There was more hype than hurricane here in Florida. The thing that
will make damage seem worse is the fact that the NE Florida area has
not been hit by much of anything for decades so a lot of stuff that
was not built to code still exists. They were really lucky that this
thing was not 30 miles farther west.
I still think property damage may set records, simply because it is
skipping along off the coast of some rich areas with lots of 1950-60s
era buildings. Fortunately the Florida building code will not allow
them to rebuild substandard buildings so we will only have to buy them
once, unlike lots of places.
It really looks like most of the damage will be from surge. The worst
of the wind is staying offshore so far. The guys from the weather
channel were looking around for debris to show last night and the best
they could come up with was a couple of small limbs and a piece of pan
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