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1 Tropical Storm Fay Neighbor helping Neighbor Lost revenue for business shut down, tourism, etc Gained revenue for prevention, readiness and repair, Closing of toll Roads, Price Gauging Laws take effect. EOC enacted Price Gauging Laws take effect National Guard called Brevard National Disaster Area by Pres. Bush Overtime for police, fire, FPL etc. 50 to 100 million in damage Lost school days to be made up, FEMA Gov. Visits Brevard Government offices and courts closed People stay home More time having to deal with kids. People still work Day cares closed Power outages. Candles, non electronic games11 dead Church Services Charity Red Cross Neighbor helping Neighbor

2 TS Fay August 19th and 23 rd 2008 Peak sustained winds of 35 – 65 MPH Historic inches of rain Rain - Clouds all day, the 70's 11 dead million in damage More Rain than the 4 named 2004 Hurricanes combined Longest lasting sustained tropical storm over land Frame of Reference Fl. Today 8/24 WESH2 ongoing FOX News ongoing 4 days Brevard Schools closed Following 1 st Day

3 Political EOC enacted Price Gauging Laws take effect National Guard Brevard National Disaster Area by Pres. Bush FEMA Gov. Visits Government offices closed Social People stay home More time having to deal with kids. People still work Day cares closed Power outages. Candles, non electronic games 11 dead Church Services Charity Red Cross Neighbor helping Neighbor Economic Lost revenue for businesses shut down: tourism, etc Gained revenue for prevention, readiness and repair, Closing of toll Roads Overtime for police, fire, FPL etc. 50 to 100 million in damage Lost school days to be made up Price Gauging Laws take effect General Economic, Social & Political Change Caused by TS Fay

4 Wal-Mart: batteries AMFM IPod (Something I would not have done) Candles PBJ, Doritos Water spent Filled gas tank Suspected Car Damage to engine. Superindenant closes school 4 Days EOC opens Government offices Close Shelters open Greyhound Park animal shelter Gov. Declares Emergency in nine counties (Brevard) Political NO school 4 days Stayed in watched the news Met friends and students at Wal-Mart Dog loved the rain and got soaked 1:00 AM power went off. Lit candles, Played acoustic guitar Dog Nervous, listened to radio political Jim Bohannen Seti then some nut linking ghosts to 2112 Prophecy Economic Personal Economic, Social & Political Change Caused by TS Fay Social Frame of Reference: Mr. Gronich

5 The problem with buying the big CK box is that you always think that three is always going to be more CK when you go shopping., you dont buy new CK 8/18 The first day of school went well. After a summer off it takes time to get into the rhythm and routine of full time teaching and Fay is messing with that rhythm. Already devastating off course of that routine, I went to Wal-Mart for Fay expect 3 days of supplies our Gov. suggest. Buy water, PBJ a fun pack of Doritos. No time to diet during disaster. Good excuse to get the battery powered IPod dock with AMFM radio. Nice seeing Camiel and Kelsey at Wal-Mart. no sense of panic or desperation buying like real hurricanes. Enjoyed Gossip Girl and looking forward to the new season will there be any students interested in discussions like my first period last year. Fay is moving North East on its way to Brevard. I can hear the rain and wind pick up. No School Tomorrow the scroll on the TV just announced!!! 8/19 Tuesday woke up 7:33 to rain and wind. I love it Trooper wants to go out. Stay home clam chowder soup judge Judy and the judge shows Rain all day 8/20 - Enjoying the Olympics. Last night power went off for about two hours listened to radio political Jim Bohannen Seti then some nut tieing ghosts to 2112 Prophecy. A curfew went into affect this evening. Looters have been arrested. 8/21: Wind and rain caused water to leak through door out of captain crunch. Getting tired of walking dog in rain. Trooper loves I just get wet. Went through many towels drying off trooper after each rain. 8/25 Saturday the storm has passed occasional bands coming through sunshine is peaking out. Very Humid. According to all accounts on WESH2, FOX and FL Today the toll is coming into view. Watching the Death toll climb in Fl Today on the 20 th one dead by the 23 4 dead, by the 25 7 dead and finally by the 26 th 11 people lost their lives. Thousands lost all possessions due to flooding Most did not have flood insurance and in the past did not need this, but with 22 inches of rain the rain washed more than homes away Fay washed lives away. What is my Tone? Or point of view? I


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