Skip to comments.Hurricane Irene Live Thread
Posted on 08/26/2011 9:40:24 AM PDT by NautiNurse
Approximately 65 million people are likely to be directly impacted by Hurricane Irene as the storm takes aim at the densely populated Eastern Seaboard. Evacuations are underway for high flood risk areas.
Mass transit cancellations, schedule changes and road/bridge closures are occurring throughout the storm warning areas. Please check with local news and Emergency Management Operations to determine the recommendations for your immediate area.
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Northeast (Cape Hatteras to NE)
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Local News Coverage:
WWAY 3 Wilmington NC
WRAL Raleigh NC
WETC Wilmington NC
WAVY Portsmouth VA w/Live Stream coverage link
WTVR Richmond VA
WUSA Washington DC
WBAL Baltimore MD
CBS Local Baltimore
WTXF My Fox Philly
WTNH New Haven CT
Best luck to all.
Excellent, also. I have a small fridge with a tiny
freezer on top, so that option wouldn’t work for me.
But, if you have room, fill ‘er up.
Tornado warning for our fair community now - we’ve been in the basement for about half and hour already.
we have some friends already at St Mary's College. knew their power was out a while ago.
Check back in when you can! Take care!
They have some of the most complete coverage and are also streaming live. Stay away from the networks.
WVEC is another norfolk area station with a website and probably streaming.
I understand your frustration - I’m so thankful I don’t have cable and don’t have to pay attention to the network attention whores who have no freaking clue what they are talking about.
Get your rest .. you’ll be glad tomorrow.
God bless ..
The situation here has worsened in the last few minutes. Winds are definitely picking up, with much higher gusts.
My understanding is that the storm is still well-below Ocean City. OC is south of us, so I guess until the storm is about at the same latitude as us, it may continue to worsen.
I'd go to bed if I thought I could sleep just yet.
Hi I am only an hour away from you in CT. I’ll open my home to you if you need it.Let me know FRmail.
Remember the pressure is changing so fast that your cold syptomes could be related,
“And while you are an esteemed fellow Freeper, no one “owns” a thread.”
Excellent thought. Well put. Unfortuntely, a comment like yours will fall on very deaf ears.
Thank you. As I said, I didn’t mean to come across as snarky.
We haven’t had occasion to leave the house at all this weekend, so we’ve been staying in and watching TV/surfing the Net. Just getting ready to put kids to bed now. Last update from NAS Patuxent River at 10:52 had wind from the north at 35mph gusting to 51mph. I’m supposed to work Mon (I substitute teach at local middle school) but I’m starting to doubt we’re going to have school at this rate...
20 KW is a HUGE (Hugh?) generator for one house. You could go completely off-grid, with that. And so could two of your neighbors.
With load averaging, we used to allow 5KW per house, including A/C. Double that for today’s wired world, I guess - but that has to be overkill. A/C burns more than everything else in your house, unless you have electric strip heat.
The super high tide would have occurred, with or without the help of Irene. It’s just on schedule.
Wow. I have been to Wildwood and the beach is about a mile wide. You have to be Lawrence of Arabia just to make it to the water.
I’m very sorry you guys. Do take care!! And stay indoors. Sounds like the trees are falling all over that county.
Fire & EMS dispatch is live, still, but it’s much slower now that the operation was aborted. The state police/sheriff link isn’t active, unfortunately.
I graduated from Great Mills & my dad did several tours at Pax, and I was there when Gloria went over. So I know what it’s like. God bless!
More and more radio stations are now almost totally automated and have little or no capability of giving local information because they have such minimal staff, most of which has no idea how to do live radio.
It is a seriously frustrating thing to people like me who used to do live radio.
Prayers for you and yours, dear Fatima.
Is your SIL out on many emergency calls
God be with you and your family.
Tornado Storm Report
2011-08-27 18:35:00 EDT
Around 15 homes damaged in the Nassau station and tradewinds subdivisions SW of Lewes. One home demolished. (Phi)
PECO reporting 139,000 without power (Philadelphia Electric)
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