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This year’s hurricane season is likely to be above average. Are you worried?

ABCnews.com 2012/08/10 11:35:26
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  • ☆ QueenAline 2012/08/10 23:42:14
    Yes
    ☆ QueenAline
    +8
    Living in south Florida, and having been through Andrew, Katrina, and others...You bet I am....It's very scary, the damage and destruction is unbelievable.

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  • TKramar 2012/08/12 09:01:45
    No
    TKramar
    +2
    I never worry about the weather. Can't really do much about it. I've lived through Charley coming through my area of Florida in 2004, and didn't die.
  • Sailor Jerry [Proud Liberta... 2012/08/12 08:04:53
    No
    Sailor Jerry [Proud Libertarian]
    +2
    i live in iowa, so no.
  • sally 2012/08/12 07:16:36
    No
    sally
    +2
    I'm in a landlocked state.
  • Digman14 2012/08/12 07:05:26
    No
    Digman14
    +2
    1. I live in Michigan
    2. The pictured used as a thumbnail was a Tornado, lol.
  • TKramar Digman14 2012/08/12 09:02:44
    TKramar
    The hurricane really isn't visible as an image, except on radar.
  • Digman14 TKramar 2012/08/13 05:37:00
    Digman14
    Then why didn't they use a satellite image?
  • TKramar Digman14 2012/08/13 17:42:56
    TKramar
    +1
    I stopped trying to figure other people out around 30 years ago....maybe a bit more.
  • Kirby 2012/08/12 06:16:09
    No
    Kirby
    +2
    Hell we could use the rain!
  • Stevethinks 2012/08/12 06:09:41
    Yes
    Stevethinks
    YYyyeeeeeESS, I am moving to Kansas in the spring! Dorothy said do..........?
  • Wolfman 2012/08/12 05:55:04
    No
    Wolfman
    +1
    Last year's hurricane season was supposed to be above average. So was the year before. We haven't had a good hurricane in the Gulf since Ike in 2007.
  • Don Leuty 2012/08/12 05:54:16
    No
    Don Leuty
    +2
    I'm a couple of hundred miles inland. Hurricanes dissipate heat, and it has been a warm summer. Hang on for some big storms.
  • Crank_It_Up 2012/08/12 05:49:50
    No
    Crank_It_Up
    +1
    nope, with today's technology, we have plenty of warning and time to escape if need be.
  • historian 2012/08/12 05:37:12
    No
    historian
    I don't live near the coast, but even if I did, there's not much to do but be prepared for one. They have caused flooding in my area after moving ashore and creating the heavy rains though, which was terrible, but what can you do.
  • Merlin 2012/08/12 05:10:18
    No
    Merlin
    +1
    I'm too far inland for much of anything to really do much damage to us. Tornadoes have hit towns around me, but so far so good.
  • rootbeer29 2012/08/12 04:56:39
    No
    rootbeer29
    +1
    Been through them many times - am prepared.
  • Kiosk Kid 2012/08/12 04:49:41
    No
    Kiosk Kid
    +1
    They say that every year.
  • nightcrawler2005 2012/08/12 04:31:30
    No
    nightcrawler2005
    +1
    The so-called experts have predicted a nastier than normal hurricane season for the last 4 or 5 years and the seasons have been a complete bust. What makes you so sure their suddenly going to be accurate now?
  • stardust 2012/08/12 03:31:28
    No
    stardust
    +1
    Whatever happens, happens. There's no reason to stress over something you can't control.
  • Joel 2012/08/12 03:27:34
    No
    Joel
    +2
    I would worry if it were an unusually busy earthquake season!
  • JAA 2012/08/12 03:05:40
    No
    JAA
    +1
    No, but a bit concerned about tornadoes, which is what is pictured. I don't live near the coast, but I do live in tornado alley.
  • Pookie 2012/08/12 02:40:43
    No
    Pookie
    +2
    if it is hurricane season then why does the cover photo have a photo of a tornado on it
  • NOT14U2 Pookie 2012/08/13 02:40:37
    NOT14U2
    +2
    you get one
  • democoach 2012/08/12 02:14:49
    No
    democoach
    +2
    i live far away from the ocean, so i don't worry, but i do have tornado's to be cautious about though
  • Ol'Dave 2012/08/12 02:12:56
    No
    Ol'Dave
    +1
    Few Hurricanes make it to Idaho!
  • Mrkando 2012/08/12 02:08:12
    No
    Mrkando
    +1
    They seldom bother Kansas!
  • Christopher Kirchen 2012/08/12 01:40:12
    No
    Christopher Kirchen
    +1
    I don't live in hurricane country.
  • brian.southworth.921 2012/08/12 01:35:35
    No
    brian.southworth.921
    +1
    Sort of a prepper here. I'm ready!
  • dandieselonian 2012/08/12 01:07:50
    No
    dandieselonian
    +1
    what will be what will be.
  • moomoof 2012/08/12 00:55:26
    No
    moomoof
    +1
    I live in connecticut we don't care at all
  • Bureauc 0Bamao 2012/08/12 00:54:17
    No
    Bureauc 0Bamao
    +1
    This prediction means NOTHING. It's just data issued by another ineffectual gub'ment bureaucracy to justify their paychecks.
    About 6 or 8 years ago, they predicted an average season and we had more named storms than the Alphabet has letters. The following year NOAA missed just as bad the other direction.
  • ERide54 2012/08/12 00:19:02
    No
    ERide54
    +2
    I never worry about something I have no control over:-)
  • Rachel 2012/08/12 00:00:12
    No
    Rachel
    +1
    I live in Michigan, so unless the sky decides to f up my life, I should be safe :)
  • Feria~THEZombieSlayingB!tch... 2012/08/11 23:38:28
    Yes
    Feria~THEZombieSlayingB!tch of PHAET!~Badass Incarnate~
    +1
    I live on the east coast of the U.S., so you bet I am worried.
  • Dj 2012/08/11 23:37:24
    Yes
    Dj
    +2
    But I live Germany.
  • Bureauc... Dj 2012/08/12 00:57:59
    Bureauc 0Bamao
    +2
    You should be far more worried about Greece, France, Italy etc. You can have more effect on the outcome and none on the weather.
  • marcuss... Dj 2012/08/12 03:42:38
    marcuss LIBERALS ARE TRAITORS
    +1
    AHHH Germany, the only country in the EU that is prospering. Lets just hope Germany does not loan anymore money that will never be paid back.
  • NOT14U2 Dj 2012/08/13 02:42:23
    NOT14U2
    +1
    you dont worry in germany ? neither do I
  • dallasjoe 2012/08/11 23:19:16
    No
    dallasjoe
    out of the storm surge area might have a few days o no electirity but won a Generator last MAY 30 kw want to fire that Baby up only house in area with lights (eat your Hearts out)
  • Cricket 2012/08/11 22:33:54
    Yes
    Cricket
    +2
    I live in Florida...and that isn't a pic of a hurricane. But then, you probably knew that! If you've experienced a hurricane first-hand, you'd know what freaking beasts they are. And they creep along at 5 mph so they have lots of time to do lots of damage.
  • Archer ~ The Limit Break of... 2012/08/11 22:17:45
    No
    Archer ~ The Limit Break of PHAET
    +3
    Why worry?

    Either you're going to be hit, or you're not. If you're hit, hopefully you're prepared. But that isn't reason to worry. You really can't help what's going to happen. Worrying just adds to the problem.

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