I absolutely hate living in hurricane alley, especially as weather conditions change worsens and simply makes the ocean water warmer where the hurricanes like to travel.
I had to get substituted homeowner’s insurance and flood insurance last year, and now I’m having a near death experience after a giant category 4 storm swept through the area however somehow spared my home.
So various neighborhoods just south of here were inundated with water. First of all, my great friend and I had areas on the south end of the eye wall which were slammed with 20 feet of storm surge during the worst of the storm. Those places were basically dunked underwater and few structures reMEd intact afterward. But issues with flooding did not end there. The storm also dumped giant amounts of rain on the northern portion of the state that feeds the two biggest rivers in our area. Both of these rivers spill into the same exact harbor, and both swelled so high that they breached levees in various places. It was uneasy to see the aerial footage of all the neighborhoods that were put underwater just from rainwater swelling the two immense rivers in this area. With so much disfigurement, I’m amazed that both my home and my Heating and A/C condenser survived unscathed. The Heating and A/C condenser is vulnerable while being installed outdoors. But that concrete block that was put on the ground underneath the Heating and A/C condenser was precisely intended to keep the device bolted down and incapable of being torn out of its own foundation during an intense hurricane. The taxing metal shell is also intended as a means of protecting the precious compressor inside the machine.