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Tennis Fool
Oct 28th, 2012, 08:01 PM
Starting new thread, as talking about a new, more vicious storm in the Irene thread seems daft.

I'm in NYC. Everyone was in the local grocery store, which never sees more than 5 people at the checkout counter, tops. Three checkouts were open and the line went to the back of the store. :eek:

LeRoy.
Oct 28th, 2012, 08:10 PM
http://www.bostonherald.com/news/regional/view.bg?articleid=1061170966&srvc=rss

Boston public schools closed for tomorrow.

Julian.
Oct 28th, 2012, 08:18 PM
Toronto affected as well :o

http://www.torontosun.com/2012/10/27/hurricane-sandys-headed-our-way

http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/toronto/story/2012/10/28/sandy-storm-ontario-redcross.html

http://toronto.ctvnews.ca/experts-predict-superstorm-to-hit-gta-late-monday-1.1013294

charmedRic
Oct 28th, 2012, 08:23 PM
http://s6.postimage.org/7o2av9je5/vis_east_anim.jpg (http://postimage.org/image/7o2av9je5/)

http://icons.wxug.com/hurricane/2012/oct29_sat.jpg

charmedRic
Oct 28th, 2012, 08:27 PM
Models at 6:00PM EST on Tuesday October 30th:

http://i.imgur.com/9D0EY.gif

charmedRic
Oct 28th, 2012, 08:29 PM
Different Models, 3:00PM EST on Tuesday October 30th:

http://icons-ak.wunderground.com/data/wximagenew/k/KEEPEROFTHEGATE/2314.gif?r=1351455734

CrossCourt~Rally
Oct 28th, 2012, 08:39 PM
Omg, PA is smack dab in the middle of it all :scared: It doesn't help I live in south eastern PA :help:

CrossCourt~Rally
Oct 28th, 2012, 08:41 PM
http://s6.postimage.org/7o2av9je5/vis_east_anim.jpg (http://postimage.org/image/7o2av9je5/)

http://icons.wxug.com/hurricane/2012/oct29_sat.jpg

Stop freaking me out Rico! :hysteric: :p

Sammo
Oct 28th, 2012, 08:53 PM
You know if instead of calling the hurricanes 'Katrina', 'Sandy', 'Irene', and things like that they called them stuff like 'Assassinatron 3000' I think people would take better measures against them.

charmedRic
Oct 28th, 2012, 09:06 PM
Stop freaking me out Rico! :hysteric: :p

sorry boss. Sandy is a nasty lady.


They're expecting her to stay Tropical until she's in-land at which point baroclinic processes will take over and deepen the system expanding the windfield.

this is one of the ages.

MH0861
Oct 28th, 2012, 09:06 PM
Ugh, this is so annoying :mad:

charmedRic
Oct 28th, 2012, 09:09 PM
In all seriousness tho, if you're in the path and you're in a flood zone, GTFO.

Route 1 - a main evacuation route at the Delaware Beaches. Closed now from the Indian River Inlet bridge to Dewey Beach, as the dunes have already been breached. Crazy!!

this is serious as it is.

charmedRic
Oct 28th, 2012, 09:10 PM
Ugh, this is so annoying :mad:

...:confused:

Tennis Fool
Oct 28th, 2012, 09:12 PM
http://s6.postimage.org/7o2av9je5/vis_east_anim.jpg (http://postimage.org/image/7o2av9je5/)

http://icons.wxug.com/hurricane/2012/oct29_sat.jpg

Wow, that thing looks massive :eek:

charmedRic
Oct 28th, 2012, 09:16 PM
Indeed it is. I think this might be either the first time ever (or second for sure) that both the US East Coast and Bermuda have been under the same Tropical Storm Warning:

http://www.nhc.noaa.gov/storm_graphics/AT18/refresh/AL1812R_sm2+gif/205341R_sm.gif

b_o_r
Oct 28th, 2012, 09:17 PM
http://s6.postimage.org/7o2av9je5/vis_east_anim.jpg (http://postimage.org/image/7o2av9je5/)

http://icons.wxug.com/hurricane/2012/oct29_sat.jpg
That's one big bicth

They are shutting everything down in philly at midnight. They talking about snow as well, but they ruining my football viewing with these announcements.

Tennis Fool
Oct 28th, 2012, 09:20 PM
You know if instead of calling the hurricanes 'Katrina', 'Sandy', 'Irene', and things like that they called them stuff like 'Assassinatron 3000' I think people would take better measures against them.
True, but if it fizzles* out like Irene, people will say "forecasts were overblown, as usual."

*Although Irene caused fewer that 50 deaths, it totaled $15 billion in damage last year, the 5th costliest US hurricane.

Julian.
Oct 28th, 2012, 09:22 PM
http://static.guim.co.uk/sys-images/Guardian/Pix/pictures/2012/10/28/1351436125899/Hurricane-Sandy-satellite-005.jpg

Hurricane Sandy a so called Frankenstorm, could be the biggest storm to hit the US and Canada mainland. This picture shows the storm at category one strength, with just 75 miles per hour winds, however it is expected to remain large and powerful when it hits the coastline, which it is due to reach in the next 24 hours. North Americans are preparing for the worst and the New York transit systems will be suspended
NOAA National Hurricane Center

:unsure:

Tennis Fool
Oct 28th, 2012, 09:22 PM
October 28, 2012, 9:44 AM ET

Sandy vs. Irene: How Do the Storms Stack Up?


By Eric Holthaus

http://s.wsj.net/public/resources/images/OB-VD246_IreneS_G_20121028130431.jpg (http://blogs.wsj.com/metropolis/2012/10/28/hurricane-sandy-vs-irene-how-do-big-storms-stack-up/tab/interactive/)

Sandy vs. Irene: Experts say Hurricane Sandy is wider and stronger than Hurricane Irene, which caused more than $15 billion in damage in 2011. Compare satellite images of the two storms (http://blogs.wsj.com/metropolis/2012/10/28/hurricane-sandy-vs-irene-how-do-big-storms-stack-up/tab/interactive/).

For the second time in 14 months, Greater New York is looking at a head-on strike by serious tropical weather. But Sandy and Irene don’t appear to be similar storms. The incoming storm is much bigger, stronger and potentially more troubling for coastal communities, including New York City.

Hurricane Sandy prompted a series of mandatory evacuation orders along the eastern seaboard Saturday, including New Jersey’s barrier islands, casinos in Atlantic City and New York’s Fire Island. The most severe impact of the storm is expected to occur on Monday evening.

In New York City, officials on Saturday night decided not to order partial evacuations of low-lying neighborhoods, declining to adopt a precautionary measure used ahead of Irene’s arrival in August 2011. Mayor Michael Bloomberg (http://topics.wsj.com/person/B/michael,-bloomberg/4365) said he expected “a slow pileup of water, rather than a sudden surge” feared in the hours before Irene. He warned that Sandy might force a preemptive power shutdowns in Lower Manhattan and a possible closure of the transit system.

http://s.wsj.net/public/resources/images/OB-VD194_1027sa_D_20121027150838.jpgReuters

Sand is piled into berms Saturday at Brighton Beach in New York as a precaution against Hurricane Sandy, expected to hit the city over the next few days.

But even if Sandy has so far forced fewer evacuations in the city, there are reasons to suspect that the new storm is actually a more severe risk than Irene. Below, a guide to understanding the similarities and differences between the two big storms.

Strength: Irene was a weakening storm at landfall — and Sandy is expected to reach land with more strength. In fact, the storm could still be growing when it reaches the region.

Strengthening storms do a much better job of mixing higher winds from the upper atmosphere down to the surface in the form of intense wind gusts. Irene recorded one freak wind gust on Long Island that reached 91 mph. But strong winds in general weren’t a big issue in the area around New York City during Irene (http://blogs.wsj.com/metropolis/2012/10/28/hurricane-sandy-vs-irene-how-do-big-storms-stack-up/tab/print/href=).

This time around, however, the hybrid nature of Sandy — a tropical system crossing paths with two winter systems — will allow the storm to tap additional energy reserves in the atmosphere, leading to an additional boost that Irene didn’t receive. Hurricane-like conditions will occur throughout Greater New York once Sandy rolls in, regardless of its official designation as a tropical storm at that point. Forecasters at the National Weather Service see the possibility of (http://kamala.cod.edu/offs/KOKX/1210272036.wwus71.html)widespread 40-50 mph sustained winds with frequent gusts up to 80 mph within the region.

These winds will linger for long time — up to 36 hours is a possibility — as Sandy appears likely to be a laggard in its progress across the region. Irene, by contrast, quickly transited the region in a few hours.

MORE SEVERE: Sandy

Rainfall: As a purely tropical system, Irene dropped torrential rainfall (http://icons.wxug.com/hurricane/2012/irene2011filledrainwhite.gif) on already saturated soil in New Jersey, upstate New York and New England. This was Irene’s greatest destructive power, causing record-breaking inland flooding. As a hybrid storm, Sandy won’t be able to generate as intense rainfall rates, though amounts exceeding six inches (http://www.hpc.ncep.noaa.gov/qpf/p120i00.gif) are likely in many parts of the tri-state.

