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Survival report from inside Hurricane Harvey: The flooding has begun… and it’s brutal

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(Natural News) I’m posting this “survival report” from inside Hurricane Harvey because everybody I know has been asking if we’re okay in Central Texas.

I’m happy to report that I am writing this from inside the spiral arms of Hurricane Harvey, and although significant damage has occurred in a few areas (such as Rockport on the Coast), Central Texas is doing much better. However, the flooding began about 12 hours ago as rivers and creeks started spilling their banks in just the last few hours. The rain is relentless, and we’re expecting at least another 12 inches of rain today, on top of the 12 inches we already received yesterday.

The serious damage was initially limited to the direct path of the Hurricane eye, but this is rapidly changing as the damage vector transitions from wind to floods. I’m expecting the next 24 hours to be truly brutal, even for those communities far from the coast.

We’ve lost power twice already. Fortunately, I run a 1976 John Deere diesel tractor with a PTO-driven generator that feeds the entire property. I also have a large transfer switch installed, so when the grid goes down, I just fire up the tractor and throw the transfer switch. That’s how I’ve stayed online so far. But internet and cell phone services have been spotty. We’re often completely cut off from everything, including 911 if an emergency were to occur. Many of the roads are flooded out, and a Sheriff couldn’t reach you even if they wanted.

The rain, by the way, is warm. It’s definitely sun-heated Gulf water. Even when it falls on you, it’s comfortably warm, and you can be soaked with it for hours without feeling cold (as long as you’re moving around, anyway). At least we don’t have hypothermia to deal with in all this.

This might be one of those few storms where the scare stories are wisely heeded. Still, we haven’t yet seen widespread fatalities. In apparent expectation of a mass death event, the Mayor of one Texas town told people to write your social security number on your arm so that authorities can identify your body if you choose not to evacuate. The implication, of course, was that if you didn’t flee the area, you were sure to die. Let’s hope the Mayor is wrong.

According to local news reports, 40% of the population did not evacuate the area at all. They may soon regret staying put, however, as the flood waters rise to insane levels. The Colorado river, which runs through much of Central Texas, is already surging higher and is now sweeping across not just roads but also highways. Nearly all travel in this area is now at a standstill.

I’m writing this from inside the “hurricane” right now, and what I’m seeing in Central Texas at this very moment is relentless rain, rapidly rising rivers and streams, and steady 35 – 45 mph winds with gusts above 50 mph. At this point, it’s truly a “survival” scenario for all of us.

Look at all the far worse hurricanes in the 1930s and 40s

This isn’t the first time all this has happened, of course. Check out the track map below, showing 100 years of Gulf Coast hurricanes that struck North America. There’s something you might notice in this track that will hopefully surprise you:

… the greatest intensity of hurricanes occurred in the 1930s and 40s!

In fact, a major hurricane hasn’t struck the continental United States in 12 years.

The big difference between then and now is that most hurricanes in the 1930s and 40s didn’t have names. And the internet didn’t exist either, so people didn’t have a much opportunity to “socially freak out” with fear.

The modus operandi of the mainstream media has become 24/7 all-out panic and hysteria because that’s the only thing they have remaining after destroying their own credibility with endless fake news over the last year. The sober truth of the matter is that Hurricane Harvey is pretty damn nasty if you’re in it, but mass hysteria isn’t the practical solution to surviving it. As always, the correct answer is to be prepared. Be ready in advance, take all necessary precautions, have a stockpile of food, water, fuel, medicine, etc., and make sure you own a gravity water filter like the Big Berkey.

If a hurricane turns your home into rubble, there’s not much you can do about that, but most buildings built to appropriate engineering standards are surviving Harvey so far.

Now for the flooding… the next few days should be bloody Hell. I’ll continue to report from the disaster zone as long as I’m still online. If you’re concerned about my personal safety, don’t worry: I’m a survivor. We’re doing fine. I’m more concerned about how I’m going to be able to help others with emergency food supplies and other survival gear. At the moment, there’s not even any way to get that gear to anybody.

