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Anybody know why a hurricane will be labeled 185 mph sustained winds but when you see live wind reports from near the eye it's like 75mph? Do they escalate the danger?

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The eye itself is actually very calm, and the East side of the eye wall on a hurricane moving east to west is always going to have the strongest winds. Think of it like a 20 mile wide F4 tornado cruising along at snail speed. The rest of the storm field, while large, mostly has tropical storm force winds, which can include close to the eye if it’s on the weaker (west in Dorian’s case) side.

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23 minutes ago, gporter said:

The eye itself is actually very calm, and the East side of the eye wall on a hurricane moving east to west is always going to have the strongest winds. Think of it like a 20 mile wide F4 tornado cruising along at snail speed. The rest of the storm field, while large, mostly has tropical storm force winds, which can include close to the eye if it’s on the weaker (west in Dorian’s case) side.

So it's basically a fear porn statistic because all they say on the news is 185 mph winds!

If it's such a small area they shouldn't broadcast the max winds just the realistic affects. We are sold out of water and everyone wants their oxycodone 2 weeks early.

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It still surprises me that people who live in areas that are hit by natural disasters don't have a little stockpile of supplies.

 

Hell, I could live in my house for a week without any issues and I don't live anywhere that is in that big of danger.

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Just now, Rick said:

It still surprises me that people who live in areas that are hit by natural disasters don't have a little stockpile of supplies.

 

Hell, I could live in my house for a week without any issues and I don't live anywhere that is in that big of danger.

People that never drink water suddenly need 8 cases of water. There were several fist fights over water too. It's pretty funny

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21 hours ago, Cypress said:

Just a side note, not related to the amazon fires but....  Forest fires (on a certain level) are actually great for our eco-system.   They are very natural after-all.  Out here in the west, forest fire prevention (to protect urban sprawl and developments) has contributed to the decimation our forests and wildlife habitats in certain areas by allowing pine beetles to thrive n wipe out massive sects of forests.  

Forest fires were great for our ecosystem when the entire temperate region of the planet was covered in trees. Now, not so much. 

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5 hours ago, pharmassists said:

So it's basically a fear porn statistic because all they say on the news is 185 mph winds!

If it's such a small area they shouldn't broadcast the max winds just the realistic affects. We are sold out of water and everyone wants their oxycodone 2 weeks early.

Most of that comes from the fact that people panicked over the first couple forecasts( passing thru FL) which to be fair, if it did...just look at the Bahamas right now, or Puerto Rico back in 2017 when Hurricane Maria hit. Absolute devastation.

 

( The area where those 185mph winds is rather small but it can still fuck shit up very quick)

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The weather models have improved so much in the last 20 years.  Like Floyd back in 1999, if we had the same weather models today for Dorian, then there's no way we'd have any confidence in the eventual northward turn.  Instead, 5 million may be evacuating.

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Anti science Liberals hate the thought of further space exploration.

 

Get science, commie.

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We’ve literally had a space command since 1985. Lol

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14 hours ago, Rick said:

Anti science Liberals hate the thought of further space exploration.

 

Get science, commie.

It's 5 billion dollars a year for a fake space military

el oh el

if this dolt wanted science he'd be overfunding NASA, not underfunding it. Maybe next time you'll get it right, Ricky.

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1 hour ago, legendaryshotz said:

It's 5 billion dollars a year for a fake space military

el oh el

if this dolt wanted science he'd be overfunding NASA, not underfunding it. Maybe next time you'll get it right, Ricky.

Can you please stop pretending that 5 billion is alot of money ($15 / person per year) when you are voting for a 28 trillion dollar spending plan.  Also, space force is fucking cool...  how can you not support weaponized astronauts and space ships shooting fkn laser beams at each other.  

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2 hours ago, Cypress said:

Can you please stop pretending that 5 billion is alot of money ($15 / person per year) when you are voting for a 28 trillion dollar spending plan.  Also, space force is fucking cool...  how can you not support weaponized astronauts and space ships shooting fkn laser beams at each other.  

Yeah not like people are literally dying from not having health coverage, better just keep burning money on unnecessary bullshit. Also the video I posted made an excellent point that if we attack someone in space, that war would just happen on earth too. It’s actually the worst idea ever and I couldn’t think of a worse idea to spend 5 billion on. 

Also, like the video stated, no way it’s just going to be 5B. You morons have a hard on for military spending. 

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Space force has nothing to do with war on earth and everything to do w protecting the United States / every human on our planet  from space aliens (just as he is protecting us from illegal aliens).   Use ur fkn brain.  This should easily be the most important political issue of the 2020 debates.   

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6 hours ago, legendaryshotz said:

It's 5 billion dollars a year for a fake space military

el oh el

if this dolt wanted science he'd be overfunding NASA, not underfunding it. Maybe next time you'll get it right, Ricky.

I understand that you have absolutely no idea how the Government actually works, but the President does not allocate funds to NASA, that is the job of your peeps in congress.

 

You are a simple minded person, so I'll break it down.  Creating a new branch of the Military allows far more funding than NASA will ever get.  The Space Force is basically replacing NASA in regards to space exploration and the sciences that go with it.

 

 

You are so dense that I am amazed you don't forget to breathe.

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35 minutes ago, Rick said:

The Space Force is basically replacing NASA in regards to space exploration and the sciences that go with it.

 

36 minutes ago, Rick said:

You are so dense that I am amazed you don't forget to breathe.

I see you still haven't discovered irony. Or self-awareness.

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3 hours ago, Rick said:

I understand that you have absolutely no idea how the Government actually works, but the President does not allocate funds to NASA, that is the job of your peeps in congress.

 

You are a simple minded person, so I'll break it down.  Creating a new branch of the Military allows far more funding than NASA will ever get.  The Space Force is basically replacing NASA in regards to space exploration and the sciences that go with it.

 

 

You are so dense that I am amazed you don't forget to breathe.

Except thats not whats happening. You can kindly fuck off now dude because you have no idea what you're even saying lol

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1 hour ago, legendaryshotz said:

Except thats not whats happening. You can kindly fuck off now dude because you have no idea what you're even saying lol

Even Stevie Wonder can see what is happening.

 

Remember, I am Always Right.  Once you embrace that you will look like less of a fool.

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Bernie Sanders flirting with the idea of abortion as population control, on live TV is pretty.....yikes?

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I don’t think many people in this thread realize how much Russia and China have been weaponizing space... 

https://foreignpolicy.com/2019/05/14/the-new-space-race-china-russia-nasa/

Part of the U.S. offensive is ending all use of the Russian engine, which powers the workhorse Atlas 5 rocket, manufactured by United Launch Alliance (ULA), a joint venture of Lockheed Martin and Boeing. The Defense Department is racing toward a congressionally mandated deadline of December 2022 to fly the first all-American rocket, powered by domestically produced engines, for U.S. national security space launches.

 

We have literally been using a Russian rocket for years. 

 

Its incredible what space X has been able to accomplish in such a short amount of time! Only four entities on Earth have sent a space ship into orbit and successfully brought it back to Earth. 

The United States

Russia

China

Space X

 

Thats the list.

 

 

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2 hours ago, TheDood said:

Bernie Sanders flirting with the idea of abortion as population control, on live TV is pretty.....yikes?

Proving that he is the best candidate at reaching across the aisle. 

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1 hour ago, Cursed Lemon said:

Proving that he is the best candidate at reaching across the aisle. 

...and stealing my wallet.

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