MORE SEVERE: Irene

Angle of Approach: Sandy will veer towards shore at an odd angle, hooking along the south shore of Long Island to strike coastal New Jersey in an east-to-west motion. This unusual path will act to maximize the winds and storm surge directed at the shores of Long Island and New Jersey, funneling extra storm surges into New York Harbor from both the Atlantic and Long Island Sound.

Sandy will then slow its forward speed and linger inland for up to two additional days over parts of New Jersey, Pennsylvania and western New York. Irene moved quickly northward after making landfall in New Jersey and Brooklyn, bringing a direct hit only to coastal Long Island.

MORE SEVERE: Sandy

Landfall Location: Sandy will likely make landfall in central or southern New Jersey — perhaps as far south as Delaware. In nearly all scenarios right now, the most intense waves, wind and storm surge will be directed squarely at Greater New York.

Irene made landfall directly over New York City, with the more powerful eastern side of the storm focused on Long Island. Strangely, a direct-hit storm like Irene offers benefits for the city by keeping the most damaging storm surge at bay. (Read more about this in my piece in MarketWatch (http://www.marketwatch.com/story/new-york-faces-most-intense-storm-in-history-2012-10-26).)
MORE SEVERE: Sandy

Size: On Saturday, Sandy became the largest storm in recorded Atlantic basin history (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_Atlantic_hurricane_records#Largest_in_diam eter), with a diameter of gale force winds of over 1000 miles. Tropical storm warnings were in place Saturday simultaneously for North Carolina and Bermuda, a sign of the storm’s massive geographic sweep. Those winds will follow Sandy northward, potentially encompassing more than 50 million people at once from Virginia to New England.


MORE SEVERE: Sandy

Storm Surge: As a result of Sandy’s tremendous size and strength, a National Weather Service analysis (http://www.aoml.noaa.gov/hrd/Storm_pages/sandy2012/wind.html) has rated the storm’s wave/surge destructive potential at 5.7 on a 6.0 scale. This is roughly equivalent to some of the most destructive hurricanes in recorded history (though this method of analysis didn’t exist before a few years ago). Luckily, all of Sandy’s surge won’t directed in one specific area (as is usually the case for major hurricanes). Instead there will be a surge spread over an extremely large area. Preliminary forecasts (http://kamala.cod.edu/offs/KOKX/1210272216.whus41.html) show that Lower Manhattan could experience the highest water levels since at least 1851 (http://tidesandcurrents.noaa.gov/data_menu.shtml?extremetype=station&bdate=18510430&edate=20121027&unit=1&format=Apply+Change&stn=8518750+The+Battery%2C+NY&type=Extremes).

This is by far Sandy’s most dangerous feature. At the Weather Underground, Jeff Masters has an extremely informative discussion (http://www.wunderground.com/blog/JeffMasters/comment.html?entrynum=2277) on how Sandy could flood New York City’s subways with seawater. He links to an op-ed (http://www.nytimes.com/2012/09/11/nyregion/new-york-faces-rising-seas-and-slow-city-action.html?_r=1&pagewanted=all) by a Columbia University professor written back in September that estimates the damage cost of such a scenario at $55 billion.


MORE SEVERE: Sandy

So with only one exception — rainfall — Sandy appears to be a more severe risk for Greater New York. The true test will come Monday, as the strongest impacts of the storm are felt in the area.
I’ll be live-tweeting throughout the day on Sunday and for the duration of the storm. You can find me @WSJWeather. Feel free to ask me any questions you might have there.

http://blogs.wsj.com/metropolis/2012/10/28/hurricane-sandy-vs-irene-how-do-big-storms-stack-up/

CrossCourt~Rally
Oct 28th, 2012, 09:23 PM
I guess if Sandy ( aka Frankenstorm ) knocks on my door it will be a trick, not a treat :scared:

Tennis Fool
Oct 28th, 2012, 09:28 PM
In all seriousness tho, if you're in the path and you're in a flood zone, GTFO.


You KNOW some MFs are going to go surfing/kayaking and will drown or will need to be rescued by the coast guard :rolleyes:

No TF members, of course :angel:

CrossCourt~Rally
Oct 28th, 2012, 09:32 PM
You KNOW some MFs are going to go surfing/kayaking and will drown will need to be rescued by the coast guard :rolleyes:

No TF members, of course :angel:

I have my scuba gear ready to go :lol: ;)

charmedRic
Oct 28th, 2012, 09:33 PM
You KNOW some MFs are going to go surfing/kayaking and will drown will need to be rescued by the coast guard :rolleyes:

No TF members, of course :angel:

:tape:

sadly weather events like this give award committees like the Darwin Awards folks plenty of cannon fodder. i think for certain cases, like ppl that kayak during the storm in flooded streets and dumba**es that go surfin in rough surfs ... if you are rescued as soon as you're medically cleared you get fined and or put in jail.

charmedRic
Oct 28th, 2012, 09:37 PM
For those interested here's a video blog on Sandy: http://youtu.be/urJH7n_0VfI

Julian.
Oct 28th, 2012, 09:42 PM
On Saturday, meteorologist Mark Robinson at the The Weather Network said, "As many as 23 million Canadians stand to be affected by this storm. That's 70% of the (country's population)."

:unsure:

MH0861
Oct 28th, 2012, 10:08 PM
...:confused:

I live in the metro NYC area. We are not used to dealing with things like this, and now it's two years in a row we get one (granted last year wasn't bad, thankfully). Maybe annoying isn't the right word but this is not fun! Stay safe, everyone.

Wigglytuff
Oct 28th, 2012, 11:11 PM
I chose a great week to move back to Brooklyn, new York.

CrossCourt~Rally
Oct 28th, 2012, 11:17 PM
I chose a great week to move back to Brooklyn, new York.

I hope you don't live in Red Hook :unsure:

Vartan
Oct 29th, 2012, 12:07 AM
School is cancelled tomorrow :cheer:

RenaSlam.
Oct 29th, 2012, 12:19 AM
Originally from Northern NJ, 40 minutes outside of the city. Praying for the best for everyone in the region.

Mforensic
Oct 29th, 2012, 12:20 AM
All schools in DC, Massachusetts, and NYC closed for Monday!

Tennis Fool
Oct 29th, 2012, 01:01 AM
School is cancelled tomorrow :cheer:
Vartan, where do you live?

charmedRic
Oct 29th, 2012, 01:23 AM
I live in the metro NYC area. We are not used to dealing with things like this, and now it's two years in a row we get one (granted last year wasn't bad, thankfully). Maybe annoying isn't the right word but this is not fun! Stay safe, everyone.

gotcha :hug:

charmedRic
Oct 29th, 2012, 01:23 AM
I chose a great week to move back to Brooklyn, new York.

that's one of those cosmic facepalms.

:hug:

Cineast
Oct 29th, 2012, 01:38 AM
True, but if it fizzles* out like Irene

Ahem. I lost power for 46 hours during Irene.

Wigglytuff
Oct 29th, 2012, 01:52 AM
I hope you don't live in Red Hook :unsure:

No thank god, I'm in Williamsburg/bedstuy

charmedRic
Oct 29th, 2012, 02:00 AM
The storm is past North Carolina, but it caused some damage: http://i1102.photobucket.com/albums/g442/MrsBoomre/friscopier102812.jpg.

~{X}~
Oct 29th, 2012, 02:16 AM
I'm in Queens, not in any of the evacuation zones but still... scary!!!!

Wigglytuff
Oct 29th, 2012, 02:28 AM
that's one of those cosmic facepalms.

:hug:

:hug: thank you!! We planned this move weeks ago and this is a mess. Well at least my wife and cats are with me.

fifty-fifty
Oct 29th, 2012, 02:29 AM
I guess I'll be skipping work tomorrow

Pump-it-UP
Oct 29th, 2012, 02:40 AM
Insensitive as hell, but this thing is saving me from 2 quizzes tomorrow so I love it. :hearts:

But hopefully it dies down and won't cause much damage. :scared:

Gdsimmons
Oct 29th, 2012, 02:49 AM
I dont wanna be a pessimist but from the look of the forecast and the track it looks like its gonna hit further south. Im not gonna say its all for nothing cuz its always better to be safe than sorry, but....Im happy I just live on the top floor and on top of a hill. I hope it causes minimum damage.

Jane Lane
Oct 29th, 2012, 02:57 AM
ALL THE STARBUCKS ARE CLOSED. This shit's legit.

But, I don't have class until Wednesday as a result so whatever. :lol:

Crater718
Oct 29th, 2012, 03:00 AM
Times Square is a bit empty..

http://www.earthcam.com/usa/newyork/timessquare/

PatrickRyan
Oct 29th, 2012, 03:56 AM
I just flew out of New York Saturday, I'm very lucky I made it out in time. I'm going to be worried sick about my boyfriend and friends that are still there. Hopefully everyone is safe and no more people get injured or killed in the storm!!!

PatrickRyan
Oct 29th, 2012, 03:59 AM
No thank god, I'm in Williamsburg/bedstuy

That's around where I was living, Bedstuy/Bushwick near Broadway and Koscuisko

PatrickRyan
Oct 29th, 2012, 04:02 AM
I hope you don't live in Red Hook :unsure:

Hopefully it takes out the IKEA, hate that place! ;) jk

ElusiveChanteuse
Oct 29th, 2012, 04:31 AM
Good luck guys!

