Hurricane Preparedness (Transcript)

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So folks, a lot going on in the world today.

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But you know folks, I want to talk about today.

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I know we usually talk about survival stuff and all that.

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And we’re going to talk about a little bit of that today.

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But I really want to quickly go over kind of everything that’s going on here with these.

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This hurricane stuff is getting pretty out of hand folks.

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And it’s getting kind of scary.

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You know people down in Texas, obviously everything happened.

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You know those people down there are still recovering over that.

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National Guard, all that stuff down there trying to help those people out.

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Pretty scary down there.

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But it’s getting even worse now because now we have another hurricane actually headed towards Florida.

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And that’s the category five.

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You know I’ve said it with Houston and I’m going to say with Florida.

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You know get out if you’re in the…

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Don’t think you’re going to stay there and be prepared and you’re going to ride out the storm.

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I strongly recommend that everybody evacuate.

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If it was a smaller hurricane I would say whatever.

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But category four, category five hurricanes, there’s nothing to be messing around with.

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You know folks, the big thing to be worried about with something like this is the hurricane.

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You know I see the winds and all that do a lot of damage and all.

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But the big thing everybody has to worry about with the hurricane is flooding.

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You know flooding kills more people every year than anything else.

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And a lot of people don’t think about the flooding.

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They just think about, “Well you know my house is built well and I’ll be fine.

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I’ll just stay inside.”

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You know folks, it doesn’t work that way.

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You know the flooding is what’s killing people.

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It’s killed a lot of people so far already.

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I think they had 16 dead or something like that already.

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So you know that’s what you need to worry about with the flooding.

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You know folks, I’m really serious about this.

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If you are at all in the Florida area, I’d probably recommend you evacuate.

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You know the people in Houston, a lot of them evacuated but they did have some that didn’t.

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And you know unfortunately people died.

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The big threat with something like this is flooding.

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Especially in Florida. Florida is kind of like a little bit of a, kind of like an island I guess.

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You know for the most part it’s surrounded by water on three sides.

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It’s almost you know an island.

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So you know they’ve got to worry about flooding, the water’s coming in, all that kind of stuff.

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And flooding is a major, major thing that everybody needs to be worried about right now.

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You know with these hurricanes.

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I would strongly recommend that if you’re in the area that you get out.

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You know because it’s going to be really bad.

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I mean it’s already there.

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If it’s five, if it’s possibly, it could be a four when it hits.

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But even a four hurricane is, a category four hurricane is definitely not something you need to be messing around with.

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So get out if you’re in the area. I’m serious. Get out.

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I know some people that are out in the outer skirts or a little bit further up don’t have to evacuate.

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I know already in Florida they’re already talking about possibly having issues with fuel.

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Getting people, people are actually struggling to get fuel.

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Things are, shelves are empty at grocery stores, Home Depots, all that kind of stuff.

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So you know there’s a lot going on right now with everything going on.

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Gas obviously.

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The price is skyrocketing because of how on demand it is right now.

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How much people need it.

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You know so there’s a lot going on with that.

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Those of us that are in the out, you know the outskirts area.

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I mean right now they’re not sure looking at the summit of Pennsylvania.

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And they’re looking at the map.

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They’re not exactly sure if we’re going to be in the path of this or not.

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Keeping my eyes open definitely.

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Doesn’t look like we’re going to get hit.

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We’re going to get some rain.

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They say possibly from Harvey and maybe hit but a little bit of this, this other hurricane that’s in Florida, Irma.

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But you know right now we don’t seem to be in too bad of a shape.

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But I still just to make sure you know got to get the propane tanks filled up.

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Got the generator fueled up.

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I got backup gas.

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I got backup propane.

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I got to make sure I have, we have probably about 50 gallons of water stacked up ready to go for drinking water and all that.

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So we’re, we should be in pretty decent shape for the most part.

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Like I said, I got the generators of fuel so we can generate.

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I got my ham radio unit already to rock and roll in case you know I got to make any emergency calls or anything like that.

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So I think we’re, I think we’re in pretty good shape here.

