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Old 10-27-2012, 10:00 AM   #15
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It's still to early to accurately predict, but according to the current maps and models, which are subject to change, we're pretty much at ground zero. As it gets nearer I plan to move the Airstream out from under the huge pine trees to another property where there is a clearing. I'll prep the generators, and get more fuel. Other than that, business as usual.

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Old 10-27-2012, 10:11 AM   #16
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Good luck SliverRanger, fingers crossed storm lets up by the time it reaches Delaware. We're watching intently, with a family house a block from the beach in Southern RI.

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Old 10-27-2012, 10:29 AM   #17
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Old 10-27-2012, 10:34 AM   #18
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Wish I was there, I love weather phenomena. Other then some good avalanches, boring here in Colorado!!
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Old 10-27-2012, 10:46 AM   #19
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Iam in NJ ( well actually at moment in Ireland) , can't get home until Sunday.i lost my retail shop to Irene a year family is packing my brand new shop into a truck to drive to higher tree free land. I did not even take delivery of my new to me Airstream, whadda week, safe to all. Ps..I am not even on the coast but 35 miles due West of NYC. Argggg
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Old 10-27-2012, 11:37 AM   #20
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Going north of us

We're hunkered down here in Virginia Beach, but from the look of the latest models, we're going to miss the brunt of the storm. We'll undoubtably get some very high winds on Sunday during the later hours, but that and some high water should be it.

I feel for everyone North of us. Watch out for storm surge - that wind going into the NJ/NYC notch - coupled with a full moon and high tide - will be terrible. How far inland is probably less important than how HIGH above sea level you are. And the winds? Trees will be coming down by the hundreds.

NOW would be a real good time to find covered storage in an industrial park/storage center. (One local outfit here is offering a 14' high door 50 ft long unit for the duration of the storm for $25 NICE GUY!)

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Old 10-27-2012, 12:02 PM   #21
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Stay safe, everyone. Looks like its going to be a bad one.

My daughter in Brooklyn is waiting for their turn.

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Old 10-27-2012, 12:26 PM   #22
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We thought about putting the Safari into storage, but I'd rather have it to make things more comfy if we lose power for a while. Playing the odds, but it's not parked under a tree...

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Old 10-27-2012, 02:52 PM   #23
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This is totally bizarre! I just tried to go to the FNMOC/public weather site to find::!!
A) It's content is drastically reduced due to some "robot" deal.
B) My original post starting this thread is 3rd in line under FNMOC/public site!!

I would kindly ask a moderator how this could happen.

I mean, if I post something like my last thread about the "goodbye skylight hello hatch" does it find it's way to some where on the web talking about skylights and hatches? I'm ok with that....But to place my comments right next to a highly effective and important Govt. Web site just gives me the creeps.
I'm sure glad I was "moderate" in my opinion (based on 28 years at sea) and called it a forecast model by the Navy....not me.
By the way: what I could ascertain by the latest map is that (at this time of they're forecast model) is that the worst of the storm may end up a little North of Long Island but that "brunt" involves 30' seas. Look out Maine and R.I. and Maritimes of Canada.
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Old 10-27-2012, 03:38 PM   #24
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I wonder where the South East Coast caravan is now?
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Old 10-27-2012, 03:51 PM   #25
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we're in south central pa. some news say's we will have wet heavy snow, others say just high wilds and 3-6" of rain. should be interesting all the trees still have their leaves(none near the argosy) portable welder is full of gas.

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