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hurricane sandy SNOW!!!!!!!!!

Discussion in 'General Industry Discussions' started by nashlawn01, Oct 27, 2012.

  1. RSK Property Maintenance

    RSK Property Maintenance LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,504

    I think they are still unsure if ct will get snow from sandy, from all the forecast i saw it said rain and lots of it, but who knows its supposed to hit us tuesday i think so we shall see.
  2. newguy123

    newguy123 LawnSite Bronze Member
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  3. alexschultz1

    alexschultz1 LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,580

    im pissed we got missed, we need the rain badly
  4. Kelly's Landscaping

    Kelly's Landscaping LawnSite Platinum Member
    Messages: 4,683

    Snow with the leaves still on trees is devastating we got a taste of that last Oct. Parts of ct went about 2 weeks with out power. I went up to see my dealer about 4 days after and barely managed to punch through so many streets were closed and one bad one had over a 100 trees down and crossing it. Nothing like driving under a tree held up only by power wires. And the real sad part that was only Hamden and Bethany they got off light compared to up state in that storm.

    And no were not getting snow in CT this storm but 60-80 mph winds with gusts around 100 are projected where I live. I got 4 trucks here atm 1 car and 3 trailers I got to move away from the tree line and somehow get them close to the house. Been putting that off all morning but its getting to the point when i have to make that move.
  5. Duekster

    Duekster LawnSite Fanatic
    from DFW, TX
    Messages: 7,961

    This is a worse case Nor'easter scenario.
  6. RSK Property Maintenance

    RSK Property Maintenance LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,504

    good i don't want snow yet, but i'm ready if we get it, my saws are all sharpened, oiled, gassed, and cleaned up. i have 9 gallons of gas on hand which is enough for a lot of tree work. 40 gallons of diesel in my truck, 100 gallons in the transfer tank, mini excavator is loaded up on the trailer, full of diesel ready to work, dump truck is filled up, throw line is in the bag, 5/8th rigging line with a 16,500 breaking strength for pulling trees over is coiled in a bucket, and my can't hook and 8lb maul and wedges are at home ready for work. ready to see some trees fall. :waving:
  7. nashlawn01

    nashlawn01 LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 463

    Well we are in a blizzard warning now starting tomorrow with 2 feet plus of snow on the way and 50-60ph winds and lasting until Wednesday. Looks like its gonna be a long week ahead
  8. TimNNJ

    TimNNJ LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 321

    I live about a mile from the bay here in nj. Low lying areas are already flooding out. Getting pretty windy as well, it's going to get ugly around here. It's ashame to see the beaches get destroyed. I live about ten minutes from Sandy Hook and our beaches take a real beating. Good luck with all that snow man.
  9. nashlawn01

    nashlawn01 LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 463

    Probably gonna be a rough night for u guys in NJ. Being dark makes it worse. Hope there isn't too much damage stay safe guys
  10. RSK Property Maintenance

    RSK Property Maintenance LawnSite Bronze Member
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