Julian.
Oct 29th, 2012, 05:01 AM
dI live right in the lakeshore area of Toronto. Lake Ontario is basically just a few houses away behing my house, I can actually see it from my window and the toronto news said we should be prepared for a probable flood coming for those who live near the river or the lake here in Toronto. :tape: and power failures too :o

Vartan
Oct 29th, 2012, 05:33 AM
Vartan, where do you live?

New York City.

Wigglytuff
Oct 29th, 2012, 05:59 AM
That's around where I was living, Bedstuy/Bushwick near Broadway and Koscuisko

Dude that's near my block! I'm in one of those row house lol.

I guess it's no mail tomorrow I still haven't gotten my nj mail in ballot. It would be cruel if they made me go all the way back to nj just to vote in a non swing state where my vote matters not at all.

HawkAussie
Oct 29th, 2012, 06:13 AM
Have fun. Not

cowsonice
Oct 29th, 2012, 06:35 AM
Stay safe everybody! :hug:

Vartan
Oct 29th, 2012, 06:55 AM
I still haven't received my registration proof.

charmedRic
Oct 29th, 2012, 11:17 AM
Sandy is beginning her left hook towards the coast. 5pm to 6pm EST would be the predicted landfall somewhere in the Central to Southern NJ coast.

http://www.ssd.noaa.gov/goes/east/nwatl/flash-rb.html

CrossCourt~Rally
Oct 29th, 2012, 11:19 AM
Hopefully it takes out the IKEA, hate that place! ;) jk

:lol: Didn't that Ikea already get hit by an Earthquake last week :p

CrossCourt~Rally
Oct 29th, 2012, 11:22 AM
Sandy is beginning her left hook towards the coast. 5pm to 6pm EST would be the predicted landfall somewhere in the Central to Southern NJ coast.

http://www.ssd.noaa.gov/goes/east/nwatl/flash-rb.html

We're already feeling wind gusts up to 30mph in eastern Pa. I think I may need to head further inland to Pittsburgh :devil:

Cineast
Oct 29th, 2012, 11:36 AM
Im happy I just live on the top floor and on top of a hill.

On the other hand, winds aloft are generally higher than surface winds.

Breezy when I took the dog out for a walk this morning up here in middle-of-nowhere Ulster County. Weather forecast says sustained winds of 35 mph with gusts up to about 60.

charmedRic
Oct 29th, 2012, 11:39 AM
We're already feeling wind gusts up to 30mph in eastern Pa. I think I may need to head further inland to Pittsburgh :devil:

I've got an extra bedroom. :worship:

CrossCourt~Rally
Oct 29th, 2012, 11:41 AM
I've got an extra bedroom. :worship:

Why would I need that ? :lol: j/k :p

Our local news just said we could get up to 6" of rain with wind gusts of up to 70mph :eek:

charmedRic
Oct 29th, 2012, 11:49 AM
Why would I need that ? :lol: j/k :p

Our local news just said we could get up to 6" of rain with wind gusts of up to 70mph :eek:

:angel: i have no idea why would you suggest anything else. :devil:

CrossCourt~Rally
Oct 29th, 2012, 11:53 AM
:angel: i have no idea why would you suggest anything else. :devil:

:happy:

It's time for me to get ready to head out to the store one more time before it gets really bad this afternoon. I still have to get batteries, a flashlight ( just found out my old one bit the dust ) and a few other things. :)

charmedRic
Oct 29th, 2012, 12:00 PM
Local Philly news reporting floodwaters already going into Revel Casino in Atlantic City.

Super Dave
Oct 29th, 2012, 01:05 PM
The wind is very strong all the way over here in Michigan; I can't imagine what it's like on the East Coast. :[ Stay safe, everyone.

Just Do It
Oct 29th, 2012, 01:33 PM
Why don't we have hurricanes in Europe? All the fuzz about it sounds fun and plus if you get a day off ... perfect :sobbing:

Mynarco
Oct 29th, 2012, 01:37 PM
Why don't we have hurricanes in Europe? All the fuzz about it sounds fun and plus if you get a day off ... perfect :sobbing:

Danilo you must be joking :tape:

FORZA SARITA
Oct 29th, 2012, 01:54 PM
be careful guys :hug:

charmedRic
Oct 29th, 2012, 02:09 PM
Why don't we have hurricanes in Europe? All the fuzz about it sounds fun and plus if you get a day off ... perfect :sobbing:

Lord I hope this was said tongue in cheek. :rolleyes:

charmedRic
Oct 29th, 2012, 02:10 PM
A Couple Updates:

** She's still gaining strenght as she goes over the gulf stream currents. Maybe Cat 2 or Strong Cat 1 at landfall.

** Really cool windmap: http://hint.fm/wind/

** Picture of damage so far in Atlantic City
http://s6.postimage.org/pm0t4ampd/atlanticcity_1.jpg

égalité
Oct 29th, 2012, 02:31 PM
I'm in central New York. Right in the middle of everything tomorrow. :o

charmedRic
Oct 29th, 2012, 02:47 PM
I'm in central New York. Right in the middle of everything tomorrow. :o

Good Luck! Stay Safe!

Bennguin1491
Oct 29th, 2012, 03:46 PM
I'm in central New York. Right in the middle of everything tomorrow. :o

Where at? I'm in Texas now, but all my family is in the area.

PatrickRyan
Oct 29th, 2012, 04:29 PM
Is it true that part of the Boardwalk has collapsed? The news can't confirm it yet.

Pump-it-UP
Oct 29th, 2012, 04:34 PM
Is it true that part of the Boardwalk has collapsed? The news can't confirm it yet.

Yeah, I think so.

http://distilleryimage1.instagram.com/57bc5be021c811e29b7122000a1f9a64_7.jpg
https://pbs.twimg.com/media/A6YUOxbCAAEavBa.jpg
https://pbs.twimg.com/media/A6YwQZjCMAE0i0S.jpg
https://pbs.twimg.com/media/A6YwW68CQAAvR0H.jpg

Super Dave
Oct 29th, 2012, 04:36 PM
Is it true that part of the Boardwalk has collapsed? The news can't confirm it yet.

I saw amateur video of a portion of it collapsing on The Weather Channel last night.

Super Dave
Oct 29th, 2012, 05:01 PM
^ I hope some of the shop owners are holing up in their places of business with shotguns waiting for these vermin to creep in.

LeRoy.
Oct 29th, 2012, 05:21 PM
Starting to get really dark and windy here. :unsure: The hurricane has strengthened from 75 to 90 mph wind speeds and the core pressure is at 943 bars. This is a very powerful system and could be catastrophic in some areas. :scared:

Mynarco
Oct 29th, 2012, 05:23 PM
dear.

charmedRic
Oct 29th, 2012, 05:25 PM
She appears to be picking up quite a bit of forward speed so the eye should be high tide in ... perhaps that would mean the difference between minor and major flooding in areas with high enough sea walls.

~{X}~
Oct 29th, 2012, 05:27 PM
Rain and wind in my area. I saw the street lamp post outside my apartment building swaying a bit and its not even the peak yet!

LeRoy.
Oct 29th, 2012, 05:33 PM
Tides cresting at over 10 feet on the Jersey shore already and we are still a few hours away from the worst of it. :unsure:

Super Dave
Oct 29th, 2012, 05:37 PM
Even in MI my office push/pull-type door is blowing open and leaves are coming in. And there's garbage cans flying down the street. :unsure:

Wigglytuff
Oct 29th, 2012, 05:44 PM
http://static.prisonplanet.com/p/images/october2012/291012looting1.jpg

Only you.

ampers&
Oct 29th, 2012, 05:52 PM
It's not bad in D.C. At least not as bad as people expected. Though wind and rain picked up the last hour, I've seen worse thunderstorms this summer.

LeRoy.
Oct 29th, 2012, 06:04 PM
NYC schools closed tomorrow.
http://www.boston.com/news/education/2012/10/29/nyc-closes-schools-for-day-sandy-approaches/WmWmpr3LL1KtuWgZQxPMaI/story.html

Hurricane to make landfall in 2-3 hours.

Vartan
Oct 29th, 2012, 06:25 PM
Damn. I thought it would be another Irene but it's actually serious.

charmedRic
Oct 29th, 2012, 06:42 PM
The "doom" damage will not be as widespread as people might expect, which will lead to pockets of people going "oh my god this is horrible" and then pockets of people saying "what a dud".

...considering some of the damage and flooding that's already taken place and the fact that in the Caribbean over 50 lives were lost in addition to countless damage ... I don't think (many anyways) will say this was overhyped.

Cajka
Oct 29th, 2012, 07:30 PM
We're watching it on TV now. It looks really cloudy, dark and windy. :scared: Be safe, guys! :hug:

Tennis Fool
Oct 29th, 2012, 07:51 PM
Was awoken by my bed shaking.

Up now. :lol:

CrossCourt~Rally
Oct 29th, 2012, 08:55 PM
I just put my dog outside ( Boston Terrier :dog: ) and a huge wind gust always blew him over :awww:

It's suppose to be at its worst in my area over the next 12 hrs or so. Sandy is suppose to make landfall in Atlantic City within the next couple hrs. Apparently part of the original Atantic City Boardwalk was torn apart :awww:

Wiggly
Oct 29th, 2012, 08:55 PM
Atlantic City wil be destroyed, there's massive floodings already.
A crane is about to go down on 57th Street, NYC.

