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Offline JerseyVince

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Northeast Blizzard of 2010
« on: December 26, 2010, 05:46:40 PM »
How is everybody doing in the North/Southeast? Its 25 degrees with 40mph winds and whiteout conditions here in North Jersey. 6-7inches on the ground and more accidents than trees over the roads here with drivers and their baloney skin tire equipped cars driving like its July 4th weekend.

i have heat/power/food and VO Gold stocked. I'm good :)


Hope everyone else is battened down tight

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Re: Northeast Blizzard of 2010
« Reply #1 on: December 26, 2010, 05:59:32 PM »
I'm glad that you guys are doing well.

It's been snowing for a couple of days here in SW Virginia, but we've only had about 5 inches or so in total. It has been warm enough during the day that the road crews have been able to keep up with the snowfall most of the time.

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Re: Northeast Blizzard of 2010
« Reply #2 on: December 26, 2010, 07:02:02 PM »
All you guys up there stay warm and safe. Enjoy the time off and holidays.  :)

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Re: Northeast Blizzard of 2010
« Reply #3 on: December 26, 2010, 08:55:40 PM »
Woke up to 8+ inches of snow this morning. Power, water, and gas still on so were good right now. End of the week it is supposed to be 60 degrees so it will all be melted.

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Re: Northeast Blizzard of 2010
« Reply #4 on: December 26, 2010, 09:22:12 PM »
Around 4pm we had about 8". We usually get hit pretty good on the North Shore.
Made my first run at the driveway. By the time I was done there was 2" more where I started.
The plows have been by at least twice already.
The wind has really picked up.
The boss called around 8 to tell me the office is closed tomorrow.
He said I can have an extra day of rest. HA. Once I dig myself out it's off to the in laws.
Where is the aspirin?


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Re: Northeast Blizzard of 2010
« Reply #5 on: December 26, 2010, 10:35:05 PM »
As of midnite here the town Plows gave up and the County/State guys are out doing only major roads for fire/police/ems access. Our firetrucks got stuck themselves going to a job in the next town, with so many people abandoning their cars in the roads. I haven't seen it like this since the blizzard of 96, that was bad but this is worse in alot of ways. I like driving in the snow but I'm not going anywhere till tomorrow after the amatures get done crashing into one another

I have now almost 14 inches of actual snow with 2-3 foot drifts easy and wind gusts over 45mph & Thunder snow.  :o

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Re: Northeast Blizzard of 2010
« Reply #6 on: December 26, 2010, 11:15:16 PM »
Here in SE PA we have a pretty good storm going. Winds are blowing pretty good. I'm going to have fun going home from work at 2 am. Have to love Mother Nature.

Pat

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Re: Northeast Blizzard of 2010
« Reply #7 on: December 26, 2010, 11:23:11 PM »
14" here in SE VA (here visiting my parents). Apparently DC Metro got almost nothing. We're still powered and we have enough cookies to survive the apocalypse :)

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Re: Northeast Blizzard of 2010
« Reply #8 on: December 27, 2010, 06:22:18 AM »
I'm in the mountains in western Mass....we have about 2' so far and it's still coming down as heavy as it did last night. Supposed to stop around noon though. I'm rural, so most of the plowing and digging we'll be doing.

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Re: Northeast Blizzard of 2010
« Reply #9 on: December 27, 2010, 06:31:33 AM »
Their calling it Snowpocalypse. DUN DUN DUN.... Stay safe guys!

"drivers and their baloney skin tire equipped cars" Never heard that one before, I like it.  :D




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Re: Northeast Blizzard of 2010
« Reply #10 on: December 27, 2010, 07:12:41 AM »
i live so high up on a hill that there is barely 5" of snow on the ground at my house. it all blew away in that wind! i dont even have to plow the barnyard!

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Re: Northeast Blizzard of 2010
« Reply #11 on: December 27, 2010, 07:43:50 AM »
It's hard to tell how much we got as the wind keeps blowing the snow around, but there is about 8" on the deck railing.

The wind blew steadily all night with a few big gusts now and again.  Power hasn't even blinked (which is unusual), and the TV / phone are working.

The snow is still coming and the wind is still gusting.  The forecast is calling for 18" total.

The kids want me to plow the snow into a big pile for them at the edge of the yard!

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Re: Northeast Blizzard of 2010
« Reply #12 on: December 27, 2010, 08:41:49 AM »
Northeast Connecticut

About 15" of snow...gusty winds and some lingering light snowfall
Scattered power outages, Amtrak trains on hold on the Boston to NY line but Metro North still running
Airports....lots of fights on hold
Local roads suck...highways are passable with low to moderate visibility.

My roundup....stay home unless you know how to drive in the snow things should be back to "normal" tomorrow. This storm wouldn't have been much if it wasn't for the wind.

Stay safe and warm.

               RM

       

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Re: Northeast Blizzard of 2010
« Reply #13 on: December 27, 2010, 09:30:18 AM »
im to the south of you, windham area, and its been nothing serious here too. just windy

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Re: Northeast Blizzard of 2010
« Reply #14 on: December 27, 2010, 10:15:17 AM »
Here in Central Maine my best estimation is we have about 10 or 12 inches of snow. With all the blowing and drifting though it's hard to be accurate. Still snowing and white out conditions abound but we have power and heat and are doing fine.


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Re: Northeast Blizzard of 2010
« Reply #15 on: December 27, 2010, 11:06:59 AM »
Stay safe everyone!

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Re: Northeast Blizzard of 2010
« Reply #16 on: December 27, 2010, 12:09:25 PM »
Everybody keep safe!  As the mayor of Buffalo used to say "Get yourself a six pack, and stay home."

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Re: Northeast Blizzard of 2010
« Reply #17 on: December 27, 2010, 12:13:15 PM »
I'd love to have the 6 pack, but first I'm off to shovel the driveway. Ugh.  ::)