Aah Jim’s Don’t Panic Weather Update for 8-2-20 at 9:00 am EDT for Hurricane Isaias

Aah Jim is a local coastal storm expert in disaster recovery. This the 9 am update from the Don’t Panic Weather Service. Isaias was downgraded to a tropical storm and as the models predicted yesterday the National Hurricane Center now acknowledges it is not expected to regain hurricane windspeeds. In the pic attached you can see Isaias hitting Florida with it’s weak western edge. If this comes as a surprise to you then you haven’t been paying attention to these updates! The weakening storm is finally being reflected in the lowering of maximum sustained winds expected to hit the Atlantic coast cities. Here are the latest estimates:

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Aah Jim’s Don’t Panic Weather Update for 8-1-20 at 11:00pm EDT for Hurricane Isaias

Aah Jim is a local coastal storm expert in disaster recovery. Here’s his “11pm EDT update for Aug 1st from the Don’t Panic Weather Service, a private service for my friends and friends of friends provided with no advertising or commercial or private funding just concern for your well being! Isaias is sticking to his track, the models still expect it to hover between a low cat one hurricane and a tropical storm and deliver only its weak western edge to coastal Florida. Expect winds out of the northeast for several hours before Isaias hits the top wind speed in your area then a couple of hours of north, then northwest winds and the show is over when it starts blowing from the west. Ocean levels will rise only 2-4 ft.

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Aah Jim’s Don’t Panic Weather Update for 8-1-20 at 5:00pm EDT for Hurricane Isaias

Aah Jim is a local coastal storm expert in disaster recovery. This is the 5 pm EDT update for Aug 1st by the Don’t Panic Weather Service. The National Hurricane Center has revised their projection to show Isaias dropping to Tropical Storm strength by Sun night. Currently Isaias has already dropped to Tropical Storm strength and most models predict it never recovering the Cat 1 wind strength. In the Windfield diagram pictured, the overall storm has shrunk in size and strength mostly in the 40 – 60 mph range. Only the weaker western edge will impact Florida’s Atlantic coast. If the models are right we can expect the max wind speeds of the cities to drop further. Here are the current Maximum Sustained winds and times:

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Aah Jim’s Don’t Panic Weather Update for 8-1-20 at 10:30am EDT for Hurricane Isaias

This is the Dont Panic Weather Service with a quick 10 am August 1st update. Nothing needs to be updated!  Isaias is following the expected course with the expected strength. The models are all still tight and agreed on an offshore pass of the storm and max wind speeds for the coastal areas have not changed. For those of you posting the updates to your wall you may want to mention the top speed of the storm will be offshore, only the speed the coast will be hit with matters. The media never mentions that, those fear mongers! Continue to not panic and wear your masks!

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Aah Jim’s Don’t Panic Weather Update for 7-31-20 midnight for Hurricane Isaias

Aah Jim is a local coastal storm expert in disaster recovery. “This is the 12 pm midnight DST July 31/Aug 1st update for the Don’t Panic Weather Service. Isaias is still holding a North West track. The National Hurricane Center’s Cone of Uncertainty Map looks as if Isaias is expected to make landfall in Florida but that is very misleading. The models are all over the place both making landfall and missing by a mile.

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Aah Jim’s Don’t Panic Weather Update for 7-31-20 at 5:00pm for Hurricane Isaias

Aah Jim is a local coastal storm expert in disaster recovery and  a voice of reason: “This is the 5pm DST July 31st update for the Don’t Panic Weather Service. Isaias is holding to the expected track and remains the expected intensity, so models should be tightening up but atmospheric conditions are playing havoc with the models so they are actually agreeing less with each other. 2/3rds of the models still expect it to track 20 to 30 miles off shore. Since the hurricane winds are tight in the center this would only expose the east coast of Florida to winds of 30-50 mph with occasional gusts a little higher. A few models expect it make landfall in South Florida as a tropical storm or a low cat 1 that immediately drops to a tropical storm. The National Weather Service is going with the 2/3rds vote and I have to agree.

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The August Horizons is now online, here are the horoscopes

August 2020

There will be no print edition this month due to the Covid-19 virus quarantine re-closing of many businesses.  The August 2020 Horizons is now online at  http://horizonsmagazine.com/fb/8-20/mobile/index.html

Aries – (March 19 – April 18)
Unusual dynamism and an emotional sector in focus, dear Aries! You will not stay in place, so plan a lot of activities! Mars at home accentuates your natural zest. Until the 22nd, the Sun in Leo lodges in your love sector: renewed passion or a summer fling? From 6th to 21st, Mercury in Leo supports your requests and your communication. During the first week, Venus in Gemini promotes a meeting, from the 8th to the 31st, love is at home! A global cluster slightly shakes up your socio-professional sector, except for the third decan, some readjustments are to be expected in September. Uranus in Taurus square in your Sun, first decan, creeps into your wallet: surprises are on the program! From the 23rd, the Sun and Mercury arrives in Virgo and prepares you nicely for the imminent fall.

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The July Horizons is now online, here are the horoscopes

July 2020

There will be no print edition this month due to the Covid-19 virus quarantine re-closing of many businesses.  The July 2020 Horizons is now online at  http://horizonsmagazine.com/fb/7-20/mobile/index.html.

Aries – (March 19 – April 18) Mars your planet occupies your sign all month. It swings! Let it be said, you have the energy and the courage to live, drum beating! Venus in Gemini in beautiful aspect to your sign, in your sector relating to communication, pampers your devoted heart! Until the 22nd, the Sun in Cancer as well as Mercury all month, evokes in your home many discussions. Saturn in Capricorn, square in your sign from the 2nd, invites you to review your socio-professional sector, perhaps there is something to understand. Jupiter and Pluto induces you to let go what does not serve you or your professional evolution anymore. Uranus in Taurus announces an unexpected change in your source of income, first decan. From the 23rd to the 31st, the Sun in Leo watches over your loves!  Continue reading

Pride & Prejudice: Guest blog by Anne Marie Anderson

Anne Marie Anderson

Before I knew his name, before I saw his face, before I ever knew what hit me, I responded, I don’t reply to men without a profile picture.” Years and years of on-line dating had made me cynical. In the subject line he wrote: “Just Curious.” Innocent enough. . . yet, the communication, though normal, felt “charged” with innuendo. There was something in the way he scrambled to post his photo, trying furiously after many attempts to recapture and keep my attention. And before I could delete him, his photo popped up.

I vaguely remember being a bit surprised, but I clearly remember saying out loud, “Hmmm, this should be interesting.” I cringed as I read his profile. He was 13 years younger than me; divorced; in fact NEWLY divorced, (making me, ugh, rebound girl, a definite RED flag). His very first question was about the white paper I wrote to influence changing the disabled parking laws. I was bewitched. 

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