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Hurricane Sandy Aka Franken-Storm ToHit East Coast

Sun Oct 28, 2012 1:03 pm

A monster storm is about to hit the Eastern Region of the United States. As with every major storm worldwide I am trying to keep myself updated with maps and news of how/where the storm is moving.

http://www.accuweather.com/en/weathe...ates-sandys-catastrophic-im/746423

This one looks like a really powerful storm with unusual features and will cause/create a lot of disturbance and disruption.

http://www.crownweather.com/tropgraphics/al18wind.gif

I hope all of you on the Hurricane/storm path are preparing. Please try your best keeping yourselves safe and out of danger.

Please tell us how the storm is affecting your life with your stories and pictures if you can.

                 

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RE: Hurricane Sandy Aka Franken-Storm ToHit East Coast

Sun Oct 28, 2012 1:14 pm

Well, currently I'm waiting it out at my apartment at school here in Wilmington, DE, so I'm smack dab in the middle of the projected path. I am under a mandatory evacuation so I could go home, but my home is under one as well and near the Atlantic so I'm probably safer here. I endured Irene last year and hurricanes and tropical storms for the last 23 so I'll know when it's time to pack up and head for higher ground. So far its looking mainly like a wind event. I'll provide updates and pictures if possible.
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RE: Hurricane Sandy Aka Franken-Storm ToHit East Coast

Sun Oct 28, 2012 1:38 pm

Thank you for your imput.

This advisory just came in my mailbox:

Singapore Airlines

New York flights cancelled due to Hurricane Sandy

Hurricane Sandy is expected make landfall along the east coast of the United States on Monday, 29 October 2012 (local time).

The tropical storm is expected to bring about significant impact, including flooding, power outages and major transportation disruptions, to major cities such as New York.

As a result, Singapore Airlines has cancelled the following services:
- SQ26 on 28Oct* (Frankfurt to John F Kennedy International, New York)
- SQ22/21 on 29Oct (Singapore to Newark International, New York)
*Singapore to Frankfurt service on SQ26/28 Oct will operate as scheduled.

read more:
http://www.singaporeair.com/jsp/cms/...ase_news/121028-hurricanesandy.jsp

                       
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RE: Hurricane Sandy Aka Franken-Storm ToHit East Coast

Sun Oct 28, 2012 3:11 pm

I'm here in the Virginia suburbs of the D.C. area, near IAD. We're expecting a good bit of rain and some strong winds, but should be okay, maybe some power outages but should be okay I think.
 
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Sun Oct 28, 2012 3:30 pm

I'm in downtown DC near Union Station. Getting some wind, but no rain yet.
 
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RE: Hurricane Sandy Aka Franken-Storm ToHit East Coast

Sun Oct 28, 2012 3:32 pm

A site that you all might find interesting--I have occasionally looked at the Havaria RSOE/EDIS (Emergency Disaster Information Service), based out of Hungary - when some natural disaster occurs around the world. If you drill down, it will give you a lot of information - I used it when Hurricane Katrina and Ian hit my home area of the Texas Gulf Coast.

Main site is:

http://hisz.rsoe.hu/

North American Map:

http://hisz.rsoe.hu/alertmap/index2.php?area=usa&lang=eng

Click on the icons and you can drill down for details. RSOE/EDIS will give you a snapshot of what may be happening or about to happen in your area.

I hope that this helps.

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RE: Hurricane Sandy Aka Franken-Storm ToHit East Coast

Sun Oct 28, 2012 10:52 pm

I'm in Chelsea, Manhattan. Classes are cancelled and schools are closed for tomorrow. I have a midterm exam on Tuesday so I'm waiting for the decision whether Tuesday's classes are cancelled, too. Storm prep is done.

That being said, it doesn't feel like a storm is coming...at least in my area, it doesn't feel like it.
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Sun Oct 28, 2012 11:24 pm

Im on Long Island (Suffolk County) and right now it's just a bit breezy (wind NE at 23mph gusting to 38mph). I live about 6 miles from the water so I am not worried about flooding here (it has never flooded here in 30 years), I am more concerned about the strong winds. During Hurricane Irene last year we had lots of tree branches down and lost power for 3 days. I am expecting the same thing to happen with this storm, with maybe more tree damage.

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Mon Oct 29, 2012 12:08 am

I'm in upper manhattan and other than neighbors being idiots and not bringing stuff indoors it's just some wind so far.