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But you know it’s still you know something we got to worry about because you know it will be a point where we’re going to have to maybe deal with it.

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Maybe not obviously not as much as you know the people that are down in you know Houston and stuff like that.

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But some of them that we’re probably going to have to worry about at least a little bit of the storm.

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Maybe a thunderstorm or something like that.

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You know the other thing is two folks with these hurricanes too you know.

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You also have the people that are again the hurricane but are dealing with the tornadoes that are because of it as well.

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I know Houston got hit in Houston but the outskirts of Houston, a couple of you got hit with tornadoes and stuff like that which isn’t very common.

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But I don’t think at this point you know anything is common with these weather patterns right now.

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But like I said they’re you know getting everybody’s kind of, I heard people beginning water from the floods just to run the toilets and stuff like that.

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That’s one thing too folks you know you want to make sure too if you do need water to run your bathroom facilities try to make sure you catch some of that rainwater and stuff.

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And use that for not using good drinking water for any of your you know stuff that’s going to be going down the drain for the most part.

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So make sure that’s something you definitely need to be thinking about as well.

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Some other things folks like I said gas obviously an issue.

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Gas is always hard to come by in a hurricane.

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I remember when Sandy hit here a bunch of years ago, I remember how hard it was to get gas.

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You know you make sure you have fuel for your generator, make sure your generator is full and make sure you have two, at least two cans of backup fuel.

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And you know you don’t want to run the generator all night, turn it off at night let it cool down, conserve as much fuel as you can.

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Because it might be hard even to get gas.

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So something you know to be very very cautious about.

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Fuel is a precious commodity when it comes to these sort of things.

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And also the price if it goes up.

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Also too folks, something very important to think about.

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Those that are getting ready or may get hit by the hurricane.

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Make sure you do have some cash, a couple hundred dollars in cash.

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Because come when the hurricane hits a lot of people’s credit card machines will not be working.

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So make sure you go ahead and use cash.

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Have some cash on the hand.

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Keep a couple hundred in your wallet if you can.

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Because you will need it because the credit card machines won’t work.

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That’s not me trying to freak you out, but I’m just saying I’ve seen it, I’ve been in it, I’ve lived it.

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So go ahead and make sure you have some of your cash and all that ready to rock and roll.

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Also too folks, if you have any outdoor pets, I’d strongly recommend you bring them in.

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That was something too that I talked to people about recently.

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If you have pets, make sure you bring them in.

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You don’t want them outside of the hurricane.

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It’s very very dangerous.

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You know, something to blow in the wind.

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In that case it can really blow and really can hurt them or injure them.

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Wind burn obviously an issue and all that.

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So make sure you have pets outside to go ahead and bring them in.

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Because they will definitely need to be indoors for this.

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Also too folks, like I said, thunderstorms obviously is always safety in any type of storm.

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You know, metal, electricity, all that stuff is fairly important.

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What you might want to recommend to folks is making sure if you do have to take any showers

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or maybe the night before the hurricane, just so you actually can, you know,

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you don’t have to worry about it for a day or two.

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Something like this can really make your life that much easier.

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So while I think folks as well, like I said, you may want to go ahead and stock up on the water,

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stock up on canned goods, things that aren’t perishable.

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Also too, you know, anything in your fridge, drink a little bit of power for a couple of days,

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anything in that fridge is going to be shot.

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So if you don’t have a generator for your fridge, you may have to think about starting whatever is in there,

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eating whatever is in there, cooking it.

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What a lot of people do folks, what I would recommend is go ahead and get yourself some ice.

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Before it even happens, get some ice, cook whatever you can.

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And then make sure it’s safe to cook and make sure it’s safe to eat.

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And then put it on ice.

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And then you should be able to at least get through if you have 24 hours after that fridge is…

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Some of the things that aren’t going to go bad, like the milk and stuff like that,

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you’re going to want to have something to be able to put that on ice so it stays cold so it doesn’t spoil.

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So I guess it’s just easier if you have small children or anything like that.

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You want two. Something you can think about too is you can have babies or little kids and that.

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You know, stock up on the diapers, stock up on any of the stuff like that.

