Skip to comments.As cold snap looms, Sandy sets NY up for a new fuel crisis
Posted on 11/03/2012 5:53:58 AM PDT by Kartographer
Northeast residents lucky enough to have a roof after Hurricane Sandy struck now face a new problem: a heating oil shortage and widespread power outages mean some homes may go cold as the weather turns wintry.
A cold snap in the New York City area - with daily low temperatures set to drop into the upper 30s Fahrenheit (2-4 degrees Celsius) early next week - is raising concerns that residents of the storm-stricken areas of New York, New Jersey or Connecticut could be left without heat as they recover from one of the worst storms in U.S. history.
Some New York area heating oil distributors have already been forced to ration supplies. The fuel is used in nearly 5.8 million homes in the Northeast, the world's largest heating oil market. In some storm hit areas, distribution has nearly collapsed.
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Tailor-made for Obama: “never let a crisis go to waste.”
Just let Obama, Christie and Bloomberg blow their hot air with all their promises of help. That should keep everyone toasty.
And where is Ubama in all this. Why doesn’t he just wave his hand and make it all better? He has the power. He just hates white people.
As usual, everyone to blame but Oblamer.
The MSM is doubly thrilled because this helps them to keep Benghazi off the front page.
Has anyone ever identified the Heineken man?
Burn those giant-size soda cups for heat
No Worries! Global warming will provide all the warmth to combat any ‘perceived’ drop in temperature. Right?
Yes, he was identified. He claimed he was saving his own property. Claimed to have lots of threats. Had to change name and hair, etc.
If you google it you might be able to find him.
At least the weather was nice after Ike, I sure wish NJ, NY and others affected by Sandy the best. Can’t imagine the misery here had Ike been followed by freezing weather.
What has not been said about the weather is that it has been cold, rainy, with a stiff breeze. The wind cut right thru you. This weekend the night time temps are going to be in the 30s and 20s. This means water pipes will start to freezo if there is no heat in the house.
Drain the pipes if possible.
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