Heat Advisory July 27 & 28 (Mon/Tues)

There is a Severe Thunderstorm Watch in effect from now until 10:00pm this evening for the entire state of New Jersey

Okay, but today's Wednesday, bruh.


ridski said:

Okay, but today's Wednesday, bruh.




Severe Thunderstorm Warning
National Weather Service New York NY
621 PM EDT Wed Jul 22 2020

The National Weather Service in Upton NY has issued a

* Severe Thunderstorm Warning for...
  Hudson County in northeastern New Jersey...
  Eastern Passaic County in northeastern New Jersey...
  Union County in northeastern New Jersey...
  Essex County in northeastern New Jersey...
  Richmond County in southeastern New York...

* Until 700 PM EDT.

* At 621 PM EDT, a severe thunderstorm was located over Plainfield,
  moving northeast at 25 mph.

  HAZARD...60 mph wind gusts and quarter size hail.

  SOURCE...Radar indicated.

  IMPACT...Minor hail damage to vehicles is possible. Expect wind
           damage to trees and power lines.

* This severe thunderstorm will be near...
  Clark around 635 PM EDT.
  Linden and Summit around 640 PM EDT.
  Millburn and Union around 645 PM EDT.
  Elizabeth around 650 PM EDT.
  Port Richmond around 655 PM EDT.
  Newark and Jersey City around 700 PM EDT.


For your protection move to an interior room on the lowest floor of a

Large hail and damaging winds and continuous cloud to ground
lightning is occurring with this storm. Move indoors immediately.
Lightning is one of nature`s leading killers. Remember, if you can
hear thunder, you are close enough to be struck by lightning.


LAT...LON 4054 7425 4058 7421 4059 7421 4060 7422
      4059 7429 4061 7431 4060 7446 4062 7442
      4067 7440 4065 7445 4067 7446 4092 7417
      4086 7411 4079 7415 4076 7409 4079 7408
      4081 7404 4078 7400 4068 7406 4065 7405
TIME...MOT...LOC 2221Z 227DEG 22KT 4058 7441


It was plain fuc king crazy coming back from Madison just now.

bikefixed said:

It was plain fuc king crazy coming back from Madison just now.

 -- hope ya wasn't on a bike.

Formerlyjerseyjack said:

 -- hope ya wasn't on a bike.

 Thanks but that is all behind me. I haven't ridden a bike since 2014.

Again, there is a SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH today, Thursday (really this time) July 23 until 10:00 pm

I was in NYC yesterday and got soaked by pounding torrential rain and wind.  I was walking from a building to my car about 3 blocks away.  As I came out of the building, a woman coming in said, in reference to my small umbrella, "that isn't going to help you."  She was so right.  

I wish this shizz would stop. I really need a dry night so I can kill the wasp nest they’re building in my soffit.

Power surge last night fried my electrical.  I had lights flickering, etc.  I turned off the major stuff, all the lights, other appliances, and tried to get by using literally one pedestal fan and one window fan.  That seemed okay, then they both suddenly burned out at the same time.  And I forgot to unplug the coffee machine and that got fried too.

JCP&L came out this morning, confirmed that the issue was not with their wires, then looked at my meter and apparently my ground wire had “two strands left.”  When I called the electrician this was apparently a serious enough of an issue that he canceled a scheduled job to come straight out to our house and fix it as he said it was a fire hazard.

I really hope we don’t get any more storms and/or electrical issues.   I just bought a new coffee maker to replace the fried one, and if we get another power surge I’m going to be pissed 

We still need more electrical work done, but the safety issue has been handled so we can now schedule the rest of the work at a more convenient time

There was some crazy thunder/lightning in the middle of the night.

I think I'm just going to keep this thread going until something interesting actually happens.

HEAT ADVISORY Monday and Tuesday July 27 & 28

Gonna drive out to the spot where it's 79 degrees.


Never mind.

It's not the heat, it's the humidity.

drummerboy said:

It's not the heat, it's the humidity.

 Sure is hot and humid... 

Do you ever get the feeling Mother Nature is just messing with our heads??

Let’s be honest, every July is a heat advisory.  June and August I am able to get by with open windows and fans for quite a lot, especially at night.  But from July 1st through the 31st we basically run the AC 24/7 and prepare for the stomach punch when we open the electric bill. 

Agree.  July is statistically the hottest month of the year...EVERY year.

drummerboy said:

Sure is hot though.

 Hot enough for ya? 

Thursday was still pretty hot.

Ok. Granted, he took care of the heat but Max gotta do sumthing about the humidity.

If he does, I will nominate him for Maplewood 
"Citizen of the Year."

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