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Feb 2013 Storm thread

Post in 'The Inglenook' started by jharkin, Feb 6, 2013.

  1. jharkin

    jharkin Minister of Fire

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    Fat lady didn't sing yet, eh?

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  2. Flatbedford

    Flatbedford Minister of Fire

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    Not yet. She gonna die at about 11 though. Another will dance topless at about 10:30 though. Opera is just not what it used to be. Oh yeah, back at 9 am tomorrow. There's no business like show business.
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  3. Doing The Dixie Eyed Hustle

    Doing The Dixie Eyed Hustle Minister of Fire

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    The deck is on a 12" riser

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    Shoulda seen the Murph in this ;)

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    Branches are cracking big time.
  4. Dune

    Dune Minister of Fire

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    Getting nasty here now. Stuff is slamming into the house (tree branches I guess.) Few inches on the ground, and the town plow actually made a pass up my street. Lights have flickered a few times.
    Planning on checking on my boat at high time (9:30 PM). I wonder how the cops are going to feel about that.
  5. tfdchief

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    Steve,
    Let us know when you are home safe. I am going to drink until you get home to relieve the stress. !!! Really though, I am genuinely worried that you all make it through this storm OK. And that sure will be a nasty drive.
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  6. tfdchief

    tfdchief Minister of Fire

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    They are gonna feel like you owe them five hundred bucks and a year in jail. !!!
  8. tfdchief

    tfdchief Minister of Fire

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    My Firefox worked fine ??????
  9. tfdchief

    tfdchief Minister of Fire

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    That is the spirit! Booze solves a lot of things;)
  10. jharkin

    jharkin Minister of Fire

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    Plows have been going by the house seemingly every 15 minutes. I can see lots of branches hanging low in the back yard. Per the news there are scattered small outages all over but we are fine so far.
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  11. Flatbedford

    Flatbedford Minister of Fire

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    Maybe I should do same. ;)
  12. firefighterjake

    firefighterjake Minister of Fire

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    Home alone tonight . . . wife is working a double. Volunteered to do so . . . figured if she didn't volunteer and make the offer in return for getting off next Wednesday she might be mandated to work it anyway and not get a day off next week. It will be 16 long hours for her.
  13. velvetfoot

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    That's not a good sign.
  14. tfdchief

    tfdchief Minister of Fire

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    You all be careful. Worried about all of you.;hm
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    I just heard that this coming Thursday we have another nor'easter coming, we will see if they are correct.
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  16. tfdchief

    tfdchief Minister of Fire

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    How's it going Jake. Is it pretty bad? The news back here is making it sound that way.
  17. tfdchief

    tfdchief Minister of Fire

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    NOT 'TIL YOU GET HOME!
  18. tfdchief

    tfdchief Minister of Fire

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    I don't want to hear that. I have to fly to PA on Wed. and home on Thurs.
  19. firefighterjake

    firefighterjake Minister of Fire

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    Not much here . . . I'm hearing it really depends on where you are in Maine . . . and I hear the bulk of the storm really hasn't got here. We've got maybe 2-4 inches of powder here -- it's so "dry" and cold that it squeaks when you walk on it. Wind is just starting to pick up now, but the snow from this other storm hasn't come in yet.
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  20. thewoodlands

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    Just heard it so keep your eye on the weather for the east coast, I'm sure we will hear more this weekend or week.
  21. tfdchief

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    Maybe I should find out who the hearth.comers are in the Ephrata PA area, in case I need a warm place to stay if I get hung up in weather.;)
  22. Flatbedford

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    If its one of us, you'll know its gonna be warm.
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  23. thewoodlands

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    In PA you might be safe but I do like your idea.

    Edit; You might not be safe, I like your idea better. I thought it was more in central PA, I was wrong.
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  24. jharkin

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    Don't worry Steve, I've got lots of beer.
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  25. tfdchief

    tfdchief Minister of Fire

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    Yeah Zap, I think the best idea is to just have a warm place to hold up. Gotta be somebody from Ephrata on hearth.com. In January when I was there, I saw lots of Class A chimneys sticking up from roof tops.;)
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