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The two sides of a storm

This time last year my garden and grass were burnt to a crisp. The wonderful rains that we had in April and May simply stopped in June and didn’t begin again until September. 498 more words


Paper on the bumpy ride encountered by Hurricane Hunters in Hurricane Felix published in Monthly Weather Review

On September 2, 2007, a National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration Hurricane Hunter airplane flew into Hurricane Felix when it was a category-5 hurricane north of Venezuela. 209 more words


How to stay safe when Charleston floods

Whether it’s a Hurricane Hugo situation or just a Category 2 storm like Hurricane Matthew, Charleston is guaranteed to flood.

With age-old irrigation systems and half the city barely above sea level, it’s good to know the do’s and dont’s for this year’s storm season. 23 more words

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The aftermath of the storm. A hurricane story

There is a storm coming, and for once I’m not being metaphorical. It’s an actual blow you down and knock you around kind of storm. The kind of storm that gets named as if humanizing it will somehow make it any less dangerous. 771 more words

Life As I Know It

Robert Matthew Goldstein reblogged this on Art by Rob Goldstein and commented:

Have a listen! :)

Blow, Matthew; Crack Your Cheeks; Rage, Blow

Between foreseeing and averting change
Lies all the mastery of elements
Which clocks and weatherglasses cannot alter.
Time in the hand is not control of time,

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Memories of Hurricane Hugo, Hurricane Floyd, and Soon -- Hurricane Matthew

Dearest Readers:

I remember September 21, 1989 and Hurricane Hugo, a category four hurricane when it SLAMMED into the Charleston Harbor. My husband was activated with the SC National Guard. 939 more words