Remember this as you’re thinking about your own prepper strategies. When the day comes that you need help, even those who want to help you might not be able to reach you.

Hence the wisdom of preparing in advance for everything.

I’ll post most news as I’m able to get online. Thank you for your prayers.

 

 

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By | 2017-10-26T21:52:41+00:00 August 27th, 2017|Featured, Gulf Coast, Main|12 Comments

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  1. Vietkonggook August 27, 2017 at 4:42 pm

    Expect this hurricane being used as a triggering event towards an economic collapse just like post Hurrican Ike of 2008. If you havent bought a gear yet, its about time

    http://www.military1st.com/10711024-mil-tec-south-african-assault-vest-cce.html

  2. jeff August 27, 2017 at 5:06 pm

    FYI: the headline pic looks like fenton MO from one of Mikes writers that lives in the area – I live in STL and know this area. it’s from the rain & river flooding several months ago.

  3. Bernadette August 28, 2017 at 3:57 am

    All those stores that normally sell boating or camping equipment should blow up many boats and just put them into the areas that need them the most….someone who wants to help but doesn’t have a boat will cone by and take it to help their family or others. The stores can make this donation a write-off on their taxes. If these people had these boats, they could help themselves!!!

  4. Vietkonggook August 28, 2017 at 5:43 am

    This hurricane has all the deep state weather warfare operations in it. Ask the ff questions and why?

    1. The fake media is trying to redeem its credibility and image by being out there reporting the new s on live stream . This is perfect cover to touch the human psyche they are doing a public service. Totally sneaky bec they needed it so badly as Trump had devastated their iimage for the last two years.

    2 This serves to distract from focusing on the real issues that affect Americans like healthcare. Also to take away the focus on the criminals in govt like McCain, Graham, etc

    3 This serves as a triggering event to an economic collapse, civil unrest, civil riots , civil war, etc. They must have hope this huge hurricane would damage the nuclear power plant near Palacios , Texas along the coast. Remember the one in Fukushima and Daiichi Power Plant in 2010? This could trigger a cascading effect to activation of NDAA and COG .

    4. Weakening the Texas economy and affecting the oil refiney production along the SE Texas coast can trigger a collapse of the economy a perfect cover just like what happened in 2008 right after Hurricane Ike.

  5. Zella August 28, 2017 at 6:18 am

    Thanks, Dave; good report and timely reminder of what we can do to help ourselves and others during a crises.

  6. Vietkonggook August 28, 2017 at 6:22 pm

    Houston black mayor Sylvester Turner washing his hands on why he didnt activate evacuation before the landfall of hurricane Harvey ? Total imcompetent liberal mayor following UN Agenda 21 .

    https://www.facebook.com/80256732576/videos/vb.80256732576/10155740246142577/?type=2&theater

  7. Matthew August 29, 2017 at 1:26 pm

    We are in JUDGMENT.
    We just had a solar eclipse which is a sign of judgment and now we have this prophecy on Z3 News.
    https://z3news.com/w/bring-judgment-unrepentant-people-witnessed-storm-harvey/

    Avoid End Times Judgment and Destruction by Entering God’s Kingdom of Heaven

    We experience success in our lives and overcome this fallen world through prayer, the word of our testimony (Revelation 12:11), by spreading the Good News and eliminating ALL darkness (thoughts, words, etc.) from our lives. The Lord wants His people to know, speak and use God’s…

    * Holy Words
    * 7 Spirits
    * Calendar
    * Feast Days
    * Etc.

    God’s Holy Words
    How can we communicate with God and without using His language?
    To bring forth love, joy and peace on Earth, He wants us to know and use His Holy Words like…

    * Bread – Why did Jesus “Break Bread” with people? The answer to that is in John 6:22-35 – it’s the “Bread from Heaven” which is INSTRUCTION from God who is in Heaven. Breaking bread shows God we want instruction (bread/grain) from His Holy Spirit.

