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[at-l] LILI watch
I remember Camille and Opal. Camille completely removed a section of
Pascagoula. There was nothing there anymore. Nothing...
Opal spun off tornadoes everywhere - that's why there were so many
blowdowns. One tornado came through the woods within about 25 feet of my
mom's house in Alabama and left a big gash through them. Luckily, all the
trees that fell near the house missed it. Opal also blew down a tree in my
back yard here in Alpharetta. We were hiding in our basement at the time!
I'm getting to the opinion that blowdowns are a good thing when they are on
trails because they stop bicycles, motorcycles, and ATVs. Apparently the
work that was done here last Spring to keep ATVs out - or at least in
restricted areas - has been reversed here in Georgia. Has anyone else heard
----- Original Message -----
From: "Orange Bug" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Sent: Wednesday, October 02, 2002 10:49 PM
Subject: Re: [at-l] LILI watch
Best to also recall Opal. This storm created horrible blowdowns and
damage to NoGA forests that are still apparent nearly a decade later.
Anyone planning to hike this weekend needs to recall these events,
particularly with the idea of staying near shelters rather than
trusting tents and tarps.
--- J Bryan Kramer <email@example.com> wrote:
> ... most of the computer models show a turn to the NE
> at that point which brings it straight to AT country. You may
> remember that Andrew did the same sort of strength jump before it
> hit South Florida, Lili looks to be very dangerous right now.
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