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Final Dorian Update

I am confident now that we can say that southwest Florida is out of the danger zone. Today’s 8:00 AM report from the National Hurricane Center shows Dorian is finally moving again, even if it is at only 1 mph, but it has now changed directions with a turn to the northwest as predicted. Winds […]

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Update Dorian

As of 8:00 AM Saturday the projected track of hurricane Dorian is looking better for us here in Port Charlotte. The track, if it holds, shows the storm turning north before crossing the Florida coast. Port Charlotte is even being shown as outside the cone. Good News for us but remember this could change again. […]

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Hurricane Dorian

Hurricane Dorian is currently tracking a path that will take it across Florida over this weekend and into early next week. This path may of course change but it looks like southwest Florida may face a wind and rain event. If the present projected track holds, Harbour Village will be on the weak side of […]

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Tropical Storm Colin

Greetings!    I’m sure you are all wondering how Harbour Village fared in Tropical Storm Colin. I don’t imagine you heard that we had an equally large storm in this area the day before! The wind was stronger than Colin, and we lost lots of our dead and lose palm fronds which cluttered our property, […]

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Hail at Harbour Village

  Greetings! I hope all of you had good trips back up to your northern homes! We still have quite a few people here in Harbour Village, so we’re not too lonely yet! Yesterday morning we had a quick but intense storm that brought hail with it! In the 20 years we have been in […]

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August 2014

Harbour Village is still quiet, and I’m sure you have noticed that our weather has been unusually quiet! No major storms, but we have our exciting thunder storms almost everyday. It rained everyday but 2 in July!    Our turtle nests are hatching, and we had 2 visitors on the beach who made a wonderful […]

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July News

July News Not much news this month! Our 1st tropical storm just appeared off Florida’s east coast, but doesn’t look threatening here. It has been exceptionally HOT and humid! This brings more critters! We have had 2 sets of Florida Duck families! One is almost grown, and the other still has fuzzy little babies! Here’s […]

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June News

    It’s hard to believe summer is here! We now have our summer weather right on schedule – black skies (with sunshine!), and downpours of rain! June brings the opening of hurricane season with it, and we hope our season will be as mild as they are forecasting!     We had a wonderful winter […]

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October Greeetings

  Our new irrigation system is still being installed. It has been difficult since there has been so much rain and flooding the past month! Two large Wax Myrtle bushes have been ordered, and will be planted by the parking lot in the gap left after removing the melaleuca trees.     We had an […]

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August Update

We have had a very wet but quiet August. The quick storms here are magnificent in their power. I am including a few photos of our black clouds- some Harbour Village, and some Englewood beach.   Harbour Village has begun a huge project ~ all new irrigation, replacing our antiquated system. (See photo). When finished, […]

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