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Hello Tom, hello Alls,
I was consternate & confounded seing the last news and live reports of =
this disaster in satellital TV reports in North Spain (Basque Country). Your =
testimony confirm the ampleness of this event.
I'lived a similar disaster in France during the cyclone in last days of =
1999 and know what menas your words.
Thank you very much for your explanations.
Kind regards from Golf of Biscay.
Ethnomusicologue / Ethnomusicologist / Etnomusic=F3logo
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Le/El/On: Tue, 30 Oct 2012 14:24:14 -0400, <pr=E9nom de l'utilisateur> Tom =
=46ine [log in to unmask] m'a =E9crit | me ha escrito | wrote:
>Yes, definitely many people need our prayers and good wishes. Lots and
>lots of damage along the
>coast. At least two levee breaks in NJ, which is really scary for people
>because I think many of
>them were not specifically told to evacuate before the storm and thus
>got a very unpleasant and
>dangerous surprise when the levee broke and the water came rushing in.
>Most deaths I've heard about
>so far are from trees falling on houses or cars. Very sad story down in
>North Salem, the town south
>over the Westchester-Putnam border. Two boys were killed when a tree
>fell on their house.
>I went driving around before and noted how lucky it was that there
>wasn't heavy damage on both sides
>of this hill, so power stayed on from the un-damaged direction. The
>other side of the hill has
>several big trees down and a couple of power poles snapped. It won't be
>a huge fix, but the question
>is where does it lie in the power company's priorities right now=3F I
>noted no trees on houses, which
>is a very lucky break for everyone. I think if we got 10mph higher wind
>gusts, things might have
>been much worse. I think our worst were mid-60s mph. TV news said
>highest recorded gust was 80mph in
>Will be interesting to see how quickly lower Manhattan can get back to
>full power and mass transit.
>Salt water got in all the underground stuff last night. Hopefully no
>priceless archives in
>underground vaults down there.
>-- Tom Fine
>----- Original Message -----
>From: "Rapha=EBl PAREJO" <[log in to unmask]>
>To: <[log in to unmask]>
>Sent: Tuesday, October 30, 2012 12:31 PM
>Subject: Re: [ARSCLIST] Be Careful Out There
>Hello Tom, Hello Alls,
>Happy to know that. And to discover the good spirits of Tom and others.
>But we must also think on all people casualties of materials damages and
>I apologize this really awful hurricane.
>Regards from Biscay. And forgive me for my bad american English.
>Ethnomusicologue / Ethnomusicologist / Etnomusic=F3logo
>Anthropologie visuelle et sonore
>Visual and Sound Anthropology
>Antropolog=EDa visual y sonora
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>Restauration audio - Restauraci=F3n audio - Audio Restoration
>Le/El/On: Tue, 30 Oct 2012 10:11:47 -0400, <pr=E9nom de l'utilisateur> =
>[log in to unmask] m'a =E9crit | me ha escrito | wrote:
>>We got really lucky here. Didn't have any major damage, didn't even lose
>>power except for a couple
>>of short periods. I think that between Irene last year, the Halloween
>>Blizzard last year and a
>>couple of severe thunderstorm fronts that came through over the summer,
>>plus the utility doing major
>>tree-cutting after they cleaned up from the blizzard last year, there
>>wasn't that much remaining to
>>fall on wires. I don't think any tall tree around here had ever
>>sustained 60mph gusts (at least not
>>when it was nearly as tall as it is now), so very fortunate that none of
>>them came crashing on the
>>house. The big gusts were coming right from the east, roaring up my side
>>of the hill and blasting
>>right against the back long side of the house. The whole house was
>>vibrating during the peak gusts.
>>Reminded me why I don't live one inch closer to the coast!
>>-- Tom Fine
>>----- Original Message -----
>>From: "David Lewis" <[log in to unmask]>
>>To: <[log in to unmask]>
>>Sent: Monday, October 29, 2012 11:47 PM
>>Subject: [ARSCLIST] Be Careful Out There
>>> Best wishes and prayers for our friends and members in the New York
>>> City/New Jersey area. There are many of you, and I hope all goes well.
>>> David N. Lewis
>>> Lebanon, OH