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#1 OFFLINE   LakeSteve

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Posted 25 October 2012 - 11:02 AM

It looks like meterorologists are really spooked with this system, could be bigger than "The Perfect Storm" in 1991. Over 10 million could lose power in NY, NJ.

Hoping to see a special hurricane channel uplinked this weekend.

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#2 OFFLINE   redsoxfan26

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Posted 25 October 2012 - 11:03 AM

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Posted 25 October 2012 - 11:11 AM

I'm discussing this from a programming point of view. Hoping they have their act together with their coverage this time.

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Posted 25 October 2012 - 08:25 PM

Yep.. looks like south central PA could really get socked...rain and/or snow. Should be interesting.
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Posted 26 October 2012 - 04:08 AM

Hoping to see a special hurricane channel uplinked this weekend.



You're hoping that a massively destructive hurricane hits the east coast, just for the entertainment value? Break out the popcorn!

I'd be hoping that the track map heads east, safely out into the Atlantic and that all that potential death and destruction is avoided.

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Posted 26 October 2012 - 08:54 AM

so do I - I thought one of the advantages of living in NYC Metro was that it wasn't that likely for a hurricane to hit, that we didn't have to deal with hurricanes, etc... I hope power doesn't go out for long, i just finish redoing my basement which was flooded during Irene. Now another b... is coming my way...

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Posted 26 October 2012 - 09:25 AM

I certainly don't want to see any destruction or lives lost, (I'm actually in the path in NY), but if the storm gets serious enough I'd like to see the local coverage of the storm. I got hit badly by Irene and wouldn't wish it on anyone. I'm just a weather nut.

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Posted 26 October 2012 - 09:56 AM

I was just teasing.

It may be fun to watch the silly weather guy on the beach trying to stand up in 100 mph+ winds and all the big waves and stuff. But people sometimes forget that these things are real - the destruction is real. There have already reports that dozens of people have been killed in the Caribbean.
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Posted 26 October 2012 - 01:24 PM

I was just teasing.

It may be fun to watch the silly weather guy on the beach trying to stand up in 100 mph+ winds and all the big waves and stuff. But people sometimes forget that these things are real - the destruction is real. There have already reports that dozens of people have been killed in the Caribbean.


The media is selling it as "Frankenstorm"

I can see the weather guy out in the storm in a halloween costume!

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Posted 26 October 2012 - 02:45 PM

I just hope it doesn't effect my signal/power during Sunday football.

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Posted 26 October 2012 - 05:30 PM

We're under the gun here BIG time.I'm right on the coast below NYC.Plus to add injury to insult I'm going to have to work during it !!!!

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Posted 26 October 2012 - 08:22 PM

We're under the gun here BIG time.I'm right on the coast below NYC.Plus to add injury to insult I'm going to have to work during it !!!!

Having weathered my share of hurricanes since Donna in 1960 (including covering Hurricane Earl for Ocean County Newswatch 8) and the infamous March 1962 storm while growing up on Long Beach Island, I know what it can be like, Jimmy. Stay safe!

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Posted 26 October 2012 - 11:48 PM

Yes, I'm watching here in Upper New York State. We've never had a real Hurricane in these parts, in my life, so yes, it is an interesting nature event.

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Posted 27 October 2012 - 08:04 AM

I was just teasing.

It may be fun to watch the silly weather guy on the beach trying to stand up in 100 mph+ winds and all the big waves and stuff. But people sometimes forget that these things are real - the destruction is real. There have already reports that dozens of people have been killed in the Caribbean.


It really is funny here in SoCal we had those silly weather people standing up to the win yesterday with 12 mph winds gusting up to 25 or 30. They were showing camera shots of a tree waving in the wind.

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Posted 27 October 2012 - 01:53 PM

Here in Eastern NC we are use to hurricanes. The last one was Irene last year. It was on a Cat 1 but did the most damage that I can remember in years. The problem was how long it took for it to move over NC. Over 24 hours. Power was out for a long time. Alot of folks still rebuilding after the flooding. Looks like we are gonna miss the brunt of this one. Its a little breezy now with lite rain, but storm is still well south of us. Hope all stays safe up north.

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Posted 27 October 2012 - 07:50 PM

im supprized D* has not put up there dedicated weather channel up yet.
usually channel 325 is a dedicated channel with local news coverage.

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Posted 27 October 2012 - 07:51 PM

Maybe tomorrow or Monday.

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Posted 27 October 2012 - 08:20 PM

It really is funny here in SoCal we had those silly weather people standing up to the win yesterday with 12 mph winds gusting up to 25 or 30. They were showing camera shots of a tree waving in the wind.


I'm at the beach in So.Cal. and i actually saw a tree branch move.......and it was dark......oh, the humanity.
My thoughts are with those in or near the path. Hopefully the storm will veer out to the ocean.

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Posted 27 October 2012 - 08:58 PM

My wishes and hope for those who may be its victims are sent herewith. Boy that sounds stilted. I simply mean I hope no one ends up its victim.
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Posted 27 October 2012 - 09:02 PM

i think tomorrow it will be near my area (VA BEACH).
that coverage of the hurricane in Louisianan earlier this year was good.

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