FORZA SARITA
Oct 29th, 2012, 08:59 PM
I just put my dog outside ( Boston Terrier :dog: ) and a huge wind gust always blew him over :awww:

It's suppose to be at its worst in my area over the next 12 hrs or so. Sandy is suppose to make landfall in Atlantic City within the next couple hrs. Apparently part of the original Atantic City Boardwalk was torn apart :awww:

why did you put him outside?:confused:

CrossCourt~Rally
Oct 29th, 2012, 09:00 PM
Atlantic City wil be destroyed, there's massive floodings already.
A crane is about to go down on 57th Street, NYC.

Yeah, I just saw that about the crane on CNN.

When I went out ths morning to do some chores, the workers were tying up all the grocery carts to metal rails. Some were blowing around the parking lot and smashing into cars :tape:

CrossCourt~Rally
Oct 29th, 2012, 09:01 PM
why did you put him outside?:confused:


He had to take a dump :lol::p

FORZA SARITA
Oct 29th, 2012, 09:03 PM
He had to take a dump :lol::p

:oh:

Cajka
Oct 29th, 2012, 09:08 PM
He had to take a dump :lol::p

But it takes a minute. :lol: I hope you two won't have the crazy ideas anymore :(. Stay safe, it scares me when I watch the pics and the videos, don't go outside.

CrossCourt~Rally
Oct 29th, 2012, 09:17 PM
But it takes a minute. :lol: I hope you two won't have the crazy ideas anymore :(. Stay safe, it scares me when I watch the pics and the videos, don't go outside.

Yeah, it didn't take him but a minute . The wind gust came as he was walking back towards the door. I was out there with him like a good papa :p

Julian.
Oct 29th, 2012, 09:20 PM
Please please no power outage or flood from Lake Ontario right behind my house tonight :sobbing:

The wind is absurd right now, tree branches flying everywhere when I was walking home from school. And there was a plane flying soooo unusually low above our school earlier. :unsure:
They said tonight until tomorrow morning would be the peak here.

Tennis Fool
Oct 29th, 2012, 09:23 PM
Lights blinking. Hope not to lose power :(

Just had a thought... what do wild animals (birds, squirrels, raccoons, etc.) do in this stuff? There are a lot of stray cats in this area too.

LeRoy.
Oct 29th, 2012, 09:24 PM
A bunch of live cams

http://www.planetatierra.com.mx/hurricane-sandy-live-streaming/

LeRoy.
Oct 29th, 2012, 09:25 PM
Over a million customers in the north east have lost power. Number to go up dramatically.

The whole of Atlantic city has lost power.

LeRoy.
Oct 29th, 2012, 09:27 PM
Most of Atlantic city is under water. Curfew in 30 min.

http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2224882/Hurricane-Sandy-Thousands-flee-amid-scenes-devastation-Atlantic-City-bears-brunt.html

The pics look scary.

MH0861
Oct 29th, 2012, 09:31 PM
This Atlantic City stuff is so heartbreaking. There are a lot of other Jersey Shore communities that are going to be absolutely devestated from this storm. :sad:

Our lights keep going on and off, I'm surprised we've lasted this long so far with power.

Cajka
Oct 29th, 2012, 09:31 PM
There are still people on the flooded streets. :tape: The reporter is even chatting with a guy who refused to be evacuated because he wants to protect his house. How do they think they'll get out once it's over?

Hurley
Oct 29th, 2012, 09:33 PM
Just had a thought... what do wild animals (birds, squirrels, raccoons, etc.) do in this stuff? There are a lot of stray cats in this area too.

I took out the trash yesterday afternoon and saw two raccoons huddled in the corner of the dumpster. One stared at me, and I think the other was injured and that's why they were there.

I'm not a big fan of the rabid little scavengers but they looked very scared, as if they knew it was coming...I bet they've been in there for the whole storm today, especially if one is hurt and they can't get out :sad:

Anyway I'm just outside of DC and it really hasn't been so bad. The derecho was worse for the DMV up to this point. But the federal government/Metro/all trains are closed again for tomorrow as well. I guess there is still much more to come and in fact the wind has picked up dramatically in the last few minutes.

ampers&
Oct 29th, 2012, 09:38 PM
Dude, Christie is a colossal DICK. :lol: Blaming the mayor of Atlantic City....telling people who are stuck that they're basically SOL. Way to fail at press conferences dude. :o

Tennis Fool
Oct 29th, 2012, 09:46 PM
The famed Bounty replica sank and 2 crew members are missing, when the ship tried to outrun the hurricane for its trip from Connecticut to Florida.

http://msnbcmedia.msn.com/j/MSNBC/Components/Photo/_new/121029-hmsbounty-330a.photoblog600.jpg

http://usnews.nbcnews.com/_news/2012/10/29/14775512-14-rescued-2-missing-from-hms-bounty-off-nc-coast?lite

Jorn
Oct 29th, 2012, 09:55 PM
In Cincy water can be 11 feet high in the streets

Tennis Fool
Oct 29th, 2012, 10:27 PM
From Twitter.

If the cabbie got injured, that's worker's comp.

https://pbs.twimg.com/media/A6aEM-iCIAABkUa.jpg (https://twitter.com/elopez_nyc/status/263042986722598912/photo/1/large)

Taxi hit by a huge tree branch while driving on the Upper West Side - wife took pic walking the dog #HurricaneSandy (https://twitter.com/search?q=%23HurricaneSandy&src=hash) pic.twitter.com/TTwSQjD7 (http://t.co/TTwSQjD7)

CrossCourt~Rally
Oct 29th, 2012, 10:29 PM
Thank god I have a garage. Now watch, a tree will fall onto my garage :p

charmedRic
Oct 29th, 2012, 10:31 PM
http://www.ssd.noaa.gov/PS/TROP/floaters/18L/imagery/bd-animated.gif

charmedRic
Oct 29th, 2012, 10:32 PM
Weather Underground ‏@wunderground
Many rivers and streams around Philadelphia approaching flood stage. http://wxug.us/tm70 #Sandy
Retweeted by Jim Cantore

charmedRic
Oct 29th, 2012, 10:35 PM
Dude, Christie is a colossal DICK. :lol: Blaming the mayor of Atlantic City....telling people who are stuck that they're basically SOL. Way to fail at press conferences dude. :o

he might be a dick about it, but he's kinda right ... why risk additional lives in the peak of the bad conditions.

Crater718
Oct 29th, 2012, 10:39 PM
Winds are gusting for prolonged periods around here...

Tennis Fool
Oct 29th, 2012, 10:42 PM
I
I'm not a big fan of the rabid little scavengers but they looked very scared, as if they knew it was coming...I bet they've been in there for the whole storm today, especially if one is hurt and they can't get out :sad:

Well, you could always adopt them for a couple of days :p

CrossCourt~Rally
Oct 29th, 2012, 10:46 PM
Winds are gusting for prolonged periods around here...


Same here in Eastern Pa. The eye will be passing over Philly soon and then continue to head west, which is where i am. I don't think we'll have electricity for that much longer. Thank god my iPhone and iPad are juiced up :p

Julian.
Oct 29th, 2012, 11:09 PM
Projected Path for Hurricane Sandy
http://a.tiles.mapbox.com/v3/canadianpress.map-c7gphvhn/5/8/11.pnghttp://b.tiles.mapbox.com/v3/canadianpress.map-c7gphvhn/5/9/11.pnghttp://c.tiles.mapbox.com/v3/canadianpress.map-c7gphvhn/5/10/11.png
http://a.tiles.mapbox.com/v3/canadianpress.map-c7gphvhn/5/8/12.pnghttp://b.tiles.mapbox.com/v3/canadianpress.map-c7gphvhn/5/9/12.pnghttp://b.tiles.mapbox.com/v3/canadianpress.map-c7gphvhn/5/10/12.png

http://www.thestar.com/news/gta/cityhallpolitics/article/1279259--hurricane-sandy-brace-yourself-city-says

Tennis Fool
Oct 29th, 2012, 11:12 PM
A banshee just passed over my building :eek:

Julian.
Oct 29th, 2012, 11:17 PM
Toronto Hydro is predicting tens of thousands of homes could be without power. Outages may last from a couple of hours to a number of days.

The storm, which is expected to take a direct path through Southern Ontario from New York, will pummel the GTA with winds up to 100 km/h. Meteorologists were predicting Toronto would receive 30-50 millimetres of rain by Tuesday night. The brunt of the storm will hit Toronto Tuesday morning.

Mayor Rob Ford advised Torontonians to take down outdoor Halloween decorations, stay off the roads and brace for power outages.

“We are expecting very strong winds, in some situations up to 90 kilometres an hour, and some heavy, heavy rainfall. This means there is potential for materials blowing onto the streets, falling tree branches, flooding and power outages,” said Ford.

In addition to securing loose items, such as waste bins and decorations, the mayor encouraged residents to clear storm sewer grates of leaves and stock up on food, water, flashlights and batteries.

If stoplights go dark, intersections should be treated as four-way stops, he added.

For hydro outages call 416-542-8000. Toronto Hydro will be posting updates on its website as well as tweeting details @TorontoHydro.

In case of non-emergency assistance, such as flooding or fallen branches, contact 311.

