Tropical Storm Karen

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    Editor
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    Tropical Storm Karen has formed in the southern Gulf of Mexico with winds of 65 mph. The National Hurricane Centerâs official track takes Karen through the central Gulf toward Alabama, with the current landfall position around Mobile Bay, Ala.

    There is a possibility that Karen becomes a hurricane before it makes landfall later Saturday, so a hurricane watch has been issued from Grand Isle, LA eastward to Indian Pass, FL. Tropical storm watches are in effect from Grand Isle westward to Morgan City, LA. The hurricane watch does include Diamondhead, MS.

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    #6045

    agc409
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    Tropical Storm Karan is currently not large enough to be adequately resolved by numerical weather prediction models, so there is much uncertainty in the latest forecast track. I’m certain that past experiences will lead all Diamondhead residents to stay vigilant with this storm.

    #6051

    Ladygator74
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    Do you know where I can get sandbags? When it rains very much large amounts of water cross my property from the property above me. I would like to keep it from getting into my dogs’ pen. I would appreciate any info. 🙂

    #6052

    QueenMercury
    Member

    Got this in an email:

    Hancock County E.O.C. has announced that sand & sandbags are at East Rec. as of 2:00 p.m. Friday. Bring your own shovel.

    #6053

    Ladygator74
    Participant

    Thanks. Checked it out last night and no one was there, but maybe I went there too late.

    #6054

    lisal
    Member

    Storm Report:

    I don’t have anything to report, but yesterday Sunday morning I went to Waveland to Lowes and along their south fence where they have all their sheds that Lowes sell, everyone was destroyed. They’re all crushed in the metal ones look like a tangled mess. It happened Saturday night.

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