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You’re going to need… I suppose you have a baby folks, and that’s one thing I want to tell you folks too.

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You know, we have children.

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And let me tell you, if you have a baby that’s wet or uncomfortable and you’re going to cry,

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it’s going to make your day that much longer.

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So do what you can to make sure you’re stocked up on anything you need as far as baby products,

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you know, formula, anything you’re going to need for your baby or for your kids especially.

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You know, make sure you have all that stocked up medication.

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Ladies and gentlemen, if you’re taking any type of medicine, make sure you have a supply of that.

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Make sure you check your bottles.

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Make sure you have a couple of days of that because you may not be able to get out of the group.

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The pharmacy may not be open.

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So go ahead and make sure you… I would say at least a week worth of medication ready to go in case you pass through.

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Especially those folks, by the way, folks, you don’t want to make sure too you have a place to keep cold.

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Especially if you’re somebody that’s on insulin.

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You’re going to want to make sure you keep your insulin cold.

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So you may want to go ahead and, you know, make sure you put the insulin and all that on ice.

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Make sure you have a cooler and all that ready.

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You know, those kind of things can really…

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especially if you have a medical need, those kind of things can really make you or break you.

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So very, very important there.

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Some other things, folks. Like I said, if you’re like me, have your ham radio rig batteries charged.

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I’ll probably use regular residential electric unless we lose it and I’ll switch over to battery.

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Go ahead and have your ham radio batteries charged with your ham radio operator. Be kind of important.

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A couple other things, folks. Like I said, your batteries are important.

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Make sure you have extra batteries, by the way, folks.

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You know, for your flashlight, make sure, you know, your flashlight, your battery, and like that.

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Make sure you have all that stuff ready to roll.

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Charge up your electronic devices that you have and make sure they’re fully charged.

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Your cell phones, the way you communicate, all that stuff. Make sure they’re pre-charged.

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I should have actually got a whole checklist of this stuff. I have a bunch of… I have my own checklist in my head.

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Stuff that I want to make sure we’ve done, but I should have made a whole checklist of this.

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But make sure your electronics are charged.

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Now usually with a hurricane or something like this happens and you get hit pretty hard,

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they will… Red Cross will open up charging stations for people that need to charge their devices.

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But you want to have them fully charged and it’s going to take you, you know, a day or two to get one of those…

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to get to one of those charging stations.

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You might want to make sure you’re fully charged and ready to rock and roll.

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Like I said, folks, make sure the car… make sure if you have… if you’re wiping you, you have two vehicles.

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You have between one vehicle and the other vehicle.

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I would seriously suggest making sure that your gas tank is full, topped off.

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Again, gas is going to be a commodity and it’s going to go up in price.

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So make sure you fill up both vehicles.

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Very important to make sure your vehicles are full.

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So this is a case of, you know, you have two full vehicles and you have to get out somewhere.

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Like I said, if you’re in the area, I strongly recommend you fill your car up and back up your stuff and you evacuate.

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Very important.

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So a lot of things, folks, like I said as well, like I said with the generator, make sure that’s all ready.

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Make sure it starts.

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I can’t handle the generators if they go to start them and they won’t work, so they’re useless.

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So make sure it starts.

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You know, like I said, make sure everything… everything’s all gassed up.

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Make sure everything’s all, you know, and ready to go.

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Make sure the maintenance is done all that it needs to be.

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Like I said, you’re also going to want to make sure that you can…

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Like I said, you know, your bathroom facilities, make sure you’re stocked up on any toiletries, anything like that.

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You know, just make sure you’re all prepped.

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I mean, that’s all you can do.

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Make sure you’re ready to roll with everything you need.

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Those of you that are in the area, I think there might have been some advisors going around to board up windows and doors to prevent glass.

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Very good.

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Other than that, that might be a good thing to do after you get all packed up.

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You know, make sure you’re ready to roll with all that before you start doing that because that can take some time.

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But make sure to board up doors and windows if you think there’s going to be any chance of your windows breaking in on you or anything like that.

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Very important.

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Like I said, folks, there’s a few things you want to make sure you have, especially if you have a med… like I said before, if you’re on medication.

