Hurricane Sandy

jimwins
jimwins Member Posts: 2,107
For those of you in the path of Sandy, please keep safe.
We expect rain here but we are south of the main impact so
don't expect a lot of trouble although we are getting snow
in the mountains/higher elevations (western NC).

Hopefully, Sandy will be kind.

Sandy Updates (ABC)



Hugs,

Jim
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  • vinny59
    vinny59 Member Posts: 1,032
    hey Jim
    Thanks for that... we are right in the path of it, the Jersey Shore, had to pick up my parents from Atlantic City there was a mandatory evacuation. Have my generator ready and firewood..... fingers crossed... Vinny
  • miss maggie
    miss maggie Member Posts: 929
    As always
    Dear Jim,

    Thank you so much for your concern. Yup, I am in the path of hurrican Sandy. No need to evacuate. I live in the suburbs of New York. The problem in my area. There are trees surrounding my house and trees all around. You know what that means? We will probably lose power. Oh well. Nothing to do about it. Cabin fever here we come.

    Stay well and safe Maggie
  • KatMat
    KatMat Member Posts: 62

    As always
    Dear Jim,

    Thank you so much for your concern. Yup, I am in the path of hurrican Sandy. No need to evacuate. I live in the suburbs of New York. The problem in my area. There are trees surrounding my house and trees all around. You know what that means? We will probably lose power. Oh well. Nothing to do about it. Cabin fever here we come.

    Stay well and safe Maggie

    Stay safe...
    I hope everyone weathers the storm OK.

    Unfortunately this storm, I assume, will delay receipt of my 2nd opinion from Sloan Kettering.I was to receive that today or Tuesday.

    I was hoping to have that for my husband's trip to Mayo on Wednesday :(
  • Max Former Hodgkins Stage 3
    Max Former Hodgkins Stage 3 Member Posts: 3,803 Member
    vinny59 said:

    hey Jim
    Thanks for that... we are right in the path of it, the Jersey Shore, had to pick up my parents from Atlantic City there was a mandatory evacuation. Have my generator ready and firewood..... fingers crossed... Vinny

    Hugo

    I was in Charleston when Hugo hit in 1989. It was a Cat IV, however. Gusts at Awendaw, SC, on the coast, were clocked at 176 MPH ! We got power back 11 days later ... Sandy is a cute little baby storm in comparison.

    Be safe,

    max
  • COBRA666
    COBRA666 Member Posts: 2,401 Member

    Hugo

    I was in Charleston when Hugo hit in 1989. It was a Cat IV, however. Gusts at Awendaw, SC, on the coast, were clocked at 176 MPH ! We got power back 11 days later ... Sandy is a cute little baby storm in comparison.

    Be safe,

    max

    ????????????????
    BABY STORM,HUH ???????? Tell that to the people in New Jersey,New York,Del. Maryland and Pa.
  • anliperez915
    anliperez915 Member Posts: 770
    Be safe
    Everyone in Sandy's path be careful and keep safe. Keeping all of you in my prayers.

    Sincerely,
    Liz
  • jimwins
    jimwins Member Posts: 2,107
    COBRA666 said:

    ????????????????
    BABY STORM,HUH ???????? Tell that to the people in New Jersey,New York,Del. Maryland and Pa.

    Storms and Hurricanes
    John, I see you did okay in Geography ;).
    I moved to Houston right after Alicia hit way back in the early 80's.
    There were places without power for two weeks I think. I remember
    driving to Galveston and seeing boats that were way inland because
    of the hurricane. People I knew who worked for phone and utility
    companies worked double shifts for weeks.

    I also remember (a little ;)) going out with a bunch of friends to
    weather out Gilbert - we drank too much - the bars were packed with
    us fools making a "party" out of it. The silly things we do when young :).
  • fullyloved
    fullyloved Member Posts: 39

    Be safe
    Everyone in Sandy's path be careful and keep safe. Keeping all of you in my prayers.

    Sincerely,
    Liz

    Yep!
    Thanks for all the well wishes! Wind is kicking up. Expecting major flooding. And I get a day off work tomorrow! Never a loss without some small gain. :)
  • chrismc
    chrismc Member Posts: 53 Member

    Yep!
    Thanks for all the well wishes! Wind is kicking up. Expecting major flooding. And I get a day off work tomorrow! Never a loss without some small gain. :)

    Winds also picking up here
    Winds also picking up here in Northeast Pa. I guess I will not sleep much tonight. There are a group of old trees located about 12 ft. from my bedroom window so I will not be sleeping in that room tonight. At least I don't have to worry about any flooding issues. To all those living in the affected areas, be careful and stay safe.