There are 32 areas in Toronto, including parts of North York and Rexdale to areas in Scarborough and the Beach, that are prone to “chronic” basement flooding during intense storms.

-_-

Infiniti2001
Oct 29th, 2012, 11:18 PM
As someone who is originally from the Caribbean and who lives in Florida, I know the heartache and destruction of hurricanes UGHHHH!!! Please stay safe all those who are in the path of this bitch called Sandy...

Tennis Fool
Oct 29th, 2012, 11:20 PM
Why do people say fill a tub with cold water? What's it for?

charmedRic
Oct 29th, 2012, 11:23 PM
Why do people say fill a tub with cold water? What's it for?

flushing toilets if you lose water service.

LeRoy.
Oct 29th, 2012, 11:24 PM
Loss of water supply is common so you need water for use (to flush toilets) :shrug:

Tennis Fool
Oct 29th, 2012, 11:25 PM
Thanks. Was wondering!

BTW, Sandy has been downgraded to a tropical storm.

Tennis Fool
Oct 29th, 2012, 11:27 PM
Building has turned into a dollhouse at 14th and 8th aves:

https://pbs.twimg.com/media/A6aOHTYCEAAyd33.jpg (https://twitter.com/PattiSonntag/status/263053884354859009/photo/1/large)

Building collapse across the street, 14th and 8th. pic.twitter.com/T38TX3RN (http://t.co/T38TX3RN)

LeRoy.
Oct 29th, 2012, 11:27 PM
Its now a post-tropical storm

Its all the cold air that will keep it in the area for a couple of days

Julian.
Oct 29th, 2012, 11:30 PM
The Weather Network ‏@weathernetwork
Power outages on the rise across Toronto and the rest of Southern Ontario. @HydroOne now reporting 14,500 customers in the dark as of 7:15 p.m. #Sandy

Wondering whether my house would survive the power outage tonight :sobbing:

Vartan
Oct 29th, 2012, 11:31 PM
I still have all the utilities. God bless.

LeRoy.
Oct 29th, 2012, 11:31 PM
Ummm no care about Toronto right now. :rolleyes: It will be a much weaker system by the time it goes to Canada. :facepalm:

Tennisation
Oct 29th, 2012, 11:38 PM
The Weather Network ‏@weathernetwork
Power outages on the rise across Toronto and the rest of Southern Ontario. @HydroOne now reporting 14,500 customers in the dark as of 7:15 p.m. #Sandy

Wondering whether my house would survive the power outage tonight :sobbing:What's there to worry? Y'all got free universal healthcare.

LeRoy.
Oct 29th, 2012, 11:41 PM
http://i.imgur.com/M86BG.png

A shark swimming in Atlantic City

CrossCourt~Rally
Oct 29th, 2012, 11:41 PM
Building has turned into a dollhouse at 14th and 8th aves:

https://pbs.twimg.com/media/A6aOHTYCEAAyd33.jpg (https://twitter.com/PattiSonntag/status/263053884354859009/photo/1/large)

Building collapse across the street, 14th and 8th. pic.twitter.com/T38TX3RN (http://t.co/T38TX3RN)

:eek:

Tennis Fool
Oct 29th, 2012, 11:42 PM
Y'all got free universal healthcare.
:sobbing: Obama, please don't lose the election! I need Obamacare!

CrossCourt~Rally
Oct 29th, 2012, 11:43 PM
http://i.imgur.com/M86BG.png

A shark swimming in Atlantic City


Jaws 2012: 3D :toothy:

LeRoy.
Oct 29th, 2012, 11:43 PM
They have begun shutting down power in lower Manhattan. Power will also be shut down for the subway/Metro system. If the surge keeps going up I think NYC will be shut down for Wednesday and maybe Thursday too. :eek:

The high tide still hasn't come in. :eek:

Julian.
Oct 29th, 2012, 11:45 PM
What's there to worry? Y'all got free universal healthcare.

:spit:

CrossCourt~Rally
Oct 29th, 2012, 11:47 PM
They have begun shutting down power in lower Manhattan. Power will also be shut down for the subway/Metro system. If the surge keeps going up I think NYC will be shut down for Wednesday and maybe Thursday too. :eek:

The high tide still hasn't come in. :eek:

Things are looking rough in Battery Park atm. CNN is shifting back and forth between many locations...

LeRoy.
Oct 29th, 2012, 11:52 PM
More than 3 million people without power. Some of those will not have power for weeks. :eek: I am so happy I have power.

LeRoy.
Oct 29th, 2012, 11:53 PM
One person dead in MD. First fatality caused by Sandy in the US. :sad:

Tennis Fool
Oct 29th, 2012, 11:55 PM
[quote=LeRoy.;22404511 If the surge keeps going up I think NYC will be shut down for Wednesday and maybe Thursday too. :eek:

[/quote]
Not for service workers and Bloomberg employees.

charmedRic
Oct 30th, 2012, 12:02 AM
This is unreal.

LeRoy.
Oct 30th, 2012, 12:03 AM
High tide is expected in NYC/NJ in about 30 minutes. Good luck. I really fear for Atlantic City. It might have been destroyed tonight. :sad:

LeRoy.
Oct 30th, 2012, 12:08 AM
Preliminary estimates indicate Sandy will cost the US economy about $20-30 billion. :sad:

Why God, why ? :facepalm:

Jorn
Oct 30th, 2012, 12:09 AM
Its now a Super Storm, but the high water is the problem now with 6-11 feet water in Cincy and Atlantic City and NY.

charmedRic
Oct 30th, 2012, 12:09 AM
TWC Breaking ‏@TWCBreaking
BREAKING: The water level at the Battery in #NYC has reached 11.25 feet, surpassing the all-time record of 11.2 feet set in 1821. #Sandy

swissmr
Oct 30th, 2012, 12:15 AM
Preliminary estimates indicate Sandy will cost the US economy about $20-30 billion. :sad:

Why God, why ? :facepalm:

Because he doesn't exist. (Realise this is neither the time nor the place, but it needs to be said)

Hope everyone stays safe.

PhilePhile
Oct 30th, 2012, 12:22 AM
Z0HUJ6RuJ6M

LeRoy.
Oct 30th, 2012, 12:25 AM
Another man dead. This time in Queens, NY. He was struck by a falling tree. :sad:

PhilePhile
Oct 30th, 2012, 12:32 AM
"Storm-blown sign kills woman in Toronto"

- http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/story/2012/10/29/canada-hurricane-sandy-frankenstorm.html (Last Updated: Oct 29, 2012 8:27 PM ET)

charmedRic
Oct 30th, 2012, 12:34 AM
AccuWeather.com ‏@breakingweather
Incredible NYC area wind gusts right now: 79 mph at JFK, 78 at Newark, 68 at La Guardia, even 58 in sheltered Central Park. (via @muwxguy)

Mynarco
Oct 30th, 2012, 12:35 AM
Ouch. Stay safe guys

Julian.
Oct 30th, 2012, 12:36 AM
Ummm no care about Toronto right now. :rolleyes: It will be a much weaker system by the time it goes to Canada. :facepalm:

"Storm-blown sign kills woman in Toronto"

- http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/story/2012/10/29/canada-hurricane-sandy-frankenstorm.html (Last Updated: Oct 29, 2012 8:27 PM ET)

So yeah Toronto has absolutely nothing to worry about :rolleyes:

~{X}~
Oct 30th, 2012, 12:37 AM
Water spilled over both the Hudson and the East River and has flooded the South Street Seaport and has been flowing through the streets in Chelsea past the West Side Highway, 11th Avenue, 10th Avenue! Also the World Trade Center site is being flooded now!

~{X}~
Oct 30th, 2012, 12:54 AM
This is from Brooklyn!

http://gothamist.com/upload/2012/10/2012_10_dumbobreach4.jpg?700

Bismarck.
Oct 30th, 2012, 12:56 AM
This is from Brooklyn!

http://gothamist.com/upload/2012/10/2012_10_dumbobreach4.jpg?700

That's like something from the tsunami last year.

charmedRic
Oct 30th, 2012, 12:58 AM
What's that square glass building?????

~{X}~
Oct 30th, 2012, 01:09 AM
Its a carousel that they refurbished and recently put in there last year. A beautiful thing.

http://assets.inhabitat.com/wp-content/blogs.dir/2/files/2011/10/janes-carousel-261.jpg

LeRoy.
Oct 30th, 2012, 01:10 AM
5 confirmed deaths due to Sandy in NY state alone.

Over 3.5 million customers without power in the NE.

:sad:

charmedRic
Oct 30th, 2012, 01:11 AM
[Updated at 9:03 p.m.] One person was killed when a falling tree struck three family members in Mansfield, Connecticut, as they were heading Monday evening to a neighbor's home that still had power, Connecticut State Police said. Two others who suffered non-life threatening injuries were transported to Windham Hospital for treatment.

[Updated at 8:57 p.m.] The Queens Midtown Tunnel is now closed to traffic, meaning there are now no vehicles running on any MTA bridge or tunnels, the New York transportation agency announced.

[Updated at 8:52 p.m.] The U.S. Geological Survey has issued a landslide alert due to Sandy, warning that intense rains "may trigger landslides on coastal bluffs, moderate to steep slopes and locally elsewhere on landslide-prone slopes in Maryland, northern Delaware, northeastern Virginia and southern Pennsylvania."