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That’s very important.

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Make sure you’re all ready with that.

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Like I said, folks, you know, there’s really… all you can do for these kind of things, you know, that’s one thing about being prepared.

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You can be prepared the best you can, but, you know, the weather is the weather.

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There’s not a whole heck of a lot you can do besides ride out the storm or evacuate for the storm.

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You can be as prepared as you want, but, you know, you can’t make the weather not come.

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The weather is going to come no matter what.

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And, unfortunately, you just need to be, you know, you can be as prepared as you can for it.

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So this way, you know, nothing happens to you or your family or loved ones or anything like that.

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So all you can do is, you know, be, you know, as prepared as you can for these sort of things.

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And, I mean, that’s all you can… that’s the best you can do in these kind of situations.

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I mean, you can’t control the weather, so all you can do is be as prepared as you can for it.

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Also, too, folks, if you’re going to be, you know, if you’re going to be dealing with the storm,

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if you know you’re going to be out in it, you know, obviously, just backup clothing, rain poncho, umbrellas, anything like that to keep you, you know, dry.

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Obviously very important.

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Any of that stuff, anything you can do to be better prepared for these hurricanes, you know, it’s so important.

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You know, just making sure that, you know, little things are just done to make your life that much better.

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Like I said, especially having all your canned goods, obviously eating, knowing you can eat, you’ve got enough to eat,

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all that stuff, not being too early to say, “Do I have enough to eat? Do I have enough of this? Do I have enough of that?”

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You know, it’s one of those things where, you know, it’s good not to have those things in your mind.

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You know, entertainment, obviously, you know, that’s why they have the kid electronic charts, have, you know, some books ready for them,

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anything you can even do yourself, you know, you can survive how slow those hours go, you know, when you’re sitting there in the dark.

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So anything you have that you can pick up and read really makes that time go a lot better.

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So I strongly recommend, like I said, you take your time and you can get some entertainment, because there’s a little thing like entertainment

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that can really make the whole experience that much better, especially if you have little ones, you know, you don’t want them to be, you know, every ten minutes,

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“I’m bored, I’m bored, I’m bored, I’m bored,” you know, you don’t want that. You want to make sure they’re happy, you want to make sure they’re entertained,

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you know, all that kind of stuff.

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Like I said, you only, you have a couple other things you can do, like I said, to be more prepared, you know, anything, like I said, that can’t get wet,

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make sure it’s brought in, you know, making sure your preps are dry, if you have, like, anything, like, riser in that gets wet, it spoils your prep,

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make sure that’s up, propped up, so if you do a little floating, doesn’t get wet, try to keep stuff dry when you can,

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especially trying to keep your preps dry, trying to keep, you know, anything like that dry is really important, making sure that you don’t get your, you know, any water in your gas,

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any moisture in your gas, anything like that. The best thing you can do is try to keep things dry, you know, dehumidifier, I know when you lose leather, it’s not going to do much good,

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but, you know, dehumidifier would help. They do sell those little, those things that you can hang up, and, you know, or put in the room, that sucks up the humidity,

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so if you know you’re going to have a really, you know, you know, really damp room where your preps are going to be, you know, throw a couple of those things in there to suck up the moisture,

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that’ll help keep your preps pretty good, pretty dry. Like I said, that’s something you can do as well. Like I said, have the ice, make sure you have anything on ice you can, food-wise, that you know you may need.

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You know, it’s one of those things where you just got to try to think ahead, you know. Like I said, the big thing is to just be as ready as you can to be having to bunker down and stay in for a couple of days.

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It’s going to be that way. But like I said, if you’re in the area, I do strongly, I’ve said it three, four times already, but I’m going to say that if you’re in the area, I strongly do recommend you evacuate.

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So, but like I said, you know, just be prepared, just think of what you’re going to need to get through the next couple of days, and that’s, you know, the best thing to do with that is just say, “Okay, I know I’m going to need this, I know I’m going to need that, I know I’m going to need this, this, this, and that.”

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You know, “Okay, well, all right, we’re going to need these couple things. We’ve got to make sure we have enough of them.”

