Was the sweat from the tropical air being pushed up the coast or from watching that spiral plastered on every screen? I wiped my brow and waited. It would stay out to sea, I knew it would.
The clouds increased as the numbers went up from 100 and Category 2 to 120, then 140 and finally to a whopping category 5.
But then blue skies and it was gone.
I drove to the store, elated, not seeing the sharp westward turn in the track.
I spent 18 hours in a grocery store and had no food to show for it.
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