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Marie26 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Jul-22-06 09:48 PM
Response to Reply #23
31. Big power outage in St. Louis, as well.
570,000 residences are currently w/o power. They've had to send in the National Guard and everything.

http://www.kansascity.com/mld/kansascity/news/local/150...
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  -61 Power outages in San Diego! Wires melting and causing blackouts Nikki Stone 1  Jul-22-06 08:33 PM   #0 
  - Wires melting from the heat???  Skip Intro   Jul-22-06 08:37 PM   #1 
  - That's what SDG&E is saying, according to the CBS affiliate in SD  Nikki Stone 1   Jul-22-06 08:38 PM   #2 
     - Probably melting from the record current draw  hobbit709   Jul-22-06 08:43 PM   #4 
     - The wires don't melt from the heat in the air outside....  bperci108   Jul-22-06 08:45 PM   #8 
        - Thanks. The news program wasn't clear on this point  Nikki Stone 1   Jul-22-06 08:48 PM   #9 
        - True, but  hobbit709   Jul-22-06 08:50 PM   #10 
           - Mosty, the power companies are PR conscious about "rolling blackouts"  Nikki Stone 1   Jul-22-06 08:54 PM   #12 
  - Aren't most of the wires copper?  Catshrink   Jul-22-06 08:42 PM   #3 
  - Nope they're probably aluminum weight savings over greater  AGiordino   Jul-22-06 08:56 PM   #14 
  - But there is higher current going through, thus higher resistance.  Massacure   Jul-22-06 08:58 PM   #16 
     - Not higher resistance,  rman   Jul-23-06 02:31 AM   #58 
  - Damn NY and CA, now how much more of this bushit?  lonestarnot   Jul-22-06 08:43 PM   #5 
  - How are things in Tierrasanta? I have friends there. nt  Ilsa   Jul-22-06 08:43 PM   #6 
  - Hot as hell, but I haven't heard about power outages in that area  Nikki Stone 1   Jul-22-06 08:53 PM   #11 
     - I'm in Santee  tlsmith1963   Jul-22-06 09:06 PM   #20 
     - So it was a short outage. That's good  Nikki Stone 1   Jul-22-06 09:12 PM   #24 
     - Thanks. I think my friends are far enough south not to have been  Ilsa   Jul-22-06 09:09 PM   #22 
     - I'm in La Mesa now. Its 97 at 11:56 AM.  maveric   Jul-23-06 01:58 PM   #73 
  - i was bitching about 112 here in Sac, after reading about woodland  chimpsrsmarter   Jul-22-06 08:45 PM   #7 
  - Hey chimpsrsmarter, UC Davis grad here  gulfcoastliberal   Jul-22-06 11:12 PM   #48 
  - Could also be expanding  HooptieWagon   Jul-22-06 08:55 PM   #13 
  - Wires don't melt in 118 degrees, the rubber insulation might but  Rex   Jul-22-06 08:57 PM   #15 
  - 105 and Humid here in Los Angeles  Joe Bacon   Jul-22-06 09:00 PM   #17 
  - I was in LA this morning. Came down to SD on the 5  Nikki Stone 1   Jul-22-06 09:06 PM   #19 
  - What part of town are you in that it's ONLY 105??????????  kestrel91316   Jul-22-06 11:16 PM   #50 
  - Mid-Wilshire  Joe Bacon   Jul-22-06 11:52 PM   #55 
     - I have been in LA for 23 years and have never HEARD of temps like  kestrel91316   Jul-23-06 11:20 AM   #66 
        - But John Stossel says there's NO SUCH THING as global warming  Joe Bacon   Jul-23-06 11:43 AM   #68 
  - higher water temps cause higher humidity too  donsu   Jul-23-06 11:12 AM   #65 
  - 20,000 in N.western Queens have been without power for 6 days.  lonestarnot   Jul-22-06 09:05 PM   #18 
  - I saw that on the news. Is this privatization or global warming?  Nikki Stone 1   Jul-22-06 09:07 PM   #21 
  - They are saying that Con Edison hasn't been able to explain why  lonestarnot   Jul-22-06 09:42 PM   #28 
     - They don't have ANY explanation?  Nikki Stone 1   Jul-22-06 09:43 PM   #29 
     - More bizarre! People are accepting this!  lonestarnot   Jul-22-06 10:01 PM   #36 
     - They also apparantly  Marie26   Jul-22-06 09:44 PM   #30 
        - Now supposedly underground damage to network. Cause unknown.  lonestarnot   Jul-22-06 10:02 PM   #37 