    Chris
  • allmost60
    allmost60 Member Posts: 3,178
    chrismc said:

    Winds also picking up here
    Winds also picking up here in Northeast Pa. I guess I will not sleep much tonight. There are a group of old trees located about 12 ft. from my bedroom window so I will not be sleeping in that room tonight. At least I don't have to worry about any flooding issues. To all those living in the affected areas, be careful and stay safe.



    Chris

    Prayers...
    My prayers for all of you! Keep safe! Love...Sue
  • COBRA666
    COBRA666 Member Posts: 2,401 Member
    jimwins said:

    Storms and Hurricanes
    John, I see you did okay in Geography ;).
    I moved to Houston right after Alicia hit way back in the early 80's.
    There were places without power for two weeks I think. I remember
    driving to Galveston and seeing boats that were way inland because
    of the hurricane. People I knew who worked for phone and utility
    companies worked double shifts for weeks.

    I also remember (a little ;)) going out with a bunch of friends to
    weather out Gilbert - we drank too much - the bars were packed with
    us fools making a "party" out of it. The silly things we do when young :).

    yes sir
    Dats becuz i gradgiated da 6th grade. den i wint out ann balt a botle of wiskay to selebrat....LOL...Jethro John
  • jimwins
    jimwins Member Posts: 2,107
    COBRA666 said:

    yes sir
    Dats becuz i gradgiated da 6th grade. den i wint out ann balt a botle of wiskay to selebrat....LOL...Jethro John

    Funny
    You crack me up, John :).
  • miss maggie
    miss maggie Member Posts: 929
    Eastchester, NY reporting
    Hello everyone,

    Everything was going good until 6 PM last night, Monday. Everything went out. I had no
    power until 10 AM today, Tuesday. I couldn't believe it when the power returned so fast. There are others further upstate who will not get power for over a week. I was told if I lose power, I would be able to use my cell phone, which I did. Family members and friends
    called and offered to pick me up last night. I declined. My thought was, if I still had no power today, Tuesday I would leave. Surprise, surprise, now they have no power. I might be hosting family and friends tonight. My pleasure of course.

    NYC is very bad. No transportation, such as subways, buses, and commuter rail. New Jersey is a mess, PA, and Connecticut also.

    Right now I am reflecting back to my first night of no power, Monday. I lay in bed, with full exposure to the outside. Complete silence and darkness. I still could see the trees swaying back and forth from the wind. I opened my window ever so little and just lay there. Finally I fell asleep ever so peacefully until 8 AM this morning, Tuesday.

    Please don't mis-understand by my paragraph above. This is such a tragedy for so many. So many thought they were safe in their homes and were killed when a tree came down on their homes. A few looked outside their windows and saw calm. A good time to take the dog for a short walk. No words needed here. For others, no power, and no promise of power soon. My thoughts right now, I am relieved family and friends are safe. There is an old willow tree outside one of my windows. I was so relieved to see it still standing this morning.

    Thank you for reading my post. My Heart went into every single word. Love you all.

    Maggie
  • allmost60
    allmost60 Member Posts: 3,178

    Eastchester, NY reporting
    Hello everyone,

    Everything was going good until 6 PM last night, Monday. Everything went out. I had no
    power until 10 AM today, Tuesday. I couldn't believe it when the power returned so fast. There are others further upstate who will not get power for over a week. I was told if I lose power, I would be able to use my cell phone, which I did. Family members and friends
    called and offered to pick me up last night. I declined. My thought was, if I still had no power today, Tuesday I would leave. Surprise, surprise, now they have no power. I might be hosting family and friends tonight. My pleasure of course.

    NYC is very bad. No transportation, such as subways, buses, and commuter rail. New Jersey is a mess, PA, and Connecticut also.

    Right now I am reflecting back to my first night of no power, Monday. I lay in bed, with full exposure to the outside. Complete silence and darkness. I still could see the trees swaying back and forth from the wind. I opened my window ever so little and just lay there. Finally I fell asleep ever so peacefully until 8 AM this morning, Tuesday.

    Please don't mis-understand by my paragraph above. This is such a tragedy for so many. So many thought they were safe in their homes and were killed when a tree came down on their homes. A few looked outside their windows and saw calm. A good time to take the dog for a short walk. No words needed here. For others, no power, and no promise of power soon. My thoughts right now, I am relieved family and friends are safe. There is an old willow tree outside one of my windows. I was so relieved to see it still standing this morning.

