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Old 02-24-2015, 08:57 AM
 
Location: West Orange, NJ
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West Orange has had a string of bad luck in recent weeks with downed power lines, transformers blowing, etc. I'm curious how everyone else is holding up? West Orange recently had virtually all their wiring upgraded by PSEG (i noticed as they were working around town over the past 4-5 years). So they should be able to withstand wind better. not sure what caused the downed power lines though.
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Old 02-24-2015, 10:31 AM
 
Location: NJ
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No issues even though today for instance it was minus double digits. Very thankful.
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Old 02-24-2015, 10:51 AM
 
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No issues I am aware of in Northern Bergen County town.
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Old 02-24-2015, 03:52 PM
 
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I always heard that Wayne was notorious for losing power but after 2 years here we've lost power once and it was back up within a couple hours. Nothing recently.
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Old 02-24-2015, 04:11 PM
 
Location: N NJ --> NE FL 2015
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Nothing here in Wyckoff. We were out 11 days during Sandy but no outages since (knock on wood).
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Old 02-24-2015, 04:19 PM
 
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We had it blink out on Sunday evening for a minute or two but that was it. Not enough to knock the clocks out of whack.
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Old 02-25-2015, 07:25 PM
 
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I have not lost power at all this winter. I have not lost power in a long, long time, actually.

My furnace is also going strong. The HVAC people I was using told me that I should buy a whole new one instead of making a minor repair. That was in 2011. It still works like a charm, though.

Old hoopty car also shows no signs of dying as people have been telling me for a couple years now to buy a new one. I got new tires this year, and I'm good for another couple years, as far as I'm concerned. The new tires are all I needed to feel safe driving in this weather.

I am very, very grateful for all of these things.
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Old 02-25-2015, 07:28 PM
 
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Of course, I probably just jinxed it.
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Old 02-25-2015, 09:26 PM
 
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Oddly enough, we kept losing power on and off all day Sunday - when the temperature was a balmy 40-something! Seriously had the windows down in my Jeep. Considered removing the freedom top (half-kidding).

We haven't lost it on the very cold, record breaking days, but did on the warmup We would lose it for minutes at a time, too, sometimes up to 20. It was in and out Sunday. It may not have been related to the weather at all (probably wasn't), I just think it's funny in relation to your question that we lost it on the warmest day we've probably had in months.
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Old 02-25-2015, 09:53 PM
 
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A few transient power hits on the west side of WO, that's about it. I think on this side, everything that was marginal got destroyed between the Halloween snowstorm and Sandy.
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