[Updated at 8:42 p.m.] "The Hudson River is flowing in on both sides" of Hoboken, New Jersey, Mayor Dawn Zimmer told CNN. Two fire stations have been evacuated, the North Hudson Sewerage Authority building "is totally flooded," and live wires are down in four locations, she added.

charmedRic
Oct 30th, 2012, 01:12 AM
Its a carousel that they refurbished and recently put in there last year. A beautiful thing.

gosh i hope that's a hermetically sealed encasement.

~{X}~
Oct 30th, 2012, 01:14 AM
https://pbs.twimg.com/media/A6agkzQCYAAXWGd.jpg

Lower Manhattan with no power.

The two buildings that are lit up are the Woolworth Building and 1 World Trade Center. (Freedom Tower)

PhilePhile
Oct 30th, 2012, 01:20 AM
hNOESR2gphQ

New_balls_please
Oct 30th, 2012, 01:20 AM
Danny :unsure: :hug:

~{X}~
Oct 30th, 2012, 01:23 AM
Danny :unsure: :hug:

Mikel! :hug:

I'm scared. :sad:

New_balls_please
Oct 30th, 2012, 01:24 AM
OMG :( It's so windy here in Michigan, too. Don't go outside, Danny :tears:
Be safe :hug:

~{X}~
Oct 30th, 2012, 01:27 AM
No power below 39th street in Manhattan now! :eek:

~{X}~
Oct 30th, 2012, 01:28 AM
OMG :( It's so windy here in Michigan, too. Don't go outside, Danny :tears:
Be safe :hug:

I will try, thanks! :)

charmedRic
Oct 30th, 2012, 01:28 AM
http://i50.tinypic.com/33kdqtx.png

New_balls_please
Oct 30th, 2012, 01:32 AM
:unsure:

Julian.
Oct 30th, 2012, 01:42 AM
The Staples sign which killed the woman here in Toronto just now :scared: That's huge :sobbing:

http://www.globaltoronto.com/uploadedImages/Global_Toronto/News/StaplesSign.jpg?size=sw620

http://www.globaltoronto.com/woman+killed+after+being+struck+by+flying+debris+i n+toronto/6442743415/story.html

Crater718
Oct 30th, 2012, 01:48 AM
The New York Stock Exchange and Ground Zero construction site is flooded.

Wiggly
Oct 30th, 2012, 01:49 AM
http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2224757/Hurricane-Sandy-2012-Gov-Cuomo-warns-New-York-worse-come-375-000-evacuated.html

Wow.

Julian.
Oct 30th, 2012, 01:49 AM
WTF, Toronto's Yorkdale shopping centre :sobbing:

http://25.media.tumblr.com/tumblr_mcon10Fnlt1qkay0eo1_500.png

Bijoux0021
Oct 30th, 2012, 01:50 AM
CNN just reported that there are 3 feet of water on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange.

LeRoy.
Oct 30th, 2012, 01:54 AM
CNN just reported that there are 3 feet of water on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange.

False news. The weather channel confirmed.

Julian.
Oct 30th, 2012, 02:08 AM
Sandy arriving in Toronto

http://25.media.tumblr.com/tumblr_mco8c8zy3X1rp42d9o1_500.jpg

http://24.media.tumblr.com/tumblr_mcoc45jrVj1qcrpvro1_500.jpg

http://24.media.tumblr.com/tumblr_mco2vqMNEe1qmxnt4o1_r1_500.jpg

http://24.media.tumblr.com/tumblr_mco2vqMNEe1qmxnt4o5_r3_500.jpg

Julian.
Oct 30th, 2012, 02:22 AM
Live video and pictures of Hurricane Sandy situation in Toronto

http://www.cp24.com/news/widespread-power-outages-flying-debris-reported-as-sandy-approaches-gta-1.1014595

Huge trees collapsing, halloween decorations and trash bins flying around, 6000 without power in Toronto

Toronto police say a huge gust of wind caused a business sign to fall apart Monday night, killing a woman with flying debris.
The incident occurred on Keele Street near St. Clair Avenue at around 7:30 p.m. Witnesses said the sign could be seen swaying back and forth.
The woman, who has yet to be publicly identified by police, could be Ontario's first victim of powerful cyclone Sandy, a fall storm carrying hurricane-strength winds and wreaking havoc south of the border.
Sandy made landfall along the coast of southern New Jersey just before 8 p.m. but the storm caused damage and widespread power outages across Toronto before the cyclone even reached its full potential.
About 3,500 customers in Toronto reported being without power, a spokesperson for Toronto Hydro told CP24 at around 8 p.m. By 8:40 p.m., that number jumped to about 6,000 customers.
HydroOne reported having 29,000 customers without power across the GTA. A large chunk of those outages were being reported in Chatham and Walkerton.
In Mississauga, 2,000 customers reported being without power. Most of the outages were based in south Mississauga, according to Ennersource.
Rain and strong winds were also reported but CP24 Meteorologist Chris Potter said the weather conditions would likely worsen overnight.


Read more: http://www.cp24.com/news/widespread-power-outages-flying-debris-reported-as-sandy-approaches-gta-1.1014595#ixzz2AkEvKiD3

Julian.
Oct 30th, 2012, 02:39 AM
WTF :sobbing:

http://25.media.tumblr.com/tumblr_mcoikkP18Y1qgms2yo1_500.gif

http://25.media.tumblr.com/tumblr_mcoikkP18Y1qgms2yo2_500.gif

Wigglytuff
Oct 30th, 2012, 02:45 AM
Yeah it looks like a lot of Atlantic City ignored the gov. Evacuation request and decided to do a stupid curfew instead which didn't help anyone.

cowsonice
Oct 30th, 2012, 04:04 AM
Heard upper Manhattan made it out safe??

Vartan
Oct 30th, 2012, 04:14 AM
Zone A is basically underwater.

Vartan
Oct 30th, 2012, 04:17 AM
There was also an explosion at a Con Edison building.

Morning Morgan
Oct 30th, 2012, 04:33 AM
Boston getting lucky this time round. But NJ and NYC looks really bad, stay safe everyone.

Wiggly
Oct 30th, 2012, 05:47 AM
NYU Hospital is out of power, now being evacuated. Nurses are heroes.

Vartan
Oct 30th, 2012, 06:06 AM
Bellevue lost / is about to lose power as well.

eck
Oct 30th, 2012, 07:37 AM
Thoughts and prayers go out to the people that are/will be affected by the hurricane.

Stay safe. :hug:

Sam L
Oct 30th, 2012, 10:38 AM
I hope all the forum members from NYC or other eastern areas are OK. Roll call?

Sorry I've been out of it lately.

charmedRic
Oct 30th, 2012, 11:03 AM
These will be very trying weeks ahead for those affected. :(

JN
Oct 30th, 2012, 12:00 PM
https://fbcdn-profile-a.akamaihd.net/hprofile-ak-ash4/372780_205344452828349_667789798_q.jpg (https://www.facebook.com/georgehtakei) George Takei (https://www.facebook.com/georgehtakei)
Fans are concerned about Photoshopped storm images being shared to cause alarm,
so I verified this one first with Fox News.

https://sphotos-a.xx.fbcdn.net/hphotos-ash4/409086_546000785429379_593158392_n.png

OH SHIT!!!
____


Seriously though, my prayers are with everyone affected by the hurricane. :sad:

HippityHop
Oct 30th, 2012, 01:06 PM
Hope that everyone makes it through safely. Hurricanes are no joke.

CrossCourt~Rally
Oct 30th, 2012, 01:30 PM
I hope all the forum members from NYC or other eastern areas are OK. Roll call?

Sorry I've been out of it lately.

I was lucky here in my town in Pa. We didn't lose power and I just had a small amount of water in my basement. My yard is pretty wrecked, but thank god there is no serious damage to my house or uprooted trees. I feel pretty lucky :)

I hope my buds in NY, NJ etc get through everything ok :hug:

Super Dave
Oct 30th, 2012, 01:40 PM
^^^ George Takei :lol:


Power outages in MI and a lot of tree damage; I awoke at 5am to orange flashing truck lights and chainsaws out the window...a tree had fallen across the road. Very lucky to be in this locale though. Strong winds supposed to continue through today; more outages expected.

Julian.
Oct 30th, 2012, 02:10 PM
Hurricane Sandy: Toronto power outages, public transport problems, school closures

http://i.thestar.com/images/a8/81/6a9665144c918a07ba82793bb254.jpg
Barry Wadman is counting his luck after a 100 year old Red Oak fell into his home on Neville Park in the Beach as supertorm Sandy reached Toronto the night of Oct. 29, 2012. The storm caused blackouts and many fallen trees throughout the city, and beyond.

http://www.thestar.com/news/canada/article/1279517--hurricane-sandy-vicious-winds-rain-hits-ontario-quebec-and-maritimes-as-sandy-churns-north

Poor guy :awww:

Some schools are cancelled today, not mine though :sobbing:
http://www.thestar.com/news/gta/article/1279572--hurricane-sandy-toronto-power-outages-ttc-problems-school-closures

Julian.
Oct 30th, 2012, 02:29 PM
Some Hurricane Sandy's works at Toronto

http://beta.images.theglobeandmail.com/d98/incoming/article4753562.ece/ALTERNATES/w620/20121030-ppower087.jpg
Storm damage in Toronto on the morning of Oct. 30, 2012 after the high winds and rain in Ontario due to Hurricane Sandy's influence as she came ashore on the eastern seaboard. A downed tree smashed this car on Bellevue Ave. with one branch puncturing the front dash and going into the engine
(Peter Power /The Globe and Mail)

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A tree crashed onto a car near Bellevue Avenue and College Street as post-tropical storm Sandy passed through Toronto. (Peter Leclair/CTV Toronto)

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A tree smashed through the roof of a car near College St. and Bellevue Ave. Photo: Colin D'Mello/CTV Toronto

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Even set fire last night at downtown Toronto

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:awww:

charmedRic
Oct 30th, 2012, 02:49 PM
Wide swath of impacts for sure.

miffedmax
Oct 30th, 2012, 03:00 PM
My brother and brother-in-law in NYC reported via iphone that they are without power, but have plenty of food, water, flashlights and candles. Their building is surrounded by taller buildings so the winds were not too bad, and they are far enough inland they are not affected by really bad flooding, though their street is full of water.

