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Better sharpen the chains and get some fuel

Post in 'The Wood Shed' started by fireview2788, Jun 12, 2013.

  1. fireview2788

    fireview2788 Minister of Fire

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    If this storm comes through as they say it's going to there will be lots of people adding to the stacks tomorrow.

    fv
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  2. bogydave

    bogydave Minister of Fire

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    Better be prepared for power outages too.
    Be ready to hunker down, worry about the trees tomorrow ;)
    Be safe
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  3. Jags

    Jags Moderate Moderator Staff Member

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    Fireview - I have been keeping an eye out as well. I sure don't see anything yet that is scary. Of course this is the midwest and everything "weather" can change in a moments notice.
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  4. Trilifter7

    Trilifter7 Feeling the Heat

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    They are def talking these storms up tonight as a bad one. I'm not holding my breathe yet
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  5. Jags

    Jags Moderate Moderator Staff Member

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    Even the forecast for my area at 8pm is for 12 mph winds. Some possible storming.:confused:
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    Jags Moderate Moderator Staff Member

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  7. Jack Fate

    Jack Fate Feeling the Heat

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    Yes there will be storms , just got 10 acres of wooded yard lookin good ( you know like washing & waxin the car ) . Did the same thing last year . Hopfully nobody get hurt

    Cheers
  8. Jags

    Jags Moderate Moderator Staff Member

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    If the weather guessers are correct, they will have to be pop up storms (which is very possible). There doesn't appear to be anything out there currently that looks scary.
  9. Backwoods Savage

    Backwoods Savage Minister of Fire

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    Nothing here yet either as all have gone south of us. The stuff back in Wisconsin might bear watching though tonight.
  10. mecreature

    mecreature Minister of Fire

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    this storm has the makings of some serious weather. it is muggy, muggy and hot right now.
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  11. TreePointer

    TreePointer Minister of Fire

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    Thanks for the heads up. Just finished sharpening the extra chains.
  12. lukem

    lukem Minister of Fire

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    Dew point is 74 and temp supposed to drop 25 degrees overnight. Sumpthin gonna happen.
  13. Jags

    Jags Moderate Moderator Staff Member

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    Just went through a bought of weather with tornado warnings. No high winds though.
  14. Applesister

    Applesister Minister of Fire

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    Thats one heck of a weather link. Im saving that one.
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  15. Backwoods Savage

    Backwoods Savage Minister of Fire

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    Jags, that looks like some nasty stuff nearing Chicago.
  16. midwestcoast

    midwestcoast Minister of Fire

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    Sitting in the pink circle with you here Jags along with 11 million or so others. Grilling some shrimp & giving thanks for basements.
    Stay safe everyone.
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  17. Trilifter7

    Trilifter7 Feeling the Heat

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  18. fireview2788

    fireview2788 Minister of Fire

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    Nothing here yet, watching a little hockey and headed to bed soon.


    fv
  19. midwestcoast

    midwestcoast Minister of Fire

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    Plenty of action just south of here with hail & strong winds. Not hearing any confirmed tornados locally. No news is good news
  20. Jags

    Jags Moderate Moderator Staff Member

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    Several confirmed funnel clouds and one confirmed on the ground. No damage that I have heard of. It was pretty wicked weather, but it appears very little destruction came from it (around these parts). I hope everyone kept their heads down and rode it out. I was at the bar.;lol
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    Storm blew through my area at 3:30 a.m. with an amazing light show. I haven't checked for downed trees yet, but it blew at least half the blossoms off our giant catalpa tree--looks like snow on the ground.
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    Came through here last night. I slept right through it.........We had some flooding issues and a few trees down but not bad.
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  23. mecreature

    mecreature Minister of Fire

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    it was one heck of a light show. I just caught the edge. you could see it coming for hours.
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  24. ScotO

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    We were in Wildwood Crest/Cape May, NJ, yesterday when those storms were being touted as big ones, and aimed at the NJ coast....so we made an executive decision and packed up the kids and the car at 9:30pm last night and headed home for central PA, to try and beat the storm.......

    Didn't hit hardly any rain (a couple small pockets of it but nothing bad) til we got over Mount Nittany just east of State College, PA. That's when the light show came on (2:45am).....some AMAZING lightning...
    By 3:15 am we were only around 12 miles from home when all hell broke loose....it rained like a MO-FO.....had to nearly stop the car, it was that bad...

    By the time we got home 30 minutes or so later, it had nearly stopped. Then round two must have hit after we went to sleep, I woke up 8:00am and the little stream in my backyard was a ROARING WHITEWATER!
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  25. Foragefarmer

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    A storm rolled in on the job about 2pm, wind and small hail. There were a couple small trees down partly blocking the road on my way home. When I got home it wasn't even damp. My GF called though and said there were three trees down where she works and the church down the road had lost some big oak trees.

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