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Re: Re: fireworks NOW flooding

Oh yeah - I know about micro-bursts! Lost an old tree to one 6 years
back. And when the twirlies are close you can watch the wind just swirl
around the yard in circles. Wild. But I'm one of those goofy people who
stand out on the porch and watch tornadoes. I put Sugar in, but I stay
out there, fascinating. Must have been a storm chaser in a previous life
- ha!!

Your poor plants must be waterlogged! I had that problem in February
when it rained for 3 weeks straight. Lost a couple lavenders. So I just
plant them in pots or chimney flue liners now. Too much rain may be just
as bad as too little.

hate that for you lady!! 

---------- Original Message ----------------------------------
From: "Donna" <justme@prairieinet.net>
Reply-To: gardenchat@hort.net
Date:  Tue, 8 Jul 2003 12:46:15 -0500

>No Pam.. we are usually warm and dry now....
>These storms are very unusual for me. Not that we don't get them on
>occassion, but not severe ones 7 days in a row. I don't panic, having
>been in three tornados already, I take care, but don't run scared. Last
>nights got to me. They are calling it a mico-burst, but it sure felt
>like a tornado.... On tv they have an effect that shows where the
>lightening hit by a yellow mark on the map. Most times it is a few, last
>night it was solid yellow... although the wind was the worst part.
>And Kitty- to say I have had enough of this-- is to put it mildly. The
>sky here is black again... so it will be raining/storming soon...again!
>My plants are still surviving, but not for long..... blooms are all gone
>this am... thinking the wind current may have moved them into Kitty's
>> Are y'all in the upper portion of tornado alley or something?  Sounds like what happens when we get
>> 1. moist air mass from the Gulf
>> 2. hot dry air mass from the Mexican desert and
>> 3. a cold front zooming down over the Rockies and all meeting over Oklahoma or Texas w/ alarming regularity.
>> I've never been to the Midwest so I'm not familiar w/ the topography or weather patterns.  Closest I've been is Jesse's!!
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Pam Evans
Kemp TX/zone 8A


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