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Re: Re: weather

Oh it was right in town on flat streets - no more than 6-8" - not enough
to be dangerous. I don't do that though if I don't know the area or how
deep it is. People die here in Texas all the time doing intelligent
stuff like that. Brother.

---------- Original Message ----------------------------------
From: "Melody" <mhobertm@excite.com>
Reply-To: gardenchat@hort.net
Date:  Tue,  9 Mar 2004 04:59:13 -0500 (EST)

>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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