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Hurricane Michael is so bad
that 18 Waffle Houses are closing

Fox News, by Staff

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Posted By:Pluperfect, 10/11/2018 4:34:55 AM

Waffle House restaurants don’t close unless absolutely necessary — so the shuttering of 18 Florida locations ahead of Hurricane Michael speaks volumes about the severity of the storm. “We have closed these restaurants yesterday so our employees can be safe as Hurricane Michael comes on shore,” Waffle House spokesperson Pat Warner confirmed to Fox News. “We have staged people and resources outside of the strike zone to come into the area after the storm passes. We will assess the damage and begin to reopen the restaurants as soon as it is safe to do so.”

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: Toby Ten Bears, 10/11/2018 7:40:56 AM     (No. 11792808)

The storm was over before the left had the chance to whine too much about it being the end of the world.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: another_clinton, 10/11/2018 8:45:02 AM     (No. 11792868)

My God! Waffle Houses closing. Oh the humanity.......

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Reply 3 - Posted by: Robertj984, 10/11/2018 10:28:38 AM     (No. 11793026)

Nooooooo. Say it ain´t so

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Reply 4 - Posted by: dvc, 10/11/2018 12:46:24 PM     (No. 11793226)

The good news is that this was a small, tight hurricane with comparatively little energy in total. Fast movement helped deprive it of the energy of the ocean as it moved inland, rapidly dissipated. News/weather media massively exaggerated the power and size.

Very damaging for a short distance, but within 12 hrs of landfall it was no longer a hurricane. Five hours after landfall, there was no rainfall at all more than 50 miles from the remains of the eye on the southern half of the storm.

Touted as "the most powerful storm ever to hit the mainland USA" by Bret Baier, which was ridiculous when he said it (repeatedly) and obvious by the very rapid breakup of the small, tight hurricane, not factual.

It is necessary to be realistic and accurate with the genuine weather threats. Exaggerating them is counterproductive, but seems to be the new normal in the Fake News world.

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