Wednesday, August 31, 2016

Hurricane Madeline is Here

So here I sit, listening to the rain and intermittent wind. Things are fairly ho-hum. I've gotten less than 1/2" of rain so far, but according to the weather radar, the big rain is yet to come. In anticipation of heavy rain and wind, I emptied the catchment tanks by 2 feet and made sure that the covers were on tight.. Just a safety precaution. Other than that, there wasn't much to do in preparation. I already have plenty of drinking water, food, gasoline, and propane stored up. The livestock are always secured. I've already removed any suspect trees. So I'll just have to sleep tonight and hope for the best. 

Radar at 5 showed the center of the storm to be passing south of the island with a lot of rain heading our way. It's now almost 8 pm, so I'm assuming the eye is due south of me. Looks like it gonna rain all night. 

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