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Old 08-25-2011, 03:45 PM   #1
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Irene is coming

Charlestown RI SP is a barrier beach no service CG. Here we sit with one storm coming in tonight and Irene due Sunday to Monday. For now we are watching the tide race in the breachway. First stop on The Bat Cave Express great barrier beach adventure down the coast and on to New Orleans. Assuming there are still some left. We will bug out Saturday ahead of the rain bands
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Old 08-25-2011, 05:53 PM   #2
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Having evacuated for over 10 Hurricanes in my lifetime I would be gone now. Traffic builds quickly and service stations run out of fuel even quicker. You do not want to become trapped by some unforeseen event.

Where do you plan to stay in NOLA?

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Old 08-25-2011, 06:17 PM   #3
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There's room at the Inn if'n you need a layover.
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Well I picked up our new AS just in time to get it christian by Irene. At least I will know if it has any leaks.
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Old 08-26-2011, 07:29 PM   #5
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Only an hour from home. Bugging out Sat by noon. If things change we,ll leave before breakfast.
Stove burner melted and fridge isn,t staying cold. Freezer fine. Home for repars.
NOLA don,t know yet. That will be March?
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We are hunkered down and will use the AS if we have any power problems.

Stocked with the basic food groups (Coffee, Scotch & Cigars) I think we are ready.

We have a generator if we need it, the batteries and water have been topped off.

Hope and pray for the best.
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