I flew into JFK today and there were some bumps, but definitely not the worst I've experienced. I got smart a few days ago and changed my flight to an earlier time. Otherwise I would have been stuck elsewhere.
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Mon Oct 29, 2012 12:31 am

We were expecting a lot more rain in South Florida Thursday night through Friday but the west side of the storm get killed by dry air. It was fairly windy here Thursday-Saturday and we still have some large waves and lots of beach erosion but no damage or anything like that.
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RE: Hurricane Sandy Aka Franken-Storm ToHit East Coast

Mon Oct 29, 2012 3:38 am

finally a voice of reason :

WHY is everyone in SUCH a panic about hurricane (i'm calling it Sally)..? Stop projecting negativity! Think positive and pray for peace.
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RE: Hurricane Sandy Aka Franken-Storm ToHit East Coast

Mon Oct 29, 2012 3:45 am

While I fully understand that the situation is dangerous, I have to say that this picture of the storm approaching NYC does look impressive.

Anyway, stay safe everyone!
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RE: Hurricane Sandy Aka Franken-Storm ToHit East Coast

Mon Oct 29, 2012 7:50 am

Thank you all for posting your updates.
I hope you all stacked enough food and drinking water.
Most of all please stay safe.

Track Hurricane Sandy
http://www.myfoxny.com/category/249876/sandy-coverage

  

Coastal Weather Cameras
See live images from East Coast weather cameras along the Atlantic Ocean shoreline.
http://www.myfoxny.com/link/596137/weather-cameras

  

Wave Heights
Atlantic Ocean wave heights
http://www.myfoxny.com/link/596128/wave-heights

  

Water Vapor in Atlantic
Water vapor in Atlantic Ocean
http://www.myfoxny.com/link/596129/water-vapor-in-atlantic

  

Radar Views
http://www.myfoxny.com/category/234484/radar-views

  

Travel Plans Thrown Into a Tailspin

Thousands of people were stranded Sunday as U.S. airlines canceled nearly 8,000 flights through Tuesday ahead of the two storm systems converging on the East Coast.

With Hurricane Sandy looming, airlines suspended operations at airports from Washington up to Boston. Carriers canceled 1,270 flights scheduled for Sunday, according to FlightAware.com, a flight-tracking website. As of Sunday night, airlines also canceled 5,900 flights scheduled for Monday and almost 800 flights Tuesday. FlightAware said it expects airlines to cancel more flights scheduled for Tuesday and Wednesday. Many travelers will have to wait until Wednesday to fly.

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RE: Hurricane Sandy Aka Franken-Storm ToHit East Coast

Mon Oct 29, 2012 11:07 am

There could be very serious damage to the USA's economy and in millions of people's lives, many billions in damage, 1000's of lost homes, major infrastructural damage in low-lying including buildings, subways in NYC, tunnels, airports, seaports and so on. Many coastal areas, especially barrier islands could quite literally be wiped out and many structures washed away, no longer habitable. Millions will not be able to go to work, so they will use lose income. Massive power outages could mean many areas badly affected for weeks with their own problems. The economic damage could badly hurt Christmas shopping. 1000's of excessive deaths could occur due to storm related stresse, inabiltiy for emergency services to get to ill people, injures from storm wind damage, some hospitals damaged from the storms.

Another potential problem could be the Presidential election next week as million of voters could see serious impediments in the ability to get to polls or polling places unable to be operated as their facilities damaged or power still out. That could have serious and unknown affects on the national elections
 
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RE: Hurricane Sandy Aka Franken-Storm ToHit East Coast

Mon Oct 29, 2012 12:40 pm

I am looking at the storm chasers live feeds. There isn't much at this time but the one live feed from the NYC area looks pretty bad with fierce powerful winds and a lot of noise.
http://www.chasertv.com/

Update from the Philadelphia area with lots of different updates and videos on this page and more
http://philadelphia.cbslocal.com/vid...antic-city-feeling-power-of-sandy/

Rescues under way in Delaware as Hurricane Sandy takes aim at New Jersey
http://edition.cnn.com/2012/10/29/us...weather-sandy/index.html?hpt=hp_t1

I would not be surprised if the election was put off and set to a later date.

                 

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RE: Hurricane Sandy Aka Franken-Storm ToHit East Coast

Mon Oct 29, 2012 12:52 pm

Quoting MadameConcorde (Reply 14):
I would not be surprised if the election was put off and set to a later date.

Not sure if that is possible. The election is in 8 days. The two problems with that could be some polling places without power and some areas still being flooded. It will be interesting to see if the storm surge is as high as they say it will be. I am most worried for the NYC metro area since many of those areas do not have beaches protecting property and homes. Also the subway lines could have a flooding problem. It is a little worrisome that there already needs to be rescues in Delaware. It is odd associating hurricanes with floods for someone from Miami who deals with hurricanes more often than anyone else but flooding is almost never a problem down here.

