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02-11-2013 07:10 PM
IronSpinnaker
Re: Nor'easter

It was one of the craziest weeks of my life. The unity the local people showed was amazing.
02-11-2013 07:05 PM
IronSpinnaker
Re: Nor'easter

Some more:
02-11-2013 07:02 PM
IronSpinnaker
Re: Nor'easter

Do you know where Vermont's Dept of Emergency Management was during Hurricane Irene? It was somewhere between Montpelier and Lake Champlain in the Winooski River.

We happened to be in VT on Vacation that week. Attached are some of the pictures I took.
02-11-2013 05:50 PM
Tim R.
Re: Nor'easter

This may be true with snow but when hurricane Irene hit, the state shut down for a week. Governor Peter Shumlin declared a state of emergency on August 27, in preparation for the hurricane's arrival not knowing for sure that the storm would hit them. Maine also declared a state of emergency just to be safe.

Not to argue how "tough" Vermonters are but severe weather should be taken very seriously.

I was in Vermont for that 2010 storm. It was nothing compared to what we just got in Portland. It did not snow nearly as fast and the road crews could keep up with it. Nor were there 50mph winds taking down trees and cutting power to thousands of homes.

In Portland, we went to bed at 9pm with about 8 inches on the ground. We work up at 8am with 29 inches with drifts triple that.
02-11-2013 03:54 PM
IronSpinnaker
Re: Nor'easter

Vermonters embrace record snowfall - CNN

33 inches of snow from one storm in 2010... Schools didn't even close.

Vermont is like the Honey Badger... They don't give a S**T
02-11-2013 03:48 PM
IronSpinnaker
Re: Nor'easter

If you look at a forecast total, instead of an after the fact total, they didn't know they were only going to get a foot They were in the 18-24 inch forecast. The states in question issued their States of Emergencies based on the Forecasts, not the actual totals. For example Maine Gov Issued their State of Emergency On Friday at 3:13 PM...

Next time you find a Vermont car when you are out on the Interstate... Take a look at their front plate... It says "we are Vermont Strong". The difference is in their attitude.
02-11-2013 03:40 PM
Tim R.
Re: Nor'easter

Quote:
Originally Posted by IronSpinnaker View Post
The only North East State to not declare a State of Emergency during this last snow event was Vermont. That map looked pretty funny with all the surrounding states highlighted in Red and VT alone in green wondering what the big deal was?
Maybe the big deal was that VT got less than half the snow Portland did and a fraction of the winds. It was a coastal storm. VT has no coast.


02-11-2013 03:06 PM
IronSpinnaker
Re: Nor'easter

The only North East State to not declare a State of Emergency during this last snow event was Vermont. That map looked pretty funny with all the surrounding states highlighted in Red and VT alone in green wondering what the big deal was?
02-10-2013 09:18 PM
eherlihy
Re: Nor'easter

I went to the beach today... 86ļ and sunny in Ft Myers!

But in 2011 I was dealing with this;


.. and had to shovel my roof... Never again.
02-10-2013 08:14 PM
steve77
Re: Nor'easter

I took my dog snow shoeing at the golf course today (I was wearing the snow shoes, he had to make due with what nature gave him). The snow was so deep that instead of running all over the place he followed in my tracks the whole way. When there's too much snow for a Siberian Husky, there's a lot of snow.
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