Today’s Reason To Thank Goodness You Live In Colorado

Five thousand reasons above sea level, in this case.

Best wishes to friends and family in the Sunshine State. The Red Cross needs your money.

11 Community Comments, Facebook Comments

  1. Voyageur says:

    We may be safe from hurricanes.  But growing up in eastern Colorado, I feared tornades.  One killed a neighbor.

    • westslope says:

      Then there's the Yellowstone caldera. I grew up in Montana so we learned about it at an early age.

       

    • MichaelBowman says:

      I have some dear friends who retired to Long Boat Key (Sarasota). They’ve owned their place there for years and were always (annoyingly) talking about it as “paradise”. I visited them last Fall and I had to roll back all of my eye rolls. It is one of the most stunningly beautiful places I’ve visited.  They’ve moved to higher ground with family in Sarasota and have a generator. Lost their power about three hours ago but cell phones are still working. 

  2. Dano says:

    Well, Tampa is usually one of the fewer hit places in Florida, so after this one passes, it should be safe for a while. I have been tempted to move there the older I get. I already have family and friends living there. Waiting to hear from them on the other side of the storm.

  3. DawnPatrol says:

    I can't help but wonder if Pat Robertson will view this likely global-warming-caused environmental catastrophe as 'god's retribution' for the evil act of illegally and immorally rounding up legal migrants under false pretenses and shipping them off to Martha's Vineyard as a cruel, deplorable political stunt to gin up the red hats and 'stick it to the libs'?

  4. Conserv. Head Banger says:

    Colorado occasionally gets moisture from Pacific hurricanes that come up the Gulf of California and come over the desert as part of the summer monsoon. We had one such episode a few weeks ago.

  5. Roggers says:

    i call it the fury of nature, where i live is only greatly affected by storm and game run 3 has always been my solution to get through this

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