This storm is massive though. The wind field is like nothing I ever seen before and it got a little bit stronger over the night. Thankfully the winds are still not very strong so wind damage is not something we will have to worry about too much. Water is usually the biggest problem with hurricanes anyway though. http://www.nhc.noaa.gov/refresh/grap...+shtml/092341.shtml?radii#contents

Also I know that the national hurricane center (NHC) is suppose to let local weather offices take care of these types of storms as it is no longer a "tropical hurricane" something like that but I think this was the wrong time to follow the "rules". The NHC is the best in the world at predictings these storms and setting up warnings etc.. They are still following it but not like they usually do and they are not setting up the normal warnings.
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RE: Hurricane Sandy Aka Franken-Storm ToHit East Coast

Mon Oct 29, 2012 2:01 pm

In downtown Washington near Union Station. Getting some heavy rain and wind right now, but nothing too extreme yet. Public transit is shut down for the day, and my school has cancelled all events and classes--only people who are supposed to be at school are emergency personnel. Even our library is closed--which for grad school is a big thing!
According to the Washington Post's website, things aren't supposed to get really bad until later this afternoon and this evening.
 
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Mon Oct 29, 2012 2:07 pm

Quoting MadameConcorde (Reply 14):
I would not be surprised if the election was put off and set to a later date.

Based upon what? People outside of the U.S. forget sometimes that we don't have "national" elections, per se. When I cast my vote for President, I'm actually voting for a local person to represent me in the Electoral College, who isn't even bound by law to cast their vote for the person they're nominated to vote for. Some local jurisdictions may extend voting, candidates may round up busses to bring voters to the polls, but the vote will happen on the first Tuesday in November as scheduled.
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Mon Oct 29, 2012 2:11 pm

I can hear sirens along with fierce winds noise on the storm chasers live feed.
From the news feeds it looks really bad while the core of the storm hasn't really hit yet.
Looking at the satellite picture this is truly a monster storm.

Tracking Storm Sandy Live
Tracking Hurricane Sandy, with the latest updates, photos and video.
http://live.reuters.com/Event/Tracking_Storm_Sandy


44 dead in Haiti due to hurricane Sandy:
Forty four Haitians were killed due to Hurricane Sandy. Prime Minister
http://rjrnewsonline.com/regional/44...ndy?utm_source=rjr&utm_medium=news


The Webcams to Watch as Sandy Hits the East Coast
By Zachary M. Seward
A list of cameras streaming the storm's landfall in New York City, Long Island, and along the Jersey Shore.
http://www.theatlantic.com/technolog...-sandy-hits-the-east-coast/264211/


NASA Earth Observatory
Hurricane Sandy: satellite view from Space
http://earthobservatory.nasa.gov/Nat...s/view.php?id=79553&src=twitter-nh

Damage from Hurricane Sandy could be catastrophic
TOTAL econ damage could be 100-BILLION dollars
About 60 million people are in the path of Sandy, AccuWeather meteorologist Alex Sosnowski says, and billions of dollars of damage are expected as the storm roars through.
http://www.usatoday.com/story/weathe.../hurricane-sandy-forecast/1663863/

This is really serious.

All A.netters on the hurricane path please keep safe. Please don't take unnecessary risks.

    
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Mon Oct 29, 2012 2:33 pm

Get a view of the Hurricane from the International Space Station

Live views of Hurricane Sandy from the ISS coming up on NASA TV at 12:45AM ET
http://www.nasa.gov/ntv

Governor Cuomo is giving a press conference right now
watch live:
http://video.msnbc.msn.com/nbcnews.com/49596365/?ocid=twitter#49596365

  
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Mon Oct 29, 2012 3:28 pm

This hurricane is not the Apocalypse but it looks pretty bad.

U.S. President Obama plans to make statement at 12:45 pm after his Situation Room briefing on Hurricane Sandy.

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What To Do If Sandy Knocks Your Power Out

Pennsylvania will likely be hit hard by Hurricane Sandy. The Monday morning projection shows the storm will make its way across southeast Pennsylvania, before turning north over Huntingdon County. Governor Corbett has urged people to prepare to go several days without power.