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And you do both. If you’re in an area where, you know, I mean, obviously Florida, I think mass panic has already happened, but I mean, if you’re in an area where you think you may get hit by this, or the remnants of this storm,

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within the next couple of days, I strongly recommend that you start doing things now, because as the storm gets closer and closer, that’s when the last-minuters are going to go out and they’re going to raid everything.

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So you’re better off going out now and getting everything you need, rather than only getting the few things you need. That’s very, very important.

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You know, the best thing is to be the one, the first one at the gas pump rather than the last one.

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So that’s something, too, that’s very important that you really should consider right now. Okay, we know we’ve got this storm, we know it’s coming, you know, we know we may be dealing with it in a week from now,

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and we really should go out today or tomorrow and get stuff that we’re going to need, you know, before everybody else heads out and gets it, because that’s what’s going to happen, folks.

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Everybody else is going to, everybody’s going to go out last minute and get everything. There’s going to be nothing left.

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You know, so that’s why it’s so important to make sure that you’re, you know, everything is ready. Anything, by the way, you have outside, if you’re going to get hit by strong winds, anything outside that could be blown over, you know, you either tie it down, you know, or, I mean, that’s really going to be, tie it down or bring it in.

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You know, I mean, that’s really good. Now, if you know this is going to get blown away in the storm, tie it down or bring it in. That’s what I tell everybody to do in the storm.

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So, I mean, that’s all you really can do in this situation is just, you know, get things ready.

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Two folks, like you said, everything you need, but don’t forget about your pets as well, folks.

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If you have a dog, you might want to make sure you have enough, you have your bag of dog food for him, or if you need, you know, if you need anything, make sure he’s got it.

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You know, you don’t want to be digging into the human food supplies to feed the animal.

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I mean, you can if you need to, but like I said, you know, you all want to make sure, you know, if you have an animal, make sure they have what they need as well.

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So, since we’re not worried about anything. Oh, for two folks, you may want to think about if you do have a pet, folks, going outside with him.

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If you’re not able to go outside, you may want to think of where he’s going to be using the facilities.

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If you have a cat, obviously, litter box, but, you know, if you do have, you know, a dog, you may want to start thinking about where he’s going to do his business.

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So, I should not think of anything else, whether you should, that I should think of, you can think of, folks.

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You know, I had a checklist in my head of stuff, I kind of ran through a lot of it pretty quickly.

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You may want to re-listen to the episode, if you didn’t get everything.

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Like I said, I had a list on one of the ones that were on my head, stuff you should do, but I know there’s this…

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I’m sure if I missed anything, let me know, you know, send me my Twitter, KB3YUA, my call sign, shoot that over to me, and then I can go ahead and kind of, you know, make sure I mention it the next time I do a show.

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But, I’m trying to think of anything else I can think of.

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Like I said, folks, just kind of being ready, being prepared.

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Like I said, I mean, it’s, I mean, it’s category five, like I said, it could be a category, it’s like a, you know, four, but, you know, the thing is, like I said, the storm is wide, you know, as far as Florida goes, the storm is wider, is bigger than Florida is, is longer wide.

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So, I mean, it’s going to, they’re going to get hit pretty hard.

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You know, like I said, Houston’s still dealing with, you know, with the leftovers of the hurricane.

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So, you know, it’s one of those situations where the more we’re prepared, the better off we hear everybody’s going to be.

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You know, like I said, if you’re up, you know, like me, up in the Volcanoes or the mountains area, I don’t think we’re going to get hit as hard, but again, you know, it’s one of those things where, where, you know, it doesn’t hurt to be prepared.

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I have a feeling we’re going to get, we’re supposed to get some rain from Irma, sorry, we’re supposed to get some rain from Harvey and possibly they say some rain from Irma.

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So, like I said, we’re going to have to just, you know, just kind of, you know, just kind of, you know, just be prepared.

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Like I said, I’m looking at this now, and it looks like, and it didn’t get too bulged in. And then, and then, and one thing about weather forecasting, it’s not like that tie-in. I mean, we definitely know it’s going to be category four or five that hits Florida, but after it hits, where it’s going to go after that, and we can kind of estimate the trajectory.

