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Re: bad storms in Atlanta


Whew - glad to hear it Daryl, I was concerned.

On 3/16/08, Zemuly Sanders <zemuly@comcast.net> wrote:
>
> I'm glad you didn't have any damage, Daryl.  There was hail all around me
> when the storms passed through here, but I was fortunate in missing the
> hail, too.
> zem
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "DP" <pulis@mindspring.com>
> To: <gardenchat@hort.net>
> Sent: Sunday, March 16, 2008 11:28 AM
> Subject: Re: [CHAT] bad storms in Atlanta
>
>
> > They went north of us, and south of us, thank goodness. We had rain and
> > some high winds, and  couple of episodes of small hail, and I padded the
> > bathtub ready to grab Diesel and duck (still can't get near the new cat,
> > and the dog is too heavy to lift, so I agonized over that for a long
> > time), but fortunately it wasn't needed.
> >
> > One of the women in my Sunday School class had taken her kids and some
> of
> > their friends to the zoo downtown. The zoo personnel announced the
> coming
> > of the storm and ordered everyone to leave.  She told a harrowing
> account
> > of racing west on I-20 to get home, with her husband at home watching
> the
> > radar and calling her on the cell phone to give directions on what
> streets
> > to take to get out of the path. She made it with some hail damage, but
> > intact.
> >
> > We didn't have it so bad. We were awakened around 5 by the first wave,
> but
> > it passed without incident other than branches and stuff to pick up, and
> a
> > lot of noise.
> >
> > I gave a talk on Invasive Non-Native Plants yesterday morning  at the
> > library, but I had a good crew of MGs to clean up and pack up while I
> > answered questions afterwards for the audience. One of them came back in
> > to warn me of the sky, so I ushered the rest of the audience out of the
> > room and left. The sky was dark, but not green, and the clouds were low
> > down on the mountain. I was out of town before it was any worse than
> rain.
> >
> > When I got home, it was just starting to rain here and there was one
> loud
> > Crack/Boom! as I was hustling into the house. I was really glad that I
> had
> > unplugged the computer before I left!  The forecast had been for quite a
> > few hours between storms, including a good bit of sun, but that didn't
> > happen. It was a long, long afternoon, but all is well here.
> >
> > I just heard on the news that the historic Oakland Cemetery was heavily
> > damaged. Too bad. It was a beautiful garden, and some of the old Oaks
> were
> > saplings during the Civil War.
> http://www.oaklandcemetery.com/about.html
> >
> > d
> >
> >
> >
> >> Daryl, been reading about tornadoes and severe weather in your neck of
> >> the
> >> woods.  You ok over there?
> >> --
> >> Pam Evans
> >> Kemp TX
> >> zone 8A
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-- 
Pam Evans
Kemp TX
zone 8A

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