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After Earl: Trying to recall what was where, and is no more

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Navigating the beach to the San Pedro Express Water Taxi dock is still treacherous. No matter. The water taxi dock is too badly damaged touse. They have moved operations down to Municipal Pier by Central Park.
Navigating the beach to the San Pedro Express Water Taxi dock is still treacherous. No matter. The water taxi dock is too badly damaged touse. They have moved operations down to Municipal Pier by Central Park.

Earl left a mess along the seacoast of Ambergris Caye.

You probably already know that.

Mercifully it seemed uninterested in the rest of this long and narrow island.

But the coast…. It moved down the coast at 75-plus miles an hour and shaved off nearly every pier, like a razor carving bristles off a man’s jaw. Read the rest of this entry »

Uh, oh ….

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According to the National Hurricane Center, there is a disturbance directly over Belize which has a 40 percent chance of developing into a tropical cyclone within the next 48 hours and that probability can increase to about 70 percent within the next 5 days.

This system is the cause of the heavy rains since yesterday; and today, we can continue to experience more heavy rains and strong winds,although here in San Pedro it has been breezy and cool with the slightest hint of drizzle.

Let’s see,  we leave Saturday morning …

Here’s Belize, circled in orange on the NOAA map:

Awful lot of weather squiggles going on around Belize ....
Awful lot of weather squiggles going on around Belize ….

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