    Thank you for reading my post. My Heart went into every single word. Love you all.

    Maggie

    :)
    Hi Maggie,
    Put a smile on my face when I saw you and Vinny post messages this morning! I'm so glad you both made it through the storm. Hopefully others will check in when they can. I prayed for ALL of you! Love you...Sue (FNHL-2-3A-6/10)
  • jimwins
    jimwins Member Posts: 2,107

    Eastchester, NY reporting
    Hello everyone,

    Everything was going good until 6 PM last night, Monday. Everything went out. I had no
    power until 10 AM today, Tuesday. I couldn't believe it when the power returned so fast. There are others further upstate who will not get power for over a week. I was told if I lose power, I would be able to use my cell phone, which I did. Family members and friends
    called and offered to pick me up last night. I declined. My thought was, if I still had no power today, Tuesday I would leave. Surprise, surprise, now they have no power. I might be hosting family and friends tonight. My pleasure of course.

    NYC is very bad. No transportation, such as subways, buses, and commuter rail. New Jersey is a mess, PA, and Connecticut also.

    Right now I am reflecting back to my first night of no power, Monday. I lay in bed, with full exposure to the outside. Complete silence and darkness. I still could see the trees swaying back and forth from the wind. I opened my window ever so little and just lay there. Finally I fell asleep ever so peacefully until 8 AM this morning, Tuesday.

    Please don't mis-understand by my paragraph above. This is such a tragedy for so many. So many thought they were safe in their homes and were killed when a tree came down on their homes. A few looked outside their windows and saw calm. A good time to take the dog for a short walk. No words needed here. For others, no power, and no promise of power soon. My thoughts right now, I am relieved family and friends are safe. There is an old willow tree outside one of my windows. I was so relieved to see it still standing this morning.

    Thank you for reading my post. My Heart went into every single word. Love you all.

    Maggie

    Hi Maggie
    Thanks, Maggie. I'm glad you're okay and things weren't so bad
    for you. I watched part of the coverage last night and read
    a little in the wee hours this morning. I've been gone all day -
    had to take a 3 1/2 hour drive to help out a friend and just got back
    and am exhausted.

    I liked your description before you went to sleep :).

    Hugs,

    Jim
  • COBRA666
    COBRA666 Member Posts: 2,401 Member
    jimwins said:

    Hi Maggie
    Thanks, Maggie. I'm glad you're okay and things weren't so bad
    for you. I watched part of the coverage last night and read
    a little in the wee hours this morning. I've been gone all day -
    had to take a 3 1/2 hour drive to help out a friend and just got back
    and am exhausted.

    I liked your description before you went to sleep :).

    Hugs,

    Jim

    So Proud of You
    Jim,
    I am so proud of you !! Aren't you the real Mothers Little Helper. Your Boy Scout Badge is on the way.LOL. :)
  • jimwins
    jimwins Member Posts: 2,107
    COBRA666 said:

    So Proud of You
    Jim,
    I am so proud of you !! Aren't you the real Mothers Little Helper. Your Boy Scout Badge is on the way.LOL. :)

    Duplin, NC
    Acutually, I drove to Duplin, NC John. I wasn't too far from your
    neck of the woods ;). ☺☺☺
  • COBRA666
    COBRA666 Member Posts: 2,401 Member
    jimwins said:

    Duplin, NC
    Acutually, I drove to Duplin, NC John. I wasn't too far from your
    neck of the woods ;). ☺☺☺

    Jim,
    You should have called me.Less than 35 miles away. We'd probably be the first people on the site to ever actually meet another member. John
  • jimwins
    jimwins Member Posts: 2,107
    COBRA666 said:

    Jim,
    You should have called me.Less than 35 miles away. We'd probably be the first people on the site to ever actually meet another member. John

    I would have liked that
    I would have liked that, John. I probably could fix
    your computer too ;).
  • chrismc
    chrismc Member Posts: 53 Member
    jimwins said:

    I would have liked that
    I would have liked that, John. I probably could fix
    your computer too ;).

    checking in
    Just checking in after the storm to say all is well at my home in Wilkes-Barre, Pa. There are many affected by power outages in this area, but I guess I lucked out on that.

    My thoughts and prayers are with those so severely affected by the hurricane in New York, New Jersey and other areas.


    chris