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RE: Just checking in

Wow.  I am glad you escaped much damage.  West TN has really suffered this
year with the tornadoes and now this storm.  Hope the bad ones are over. 
We got some heavy wind and rain in this area but much diminished.  We seem
to be having years of extremes.  

Bonnie Zone 6+ ETN

> [Original Message]
> From: Lynda Young <lyoung@grindertaber.com>
> To: <gardenchat@hort.net>
> Date: 07/24/2003 7:25:03 AM
> Subject: [CHAT] Just checking in
> Hey guys, now that we've got power back at the office thought I'd check
> in and let you know I'm OK.  Horrible storm ripped through - 60% of
> Memphis is still without power and we're hearing it could be weeks
> before everyone is up.  
> The 80-100 mph winds just tore this city up.  For those of you not
> familiar with Memphis - it is a city set among huge old trees.  Well, we
> lost a large number of those trees Tuesday and when they went down they
> took out power lines, houses and cars - the damage is horrible.   The
> largest power outage in the city's history.  We sustained more damage
> than in the ice storm of '94.  Amazing what 15 minutes of gale force
> winds can do. Had it hit at 7:30 instead of 6:30AM before most people
> are on road, injuries and lose of life would have been so much greater.
> Fortunately, we live just far enough north of the city that we were on
> the edge of the storm and did not sustain any real damage at home.
> So, glad to be back.
> Lynda
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