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Post by sroc4 on Tue Aug 04, 2020 6:51 pm

@rb924119 wrote:Farming dale was confirmed at 78 mph, though, but I think those speeds were largely the exception, not the rule, like was advertised by most models.

That’s out my way Ray. It was hairy out here for awhile. We def had some serious gusts. And a few hours of sustained 45-55. My house narrowly escaped. The one in the road ripped the power and cable lines off my house and the one next to the house are top of the live wires. There are huge oaks down all over town and across the island. Our community page is full of pics.

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Post by missmorris on Tue Aug 04, 2020 7:03 pm

@brownie wrote:Just got a notice from my town PD that 70% of our town has no power.  I am very fortunate to have power!

It is beautiful weather out there now.  I have all the windows open and the house feels fresh from the wind, which is now down to a nice breeze.

Very fortunate! Ours went out around 4:00, but some areas of Parsippany were out several hours before that.

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Post by rb924119 on Tue Aug 04, 2020 7:05 pm

@sroc4 wrote:
@rb924119 wrote:Farming dale was confirmed at 78 mph, though, but I think those speeds were largely the exception, not the rule, like was advertised by most models.

That’s out my way Ray. It was hairy out here for awhile. We def had some serious gusts. And a few hours of sustained 45-55. My house narrowly escaped. The one in the road ripped the power and cable lines off my house and the one next to the house are top of the live wires. There are huge oaks down all over town and across the island.  Our community page is full of pics.

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Wicked man!! Glad to see everybody/thing is ok, though, for sure!!! Been there plenty of times already in my life with trees, unfortunately, so I know how it feels watching that unfold. Material things are just that, though; material. Life is so much more, and you were lucky enough to come out with both, plus some (now in hindsight) awesome memories!

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Post by dkodgis on Tue Aug 04, 2020 8:35 pm

Here. Still out. Backside winds were notable. I think we are bedonkadonked for a few days
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Post by dkodgis on Tue Aug 04, 2020 8:54 pm

I think Doc and I, et. al, are bedonkedonked for a few days. Hope I am wrong
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Post by jmanley32 on Tue Aug 04, 2020 9:08 pm

@dkodgis wrote:I think Doc and I, et. al, are bedonkedonked for a few days. Hope I am wrong
me 3 i have no restoration date.
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Post by jmanley32 on Tue Aug 04, 2020 9:09 pm

1/3 of Westchester has no power and it may gone up even after got sunny trees that were weakened continued to come down.
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Post by Radz on Tue Aug 04, 2020 9:48 pm

Just saw 3rd largest outage for Con Ed behind Sandy and Irene
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Post by docstox12 on Tue Aug 04, 2020 9:56 pm

Damian, tried to text you , my power came back on at 9 30.Was out from 1 pm.
Had wicked winds and rains for a few hours, then it was just light rain and calm.Figured the eye must have passed over me.Winds picked up again, but nowhere near the high end of the storm, and the sky cleared.Property in great shape, a few small branches and some  leaves down, but from what I am seeing here, I made out ok.Hope everybody came through safe and sound.
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Post by dkodgis on Tue Aug 04, 2020 10:10 pm

Doc, still out here. Generator is a blessing
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Post by jmanley32 on Tue Aug 04, 2020 11:00 pm

@Radz wrote:Just saw 3rd largest outage for Con Ed behind Sandy and Irene
second actually per my email from them.
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Post by jmanley32 on Tue Aug 04, 2020 11:02 pm

Yeah apartment life is awful. No option for generator, pitch dark hallways no windows no laundry and worst of all no air circulation so sweating asses off even in skivies lol
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Post by rb924119 on Tue Aug 04, 2020 11:23 pm

@jmanley32 wrote:Yeah apartment life is awful. No option for generator, pitch dark hallways no windows no laundry and worst of all no air circulation so sweating asses off even in skivies lol

You wanted the wind........you got it. Now revel in it.

No, totally jk, I know you don’t ever want the damage or inconveniences lol just poking a little fun told ya

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Post by dkodgis on Wed Aug 05, 2020 7:44 am

Power back at 1 am this morning but no services, just phone internet. How did everyone make out now that it is first light? The back end winds were something up here!
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Post by Radz on Wed Aug 05, 2020 8:24 am

Yes, surpassed Irene...
@jmanley32 wrote:
@Radz wrote:Just saw 3rd largest outage for Con Ed behind Sandy and Irene
second actually per my email from them.
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Post by jmanley32 on Wed Aug 05, 2020 8:30 am

@rb924119 wrote:
@jmanley32 wrote:Yeah apartment life is awful. No option for generator, pitch dark hallways no windows no laundry and worst of all no air circulation so sweating asses off even in skivies lol

You wanted the wind........you got it. Now revel in it.

No, totally jk, I know you don’t ever want the damage or inconveniences lol just poking a little fun told ya
No but your totally right. Honestly just wish it was cooler. Never had this happen in heat of summer . Irene we kept power Sandy was freezing. Wife was pregnant and so cold. Even in heat it's really hard take cold shower.
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Post by jmanley32 on Wed Aug 05, 2020 8:43 am

@dkodgis wrote:Power back at 1 am this morning but no services, just phone internet. How did everyone make out now that it is first light?  The back end winds were something up here!
yonkers was one the hardest hit areas. They have not even surveyed the area yet. Yeah we lost power on the back end winds isn't that crazy.
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Post by missmorris on Wed Aug 05, 2020 9:57 am

Our power is still out with no estimate for coming back on. Of course we couldn't get our generator started either. Hubby is working on it now...

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Post by dkodgis on Wed Aug 05, 2020 10:45 am

Gas stabilizer like Seafoam Green is a must in stored gas otherwise erhanol in the gas attracts water and bad things happen at try to start time. And monthly start up tests
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Post by missmorris on Wed Aug 05, 2020 12:30 pm

It had stabilizer, but hadn't been started up since this winter. Apparently some screen was clogged... not quite sure as that's 'not my area'! Razz We bought it a year or so after Sandy, but haven't had to use it until now. I guess I can't complain! He got it running now, so my freezer and fridge are plugged in. Thankfully it's not the 'feels like 100*+' we had last week, so I'm okay without the a/c!

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Post by Frank_Wx on Wed Aug 05, 2020 1:23 pm

Unbelievable how many lost power. I am one of the lucky ones! I hope you all get it back soon. The wind forecast materialized - not the 80+ mph gusts some models showed - but clearly the 55-70 mph gusts were enough to cause damage. Just goes to show how devastating an actual hurricane would be for our area (Irene, Sandy) types.

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Post by dkodgis on Wed Aug 05, 2020 2:37 pm

I thought NY gas stations had to have generators to pump gas in outages. Fortunately I had plenty but that’s another consideration-getting gas during an outage. No electric, no pump, no gas
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Post by brownie on Wed Aug 05, 2020 3:36 pm

My luck did not hold out. Power went out here about 20 minutes ago.

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Post by weatherwatchermom on Wed Aug 05, 2020 3:38 pm

Sorry to hear so many had damage...we had a gust of over 50 mph.after I said to things calmed down and thehf winds picked up...we lost power and if came back a bit ago...the whole area has widespread outages..some being told will not get power until FRIDAY!!!! Lucky for us our generator can handle our rerigerators and big freezer that are packed and our boat..first time we have used it since Sandy...so we moved down to the boat yesterday... this us crazy only a tropical storm..what next in 2020


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