“My child's mother said our daughter isn't feeling well and needs some Tylenol (pain reliever)... so I bring her infant Tylenol and notice her fridge is completely empty, other than some water… But she has a full pantry of my daughter’s food formula, snacks and water…. So today I went shopping to make sure she had food for the next few weeks. Just because we aren't together doesn't mean I can't provide for her if she needs it.” #9Today
CAT HAVEN NOW FULL - PLEASE SHARE Cat Haven WA are struggling to keep up with an influx of cats being left in their care. 320 cats need a home and the cat shelter is offering two-for-one adoptions including sterilisation, micro-chipping and vaccinations, and a free flea and worm treatment. They're also reminding cat owners to sterilize and microchip their pets.
If you'd prefer to foster a cat until a new family is found, the cat shelter would like to hear from you.
US father Brandon Carpenter has been praised after he went shopping for his struggling ex who was struggling financially. He shared his story on Facebook:
"My child's mother said our daughter isn't feeling well and needs some Tylenol... so I bring her infant Tylenol and notice her fridge is completely empty other then some water... but she has a full pantry of my daughters food formula snacks and water... mind you she works a full time job and then has my daughter... she pays rent and all her bills plus she is paying off a car... so today I went shopping to make sure she had food for the next few weeks... just because we aren't together doesn't mean I can't provide for her if she needs it. If my child's mother is good then I know she is taking care of our daughter the best she can and that makes me happy. Some of ya'll think I'm only going to provide for my child, not the mother, but that's thinking like a child... it's time to grow up and take responsibility in all aspects of life!" <3 #sun7
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TROPICAL LOW UPDATE #3 Posted: 7:45 pm EST on Thursday 23 March 2017
-- NEW UPDATE -- -- PLEASE READ VERY CAREFULLY! -- -- PLEASE SHARE THIS INFORMATION AROUND --
-- DISCLAIMER -- This forecast is presented based on currently available information, which may change slightly.
Please ensure you're keeping up-to-date with the latest predictions and advice here from our local and qualified team at Mackay & District Weather Updates.
-- BOM ADVICE -- Firstly, the BOM are now in agreement that this cyclone will develop and move towards Queensland next week.
They have advised this afternoon that: "Conditions are favourable for this system to develop, and the probability of it forming into a tropical cyclone will steadily increase into the weekend. This system is likely to make landfall on the north tropical Queensland coast early next week."
We expect the Bureau of Meteorology to start issuing Tropical Cyclone Watches tomorrow afternoon or early Saturday.
-- CURRENT CROSSING PREDICTIONS -- Computer models are now in tight agreement that this system will develop in the next 48 hours and track towards the Queensland coast.
Based on the information available from all major global models, over the last 3 runs, we have included a HIGH RISK ZONE and a MODERATE RISK ZONE on our attached map.
The HIGH RISK ZONE represents an area where over 75% of the most recent computer model forecasts have forecast the cyclone to cross.
The MODERATE RISK ZONE represents an alternative area where some modelling has forecast the system possibly affecting.
For example, of 18 different forecasts analysed this afternoon, 15 of these were forecasting the system crossing the coast in the HIGH RISK ZONE.
2 were predicting the system would cross in the NORTHERN MODERATE RISK ZONE (Cairns region), and 1 was predicting the system would cross in the SOUTHERN MODERATE RISK ZONE (Mackay region).
-- BOM PREDICTIONS -- Of interest, current official BOM predictions show the system crossing the coast in the vicinity of Townsville. The BOM don't currently have this displayed publicly just yet.
-- CURRENT INTENSITY PREDICTIONS -- Computer modelling is in a relatively good agreement now of the forecast that this system develops into a Category 3 or Category 4 severe system.
We'll be keeping a close eye on this.
-- NAME OF THE CYCLONE -- Originally we were expecting this system to take the "Caleb" name, but a small low over in WA has developed up today and taken that name.
This system will now be named Debbie.
-- WHEN WILL IT CROSS THE COAST? -- Current predictions have pushed the coastal crossing date right up to Monday afternoon.
-- PREDICTION INCLUDED ON THE IMAGE -- The prediction included on the image is based on information from the last 3 model runs from the world's 3 most reliable computer models.
-- WHAT TO DO -- Now is the time to start seriously considering what action you'll need to take to prepare for the cyclone, especially for people inside the HIGH RISK ZONE.
Consider what you may need to do if you lose power for an extended period of time, and how you may prepare your home and property for the cyclone threat.
Listen out for official Bureau of Meteorology advice, which is expected to be issued tomorrow.
-- NOTE -- Once the Bureau of Meteorology's advice is issued it will be posted here ASAP.
I've had a few operations in my time, and I seem to get more nervous each time. Today's procedure is minor and quick, and hopefully will make a big difference to my quality of life. I think it is time to 'suck it up princess' and have a cup of calm down. It will be over before I know it. I'll check back in later today. XX Connie
Let’s all be honest here, Monday mornings suck. So to help us all get over the suckiness and the morning mourning (lol) of the weekend that has come and gone too quickly, we’re doing half price ALL DRINKS that are ordered by 12pm!
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The EURO Model, aka the EC model continues to bring a powerful Tropical Cyclone ashore into Northern Queensland on Monday.
Its been a long time since we have seen so much consistency from the model, however its hard to not take BIG notice when its consistently bringing a Category 3-4 Tropical Cyclone into populated areas of Northern Queensland.
If the models continue to bring the system onto the coastline by the weekend, expect Cyclone Watches to be issued as early as possibly Saturday, with Tropical Cyclone Warnings even possible by Sunday.
This mornings run had the system crossing the coast around Innisfail, however this afternoons run has shifted south to almost be directly over Townsville as a Category 4 system...
The BOM may have a busy busy weekend....remember that this is not a forecast of what WILL HAPPEN. Its a possibility 😀