Tropical Storm Matthew Cancun

Discussion in 'Living in Cancun' started by Steve, Sep 21, 2010.

  1. Steve

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    Early days yet, but I think this one has some potential for us in Cancun and Riviera Maya.

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  2. Life_N_Cancun

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    Isn't that around the same area that Wilma started from... :blueshock: :icon_mrgreen:
     
  3. Steve

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    I believe it is.

    There are plenty of 'ifs' in the equation at the moment, but I do think this one has the most potential so far this year.

    One to keep an eye on over the next few days for sure.
     
  4. Life_N_Cancun

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    Well I've been looking for an excuse to buy that 24 pack of Tuna I saw at cityclub anyway so... :D

    Just the same thou.. as someone who was here for Wilma and saw many stores were open (in some capacity) almost immediately afterwords (the ones that weren't looted anyway).. I don't really feel the need to go crazy on supplies anymore since I'll expect I can go out and get more stuff shortly thereafter.... of' course those with families to worry about might feel differently, wanting to stock up for several weeks just in case. The only things I worry about now are how long it will take to get power back (after it took two weeks to get my lights on after Wilma, I've since purchased a small generator) and that I remember to unplug my car battery before the street floods... (I can't tell you how many people I heard of whose car's electronics got fried due to the water shorting things out...) other than that I usually have a few containers of water anyway.. and the standard stock of foodstuff that will last a week or more if I do nothing but eat at home..


    Don't get me wrong.. hurricanes can potentially be very dangerous, but most people I've met who have never been in one lived their whole lives in places prone to tornadoes.. which to me, are a whole lot more scary than hurricanes, which normally give you days or weeks to prepare for their arrival, vs. a tornado that can form without warning in your backyard at 3AM...
     
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  5. TeriA

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    Nice. We arrive in Riviera Maya Thursday for the first week long vacation in three years, and here comes 95L.
     
  6. CancunCanuck

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    I'm not panic shopping yet, but definitely watching. Diario de Yucatan has a report from a local meteorologist predicting that this may grow to a Cat 5 and follow the same path as Wilma. Early days yet though....
     
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    Lets hope weatherman is way off !
     
  9. kathy_caribe

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    this time of the season most storms go south (CA) and anyway, the turtles have spoken. We'll be untouched.
     
  10. V

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    Invest 95L- don't waste your money!

    I'm with the turtles, on this one, Kathy, and thanks for taking the time to keep an eye on them for us.

    I think it'll miss us, but it could be unpleasant for points south....
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    (Privately, I'm a little concerned about those ominous clouds, right outside my window at the moment, though the storm is still 1,100 miles from here: go turtles!)
     
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