Power’s Back On

Wow, it’s been a minute since I’ve posted to my blog. Sorry, things have been crazy around here with all of the girl’s sports practices games and social events, Leigh and I haven’t had a chance to catch our breath. We had a pretty strong storm go through Rhode Island and Southern New England on Sunday night (10/29/17) with 50mph winds and with a strong gust of 80mph at Conimicut Point in Warwick, RI.  There was quite a bit of storm damage, mainly to trees.  With this said, power was…

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Snow Day!!!

Heavy snow in New England has cancelled everything from businesses, government to schools.  16-20″ of snow has been forecasted for the area with 30-40mph winds.  There are reports of ThunderSnow in SouthEastern Connecticut with snowfall rates of over 2″ per hour. This storm is expected to rapidly intensify off of the Southern New England coast and rapidly off into the Northern Atlantic Ocean and the snow should be over by 7PM.

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It’s Raining, there must be a Party at Mark’s House…

Storm Clouds over Mark's House

Let’s see, Hamburgers… check Hot Dogs… check buns… check condiments… check drinks… check What is it that I seem to be forgetting?  Oh yeah, that’s right…  Umbrellas, ponchos and anything else that is going to keep my guests warm and dry. You may be thinking, what the hell is he talking about?  I’ll tell you…  Anytime that I plan to have party at my house it rains.  You think that I am joking, lets look at this. We had scheduled my daughter Ashleigh’s 13th birthday party for Sunday, May 31,…

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Waiting for some Lightning Storms

On average, the end of May and through the month of June here in Rhode Island is the strongest chance of strong to severe thunderstorms throughout the year.  This has not been the case over the past couple of years though. We usually get 1-2 “Severe” storms and then about 6-12 strong storms in the area.  But the past two years, we have not had any severe storms and only 3 or 4 strong storms. For some reason, the storms roar through Connecticut and once they hit the Rhode Island line, they either dissipate…

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