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Hurricane threat

Hurricane threat

Postby Dave » Fri 19 Oct 2007 04:19 GMT

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dragon1503 wrote:This is one from my good lady. she is of the opinion that the furhter west you go from st lucia the greater the risk of being clobbered by a hurricane. Is this basically a fair assumption and what is the 'hit rate' for the DR like?
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Postby Dave » Fri 19 Oct 2007 04:21 GMT

DRAddict wrote:The North Coast of the DR has been pretty much devoid of hurricanes for the last 30 years. We had 'Georges' go through in 1997 (or was it '98?) but that kept pretty much to the south cpast & then came up via Haiti missing the Puerto Plata area except from a bit of high wind. Get the 'Missus' to check the hurricane historical charts & she will see most 'miss' us by quite a few miles out to sea or blow themselves out with the mountain ranges that surround the inner coastal area. Rains we DO get pretty hard at times, but the majority of 'HOT AIR' which causes ME havoc, comes from a lady I love dearly!!
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