Here We Go Again... 17% Outage Here!

Discussion in 'What's left to Talk About?' started by Poodlesrule, Mar 13, 2018.

  1. Poodlesrule

    Poodlesrule Well-Known Member

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    Wet, wet snow and high winds. The lights are starting to flicker a bit..

    Oh well, time to catch up on old-school reading!

    EDIT: now 30%, and I forgot to go get the blower out of the shed to bring it under the deck, done now, freaking heavy wet snow.
     
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  2. STACKS

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    supposed to get about a foot here today........again
     
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    OMB Well-Known Member Supporting Member+

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    Kinda brisk and 50 deg here.
     

  4. JeffBeck

    JeffBeck Baldy McBaldhead Staff Member

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    We had big, fat, heavy snowflakes night before last. They were gorgeous to watch and they melted as soon as they hit the ground. The perfect snow.
     
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    its another NE 'noreaster shit show.
     
  6. manco53

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    I call bullshit. They said we were supposed to have a foot by morning commute. I had a half inch on my car.

    Seriously, who benefits from the growing charade that is weather selling? I can tell you, it makes it very challenging for companies to get any work done and/or planned, and then the effects on our clients.
     
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    Poodlesrule Well-Known Member

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    Where are you at?
    How far west of Wos'ter?
     
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    I don't know how you guys live in those conditions.
     
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    Feels like summer here in cottonwood. :)
     
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    Still got power here fingers crossed.
     
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    Worst 5 years of my life was one winter in Andover. That was also when I decided I don't want to live where some sort of palm won't grow outdoors.
     
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    About 10 now...18 to 20 expected.
     
  14. stevebway

    stevebway Metaphysician & Ham

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    Lights on in NJ. .064 "

    Got home from my gig in Jersey City last nite 3 am after leaving at 11:30. I didn't realize when the signals are down between NY and Newark the trains stop at a major signal point and call in to the signal person. When they leave that spot they call in again to say the train is leaving. When the next train get's there THEY stop , call in , get the OK to leave and call the signal person again to say they left.

    This procedure has been in place since the Renaissance...
    At least it prevented needless death last night.
     
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    nrussell23 Mr. Crown Royal Staff Member

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    47 degrees and a lot of wind here. No snow. Puffer jacket weather tho ...


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    Nick, that is one cute puppydawgbabychile!
    A fact it appears to know. :)
     
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    Been there, done that a few times. And trust me, running a 15,000 ton freight train in "dark territory" in a large urban area with mixed freight and passenger service is NOT fun for the crews. Probably the most nerve wracking thing I've experienced in 28 yrs on the railway. The last time was as a result of a major rain/wind storm with multiple large trees down on the track and washouts starting to appear. One large branch came in through the window, I ducked in time but the electrical cabinet, made of 1/8" steel, was a write off.
     
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    I feel you there. I'm in N. Andover, we lost power last Wed. night. Came back on Sat. around 4 PM. Lost it again this AM around 7:30, and came back on again around 1:30... frickin' pain in the arse.

    We still have a LOT of power lines above ground up here. Add to that a lot of older trees, high winds, and sticky wet snow and you start to get the picture.
     
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    Where I live I lose power for a very short time. The longest I lost power was during hurricane Sandy and that was for a day. I still haven't gone outside as I don't want to get killed by a falling tree or branch.
     
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    64 and a drizzle here in SoCal.
    We should see weatherpersons in stylish rain gear doing Storm Watch segments this evening. Cameramen focusing on runoff from the fall fire damaged areas (Montecito, etc.). More rain due in on Thursday and Friday.
     
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