Those who planned to stay were warned that there would be little food and water and no electricity for days after the storm. And there would be almost no medical care.
His winds were 155 miles an hour, on the verge of rising to a Category 5, with projections of catastrophic damage and loss of life. He was also moving faster, almost fifteen miles an hour due west, with landfall now predicted at 10: 30 p.m. at the heart of the island. By 4: 00 p.m., the rains were torrential as the outer bands settled in with gusts strong enough to snap branches. Debris flew and scattered across the streets.
… he reclined against the brick wall and said, “Looks like the limb hit him at least three times. Want to explain that?”