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Old 10-30-2012, 08:16 AM   #21
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Glad to hear it, Sage. Hope the storm isn't doing any damage...just putting on a good show for you.

We are fine...up now watching the governor give an update. I looked out the windows and things look okay...but I've yet to go outside and look around--especially at the house.

It seems things were worse south of us...southeast and possibly Central PA--and of course much worse in NJ and NY.
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Old 10-30-2012, 09:14 AM   #22
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We're fine, the skies look cool, so we got bagels and coffee and are out checking the wetlands! Misty, drizzly, but alot of rain overnight. No serious issues though.
Hope the others can check in and let us know how they fared.
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Old 10-30-2012, 10:54 AM   #23
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O.K. here so far - just 2-3" of wet snow and only mild winds. Quite a bit worse not far west and north of here, though; was in town about 20 miles north of here last night, and when I started home around 9:45 PM, it was almost like driving through a blizzard, with very limited visibility. Fortunately, because it had been so warm last week, snow was accumulating on the road only in a few places. Got a nice fire going in the fireplace; now to fix something warm to drink...
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Old 10-30-2012, 03:06 PM   #24
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Aha! You've learned the secret to weathering hurricanes. Make sure you're safe, then enjoy what comes along with it. Fireplace, warm drink, a little isolation from the hectic week!
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Old 10-30-2012, 03:43 PM   #25
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We just returned home after 8 hrs of trekking around from Buffalo, along Lake Ontario to near Rochester, and saw no, NO, damage, no flooding! Saw major migrations of Canadian Geese, choppy, churned up water, big waves, but nothing else remarkable. We may still get some weather, but all the alerts are lifted.

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Aha! You've learned the secret to weathering hurricanes. Make sure you're safe, then enjoy what comes along with it. Fireplace, warm drink, a little isolation from the hectic week!
That is the same as weathering an intense snowstorm.
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Old 10-30-2012, 03:47 PM   #27
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We just returned home after 8 hrs of trekking around from Buffalo, along Lake Ontario to near Rochester, and saw no, NO, damage, no flooding! Saw major migrations of Canadian Geese, choppy, churned up water, big waves, but nothing else remarkable. We may still get some weather, but all the alerts are lifted.

Good luck to everyone...
I'm glad you've had no flooding and no damage. Not so along the coast. I don't think I can fathom the damage.

I worry about bridget1964...I hope she has something to go back to. Bridget, I'm sure you will keep us posted.
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Old 10-30-2012, 04:07 PM   #28
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Just got the power back on after it went off last night. Glad it came on so quickly.

I am inland from my house and cannot get back home. Ventnor police rudely told me that I won't be able to return for 1-2 weeks! I instantly started to cry as I left my birds, rats and old lady cat there. They are safe and dry and I left a lot of food.

I have a friend who is an Atlantic City cop and I am going to use her assistance tomorrow to try and get home.

Atlantic City and Ventnor are really bad.
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Old 10-30-2012, 04:55 PM   #29
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I'm glad you are safe, bridget1964...I knew you were inland, but had a feeling your house, being so near the shore, was hit. I'm so sorry to hear the news--I can't imagine. I'm glad you know there is plenty of food for them, and I really hope your friend can help...even if she has to go in herself to make sure everyone is okay.

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Old 10-30-2012, 05:43 PM   #30
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Good luck, Bridget, stay safe

WG Admin, check in please, are you ok?
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