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    0Angle
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    How do you prepare? If the power goes out, I can’t grind coffee beans, so I just ground enough for a few days…

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    Walker Evans
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    Good timing. We’re getting quotes on tuckpointing our chimneys. Hope they don’t fall apart tomorrow.

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    It’s hard to imagine the wind blowing down a chimney, but a couple came down in my neighborhood in ’08.

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    Good lord – my chimney needs tuckpointed (again!), but there’s no cash, and clearly won’t get it done before storm.

    I know AEP went around and really did serious tree trimming in the alleys, where the power lines are, in my neighborhood this summer – hopefully, that’ll keep limbs of the lines and the power on.

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    joev
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    Watch out for Mary Poppins – that umbrella is pointier than you’d think.

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    lifeliberty
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    chimney tuckpointing. I used to worry about my chimey falling over in high wind when a roofer guy told me that the chimney moved on him when he was up there. the Chimney guy (Soots Me) told me that the chimney was fine, they can move and my chimney wasn’t going anywhere. it still needed tuckpointed because of water getting through the cracks.

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    Soots Me did an awesome job and is very knowledgeable about chimneys. check angie’s list if you have it.
    Steve Guthrie
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    I think the other people that i could have called was whempy’s or something, but I didn’t so i can’t speak for them.

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    Is it just me or has it been abnormally
    windy the last couple of years? Or do I just care more because I don’t enjoy watching the siding, gutters, etc get ripped off my house?

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    Ricolla wrote >>
    Is it just me or has it been abnormally
    windy the last couple of years? Or do I just care more because I don’t enjoy watching the siding, gutters, etc get ripped off my house?

    I don’t think it’s just you. I’ve always lived in Ohio (20+ years) and I don’t ever recall seeing a High Wind Advisory before the wind storm in 2008. Maybe it’s because that’s the first time that winds have done any major damage that I can remember.

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    Chris Sherman
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    Glad I bought a generator last year.

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    My avatar pic was taken on my side street during that last wind storm. The air ship worked great!

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    vestanpance
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    I raked my front yard last night…

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    Alex Silbajoris
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    They just installed that wind turbine at the Byers dealership at 270/Sawmill, I wonder how much power it will crank out during this weather episode.

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    Lauren Wilson
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    Chris Sherman wrote >>
    Glad I bought a generator last year.

    If I lose power, I’ll be at yer door with a 12 pack and something to throw on yer grill. :)

    Unless yer grill blows off the roof…

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    alexs wrote >>
    They just installed that wind turbine at the Byers dealership at 270/Sawmill, I wonder how much power it will crank out during this weather episode.

    Most wind turbines will go into a version of forced shut-down (or should) during a wind storm, so that they aren’t damaged. They can only spin so quickly before bad things happen. It’s ironic, I know.

    ETA: It isn’t that they stop spinning, but that they’ll spin at their max rate and no more.

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