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Re: Re: Bad weather in Texas


30 % chance on Saturday (probably a fat chance) then nothing until next
Thursday - 60 % chance of thunderstorms.  We'll see.
I believe it when I see it anymore.  El Nino needs to kick into high gear
already.


On 10/18/06, Donna <gossiper@sbcglobal.net> wrote:
>
> Pam, I do hope you get your 30-40 inches of rain, but not all at one time!
> What's the forecast? Any rain in sight?
>
> Noreen, sorry to hear about your flooding and storm.  How does it look
> today, water down? Any damage?
>
> Donna
>
>
> ----- Original Message ----
> From: Pam Evans <gardenqueen@gmail.com>
> To: gardenchat@hort.net
> Sent: Tuesday, October 17, 2006 8:53:18 PM
> Subject: Re: [CHAT] Re: Bad weather in Texas
>
>
> what's even funnier is I wish we'd had the 10 inches and you had 2.  We
> can
> absorb it easily and you can't.   Lavon's little better than a mudhole,
> Tawakoni isn't much better.  Cedar Creek is low but not terrible because
> of
> the storms that skitter east of here and don't get to this side of the
> lake.
> We need about 30 - 40 inches to start getting caught up.
>
>
> On 10/17/06, TeichFlora@aol.com <TeichFlora@aol.com> wrote:
> >
> > ROFL Bonnie, that's because I figured you all were tired of hearing
> about
> > our weather problems here in Texas.  By now everyone knows that we
> > either  dont'
> > get rain at all, or we get too much at one time.  Do
> appreciate  everyone
> > caring....though.  And quite frankly, Bonnie, I had no idea at the  time
> > that it
> > was that bad.  We had no elec. for hours up to that point, and  then I
> was
> > just so thrilled that there was a lull in the storms and the elec.  came
> > back
> > that I got online to have some connection with the world.   LOL
> >
> > I have to admit though, this was by far much worse than the supposed
> > hurricane we had last year.  The winds were just horrible, and the
> > rains  too.   My
> > backyard got 8 inches, according to the rain guage,  and flooded again,
> > like
> > usual, we had to go out and net the fish and  turtles off the patio
> again
> > and
> > put them back into the ponds, and drain  things.  Have 3 inches of
> > standing
> > water in the back now, but it will  receed until the next round of
> storms
> > to come
> > on Thursday.  My street had  water up to the sidewalk, but nothing
> > serious.
> >
> > Much of the Houston area was hit really bad.  I didn't have  to go out,
> > thank
> > goodness....so didn't....but got to see the endless  coverage after the
> > elec.
> > came back on.   I'm sure that Scottie and others  along the coast had it
> > far
> > worse.  They had to evacuate some of the places,  like Angleton, just
> > south of
> > me.  12 Tornados were reported in the Houston  area, a few touched down.
> > High tides.  I'm sure everyone agrees, here  in the Houston area, that
> > this was
> > worse than the Hurricane as far as  weather.  Apparently it was
> tropical,
> > remnants of Tropical storm  or Hurricane Norma crossed Mexico and
> entered
> > the Gulf
> > and came up and hit  us.   Northeast Houston got hit hard too with lots
> of
> > flooding.   Bayous were all out of their banks.  Lots of clean
> up  today.
> > Several people lost their lives.
> > Life on the Gulf Coast......
> >
> > Pam, so happy you got two inches of rain from the storms, I think  most
> of
> > the folks here in this area would have rather had 2 than the  10+.
> > Noreen
> > zone 9
> > a soggy, wet, Texas Gulf Coast
> >
> >
> >
> >
> >
> > In a message dated 10/16/2006 11:02:22 PM Central Standard Time,
> > gardenchat-owner@hort.net writes:
> >
> >
> > I  got an e-mail from Noreen at 4:51 PM this afternoon and she
> > didn't  mention
> > either flood or tornado problems.
> >
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>
>
> --
> Pam Evans
> Kemp TX
> zone 8A
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Pam Evans
Kemp TX
zone 8A

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