79 Total Quotes

Max Mayfield Quotes

Max Mayfield
From Maine to Cuba is a humongous difference in six hours.
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#Cuba

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This hurricane has the potential to cause extreme damage and large loss of lives if they don't take action very soon.
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#Action

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People need to understand that the greatest potential for large loss of life is from the storm surge flooding near the coastline,
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#Life

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The timing is certainly working in our favor, ... that potential for large loss of life.
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#Life

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It's on its way to being a major hurricane. This is going to be a major problem up there in the Gulf Coast.
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#Hurricane

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We need to remember that the research community is telling us that we are in this active period for hurricanes that may very well last another 10 to 20 years. And that's not good news for this region.
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#Community

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I just don't see any reason why this will not become a very, very powerful hurricane before it's all over.
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#Reason

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We like to tell people, 'Flee the water and hide from the wind,' ... We need to make sure the whole population knows that you can go tens of miles instead of hundreds of miles.
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#People

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We like to tell people, 'flee the water and hide from the wind,'
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#People

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We want to make sure everyone in the Florida Keys understands the seriousness of the situation. We will likely have a major hurricane in the Gulf of Mexico, and we'll have to deal with it whether we like it or not.
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#Seriousness

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Don't just focus on the eye of the hurricane,
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#Focus

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That would obviously be terrible news for Mexico, but for the United States interests it means that we'll have a weaker hurricane coming out into the Gulf of Mexico and it will be slower in getting here.
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#News

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We keep making the same mistakes over and over again.
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#Mistakes

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We are concerned with the moisture associated with this hurricane, flash flooding and the problems associated with that.
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#Problems

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I think the message is that the season is certainly not over. People in the Gulf Coast are going to have to watch Wilma.
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#People

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The advice for folks in Florida is not to put away all those hurricane supplies yet.
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#Advice

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[But Wilma still could] cause tremendous damage and loss of life if we're not careful, ... The storm surge and the wave action will be tremendous with this hurricane, given the intensity and the size.
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#Life

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This is one of those cases where we have a tremendous amount of uncertainty,
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#Uncertainty

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The potential for large loss of life is with us.
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#Life

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This is one of the more perplexing storms we've had to deal with this year,
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#Storms

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This is still a very, very powerful hurricane.
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#Hurricane

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It's going to take a little patience,
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#Patience

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[Alpha] is not going to be a threat to the United States, ... I want to make that very clear.
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#United States

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I don't know how we motivate people.
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#People

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Our mission statement is to save lives, ... And frankly, that's what I focus on.
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#Focus

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We've been preaching this for decades, and you know, the government can only do so much. I don't know how we motivate people.
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#Government

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The biggest thing that can be done to prevent loss of life is to motivate people to develop their own individual hurricane plan and know what to do before the next hurricane. Some of these folks, take Mississippi in Katrina, they died because they didn't have a hurricane plan.
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#Life

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We have six months to prepare for the 2006 hurricane season. It's reality. We've got to deal with that.
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#Reality

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Within all the record-breaking statistics of the past hurricane season, there are epic human impacts ... suffering on a very large scale.
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#Past

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Last year, I said this is going to be a season to tell our grandchildren about, but this one was worse.
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#Grandchildren