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Re: Storm

Donna, there are a lot of homes built in low-lying areas in
New Jersey and Long Island.  They are like those built on 
unstable cliffs in California - shouldn't be there but they are.
New Jersey areas flood over and over. Even a moderate
rainfall in the spring causes flooding.  Then, of course, they
want the government to do something about it, which annoys
me no end.  They know these areas flood, so don't build
there. Pardon my rant.
In a message dated 04/15/2007 2:45:15 PM Eastern Standard Time, 
gossiper@sbcglobal.net writes:

I read an online report on this storm and all the flooding it is
causing. I thought it was odd that 2.5 inches would cause that much
damage. Granted that is alot of rain, but here it would only cause
squishy landscapes and some ditches would start to fill for a short
time. Of course there were other problems with this storm- wind- and I
do understand that coast areas had surges, but the normal towns are


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