So what, exactly, should you do if the lights out? A press release from the Public Utility Commission lists suggestions:

read more:
http://stateimpact.npr.org/pennsylvania/2012/10/29/13928/

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Mon Oct 29, 2012 3:51 pm

NYC schools closed tomorrow too. My midterm has been moved to Thursday...two more days to study!  
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Mon Oct 29, 2012 5:20 pm

Sandy vs. Irene animated gif - see the difference
http://www.buzzfeed.com/whitneyjeffe...source=twitter&utm_medium=buzzfeed

Hurricane Sandy viewed from the International Space Station with feed from the astronauts

Hurricane Sandy -- Pass 1, Oct. 29, 2012

Hurricane Sandy was viewed Monday morning from the International Space Station as it orbited 260 miles above the Atlantic Ocean. Sandy had sustained winds of 90 miles an hour as the station passed above the hurricane.

http://www.nasa.gov/multimedia/video...ection_id=17783&media_id=154755341

        

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Mon Oct 29, 2012 5:32 pm

I'm in Central New Jersey and I've lost two trees so far, and its not going to make landfall until sometime around midnight.
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Mon Oct 29, 2012 5:43 pm

I'm enjoying all the memes associated with the storm.

For example:



  

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RE: Hurricane Sandy Aka Franken-Storm ToHit East Coast

Mon Oct 29, 2012 6:34 pm

http://live.nydailynews.com/Event/Tracking_Hurricane_Sandy_2

this news site provides live updates....
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Mon Oct 29, 2012 7:24 pm

Reflect on this for a second:
 
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Mon Oct 29, 2012 7:25 pm

Can we all just agree that nobody wishes anybody harm? Though the hype may be questionable and the fact that we can't predict whether this will be another Irene, we all just want everybody to be safe?

In other news, I just went downstairs to sneak in a smoke and a gust of wind literally blew me away...off balance and almost fell. If Midtown Manhattan is getting this, I can't imagine what the coast is getting now.

[Edited 2012-10-29 13:45:43 by srbmod]
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Mon Oct 29, 2012 7:31 pm

Quoting D L X (Reply 57):

Truly inspiring...but I did a little fact check. Again, truly inspiring...doesn't matter when this picture was taken, hats off to the guys.

Quote:
Only one problem, however: That photo wasn’t from Sandy at all, according to the Old Guard infantry unit tasked with keeping watch over the famous memorial.

Source: http://mashable.com/2012/10/29/viral-soldier-pic-debunked/

[Edited 2012-10-29 12:32:18]

[Edited 2012-10-29 12:36:10]
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Mon Oct 29, 2012 7:51 pm

Interesting to watch, these really make even the worst storms in here Finland look like nothing.
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Mon Oct 29, 2012 8:58 pm

Quoting MadameConcorde (Reply 14):
I would not be surprised if the election was put off and set to a later date.

Not gonna happen. It doesn't work like that. The election will still go on regardless of rain or shine.
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Mon Oct 29, 2012 9:07 pm

Quoting MadameConcorde (Reply 14):
I would not be surprised if the election was put off and set to a later date.

Someone in Congress would need to introduce a bill, it would need to pass both houses and then President Obama would need to sign it. All in the dwindling amount of time left before the election. Then, the entire country, except those state legislatures that immediately change their respective election days, would have to have 2 elections. One for the president and US representatives and another for senator (if applicable) and any local offices.

Quoting AeroWesty (Reply 17):
but the vote will happen on the first Tuesday in November as scheduled.

The first Tuesday after the first Monday in November.

My brother in NJ (Clifton) is without power. My sister is in the mandatory evacuation zone (Rockaway) but won't leave. Called them both a little ago, but no answers. Wait and see.

My prayers go out to everyone affected by this storm.

Now, as for the severity of the storm: I'm no meteorologist, but I see a weak hurricane dancing up the Eastern Seaboard, with a weak Nor'Easter hanging around the north, effectively stalling Sandy over the Tri-State (and expanded) area. Factor in a cold front that pushed through our area yesterday that landed on the East Coast about the same time Sandy's outer bands landed and you have the makings of a nasty storm that's going to drop buckets of water.

Batten down the hatches, hunker down and, most important of all, stay safe.
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Mon Oct 29, 2012 9:40 pm

Quoting fr8mech (Reply 31):
Then, the entire country, except those state legislatures that immediately change their respective election days, would have to have 2 elections. One for the president and US representatives and another for senator (if applicable) and any local offices

  . And to add, moving an election would cost more money than need to be. New ballots would need to be printed, mailed, etc etc. that costs another million dollars to do. Elections are very expensive already, no joke.
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Mon Oct 29, 2012 9:52 pm

Tracking Sandy's path as she intensifies...

