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What is Storm Surge and how will it affect my boat

We have all heard of storm surge, usually associated with a frantic news anchor talking about an upcoming hurricane. But, what is a storm surge and how will it affect …

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Serious Flooding in Louisiana, Evacuating the kiddo’s from the boat

This week I was out of town for work and Deb was telling me that the weather forecast was calling for 11 inches of rain.  Our biggest concern was whether …

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Hurricane Patricia – 1200 miles from landfall and 6 foot storm surge

We always watch the weather fairly closely, especially as it relates to Hurricanes.  We do this in a variety of ways.  The weather on the radio and TV, but also …

Preparing for Tropical Cyclone Bill

We have been watching the tropical disturbance forming in the Gulf of Mexico now for a few days and yesterday it started to organize late in the day.  The barometer …