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But, I mean, the problem is, too, once the storm hits over land, will it lose steam? It probably will. Where is it going to go? Depends on the, the, you know, the pressure system and all that.

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How it’s going to ride up the coast, you know, there’s, there’s a lot of factors in this. So, you know, you look, and you say, okay, well, you know, this is going to come this way.

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But then again, you don’t really know, because it could swing back out. Look at what happened with, with Harvey. You know, it came in, and then they thought it was going to go back to, you know, they couldn’t come in far enough into land because of the pressure system.

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So it just stopped there for days, just dumping water from the ocean on the people. You know, they didn’t plan it. They thought it was going to go right in land, but, you know, it didn’t.

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So it’s hard to project it, kind of, if I’m looking at it, it looks like it’s only going to hit Florida and possibly work its way up the coast.

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If I had the time to get to me, it would probably lose, it’s probably definitely going to hit with pretty good thunderstorms and stuff, but it probably going to lose some steam.

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I’m not saying I’m a weather forecaster, but, you know, it’s possible. I mean, I don’t think it’s going to definitely, it’s hard to predict these kind of things, but I don’t think it’s going to be, it’s probably going to lose some steam by the time it gets to me.

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Like I said, I mean, you know, it’s one of those things, like look at Louisiana, they got hit with less of a storm than, than Texas, but they still got hit pretty hard.

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So it’s one of those kinds of things. You know, it’s hard to predict. All you can do is look at these things and kind of see, uh, this, this latest map I’m looking at right now on the computer says that it’s going to come, it’s going to come up the coast, and up the forest in the red, a little further up, you know, is in the lighter red, then you have the orange, and then when it hits me, it’s in the yellow.

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So, you know, and then obviously it’s further up the coast, it’s going to, you know, dive down, but, but that’s the prediction right now. Now we, you know, we thought the hurricane, a couple days ago, they thought it was going to hit Northeast, they didn’t think it was going to hit Florida, so now it’s shifted.

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So it’s, you know, it’s tough for them to predict where exactly these things are going to hit. They can give you, you know, best guess, you know, their best guess, but unfortunately, you know, even with modern technology, you don’t know which way these things are going to swing.

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So, you know, like I said, I mean, look, you know, now look at Harvey, he’s just coming up towards us a little bit, we’re going to get a little rain coming.

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You know, but then, you know, it could have, it could have went a different direction and hit us head on. So, you know, we got hit with Sandy head on, so it’s one of those things, you know, it’s, you know, they can give you the, you know, you can kind of get, you know, you know, give a good estimate, but, you know, it’s not, you know, predicting these things is not an exact scientist, you know, science.

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And any meteorologist, you know, you don’t know where it’s going to swing or how it’s going to hit. So, you know, you can, you know, and now they say there could be another one coming too as well.

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So we’ll have to watch that trajectory and see where that one’s going to land. So, you know, most of the things I want to wrap it up, I don’t want to belabor the point too much, but I do want to say, folks, like I said, if you’re in Florida, get out.

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If they’re telling you to evacuate, get out. Okay? Don’t, the whole thing you can bunker down or just stay there. Okay? Get out.

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Okay, I said the same thing with Houston. Get out. Okay, if you were in there, get out. Okay, some people did. We did have some people that died, unfortunately.

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And that’s the thing that gets you, that kills you, is the flooding. You know, you could have a house made of, you know, made of bricks, and, you know, it could be great, but, you know, once the flooding starts, that’s where the problem is.

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So if you’re in Florida, you know, get out.

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So like I said, folks, always you can catch me on Twitter, KV3, YUA, my call sign.

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Well, we do have a Twitter now for the podcast, it’s Survivalist Pod.

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Like I said, you catch me, like I said, in all of our episodes, on iTunes, on Google, and on Stitcher.

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And as always, you can catch all of our stuff at On there’s an email address, you can hit me up with an email, go right ahead, or tweet me.

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Well, thank you all for listening, and we will talk to you next time. Everybody stay safe.