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Mon Oct 29, 2012 9:57 pm

In NYC, in Midtown West, a few blocks away from the Hudson River. Stepped outside a couple of hours ago (mid-afternoon on Monday) just to check out the weather and it was getting pretty gnarly, but still bearable. Post Office was not delivering ("come rain or shine" my ass), but Chinese delivery guys of course still were. Didn't go into the office (in downtown Manhattan) today, although the official policy was unclear, but for tomorrow we have been told not to go unless we are in the "critical" list (we would be warned explicitly if we were).

Eqecat (one of the top catastrophe modeling firms) is predicting $5 to $10 billion of insurable damage (about twice that for the economic impact) but could go as high as $30 billion if it veers a few miles northwards to New York Harbor.

Now, time to hit the gym (got one in my building), No excuses not to today, unfortunately.
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Mon Oct 29, 2012 9:58 pm

Quoting AirframeAS (Reply 32):
And to add, moving an election would cost more money than need to be. New ballots would need to be printed, mailed, etc etc. that costs another million dollars to do. Elections are very expensive already, no joke.

Thank you all for explaining. I was just wondering.

 
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Mon Oct 29, 2012 11:21 pm

Quoting D L X (Reply 26):
Reflect on this for a second:

Not that it really matters, since the meaning of the photo is the same, but the photo (and I posted it in another thread before I found out) is not from today. It's from some time last year.

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The Lower East Side in NYC. Power has had to be shut off to Lower Manhattan. Zone A south of Canal Street is reported as flooded. Also reports of heavy smoke in a subway station.

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Tue Oct 30, 2012 12:50 am

I'm in Chelsea, Manhattan and we just lost power.
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Tue Oct 30, 2012 1:13 am

All of the Gawker Media sites are offline and returning a "connect to upstream server timedout" error. If I can't read Deadspin, I'm going to have to upgrade this storm to official pain in the ass.
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Tue Oct 30, 2012 1:14 am

Quoting foppishbum (Reply 39):
I'm in Chelsea, Manhattan and we just lost power.
http://gothamist.com/2012/10/29/lowe..._manhattan_loses_power_after_p.php

God I hope the subway tunnels don't get flooded....
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http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UiyhF_GIQlI

video of building collapse in chelsea....
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Tue Oct 30, 2012 1:46 am

Quoting alberchico (Reply 42):
God I hope the subway tunnels don't get flooded....

Too late. They have. It looks like Manhattan south of 42nd Street is underwater.

This is going to be expensive, guys.

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RE: Hurricane Sandy Aka Franken-Storm ToHit East Coast

Tue Oct 30, 2012 1:54 am

Quoting Mir (Reply 45):

Not 42nd. Maybe around the riverfronts. I'm at 7th Ave and 25th still not under water but I'm without power. Thank goodness for iPhone battery cases. Yes...I have two. 
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RE: Hurricane Sandy Aka Franken-Storm ToHit East Coast

Tue Oct 30, 2012 2:07 am

Quoting alberchico (Reply 44):
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UiyhF_GIQlI

video of building collapse in chelsea....

That should not happen in these winds. Crazy.

I have a friend who lives down by wall street but went up town he said he has seen cars float down the road.

This is somewhat like watching those discovery channel shows about the day a big hurricane hits NYC. Not as big as the discovery channel said it would be but pretty intense storm.

[Edited 2012-10-29 19:21:47]
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RE: Hurricane Sandy Aka Franken-Storm ToHit East Coast

Tue Oct 30, 2012 2:14 am

More bad news keeps rolling in....

''Transit update from from Pete Donohue: Subways could be out for days All under-water tubes linking Manhattan and Brooklyn are flooded - raising the possibility that subway service could be out at least in part for days. The 4, 5, 2, 3, A , C, F and R trains use the five tunnels under the East River. There also is flooding on the No. 1 line in lower Manhattan.''

Read more: http://live.nydailynews.com/Event/Tr...ng_Hurricane_Sandy_2#ixzz2AkDvROGM
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RE: Hurricane Sandy Aka Franken-Storm ToHit East Coast

Tue Oct 30, 2012 2:21 am

Quoting alberchico (Reply 48):

Oh no! I need the 1 train to go to school! I'm out of power so getting news by all the different sites. Is it getting worse out there?
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RE: Hurricane Sandy Aka Franken-Storm ToHit East Coast

Tue Oct 30, 2012 2:28 am

Quoting foppishbum (Reply 46):
Not 42nd. Maybe around the riverfronts. I'm at 7th Ave and 25th still not under water but I'm without power.

What I meant was without power. My bad.   

Quoting foppishbum (Reply 49):
Is it getting worse out there?

No, it's getting better. The water is receding (that which hasn't found its way underground, of course) as we head toward low tide. High tide will come again in the morning and there might be some flooding then, but at least there won't be the storm surge to go with it.

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