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#315389 01/26/2016 04:03 PM
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Hi guys - with record snowfall and storm surge, I was wondering if any of our members was hit bad by the storm last weekend? I happen to know that forum moderator Gaspare was again dead in its path in a low lying area... If u hadn't noticed he hasn't been on for about a week, and we are all hoping he's ok --- anyone else?
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In North Carolina, we got about 2" of sleet which froze. Sun's been out for 3 days so we are ok.

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I was wondering about Gaspare too, I saw one report that the tidal surge in places was actually worse than Sandy. I heard Wildwood area got nailed pretty bad but many other areas fared not too bad.

I have a daughter in NC [USMC], she said it wasn't too bad there. I was looking at the radar map and it looked like, as Dave suggests, was mostly precipitation there and didn't turn to pure snow until a bit further north.


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Hope Gaspare is OK...


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Hopefully Gaspare is fine. Just got a little over 2 ft where I am in inland NJ.

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Has anyone heard from Gaspare? I sent a txt message a few days ago and didn't hear back. Anyone else?

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back! ,,yes the snow was terrible by me// This though is the real problem for me.. This is the day before high tide!

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So this is the day before high tide... You have all seen the snow photos. Unbelievable! we had 27"!

This is across the street from me.. The water came up pretty high. We lost a utility shed in our back yard..It had the usual stuff in it. Lucky though we had the snow blower up on 3 milk crates!
Took 2 days to dig ourselves out.. The sun came and things pretty close to normal now......

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Glad you're OK Gaspare!


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Good to hear you're OK Gaspare!


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Colorado or Arizona looking any better, Gaz ?

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Dave,, I'm a die hard NYer true and true..
Eventually I'll have a new home with a one car garage underneath.. And, if the town gets these new flood gates working in the canals the flooding will stop...

I'm a half mile to the Atlantic ocean [Long Beach],,,and a 40 min train ride to Manhattan the greatest city on earth. Long Island has beautiful roads for riding,,some great wineries and every nationality and creed of people are here,,,no, those places are fine I'm sure [I've been to both] but this IS heaven for me...

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I live in Brigantine NJ and it was not as high as Sandy. Lost everything in Sandy its the price you pay living on an island Paul

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Paul,,,is that Sandy? or just this past flooding??

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Gaspare sorry for the late respond I was away. And yes this is from this last flooding. I have a rancher house and Sandy I had about 2feet in house

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Paul,,don't feel bad. I had 4 foot water in most parts of my home in Sandy!!

How did you make out these last 2 days?? Another foot and I would have had a problem :(,,,but no water inside. Just a messy clean up afterwards... Heard you guys got hit pretty hard in parts of Jersey!!

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Gaspare no water in street last couple of high tides. After Sandy we didn't raise we lived in Brigantine for 48 years water one time. Me and my wife are in our 70s give me a few more years then its my kids problem. Good luck Gaspare Paul

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Gaspare this is my second passion Paul

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nice Paul! Sushi time!!!

yeah, its tough to leave a way of life you love..

Us too,,we're in this house about 16 years before water came close.in.
Before that ,,I'm actually born and raised from my town. Going to be 57 years and just had the water in Irene and Sandy.
We're getting promises of a tear down and new house. But so far just aggravation. Yeah, maybe this will end up my children's problem one day too! Keep the collection high!!

- this is last week and close by!

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Gaspare I got sand in my shoes lived at the shore all my life. Was a Atlantic City Fireman for over 25 years and a AC lifeguard. I love my surf fishing but the wife says one more time we get water we are out of here Paul


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