eye of the hurricane


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eye of the hurricane

 and eye of the storm 
1. Lit. the area of calm in the center of a tornado, hurricane, or cyclone. It is calm and peaceful in the eye of the storm.
2. Fig. a temporary peaceful time amidst more trouble and strife yet to come. Don't relax. This is the eye of the storm. The lunch hour rush is over, but the dinner rush will start soon.
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When we come out of the eye of the hurricane, when manufacturing shuts down and service industries go bust, it's everyone to the lifeboats.
Specifically in terms of Frances, the eye of the hurricane seems to be rolling a lot right now from the top of the clouds, looking quite unstable, the information from an ASAR image should help localize its size and position on the ocean," Graber said.
Forecasters brought some good news for the people of New Orleans, with latest projections suggesting that the eye of the hurricane would hit land further east.
The eye of the hurricane did not strike the islands, but hurricane force winds extend for about 90 miles from the centre of the storm.
For Nora and I to have a kid just now would be to bring a baby into the eye of the hurricane.
This Patrol Coastal (PC) -- the smallest ship in the Navy measuring just 170 feet in length -- is about to become the eye of the hurricane.
Instead, as this controversy fades, what emerges at the heart of the novel is Omishto's growing awareness and sense of purpose, opening, in the middle of all the confusion, like "the clear eye of the hurricane, the opening of the world" she is reminded of when a flash of lightning illuminates the dead cat her aunt has slain.
Caught by the eye of the hurricane, the community lost much of its tree canopy and suffered damage to most of its houses.
Her first collection of poetry, The Eye of the Hurricane, appeared the following year.
Putnam's Sons, 1972), Jackie Robinson's candid and insightful autobiography, offers a personal account of the events that led to his historic breakthrough, as well as his impressions of what it was like to live in the eye of the hurricane of publicity and public frenzy that attended his ascent to the major leagues.
Remain indoors when the eye of the hurricane moves over your area, the storm will resume shortly.
029 2087 8444 MUSIC Mike Peters of The Alarm presents five special Eye of The Hurricane 30th anniversary acoustic concerts at the Norwegian Church in Cardiff Bay.
The eye of the hurricane moved off of the northeastern coast of Cuba, forcing warnings to be issued in Florida.
So, find your center wherever you are, whether you have interruptions by social media, your kids, or an elder you're taking care of, Look inside; look deeper to find the eye of the hurricane.