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Re: Re: weather

Gosh, Pam...I hope nobody actually drove through those waters, although
humans being what they are, they probably did...such a dangerous thing
to do...we had a family here try that in a flash flood last year. The
dad thought his SUV was immune to tidaling waters and drove through
it...got swept away into a ditch...Mom and all 5 little kids were
air-lifted to our hospital with carbon monoxide poisoning...dad was
afraid to shut the engine of the car off for fear of not being able to
restart it...he tried to walk out of the ditch to get help and left the
family in the car...one of the children later died. A little 4 year old
girl in Dubuque died yesterday in a car that got stranded in flash
flooding and was swept away...So needlessly sad if people would just
remember not to drive through flood waters like that. Be careful all of
you wherever it is flooding...would hate to think of any of you ending
up seriously hurt!

Melody, IA (Z 5/4)

"The most beautiful thing we can experience is the mysterious."    
--Albert Einstein

 --- On Fri 03/05, Pamela J. Evans < gardenqueen@gbronline.com > wrote:
From: Pamela J. Evans [mailto: gardenqueen@gbronline.com]
To: gardenchat@hort.net
Date: Fri,  5 Mar 2004 20:04:16 -0600
Subject: Re: Re: [CHAT] weather

Fields around here are full of metal from barn roofs from
yesterday's<br>fun and games. 60 mph winds, hail, rain and twirlies.
Made for a not so<br>pleasant drive home. Water on the streets in
Kaufman was up to the car<br>doors and you could only go 15 mph. With
hail yet and zero visibility.<br>Charming.<br><br><br>----------
Original Message ----------------------------------<br>From: "Donna"
<justme@prairieinet.net><br>Reply-To: gardenchat@hort.net<br>Date: Fri,
5 Mar 2004 12:58:18 -0600<br><br>>Kitty-- it is not just me- actually
the only standing water at my home is in the back 5-12 ft where it is
designed to go...<br>><br>>It is everywhere around here... ditches
overflowing across roads on the<br>>way to work... farmer fields
underwater... that type of thing.<br>><br>><br>>Donna<br>><br>>-----
Original Message -----<br>>From: Kitty<br>>Sent: 3/5/2004 9:48:22
AM<br>>To: gardenchat@hort.net<br>>Subject: Re: [CHAT]
weather<br>><br>>> A very blustery day here today! It rained late
afternoon yesterday and came<br>><br>>> down hard last night. It's so
windy, I hope it tones down a bit this<br>><br>>> afternoon as I'd like
to get some things done outside today. Beautiful<br>><br>>> bright blue
sky. Like Auralie, my snowdrops are blooming, and even 2
Dutch<br>><br>>> crocus. The Colchicum are bravely pushing their thick
leaves up an inch or<br>><br>>> so.<br>><br>>> <br>><br>>> Donna, sorry
to hear about your flooding again. Seems like you or your<br>><br>>>
addition may want to do some major ditching if possible to take care of
the<br>><br>>> recurring problem.<br>><br>>> <br>><br>>>
Kitty<br>><br>>> <br>><br>>> ----- Original Message ----- <br>><br>>>
From: "Donna" <justme@prairieinet.net><br>><br>>> To:
<gardenchat@hort.net><br>><br>>> Sent: Friday, March 05, 2004 9:00
AM<br>><br>>> Subject: [CHAT] weather<br>><br>>> <br>><br>>> <br>><br>>>
> Been a tad busy lately, but those to the east watch out for this
latest<br>><br>>> storm heading your way.....<br>><br>>> ><br>><br>>> >
I am flooding out again, act

ually everywhere there is so much water from<br>><br>>> > this storm it
is unreal and black clouds are moving in again :( It is in<br>><br>>> >
the 60's now but the low tonight is supposed to be in the
20's--<br>><br>>> > wonderful!:(<br>><br>>> ><br>><br>>> ><br>><br>>> >
Pam, I wish I could send you some... I am starting on the ark
this<br>><br>>> weekend!<br>><br>>> ><br>><br>>> > Maddie, your mother
moved out just in time-- Thorn Creek huge ditches<br>><br>>> > that run
thru Park Forest have overflowed... and it is going to rain<br>><br>>> >
more shortly.<br>><br>>> ><br>><br>>> ><br>><br>>> > Donna<br>><br>>>
><br>><br>>> >
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