given its very own name. When wind speeds reach 74 mph that same named storm is then categorized as a hurricane.  179 more words

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