Comment: 'Blah blah blah - Plopco has NO clue where and how to attack this'
Insightful, funny, even occasionally outrageous comments from Patch readers. This week: The Storm.
Patch readers in the Washington, DC, region were outspoken in weighing in on the giant storm that devastated the area. Some were fearful, some concerned and many were angry. Here's some of what they had to say - uncensored.
The amount of wind that came through Germantown in a short time was scary and amazing! This tree went down in our neighbors front yard right as we were going to move the cars. It happened very quickly. No idea of damage to their cars at the moment, but glad its not a house or anyone hurt. -Nakeva Corothers
Part of the roof on my apartment building got blown off. Scary. -Phil
We had a large branch from an old tree crash onto our back porch barely missing the window. It was dark when we looked, but the yard is covered - possibly an entire tree fell down maybe roof damage. We will see in the daylight. We feel lucky to have power -especially a/c in this weather b/c we have a 4 month old daughter. -Alana Prange
I feel bad for those who suffered damage but, wow was that an awesome storm. My five year old and I braved it out on the front porch. He loved it. -Town Resident
Blah blah blah - Plopco has NO clue where and how to attack this - no
plans and NO bright anyone to brief us - Pappua New Guinea has BETTER power - and CEOS! And you tree huggers - you can't have it both ways - so roast! -Captain Cook
Sorry to tell you but when you live in a town that has huge trees you should expect your lines to fall when trees fall. -Joe Thomas
The PEPCO problems are long term and there are no quick solutions. But I’m not confident in the company’s plans to adequately address these kinds of situations based on this latest outage. -Mark Pierzchala
It's quite a metaphor, that in the nation's capital, we are cancelling the 4th of July due to our crumbling infrastructure. -Pedsfs
im tired of pepco saying "no one could have predicted the storm would be this bad". Did they not see the weather warnings I saw on the 4,5,6,7 pm news? Why not be safe vs sorry and starting at 12noon friday pepco should have called in contractors from ohio, texas, kentucky, etc. Clay Anderson telling me pepco has even called in Canadian contractors in hopes of getting sympathy hasnt worked. I have no sympathy. I have anger, frustration, and a refridgerator and freezer of spoiled food! -lilkunta