[LMB] OT: New England Flood

Ross Ashley redlion at sff.net
Tue May 23 16:28:39 BST 2006


On Mon, 22 May 2006 20:28:55 -0400, Adam Ek 
wrote:
> 
> Sunshine!
> 
> After two weeks of rainy weather, including some of the worse  
> flooding in eastern Massachsetts since 1936, we finally have four  
> days of sunny weather forecasted.
> 
> My house was high & dry, the only personal problem I had with the  
> flood was driving through a stretch of I-95 near the Taylor River in  
> New Hampshire that was flooded about 4 inches deep. The cops were  
> stationed before and after the flooded area ready to close it if it  
> went any higher and they were only letting one lane of traffic  
> through. The traffic backup took 2 hours to go about 1.5 miles.
> 
> Adam Ek
> adamek at mac.com

And I was apparently wrong about flooding on the Canadian side of the line .. 
the last I heard, about 200 people in the Eastern Townships of Quebec were 
still flooded out of their homes. 

Ross, at work



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