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Tropical storm now 'Fay'-ding away

Residents of Central Housing awoke to an almost "moat-like" neighborhood following Tropical Storm Fay's visit Aug. 20. "I was comforted because everyone seemed to do everything perfectly, even when we had to deal with a storm that was acting like a houseguest who doesn't know when it's time to go home," said Brig. Gen. Susan Helms, 45th Space Wing commander. (U.S. Air Force photo by Bill Lutter)

Residents of Central Housing awoke to an almost "moat-like" neighborhood following Tropical Storm Fay's visit Aug. 20. "I was comforted because everyone seemed to do everything perfectly, even when we had to deal with a storm that was acting like a houseguest who doesn't know when it's time to go home," said Brig. Gen. Susan Helms, 45th Space Wing commander. (U.S. Air Force photo by Bill Lutter)

The Manatee Cove Golf Course took on a lot of water but it opened for business the following Thursday. "The course dried out better than we could have imagined," said Jody Clor, golf course manager. (U.S. Air Force photo by Bill Lutter)

The Manatee Cove Golf Course took on a lot of water but it opened for business the following Thursday. "The course dried out better than we could have imagined," said Jody Clor, golf course manager. (U.S. Air Force photo by Bill Lutter)

Blinding rain made it virtually impossible to get around during Tropical Storm Fay. (U.S. Air Force photo by Bill Lutter)

Blinding rain made it virtually impossible to get around during Tropical Storm Fay. (U.S. Air Force photo by Bill Lutter)

Staff Sgt. Andre Woolford of the 45th Civil Engineer Squadron removes bolts holding a dam in place in a doorway on Patrick Air Force Base after Tropical Storm Fay had passed. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class David Dobrydney)

Staff Sgt. Andre Woolford of the 45th Civil Engineer Squadron removes bolts holding a dam in place in a doorway on Patrick Air Force Base after Tropical Storm Fay had passed. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class David Dobrydney)