[Coco] Hurricane Irene
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Fri Aug 26 15:54:33 EDT 2011
Thanks Aaron (It's really weird for me to call someone else "Aaron"),
We'll probably lose power and are prepared for it. There really
isn't reason to panic. Actually, the worst problem during a crisis is
the panickers themselves. They can be anywhere from disruptive to
On Aug 26, 2011, at 3:48 PM, Aaron Wolfe wrote:
> To anyone in the path of Irene: take it from someone who has been
> through 3 hurricanes in the past few years... you will lose power.
> maybe hours, maybe days, maybe even weeks. When preparing, think
> about how your life without power will be. Here at least, it was
> never a "doomsday" situation, nobody starved or couldn't get water,
> nothing like that. It was just life without power for a long, long
> time. Stores and gas stations were back up and running on generators
> a day or two after the storm, so getting provisions and such really
> has never been an issue, but things to make life without electricity
> nicer like generators or propane stoves/grills etc were basically sold
> out everywhere for many days.
> Good luck and be safe!
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