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Old 08-26-2011, 02:24 PM   #1
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Hurricane Irene

Anyone planning on going camping this weekend with the hurricane approaching? We are leaving tomorrow for Gettysburg. We are just a little concerned about the wind and rain. We have a Rockwood Roo 21bh. Hate to cancel the trip.
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Old 08-26-2011, 02:28 PM   #2
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We are going to Paradise Stream (near Blain PA) this weekend in our 625D pop-up.

I've check the forecast and I think we will be fine. Calling for less than 1" of rain.

Best of luck if you decide to go...

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Old 08-26-2011, 02:31 PM   #3
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Might want to keep an eye on this...
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Old 08-26-2011, 04:07 PM   #4
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we were just camping at salisbury beach, Ma.-- the entire campground got evacuation papers, as well as all the state camps on that coast, they were refunding everyones money for the weekend, i felt bad for all the ppl who just came in that day only to have to leave the next morning.... what a crazy mess at the dump station.. i have never sen one that busy before!!
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Old 08-26-2011, 07:15 PM   #5
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If my house blows away I'll be camping Topped off the propane, filled the fresh water tank. Picked up a generator that will power the whole camper.... I'm ready for ya Irene!!!!!!!!!!
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Old 08-26-2011, 07:17 PM   #6
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lol just make sure there is no trees around your camper.
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Old 08-26-2011, 07:35 PM   #7
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non big enough to do much damage
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Old 08-26-2011, 08:32 PM   #8
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I am ready for any disaster at all times, water, food, fuel, and ammo I am ready to go.
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Old 08-26-2011, 09:27 PM   #9
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keeping my fingers crossed.....our trailer is on a permenent site in Chincoteague,Va. entire island has phase 3 evacuation posted....that means residents and non-residents....guess i'll see how the island fares next week....
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Old 08-26-2011, 10:56 PM   #10
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Irene looks like a real monster. I'm sure glad we only have to worry about an earthquake every 15 or 20 years. I couldn't handle several hurricanes every single year.

Watching CBS this evening, I was staggered to see how the aurthorities are reacting. I hadn't realised just how big a deal it was. NJ's gov has already put all lanes of the Garden State Parkway to run north. NY is anticipating 6 to 9 feet of water in the streets of Manhattan.

Good luck to you all - head for higher ground (at least 250' above sea level) immediately! At least it doesn't look like the winds will be as big a deal as they have been in other hurricanes. It's still only a Cat 2 as of 20:00 PDT.
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