post-title Hurricane Olaf: The Unsung Heroes Of Los Cabos

Hurricane Olaf: The Unsung Heroes Of Los Cabos

Hurricane Olaf: The Unsung Heroes Of Los Cabos

Protection services notified that hurricane Olaf was going to hit Cabo in the night or early the next day, announced as category 1. As it approached it strengthened and became category 2. Olaf met San Jose del Cabo at 10:00 p.m., max wind speed of 100 mph (155 kph), and 5 to 10 inches (13 cm to 25 cm) of rain, rising as much as 15 inches (38 cm).

Around 6:00 a.m. on September 10 the rain stopped, the winds slowed through the night as Olaf moved steady northwest and away from Lands End.


The Unsung Heroes Of Hurricane Olaf.

El Municipio De Los Cabos

By noon next morning, most debris had already been tended to, most seemed back to normal. Here and there, out of the way you could find some fallen branches, some dirt from the rain dragged from the surrounding hills.

Public services were hard at work from first light to good into the night, Shovels, Brooms, Chainsaws, Bullhoe Loaders, and Dumbtrucks.



“Are we going to be in the newspaper?”


You’d think such exhausting work would take a toll on their mood, but they enthusiastically welcomed photos and posed as if professionally trained.




I’ve never been a fan of the government. I personally consider burocrasy to be lazy, slow, and inept.


This time I really have to hand it to them. They were out and on it before I even woke up.

Well organized and productive. By 11 am Médano beach was completely cleaned up. Most avenues, streets, and sidewalks were completely back in working order. The last time I checked in it was about 6 pm and Public Services was still out there tending to what debris left aside.

On my way back I saw the navy out shoveling the dirt to clean the streets up.



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