I hope the rest of you in the path of the storm fared as well or better!

Jane Lane
Oct 30th, 2012, 03:05 PM
Long Island is fucked. New Jersey is fucked. 75% of LI doesn't have power, and 90% of PSEG customers (power company of NJ) don't have power either. Also there was this huge fire in Queens, but there was flooding and emergency crews couldn't get there.

charmedRic
Oct 30th, 2012, 03:29 PM
Good State by State summary: http://www.cbsnews.com/8301-201_162-57542315/superstorm-sandy-state-by-state-snapshot/

Wigglytuff
Oct 30th, 2012, 04:18 PM
Thank god we are ok, we didn't loose power!

Cineast
Oct 30th, 2012, 06:17 PM
I hope all the forum members from NYC or other eastern areas are OK. Roll call?

I'm up in the Catskill Mountains of New York. 20% of the county lost power, but I was lucky to be in the 80% not to lose power at all. During Irene, the power went out for 46 hours.

Gerri
Oct 30th, 2012, 06:56 PM
I was lucky here in my town in Pa. We didn't lose power and I just had a small amount of water in my basement. My yard is pretty wrecked, but thank god there is no serious damage to my house or uprooted trees. I feel pretty lucky :)

I hope my buds in NY, NJ etc get through everything ok :hug:

Glad you're ok :hug:

That storm is an absolute monster :eek:

MH0861
Oct 30th, 2012, 07:12 PM
This was really scary, I'm OK along with all my friends/family, luckily we did not suffer any damage. I went back to my apartment today and luckily have power.

Julian.
Oct 30th, 2012, 07:59 PM
More pictures of Hurricane Sandy's works at Toronto

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The Toronto skyline last night as Hurricane Sandy is felt across Toronto.

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Barry Wadman feeling lucky after a 100-year-old Red Oak fell into his home on Neville Park in the Beach last night.

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High winds hit overnight causing damage across Toronto. This home in the Beach was damaged by 100-year-old Oak tree.

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More damage from falling debris at Victoria Park and Woodale Ave, Toronto.

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Storm damage on Lyall Ave. near Main St, Toronto.

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The intersecion of Lyall Ave. and Osborne Ave. near Main St, Toronto was flooded and without power last night.

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The scene at Woodbine beach last night as Hurricane Sandy was felt across Toronto.

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Crews move the remains of a fallen tree on Lyall Ave, Toronto.

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A large tree has fallen at Malvern High School, Toronto.

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A man walks past a fallen tree at Malvern High School, Toronto.

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Hyrdo poles no match for high winds at Mississauga Rd. and Stonehouse Cr, Toronto last night.

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Trees down on Palmerston Ave. near Bloor Street W, Toronto this morning.

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A fallen tree on Palmerston Ave, Toronto this morning.

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An underpass on Mississauga Rd, Toronto was flooded Tuesday afternoon.

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The Christmas tree in front of Toronto City Hall is toppled in Nathan Phillips Square on Tuesday, Oct. 30, 2012, from Sandy's winds.

Julian.
Oct 30th, 2012, 08:14 PM
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Toronto police and a parking authority officer at the scene after a roof caved in on a taxi near Front and Bathurst Tuesday morning. High winds have battered the city in advance of the so-called "superstorm" Sandy.

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A woman was killed around St. Clair Avenue and Keele Street, Toronto after being struck by the reverse side of this Staples sign, which fell during a period of high winds, Monday October 29, 2012.

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Hurricane Sandy looming above Toronto skyline yesterday.

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Ruined store at Queens West St, Toronto.

LeRoy.
Oct 30th, 2012, 08:14 PM
To a casual reader of this thread it would appear as though Hurricane Sandy made its landfall in Toronto and not in Cape May, NJ. :o

Julian.
Oct 30th, 2012, 08:20 PM
To a casual reader of this thread it would appear as though Hurricane Sandy made its landfall in Toronto and not in Cape May, NJ. :o

Feel free to post them :rolls:

miffedmax
Oct 30th, 2012, 08:54 PM
Thank God I got an e-mail from my son at the U of T BEFORE I saw your pics, Julian! :o

Julian.
Oct 30th, 2012, 09:22 PM
Thank God I got an e-mail from my son at the U of T BEFORE I saw your pics, Julian! :o

Your son lives in Toronto and studying in University of Toronto? :D

Charlatan
Oct 30th, 2012, 09:35 PM
To a casual reader of this thread it would appear as though Hurricane Sandy made its landfall in Toronto and not in Cape May, NJ. :o

:lol:

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A huge blaze at Queens last night. More than 100 houses were destroyed cause the firemen couldn't get in and the wind was making it worse.

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LeRoy.
Oct 30th, 2012, 11:04 PM
Over 50 people dead. Over 7.5 million customers without power. So much devastation in NJ. :help: After everything is said and done, Sandy will be turning out to be NJ's Hurricane Katrina. :help:

I think we east coasters should now be prepared for a Hurricane to hit us every year in October. :o Climate change is real and yet this election cycle no one of the candidates has spoken about it. :help:

Morning Morgan
Oct 30th, 2012, 11:08 PM
Over 50 people dead. Over 7.5 million customers without power. So much devastation in NJ. :help: After everything is said and done, Sandy will be turning out to be NJ's Hurricane Katrina. :help:

I think we east coasters should now be prepared for a Hurricane to hit us every year in October. :o Climate change is real and yet this election cycle no one of the candidates has spoken about it. :help:

I know right? I'm pretty sure one of these days one is going to hit Boston right smack in the middle.

charmedRic
Oct 31st, 2012, 12:31 AM
The GFS model is calling for a Nor'easter in 184 hours. Granted that's WAY out for a weather model, there's still that impeding danger of winter bring normal nor'easters which would further slow down the rebuilding process and continue eroding the coast.

MH0861
Oct 31st, 2012, 01:19 AM
Over 50 people dead. Over 7.5 million customers without power. So much devastation in NJ. :help: After everything is said and done, Sandy will be turning out to be NJ's Hurricane Katrina. :help:

I think we east coasters should now be prepared for a Hurricane to hit us every year in October. :o Climate change is real and yet this election cycle no one of the candidates has spoken about it. :help:

It's really so tragic in NJ. I go to the shore very often throughout the year and I'm absolutely devastated over this :sad: I hope it can recover...

JN
Oct 31st, 2012, 01:38 AM
Wow @ all the devastation.

Morning Morgan
Oct 31st, 2012, 04:35 AM
Atlantic City has become Atlantis...

CrossCourt~Rally
Oct 31st, 2012, 09:38 AM
Atlantic City has become Atlantis...

It's really a sad sight :awww:

ys
Oct 31st, 2012, 02:24 PM
I am stuck in the middle of nowhere, with flight canceled, not even knowing if my place is flooded. Hopefully will get a flight home tomorrow.

Wiggly
Oct 31st, 2012, 05:05 PM
The metro will most likely be down for weeks.

Wigglytuff
Oct 31st, 2012, 05:08 PM
To a casual reader of this thread it would appear as though Hurricane Sandy made its landfall in Toronto and not in Cape May, NJ. :o

Yeah, we should share relevant pics not just pics of one town.

Wigglytuff
Oct 31st, 2012, 05:12 PM
Feel free to post them :rolls:

50 people died. Just thought we needed reminding.

Super Dave
Oct 31st, 2012, 05:14 PM
The diameter of this storm was something like 1,500 miles. :speakles:

Wigglytuff
Oct 31st, 2012, 05:37 PM
One of the worst parts is that in Atlantic city, the hardest hit areas was one of the poorest areas.

Also many areas are not flood zones which means there was no floor insurance so even if people wanted to insure they could not. So when they say the lost everything they really did loose everything.

ys
Oct 31st, 2012, 06:15 PM
One of the worst parts is that in Atlantic city, the hardest hit areas was one of the poorest areas.

Also many areas are not flood zones which means there was no floor insurance so even if people wanted to insure they could not. So when they say the lost everything they really did loose everything.

My understanding is that you are incorrect. All NJ is technically a flood zone. But, if I understand it correctly, the insurance is organized on community level, and a community can opt out of participation.

