CSN Login
Members Online: 9

Bracing for the big storm!

roseann4
Posts: 994
Joined: Sep 2009

In CT this is predicted to be the worst storm in 70 years. 80 - 90 mile per hour winds. Could be without power for up to 10 days. Hope all my NY, NE, and NJ sisters stay safe. If you are asked to evacuate, please do. Hugs!

Roseann

carkris's picture
carkris
Posts: 4505
Joined: Aug 2009

wshing you well I am on the SE coast of Ma. stay safe all!

CypressCynthia's picture
CypressCynthia
Posts: 3872
Joined: Oct 2009

Praying for all my friends along the east coast. I know what a bad storm can do. Please contact me if you need anything!

Ctine70's picture
Ctine70
Posts: 150
Joined: Sep 2012

I am in NJ and getting ready for the storm.
I pray for all my pink sisters and their families to be safe during thus storm
Hugs Christine

sbmly53
Posts: 1457
Joined: Jan 2010

We are upstate NY and not sure what's coming for sure. Last year between Irene & Lee, we were without power for several days. Thankfully, we have a generator and plenty of gas. It's a 3500, so it doesn't run everything at once. We use it for the fridge, freezer, lights and alternate the well and furnace.

We fill a bathtub with water (to use for flushing). We fill jugs, pots and pans with water. We start up the woodstove, I make a few dishes - chili or soup that can last a few days.. Find a few good books, play cards.

How about you? What do you need to prepare? My thoughts and prayers are with you all.

Sue

VickiSam's picture
VickiSam
Posts: 8219
Joined: Aug 2009

coast Sisters in PINK -- keep safe.

Sue -- What wonderful idea's!

Vicki Sam

desertgirl947's picture
desertgirl947
Posts: 401
Joined: Oct 2012

I live in CNY and we are being told to expect high winds (warning issued already for tommorrow afternoon through Tuesday evening) and possible flooding (flood watch). Although we see a small river from the back of our house, we are safe from that; however parts of our town sometimes have flooding issues. Last fall with Irene and Lee, we were just north and west of all the trouble, but we had enough rain to cause some travel issues on the othe side of town. School here was closed only for one day.

We'll see what happens this time around . . . Glad my hair is back and I don't have to be concerned about holding on to my hair OR hat (;

My concern is more for friends closer to the coast, from VA northward.

Jean 0609's picture
Jean 0609
Posts: 2305
Joined: Jun 2010

Just a dreary morning here, unfortnately, it's not going to stay that way. Strong sustained winds and heavy rains headed this way.

This time last year, we were finishing up our CSN Sisters in Pink weekend in Hershey, where we had a freak snowstorm.

Be safe my friends.

xoxo,
Jean

carkris's picture
carkris
Posts: 4505
Joined: Aug 2009

I was thinking it was a good call to move the weekend earlier, although i couldnt go.

disneyfan2008
Posts: 5254
Joined: Oct 2010

Thinking of you..

Denise

Subscribe with RSS
About Cancer Society

The content on this site is for informational purposes only. It is not a substitute for professional medical advice. Do not use this information to diagnose or treat a health problem or disease without consulting with a qualified healthcare provider. Please consult your healthcare provider with any questions or concerns you may have regarding your condition. Use of this online service is subject to the disclaimer and the terms and conditions.

Copyright 2000-2014 © Cancer Survivors Network