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Re: Northern VA - Its not a worm, just Mother Nature

  • From: Dave Stewart
  • Date: Fri Aug 03 17:01:32 2001

At 04:47 PM 8/3/2001, Karl wrote:
I don't mean to imply that this Friday afternoon, Northern-VA outage is
directly related to the Florida hurricane, but -- certainly -- the heat,
humidity, and overwhelming use of air-conditioners can be considered
climactic fallout.
Florida hurricane?

Unless Barry's strengthened a LOT in the past few hours (and NHC says he hasn't), he's not a hurricane... barely a tropical storm.

Sure, he's dumping rain across parts of FL... but let's not get the cart before the horse.