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Hurricane Sandy

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Post by Ludmilla » Mon October 29th, 2012, 8:08 pm

Best of luck to those who have to weather the storm this week. It's amazing how large and far-reaching this storm is going to be. I think they are predicting its effects will be felt all the way to the Great Lakes states. Yikes!

One of my colleagues has a meeting in upstate NY on Wednesday. I'm predicting it will be cancelled.

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Post by LoveHistory » Mon October 29th, 2012, 11:18 pm

Praying for everyone in the storm's path. Have a sister, brother-in-law, and niece in Philly.

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Post by SonjaMarie » Tue October 30th, 2012, 2:44 am

Hope everyone will be safe, mom's sister is on CT.

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Post by Vanessa » Tue October 30th, 2012, 11:26 am

Hope everyone who is affected stays safe.
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Post by Susan » Tue October 30th, 2012, 2:46 pm

Lost power last night at 6:30 PM, just got it back. We are OK, but last night it was very scary being in the dark with those strong winds howling. I think we lost some shingles from our roof. Some branches fell down, but nothing major. Watching the New Jersey Governor's press conference. New Jersey has been hit very badly. Homes near the shore are off their foundations and in the middle of state highways. He said train cars near exit 12 on the New Jersey Turnpike were washed onto the turnpike by the storm surge. He also said that there are 7 foot high piles of debris on the turnpike. Amazing!
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Post by Brenna » Tue October 30th, 2012, 3:03 pm

Our house is still standing and the power is still on. Everyone in DE seem to be in one piece but I'm sure it will take some time to evaluate all of the damage. I hope everyone in NY and north are doing well and staying safe!
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Post by Divia » Tue October 30th, 2012, 3:12 pm

Once again local media hyped the hell outta this n nothing happened in my area.
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Post by Susan » Tue October 30th, 2012, 3:12 pm

Here's some information on what's happening in New Jersey:
http://www.forbes.com/sites/danbigman/2 ... s%3Aenergy
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Post by Misfit » Tue October 30th, 2012, 4:28 pm

[quote=""Susan""]Here's some information on what's happening in New Jersey:
http://www.forbes.com/sites/danbigman/2 ... s%3Aenergy[/quote]

Oh my. Unfathomable is pretty much an understatement. NYC looks pretty hard hit as well.
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Post by princess garnet » Tue October 30th, 2012, 5:27 pm

We lost shortly before midnight and it came back after 9:15 am. Rain and wind kept up through the night; now it's lighter. The river has flooded in areas so that's a concern.

The metro DC area fared all right. However a number of folks are still out of power, plenty of down trees, and plenty of clean up ahead.

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