Timariot
Oct 31st, 2012, 09:34 PM
A huge blaze at Queens last night. More than 100 houses were destroyed cause the firemen couldn't get in and the wind was making it worse.

http://cbsnewyork.files.wordpress.com/2012/10/al-jonex-breezy-point-3.jpg?w=420&h=315

It's kinda absurd to think that a flood can cause major fire. It's even more absurd to think that those burning houses were surrounded by water, yet firemen had shortage of water. :mad:

LeRoy.
Oct 31st, 2012, 09:42 PM
It's kinda absurd to think that a flood can cause major fire. It's even more absurd to think that those burning houses were surrounded by water, yet firemen had shortage of water. :mad:

Electrical fires are different than regular fires. They can't be put out the same way and they are not caused by the same things. They can't be put out with water. In fact its water that causes most electrical fires.

Tennis Fool
Nov 1st, 2012, 01:02 AM
Anyone read Russell Crowe's Twitter? Funny stuff!

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NyCPsU
Nov 1st, 2012, 02:02 AM
This has been such an ordeal. Just got power back a little while ago. I luckily left my apartment in Hoboken when I observed the Hudson overflowing during high tide Sunday night. That made me think the next day would be much worse. At this point there was not yet an evacuation in Hoboken but I took off to my parents on my own. Well 24 hours later my roommate who didnt leave watched her car float down the street and had to be evacuated by rowboat. My apartment is flooded. Hoboken is still under water and I cant get back. I dont even care about that after seeing the devastation on Staten Island where I evacuated to. The storm surge claimed many lives here, destroyed whole blocks, and wiped away everything people owned. I went for a run Tuesday morning and dont even have words for what I saw. The loss of life is currently tallied at 15 on Staten Island but there are many houses they havent even inspected yet because the water still hasnt receded. I fear it can continue to climb. These are just two areas I am personally connected to that were ravaged by this storm. My heart goes out to everyone affected by this disaster in the northeast.

Tennis Fool
Nov 1st, 2012, 05:14 AM
NyCPsU,

I'm sorry to hear about your devastation; I know Hoboken was hit hard. I'm happy to hear though, that you are safe and so is your roommate and parents.

Will be thinking of you as we move through the next few days!

VeeJJ
Nov 2nd, 2012, 04:18 AM
I have 10+ family members on Staten Island all by the water and lucky nothing happen to anyone of them. And no damage. My uncle had a house is Rockaway beach and he was on vacation in Florida with his wife and kids. He came back Tuesday and his house was completely gone. Crazy shit.

Lin Lin
Nov 2nd, 2012, 05:25 AM
This is too bad:hug:

duhcity
Nov 2nd, 2012, 06:02 AM
Hope everyones staying safe! My house in Bayside (Queens) is on high ground so were spared flooding. We live near Oakland Lake/Alley Pond though, so my neighbors have had damage from falling trees and the like.

It's so crazy - I spent 15 years in the NYC School system and had one school day off. And now the kids now are going through something I literally could never have imagined.

JN
Nov 2nd, 2012, 10:18 AM
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Tuesday

THE 'OTHER SIDE' OF SANDY NOT SEEN ON TV OR IN NEWSPAPERS.

Sandy also struck CUBA, JAMAICA, HAITI AND THE DOMINICAN REPUBLIC

Images that you will not see in the newspapers or on TV. There are now many more homeless people in Cuba, Jamaica, Haiti and the Dominican Republic suffering from the ravages of hurricane Sandy passing through their respective nations, prior to the hurricane also pummeling the east coast of the United States. In solidarity with all people, in light of the loss of their homes and loved ones, we must also speak out for them. Pain and suffering does not care about borders and true compassion has no flag to wave. Our hearts are with all who are impacted by this international tragedy. Please become more informed and support the efforts of groups attempting to help lives everywhere, who know no borders.

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Hurricane Sandy's Death Toll Reaches 69 in Caribbean Countries:http://abcnews.go.com/ABC_Univision/News/hurricane-sandy-leaves-destruction-wake/story?id=17588956#.UJBsGsXA-f5

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Residents walk through the rubble from homes that were damaged by Hurricane Sandy in Santiago de Cuba, Cuba, Friday Oct. 26, 2012. Sandy was a Category 2 hurricane when it wreaked havoc in Cuba on Thursday, killing 11 people in eastern Santiago and Guantanamo provinces as its winds and rain destroyed thousands of houses and ripped off roofs. (Franklin Reyes/ AP Photo)

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A man walks along a street where electrical lines hang damaged by Hurricane Sandy in Santiago de Cuba, Cuba, Friday Oct. 26, 2012. (AP Photo/Franklin Reyes)

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Flooding in Nassau, Bahamas. (Twitter/SheniqueMiller (https://twitter.com/sheniquemiller/status/262140392416370688))

charmedRic
Nov 2nd, 2012, 06:38 PM
Death toll: 160 (88 in the U.S., 54 in Haiti, 11 in Cuba)

Damage estimates: $10 - $55 billion

Power outages: 8.5 million U.S. customers, 2nd most for a natural disaster behind the 1993 blizzard (10 million)

Maximum U.S. sustained winds: 69 mph at Westerly, RI

Peak U.S. wind gusts: 90 mph at Islip, NY and Tompkinsville, NJ

Maximum U.S. storm surge: 9.45', Bergen Point, NJ 9:24 pm EDT October 29, 2012

Maximum U.S. Storm Tide: 14.60', Bergen Point, NJ, 9:24 pm EDT October 29, 2012

Maximum significant wave height: 33.1' at the buoy east of Cape Hatteras, NC (2nd highest: 32.5' at the Entrance to New York Harbor)

Maximum U.S. rainfall: 12.55", Easton, MD

Maximum snowfall: 36", Richwood, WV

Minimum pressure: 945.5 mb, Atlantic City, NJ at 7:24 pm EST, October 29, 2012. This is the lowest pressure measured in the U.S., at any location north of Cape Hatteras, NC (previous record: 946 mb in the 1938 hurricane on Long Island, NY)

Destructive potential of storm surge: 5.8 on a scale of 0 to 6, highest of any hurricane observed since 1969. Previous record: 5.6 on a scale of 0 to 6, set during Hurricane Isabel of 2003.

Diameter of tropical storm-force winds at landfall: 945 miles

Diameter of ocean with 12' seas at landfall: 1500 miles

...for the rest of this info check out Wunderground.com

NyCPsU
Nov 3rd, 2012, 01:46 PM
Been volunteering at a shelter here on Staten Island since Wed. No words to describe the areas hardest hit here. Just whole blocks of destroyed homes. A layer of mud three inches thick left on everything. Boats thrown on top of cars. Its surreal.

fifty-fifty
Nov 5th, 2012, 01:18 AM
http://usnews.nbcnews.com/_news/2012/11/04/14920100-sandy-battered-east-coast-braces-for-cold-new-storm?lite

Sandy-battered East Coast braces for cold, new storm

Tennis Fool
Nov 5th, 2012, 01:26 PM
Yep, Nor'Easter :/

Super Dave
Nov 5th, 2012, 01:34 PM
Bloody Hell.

ElusiveChanteuse
Nov 5th, 2012, 01:42 PM
Is Sandy dead yet?!!!

ys
Nov 6th, 2012, 02:28 AM
Finally , I am out of dark. It took just a week for our fuckingly efficient emergy utility turbocharged with even more fucking competent unionized labor to get power back in a place that is so close to a core of the major country's megapolis. Oh, fuckit, parts of Manhattan are still in the dark, from what I know.

delicatecutter
Nov 6th, 2012, 02:36 AM
Finally , I am out of dark. It took just a week for our fuckingly efficient emergy utility turbocharged with even more fucking competent unionized labor to get power back in a place that is so close to a core of the major country's megapolis. Oh, fuckit, parts of Manhattan are still in the dark, from what I know.

It seems like you're still in the dark to me.

Super Dave
Nov 6th, 2012, 12:32 PM
Finally , I am out of dark. It took just a week for our fuckingly efficient emergy utility turbocharged with even more fucking competent unionized labor to get power back in a place that is so close to a core of the major country's megapolis. Oh, fuckit, parts of Manhattan are still in the dark, from what I know.

I heard there are still 1 million without power.

My dad had no power for 5 days...in Michigan. :eek:

Tennis Fool
Nov 7th, 2012, 07:30 PM
Very strange weather, almost like something from The Day After Tomorrow.

Rain and wind furiously turned to fierce snow and low howls :unsure:

Vartan
Nov 8th, 2012, 01:29 AM
I didn't expect it to snow this much.

wild.river
Nov 8th, 2012, 01:32 AM
it's awful :[ hope the subways are ok tomorrow.

Super Dave
Nov 8th, 2012, 12:54 PM
Saw the snow piling up on the news last night :help: Still 500,000 without power :facepalm: All affected are in my thoughts.

NyCPsU
Nov 8th, 2012, 02:45 PM
Cant believe I had to dig my car out this morning. :help:

Super Dave
Nov 9th, 2012, 01:13 PM
^ You've got to be kidding me. :facepalm:

NyCPsU
Nov 9th, 2012, 01:33 PM
Bloomberg really is so out of touch. His handling of this situation has been abysmal. Thank god for Cuomo.

charmedRic
Nov 21st, 2012, 10:36 AM
Bloomberg really is so out of touch. His handling of this situation has been abysmal. Thank god for Cuomo.

how are things holding up man? :hug: