Posted by Dan James on Wednesday, August 26, 2009 in Turn off, Garmin, Beeping, Shutdown - leave a comment
If you find that your Garmin GPS all of a sudden started beeping endlessly when you shut it off it's probably because you hooked it up to a Mac. You need to reformat your MicroSD card to fix it. • See here for more information.
Posted by Dan James on Wednesday, August 26, 2009 in Danny, Tropical Storm, Hurricane, Charlottetown & PEI - 1 comment
Tropical Storm Danny just formed off the coast of the Bahamas and has a foretasted track to come over the Maritimes this coming weekend. I could get used to this Hurricane a weekend type of lifestyle.
Posted by Dan James on Saturday, August 22, 2009 in Atlantic Canada, Bill, Warnings, Hurricane - leave a comment
It's on its way and it's shifted slightly north and west of the previous warning track. The Canadian Hurricane centre has just released updated watches and warnings.
Posted by Dan James on Thursday, August 20, 2009 in New Brunswick, Maritimes, Bill, Nova Scotia, Hurricane, Charlottetown & PEI - 1 comment
Bill is now on track to at least brush by the Maritimes. Is it time to panic? Not yet. If I was living in the following provinces I would: • New Brunswick: Relax but keep an eye on it. You're not currently going to be affected with any of the model guidance. The storm is still far off though so …
Posted by Dan James on Wednesday, August 19, 2009 in Atlantic Canada, Maritimes, Bill, Hurricane, Charlottetown & PEI - leave a comment
Given the new forecast from the Nantional Hurricane Center I would say that now is the time to start watching Bill a little more closely. It's still not time to rush to the SuperStore and buy batteries and water (you should have those anyway). • The forecast track has been shifting further and …
Posted by Dan James on Wednesday, August 19, 2009 in Bill, Maritimes, Hurricane, Prince Edward Island - leave a comment
Don't start panicking. Despite what some local news organizations are reporting (they've since changed their headline) Bill is still over 3,000 kilometres away and is not yet a real or significant threat to the Maritime Provinces. • Forecasting is 80% science, 15% art, and 5% luck. When the …
Posted by Dan James on Tuesday, August 18, 2009 in Bill, Maritimes, Hurricane, Canada - leave a comment
It's still a long way off but initial reports have Hurricane Bill aiming in the general direction of the Canadian Maritime provinces. Stay tuned. I'll keep you in the loop.
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Posted by Dan James on Thursday, August 6, 2009 in Acute Stress Reaction, Nervous Exhaustion, CBC, The Guardian, Charlottetown & PEI - 1 comment
Yesterday both the Prince Edward Island CBC and the Charlottetown Guardian reported on a near-drowning incident of an older man. In both of their reports they said that a few teens who aided in the rescue were: • “The teen youth were suffering from nervous exhaustion. - The Guardian” • “The …