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Weather’s a-changin’......

Discussion in 'Professional Discussions' started by Outlawn, Oct 9, 2019.

  1. Outlawn

    Outlawn LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,286

    Mid 90’s today, almost 100 tomorrow and down into the 40’s by tomorrow night. Gotta love west Texas.

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  2. hal

    hal LawnSite Fanatic
    from Georgia
    Messages: 5,692

    I think ours broke too, mid 40's this weekend!!!!
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  3. 1idejim

    1idejim LawnSite Fanatic
    Messages: 12,923

    Pneumonia weather with a dash of high winds causing a “public safety power outage” for about 800,000 PG&E customers here.

    Power will be out for 3-7 days.
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  4. greenmonster304

    greenmonster304 LawnSite Platinum Member
    Messages: 4,356

    I was soaked today so when I came home I lit the first fire of the fall. Didn’t take long before I had to open the window but it made me feel better.
    1idejim, hort101 and Outlawn like this.
  5. Valk

    Valk LawnSite Gold Member
    Messages: 3,713

    Wind chill in the 20s here come Friday. Brrrr..........:confused:
  6. Kitman

    Kitman LawnSite Member
    Messages: 214

    80’s today, possible snow storm tomorrow night. South Dakota
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  7. RussellB

    RussellB LawnSite Fanatic
    Messages: 17,977

    I don't quite understand why they had to cut the power. I understand the terrible wild fires last year but every area experience high winds. You don't hear much about power lines falling. Is it poor maintenance, poor installation....?
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    Highs dipped into the 80s this week and the weather folks here in Tucson were talking about getting out jackets and sweaters due to the Fall weather. They may have been kidding, but it didn't look like it. o_O
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  9. irritation

    irritation LawnSite Gold Member
    Messages: 3,940

    Denver/Colorado Springs already in the teens.
    Too short of a window for above ground backflows.
  10. Mumblingboutmowers

    Mumblingboutmowers LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 936

    I am not sure if there are any issues with their lines, but they were held liable by the state of California before for causing wild fires. And they had to enter bankruptcy protection. Their stock lost about 3/4 of it's value over that. I think they turned the power off in fear of liability issues this time around.

    The whole deal last time was probably just a "money grab" attempt by the state of California so they could redistribute the electric company's wealth.

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