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Hurricane Sandy

Post in 'The Inglenook' started by thewoodlands, Oct 22, 2012.

  1. Doing The Dixie Eyed Hustle

    Doing The Dixie Eyed Hustle Minister of Fire

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    No power. Posting from phone what a freaking mess.

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  2. Pallet Pete

    Pallet Pete Guest

    Glad to see your ok Dixie ! No injuries ? How is your home ?

    Pete
  3. thewoodlands

    thewoodlands Minister of Fire

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    Looks like a war zone, glad you're okay.

    zap
  4. Shadow&Flame

    Shadow&Flame Minister of Fire

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    I hope everyone came thru with minimal damage...it sure looks like it going to take a long time to get things back to normal. Mother nature can sure get pissed at times... Take care everybody...
  5. Doing The Dixie Eyed Hustle

    Doing The Dixie Eyed Hustle Minister of Fire

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    Call me
    Easier.
    Internet on phone spotty. Were OK. Please let BB see this. Might. Need Gennie.

    2 weeks no power?
    7
  6. BrotherBart

    BrotherBart Hearth.com LLC Mid-Atlantic Division Staff Member

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    Just talked to Dixie and it is a mess on LI. Bridges closed so power crews can't get there. Trees down all over the place. Her and the Dixette are hunkered down with the stoves going. For light.
  7. Shadow&Flame

    Shadow&Flame Minister of Fire

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    Hate to hear that...all I can do is send prayers her way...so that is what I am doing. Be safe.
  8. begreen

    begreen Mooderator Staff Member

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    It's going to be days before the full scope of this storm is assessed.
  9. BrowningBAR

    BrowningBAR Minister of Fire

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    The term 'big' does not properly describe the size of this storm.
    [​IMG]
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  10. corey21

    corey21 Minister of Fire

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    Me and my family are safe power came on at 9:30.

    A lot of damage going to post pics my next post.
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  11. Flatbedford

    Flatbedford Minister of Fire

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    Drove into NYC for work today. Passed a National Guard convoy on the way. Was kinda weird to see driftwood in the center median of the West Side Highway. Still have't seen a single ConEd crew at work anywhere in Westchester County.
  12. corey21

    corey21 Minister of Fire

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    IMAG0072.jpg

    Top of 100 foot pine came down on power line in my drive way but power went out before this.
    IMAG0071.jpg

    lucky that one is still standing.
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    Edit. The mag has now payed for itself it even cruised at 700 a while yesterday.

    This storm could have been worse if it was mid winter i am thankful it was not
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  13. eclecticcottage

    eclecticcottage Minister of Fire

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    No damage here. A neighbor lost some shingles for their house and some roll roof from a shed. I had to rescue their garbage can before it went swimming.

    Of course the major winds came overnight, and we decided not to walk down to the lake to check it out since we'd have had to walk under trees to get there. No idea what the peak heights were, but I think the lower lake levels really helped keep damage down. I'm pretty sure we had higher winds over the past winter.
  14. begreen

    begreen Mooderator Staff Member

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    Heavy wet snows and ice storms are hell on the trees. Good to hear that you are safe and warm corey21.
  15. corey21

    corey21 Minister of Fire

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    Thank you begreen.

    I went out to my chicken lot and it is destroyed the chickens are fine
  16. Gasifier

    Gasifier Minister of Fire

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    Glad to see you are okay Dix! We are still waiting to here from Infinitymike. I do not know what part of Long Island he lives in.
  17. corey21

    corey21 Minister of Fire

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    Power went back off about an hour ago but my internet is up and genny is fired back up.
  18. woodchip

    woodchip Minister of Fire

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    Browning, that is a heck of a picture of Sandy. The tail is only about 400 miles off Ireland!

    We are watching your news with interest and amazement. Hope everybody still has some dry wood.........
  19. corey21

    corey21 Minister of Fire

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    Has any one heard from WellSeasoned?
  20. Pallet Pete

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    Any more word on how Dixie is doing ?

    Pete
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  22. corey21

    corey21 Minister of Fire

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    Praying for you guys tonight.

    No power still here.
  23. woodgeek

    woodgeek Minister of Fire

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    Where's Thomas?
  24. Doing The Dixie Eyed Hustle

    Doing The Dixie Eyed Hustle Minister of Fire

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    Mike lives further east? . Not good. Saw the neon vest guys today
    Maybe power soon. Lots of firewood. Lots. Truck busy. Cold tonight
    this sucks.
  25. Flatbedford

    Flatbedford Minister of Fire

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    Still no power and no sign of ConEd crews. I was able to get some electrical parts from work yesterday so I could get a better power distribution system for my genny. I can run both refrigerators and the water heater now. Even have some lights and TV. Day off today so I can load the front porch with wood and clean up the lawn. I am thankful that all I am dealing with is inconvenience. There is some serious devastation closer to the coast and even right down the road along Hudson River.
    On the bright side, there is lots of wood on the ground around here.

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