I don’t think there was any possible way to prepare for Dorian adequately.
As the eye came, in a space of about 30 seconds everything just went to hell. We had a hurricane shutter rip off one of our windows. Within 10 seconds of that we had a large piece of lumber come flying through like a missile through that window. Missed me by 4 inches and I was covered in shattered glass. Bleeding everywhere
The wind that was blowing was extremely loud, and it was not even blowing water, it was blowing vapour. There was zero visibility but it was like a mist just whipping past the window.
There really wasn’t any choice or any thought of evacuating—at least for me. And there really wasn’t any call for evacuation. There’s too many people here. It would have been impossible to evacuate this population in the amount of time there was.