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#202793 - 08/27/11 11:39 PM Check in and tell us you are OK
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All of you folks in the mid Atlantic and Northeast are getting it pretty bad right now. Let us know you are OK when you can.

Stay safe
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#202798 - 08/28/11 09:52 AM Re: Check in and tell us you are OK [Re: gfretwell]
leland Offline
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Registered: 08/20/07
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Loc: Lowell area, Ma. USA
Thanx Greg, I'm ok. 40 miles North west of Boston.

Moderate steady 'breezes' right now. Drained about 5" off the pool last night and already about 3" have been replaced.
Still about 5 hrs to go.

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#202801 - 08/28/11 11:20 AM Re: Check in and tell us you are OK [Re: gfretwell]
wa2ise Offline
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Registered: 11/29/02
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Loc: Oradell NJ USA
Bob in Oradell NJ (exit 165 off the Garden State Parkway, that's how people in NJ indicate their locations). Never lost power, about 9 inches of rain, no real damage. Ground is saturated, hopefully no trailing gusts take any trees down...

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#202803 - 08/28/11 12:15 PM Re: Check in and tell us you are OK [Re: gfretwell]
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Registered: 07/05/04
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Loc: Winchester, NH, US
Just rain and mild winds. About 80 miles WNW inland from Boston. About 4 inches so far.

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#202806 - 08/28/11 04:03 PM Re: Check in and tell us you are OK [Re: gfretwell]
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Registered: 04/03/02
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OK, check-in from Exit 89. Nice to have access again! Had to 'leave' for Sat & Sun AM. Preped the house before leaving. No damages from wind or water. Lagoons are high (top of bulkheads). Beachfronts took a beating, radio reports seem like minimal property danages.

Major flooding conditions on GSP at 136 (from a brook!), and 98 to 91 are still closed. My power is on, although the radio says 230k+ are dark statewide. Light rain and gusty 'back-end' wind right now (1700 Sun)

Based on what I have seen & heard.....We are LUCKY!!
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#202809 - 08/28/11 04:25 PM Re: Check in and tell us you are OK [Re: gfretwell]
wa2ise Offline
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Registered: 11/29/02
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Spoke too quickly, our power went out around 3PM, and I'm still dead... frown

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#202810 - 08/28/11 04:32 PM Re: Check in and tell us you are OK [Re: wa2ise]
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Roads are washed out in 3 directions around me..... many nieghbors evacuated.....Scanner says the local shcools are filling up...... one nieghbor with a small kabota has fought all through the storm keeping the only way in/out

it's been interesting.....

~S~

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#202816 - 08/28/11 05:11 PM Re: Check in and tell us you are OK [Re: sparky]
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I'm hearing our town sewer plant, and a few major brigdes are in serious condition now......2 nieghbor towns (Grafton & Ludlow) have main streets underwater

~S~


Edited by sparky (08/28/11 05:11 PM)

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#202817 - 08/28/11 05:15 PM Re: Check in and tell us you are OK [Re: gfretwell]
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~s~:
Stay safe!! & Good Luck, if it helps.
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#202822 - 08/29/11 10:22 AM Re: Check in and tell us you are OK [Re: gfretwell]
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Still here, (central Long Island) - my power never went out, but no telephone or internet access since 4:30am sunday. I'm up at local Starbucks parking lot using Optimum WiFi.

Most around here have no power, a lot of trees down in the area, including 2 at my house, but no damage done there.

Bill

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