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Old 11-07-2012, 09:23 AM
 
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Looks like a one-two punch to me.
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Old 11-07-2012, 09:25 AM
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Location: Redneckville, NJ
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Athena??? They are naming nor'easters now??
Apparently, and it's quite stupid IMO. Stay safe everyone.
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Old 11-07-2012, 09:37 AM
 
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From Gov. Christie's briefing today on preparations for the nor'easter Athena:

National Guard is assisting with the preparations and assisting the people being evacuated.

They are making sure people have access to warm meals during the storm.

Atlantic City is using their convention center as a shelter.

They are increasing the dunes along the shorelines.
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Old 11-07-2012, 10:11 AM
 
Location: On the Rails in Northern NJ
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Max winds in my area of 26mph and gusts up to 35mph not to worried and some snow.
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Old 11-07-2012, 10:14 AM
 
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They're springing us early from work.
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Old 11-07-2012, 10:30 AM
 
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They're springing us early from work.
Good to hear some companies are doing this--be safe!
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Old 11-07-2012, 11:09 AM
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Location: Redneckville, NJ
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They're springing us early from work.
Be careful going home.
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Old 11-07-2012, 11:35 AM
 
Location: NJ
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since when do we name nor-easter's?
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Old 11-07-2012, 12:05 PM
 
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since when do we name nor-easter's?
According to one of the TV channels, I think this is the first time that this is being done.
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Old 11-07-2012, 01:14 PM
 
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According to one of the TV channels, I think this is the first time that this is being done.
I bet its not the first time a winter storm has been given a name, but probably the first time for The Weather Channel.
http://www.city-data.com/forum/26844722-post10.html
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