This is the next road over from ours, and a pretty common scene. Believe it or not there's a driveway under that tree!
See it up there?
Oh yeah, her husband is pretty crafty
That was yesterday.
There's a little restaurant behind all those trucks. NH has help coming from as far away as Michigan. I'm not sure where those trucks were from, though I imagine the workers had been up all night.
What a shock to wake up to snow! Quite beautiful but not if you don't have power. And these people, like thousands of others, don't.
I headed down to New Castle to get some shots of the sunrise and ocean. When I saw this I didn't think I'd get there. Luckily they re-routed the traffic through a parking lot and into New Castle commons, my exact destination. That was as far as I could go. The rest of the road was blocked off leading to Portsmouth. More trees down I imagine.
Here's another road not to far from where I live. My daughter was so scared for me to drive underneath but everyone else had done it so we did too! If you look in the background you can see a snow covered wire just above the road. We just cleared it as we drove underneath.
As we came to the end of the road we were met with these guys. God love em. They were everywhere and people gave them the right of way.
Formulating a plan I would guess.
The power companies and tree guys seem much more organized and coordinated than they were during the ice storm of December 2008, when some people lost their power for over a week. However, they're telling us it will be several days before everyone has power restored. There's just so much damage from the extremely high winds.
Other blog posts about the storm:
Dog Trot Farm: Wicked Weather
Cape Ann Images: February Fury
Shooting My Universe: The Motion of the Ocean