On Thursday night (9/23) we were hearing that a hurricane the likes of the super devastating Keith was headed directly for us. We decided we'd go inland and sent lodging inquiries out to several places in Cayo, woke up Friday morning and started making plans to get out off the island sooner rather than later. Within a couple of hours we saw that the path had changed and the hurricane had been downgraded to a tropical storm. Now here we are a day later and we are not technically in the path of Matthew but we are getting the winds and soon it will be pretty darn loud and scary and rainy. But not dangerous. Southern Belize and Honduras, not so lucky. But it is not a hurricane....yay! So we have learned that there is a lot of excitement around this stuff and that you kinda just gotta chill and make back-up plans and wait and see.
I'll update later and let you know how "chill" I feel after the 50+mph winds.