2020 Thunderstorm Thread

Another chance for t-storms this afternoon and tomorrow afternoon.

Calico696 Calico696
Jun '20

Re: 2020 Thunderstorm Thread

Crap. "The end of the known world". "Humanz bite"! "I'm safe behind the washer..."

The big boomer is definitely a humanz thing. What exactly do they NOT understand???

Sugar Sugar
Jun '20

Does anyone else feel like the weather people seriously don’t know what they’re doing?
They went from 30% chance of rain, then 80% chance of rain then back down to 10% chance all with a matter of hours.
It’s like they guess and then quickly change it when they know they are wrong.
When I was younger, if they said it was gonna rain, it rained!
Hard to trust and plan anything.

LivingLifeLovingLife LivingLifeLovingLife
Jun '20

This one seems to be consistently pretty accurate: https://www.wunderground.com/hourly/us/nj/hackettstown

4catmom 4catmom
Jun '20

Agreed 4cat. I really like their app.

3wbdwnj 3wbdwnj
Jun '20

Used to be good until they sold to IBM, quality went down.


Oh thank you!!! I will check it out for sure

LivingLifeLovingLife LivingLifeLovingLife
Jun '20

Re: 2020 Thunderstorm Thread

Batten down the hatches!


At 5:39 I got a severe thunderstorm watch until 11pm alert

At 6:47 I got a severe thunderstorm warning until 8pm alert from Hopatcong, 3 minutes before I got another one from Hackettstown.


I think I just saw 4 Horsemen run down the street....


Electricity out on Ridge Road, Indy. Anybody else down?

Mrs. Pipes Mrs. Pipes
2 weeks ago

Lots of outages. No etr’s that I can see.

Strangerdanger Strangerdanger
2 weeks ago

Still down on Ridge. Extra crews have arrived per JCPL. Tree damage is what's indicated. I guess wires must be down also. Estimated restoration tonight at 8:30p.m. All I can say is I hope so. As always "time will tell." Electricity went down at about 7:00p.m. Sunday night.

Mrs. Pipes Mrs. Pipes
2 weeks ago

250 still out in Warren, etr to be done with most is 2pm tomorrow so good to be today. Yours is a bigger one, higher priority.

Strangerdanger Strangerdanger
2 weeks ago

Sorry to hear that, Mrs. Pipes. Hopefully you will have electric very soon...and also heat as it is going to be a cold night. If you need us for anything (or even a warm bed) please let me know...


Down to 200 out for WC. 50% tween Hope, Lopatcong, and Hardwick; rest of townships mostly 5-10 out. we look pretty good except if you are still out up here, most by 11pm; the last by 2-3 pm tomorrow so I am so sorry if you are one of these last ones.

Strangerdanger Strangerdanger
2 weeks ago

Down to 160 at 7 o’clock. That’s probably the end of the day, bought from 450 to 160 in a day is is pretty good progress. So sorry for the folks still out hand I figure a few more will come up before midnight. Did Ridge Road come back yet?

Strangerdanger Strangerdanger
2 weeks ago

Hi Stranger,

Yes, it did come back about 1/2 hour or so ago. About 2 hours prior to coming back JCP&L called and left a message saying, "we think we solved your electricity problem." They left a number to call IF it had not come back. It hadn't. But, about 2 hours later it Did come back. We are thankful. Thank you for asking.

Mrs. Pipes Mrs. Pipes
2 weeks ago

Yes, Strangerdanger.. just heard....they are OK now...


Only 9 out as of 9 am so should be over soon. 7 locations around the county.

Strangerdanger Strangerdanger
2 weeks ago

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