        - It's also affecting some people in half their house or business  leesa   Jul-23-06 02:03 PM   #76 
  - That's starting to scare me.  blonndee   Jul-22-06 09:11 PM   #23 
  - Big power outage in St. Louis, as well.  Marie26   Jul-22-06 09:48 PM   #31 
     - Damn!  blonndee   Jul-22-06 10:00 PM   #34 
     - I posted a seperate thread, getting no response.  lonestarnot   Jul-22-06 10:18 PM   #39 
        - I'm looking, seems like St Louis is a result of  blonndee   Jul-22-06 10:23 PM   #40 
           - That's also what I read. Thanks for the link!  lonestarnot   Jul-22-06 10:26 PM   #41 
     - WTF?  lonestarnot   Jul-22-06 10:02 PM   #38 
  - Chalk it up to another miracle of the invisible hand  realpolitik   Jul-22-06 11:05 PM   #46 
  - With the midwest, France, Germany, the west coast...  NNadir   Jul-22-06 09:18 PM   #25 
  - What I'm even more nervous about is hurricane season  Nikki Stone 1   Jul-22-06 09:22 PM   #26 
     - You are wise to worry.  NNadir   Jul-22-06 09:23 PM   #27 
     - Last month, Gulf waters were already higher than they have been  tsuki   Jul-22-06 10:36 PM   #43 
  - Too Much Demand  Cybergata   Jul-22-06 09:48 PM   #32 
  - maybe they are playing with that dang HARRP thing again... did you know  sam sarrha   Jul-22-06 09:49 PM   #33 
  - What? (I don't understand your post at all)  Nikki Stone 1   Jul-22-06 10:00 PM   #35 
     - google: HARRP .. then GOOGLE: scalar weapons links  sam sarrha   Jul-23-06 06:38 AM   #60 
  - Meanwhile back at the pig farm..erm.. ranch... pResident " I couldn't  Blue State Native   Jul-22-06 10:28 PM   #42 
  - It was 107 here in Santa Rosa, 115 half hour north. Multiple outages  redacted   Jul-22-06 10:56 PM   #44 
  - similar in Lake Co.  kineneb   Jul-22-06 11:15 PM   #49 
  - 98 at my house, barely 1/2 mile up a hill from the San Francisco Bay  schrodingers_cat   Jul-23-06 02:03 PM   #75 
  - I've been wondering about the grapes...  BrotherBuzz   Jul-23-06 02:28 PM   #78 
  - Better get used to it folks. The future is here.  progressoid   Jul-22-06 11:02 PM   #45 
  - The future sucks in more ways than one.  Blue State Native   Jul-22-06 11:08 PM   #47 
  - Its hotter than ever here in seattle too 95 degrees  puffthemagicdragon   Jul-22-06 11:22 PM   #51 
  - It hit 90 here in La Selva Beach today. Warm for these parts...  fooj   Jul-22-06 11:24 PM   #52 
  - Why oh  dougkeenan   Jul-22-06 11:27 PM   #53 
  - !  Blue State Native   Jul-22-06 11:54 PM   #56 
  - Welcome to DU.  sfexpat2000   Jul-23-06 06:49 AM   #62 
  - Hi dougkeenan!!  newyawker99   Jul-23-06 09:49 AM   #63 
  - No, There's no Global Warming  Scoot420fla   Jul-22-06 11:27 PM   #54 
  - the ghost of Kennyboy Lay gives Aunt Millie another wet-kiss. . . n/t  dweller   Jul-22-06 11:57 PM   #57 
  - They're not melting in TX-yet. And it's flipping hot here.  babylonsister   Jul-23-06 02:36 AM   #59 
  - what what about the frozen embryos?  DanCa   Jul-23-06 06:40 AM   #61 
  - Could also be because of the tourism influx  MurrayDelph   Jul-23-06 10:17 AM   #64 
  - Ah. Comic Con could explain the overuse of electricity that might lead to  Nikki Stone 1   Jul-23-06 01:48 PM   #71 
  - 108 Saturday in Kensington. I feel sorry for people who bought houses here  bob_weaver   Jul-23-06 11:23 AM   #67 
  - and don't forget fire season  pitohui   Jul-23-06 01:45 PM   #70 
  - Trader Joes had half of its refrigerated shelves emptied yesterday...  calipendence   Jul-23-06 01:35 PM   #69 
  - Wow. A real financial loss there. Privatized energy SUCKS!  Nikki Stone 1   Jul-23-06 01:49 PM   #72 
  - I was on a long bike ride in San Diego yesterday  tinrobot   Jul-23-06 02:01 PM   #74 
     - That's really interesting. They were telling people to stay inside  Nikki Stone 1   Jul-23-06 02:06 PM   #77 
 

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