how the hell did Marco get in front of Laura?

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  1. oldfella1962

    oldfella1962 high speed, low drag

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    okay, maybe it's a math "word problem" and Laura leaves from off the west coast of Africa traveling 15 miles-per-hour etc. etc. but how did tropical storm Marco get ahead of Laura if we name them in alphabetical order? :unsure: Maybe it has something to do with the metric system or driving on the left hand side of the road, but alphabetical order generally means the letter L comes before the letter M. Thus Laura formed first, yet Marco is about to hit Louisiana and Laura is a few days behind Marco!

    Maybe it's part of the 2020 madness....nothing would surprise me at this point. Discuss!

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    Laura formed into a tropical storm Friday morning before Marco did on Friday night. They don't get named until they reach tropical storm status. Plus Marco developed closer to the US than Laura did.
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    But where is Polo?
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    The next one is Nana. You know what happens if Nana gets mad!
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    Lanzman Vast, Cool and Unsympathetic Formerly Important

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    She starts chuckin' shoes at us? OMG! Shoenado!!
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  6. oldfella1962

    oldfella1962 high speed, low drag

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    and if we survive Nana we have.....hurricane OTIS! :scary:

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    oldfella1962 high speed, low drag

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    STAY SAFE FOLKS! I don't think we have any WF members living on the Texas/Louisiana coast but if it applies, get...the...hell...out...of...Dodge! Evacuations are underway, don't delay! :nono:
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    WOW! 2 hurricanes essentially hitting within a very short time of each other. The destruction these storms will cause is horrible, but it's a fascinating weather event. It must happen VERY infrequently.
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    Lanzman Vast, Cool and Unsympathetic Formerly Important

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    Jeebus, the National Weather Service is saying a possible TWENTY FOOT storm surge along the Texas/Louisiana coast. What oldfella said, if you're in that area get the hell out while you can.
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    oldfella1962 high speed, low drag

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    that said if any of the people living there own a surfboard this may be their chance to shine!
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    oldfella1962 high speed, low drag

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    nothing some duct tape and zip-ties won't fix! Okay maybe a bit of Flex Seal might help too.....
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    KPLC in Lake Charles:

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    “The bad news is that our tower fell down. The good news is that now the studio has a sky light.”
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    A friend commented on Facebook that the 2020 hurricane season is like women going to the bathroom. :bergman:
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    oldfella1962 high speed, low drag

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    hmmm....I'm not an engineer, but that design just doesn't seem right for some reason.
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    Like how these two new disturbances formed after the two earlier ones, but did so much closer to the US.
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