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Old 10-03-2015, 01:52 PM
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I need a Humvee with a snorkel - downtown Charleston completely flooded.
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I need a Humvee with a snorkel - downtown Charleston completely flooded.
From Jaoquin?

Or something else?
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Old 10-03-2015, 02:17 PM
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From Jaoquin?

Or something else?
No - hurricane a non issue, won't get 700 miles from us. Low pressure system sitting on us for 2 days dumping non stop rain plus abnormally high tides.

Downtown 6 feet below sea level. They spend millions on new drainage every year trying to defy the laws of physics.

And now my back porch roof is leaking.
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No - hurricane a non issue, won't get 700 miles from us. Low pressure system sitting on us for 2 days dumping non stop rain plus abnormally high tides.

Downtown 6 feet below sea level. They spend millions on new drainage every year trying to defy the laws of physics.

And now my back porch roof is leaking.
It seems South Carolina may receive a 1000-year rainfall.

https://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs...-this-weekend/
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It seems South Carolina may receive a 1000-year rainfall.

https://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs...-this-weekend/
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I lived in New Orleans when it rained 17" in one day (~May 1978). It was the day I took my oral finals for my masters at Tulane. I walked from work to Tulane (about 7-8 blocks) in waist deep water. My professors (who were stuck on campus) said I could postpone, but I had nothing better to do, plus Tulane was on my way home (I had to leave my car at work).
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I lived in New Orleans when it rained 17" in one day (~May 1978). It was the day I took my oral finals for my masters at Tulane. I walked from work to Tulane (about 7-8 blocks) in waist deep water. My professors (who were stuck on campus) said I could postpone, but I had nothing better to do, plus Tulane was on my way home (I had to leave my car at work).
You are fortunate your legs didn't rot and fall off from walking in that garbage soup.
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I used to go to a hill climb event at Chimney Rock in the hills of North Carolina. One year it was raining pretty hard and the Mini-Coopers were king of the hill. Light weight and front wheel drive ruled the day.

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Jeeze! I remember those! There was another hillclimb in Duryea, Pennsylvania back then. That was pretty cool too.

BUT! For a real hillclimb, you have to go to Pike's Peak. Truly scary!
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No - hurricane a non issue, won't get 700 miles from us. Low pressure system sitting on us for 2 days dumping non stop rain plus abnormally high tides.

Downtown 6 feet below sea level. They spend millions on new drainage every year trying to defy the laws of physics.

And now my back porch roof is leaking.
I don't think Joaquin is a total non-issue. The rain that low is pulling in is from Joaquin I think.
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Ham???
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