    * Fish – Why did Jesus eat fish with people? Why do we use the > fish symbol? Fish are symbolic of Jesus, and He is the Word of God (Revelation 19:13). There were 153 Great Fish caught in John 21:11 and the number “153” is a resurrection number of eternal life. Do you want the Lord’s Words which give you greater blessings and eternal life (John 6:68)?

    * Oil – Why did Jesus go to the Mount of Olives (Mountain of Olives) and pray to God? Because it is symbolic of going to the mountain called “Mt Zion” (which is the “Firmament” – see Genesis 1) upon which God sits on and gives us His KNOWLEDGE.

    God’s Holy Spirit
    God is spirit and His thoughts are higher than our thoughts. Do you think God – the Creator of everything – can help you live a more successful life if you “partner” with Him? Yes! He will pour out His spirit upon us and teach us His words (Proverbs 1:23) He wants us to learn the ways of 7 Spirits listed in Isaiah 11:2 to bring blessings, abundance and healing into our lives and onto the Earth. 7 Spirits:
    1) Spirit of the Lord 2) Wisdom 3) Understanding 4) Counsel 5) Might 6) Knowledge 7) Fear of the Lord.

    God’s Calendar
    Does God want us to follow a Pope’s Calendar? (Pope Gregory the 13th’s pagan “Gregorian Calendar”?) Or, does He want us using His lunar/solar calendar to align ourselves with His plan (instead of satan’s plan)? When does the 1st day of the month start on God’s calendar? It starts when the first sliver of the moon’s light shines… just like the way God started the 1st day of His Creation “Let there be light”. It’s called the “New Moon” day (which is a separate day – separates light from darkness) and then you number your days 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7 (Sabbath).

    God’s Feast Days
    Does God want us following the pagan holidays like “Halloween” that brings darkness into our lives?
    No, He wants us to observe His Feast Days and come to His table to enjoy the blessings He has for us and eat the Food/Meat (the powerful knowledge) of His words and ways of His Kingdom of Light.

    America needs to repent and turn back to God’s ways.

    Spread the Good News and we will eliminate the darkness from this land.

  8. robert g bernardini August 30, 2017 at 8:23 am

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tMUNOScuKjA&lc=z22uedyagz31whxlfacdp433qqc0huhejuupwsoxt31w03c010c.1504079220607694

    Watch this video it makes perfect sense and we know damn well they have the technology to pull this off If I was a Houston citizen I would be looking for the Mayor who told the residents not to evacuate . Is it no surprise that all of these Liberal Mayors are not complicate in the madness almost all Mayors in NY balked at Trump’s decision with not funding the Paris climate agreement that they would continue to fund it much like the Sanctuary cities .

  9. Vietkonggook August 30, 2017 at 1:04 pm

    Latest analysis on weather warfare known as Hurricane Harvey

    http://www.geoengineeringwatch.org/engineered-climate-cataclysm-hurricane-harvey/

    Zoom in on aerial view map of Harris County the amount of flooding..

    http://www.harriscountyfemt.org/

  10. Vietkonggook August 30, 2017 at 1:05 pm

    The globalist will blame Pres Trump for not signing the Paris Climate Accord. This will be their next talking points

    http://www.geoengineeringwatch.org/engineered-climate-cataclysm-hurricane-harvey/

  11. Vietkonggook August 30, 2017 at 9:42 pm

    Armed patriots in San Antonio guarding the 100 yr old confederate monument at Travis Park of which the liberal s of the city govt wanted removed.

    https://www.facebook.com/kens5/videos/10159417084370045/

  12. Jared H August 31, 2017 at 11:54 am

    Today is Thursday August 31st … the first signs of normalcy are starting to return to the Houston Area … that is if you did not flood.

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