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Re: Ike-check in please


Maybe you should venture out to the doctor today, this doesn't sound good
Pam....
 
It finally stopped raining here last night.  I am going into work later as I
want daylight to navigate these road puddles. Still debating on how to get
there....
 
Donna


--- On Sun, 9/14/08, Pam Evans <gardenqueen@gmail.com> wrote:

From: Pam Evans <gardenqueen@gmail.com>
Subject: Re: [CHAT] Ike-check in please
To: gardenchat@hort.net
Date: Sunday, September 14, 2008, 7:48 PM

Hang in there Bonnie.  I'm amazed at how much punch that storm has in it.
You too Donna.  I'm too sick to got to work tomorrow so I'll be here.
Wish
I could clean up this mess but too weak.  Did manage to get some toast
down.  sigh.

On 9/14/08, Donna <gossiper@sbcglobal.net> wrote:
>
> I hope Bonnie will be ok.. Pam let us know if you hear from her. As I
> recall,
> she had a lot of big trees on her property.
>
> We are ok, but have water everywhere.  Getting anywhere is nearly
> impossible
> as many roads and expressways are shut down..  We have a retetention pond
> down
> the street, first time I seen water in it in 10 years.....
>
> Anyone heard from Noreen?
>
> Donna
>
>
> --- On Sun, 9/14/08, Bonnie and Bill Morgan
<wmorgan972@ameritech.net>
> wrote:
>
> From: Bonnie and Bill Morgan <wmorgan972@ameritech.net>
> Subject: RE: [CHAT] Ike-check in please
> To: gardenchat@hort.net
> Date: Sunday, September 14, 2008, 5:39 PM
>
> Ike is passing through Dayton Ohio now. No rain, just hurricane force
> winds.
> There appears to be widespread damage over a large portion of the greater
> Dayton area, including live downed power lines.  Lots of sirens have been
> going even for our more near rural area.  More than 100,000 homes without
> power.  Ours is one.  I'm running on a battery.  Said it might be days
> before we get power.  Many trees are down. Traffic lights are
> malfunctioning. We're just sitting in the dark.  Can't really do
> anything.
> Dogs are nervous with the howling winds and thumps on the roof.  We are
> O.K.
> though.  I'll dread cleaning out the freezer and fridge.  We're
eating
> dry
> cereal and bread until it runs out to keep from opening a freezer or
> fridge.
> Winds are supposed to drop to 40 mph soon.  That's the good news, as
well
> as
> still having running water (which many near the coast don't have right
> now.)
>
> I'm going to shut down now, but I'll try to check in with Pam
tomorrow
> from
> work if the roads are cleared sufficiently for me to get there tomorrow
> morning.  I wanted a day off, but not this way!  LOL!
>
> Blessings,
> Bonnie
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: owner-gardenchat@hort.net [mailto:owner-gardenchat@hort.net] On
> Behalf
> Of Aplfgcnys@aol.com
> Sent: Sunday, September 14, 2008 1:45 PM
> To: gardenchat@hort.net
> Subject: Re: [CHAT] Ike-check in please
>
> I'm thankful to hear from survivors, and anxiously waiting for word
> from others.  You are all in my prayers.  Pam, don't worry about
> clean-up.  Take care of yourself first.
>
> We have had a lot of rain this week - after a summer-long drought.
> I had resigned myself to a very early fall - cool nights down into the
> low 50s - even in the 40s one night - and days not above the low 70s.
> Trees are beginning to show color, and the dogwoods are full of red
> berries and next years buds.  But it turned warmer during the night -
> was warmer this morning than when we went to bed.  It's 87 now
> and promises to go higher - and the humidity is about the same.
> Thank goodness for central air-conditioning.
>
> Still hoping those in the track of the storm are safe and dry.
> Auralie
>
> In a message dated 9/14/2008 12:20:42 PM Eastern Daylight Time,
> gossiper@sbcglobal.net writes:
>
> Still raining here..... windy, but actually the wind isn't an issue,
at
> least
> yet.  I was worried about that as with the ground so saturated that the
> trees
> may come down.
>
> I haven't ventured anywhere today, but reading the reports, I see most
> roads
> around here are either closed or reduced lanes.  We should attend a wake
> tonight, but not so sure we can get there.... but it is supposed to be
over
> in
> 3 hours, so we will see then...can't see it getting any better.
>
> Although things are bad around here, it is no where near as bad as those
in
> Galveson/Houston.
>
> Donna
>
> --- On Sun, 9/14/08, Judy Browning <judylee@lewiston.com> wrote:
>
> From: Judy Browning <judylee@lewiston.com>
> Subject: Re: [CHAT] Ike-check in please
> To: gardenchat@hort.net
> Date: Sunday, September 14, 2008, 9:02 AM
>
> Ok, need you folks to check in when possible. Pam, Noreen, Scotty, Donna?
> Who else is getting the floods? That's one big water bath over there.
> Judy B z6 Idaho with a dry sunny morning. DH picked grapes Fri & Sat.
>
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Donna" <gossiper@sbcglobal.net>
> To: <gardenchat@hort.net>
> Sent: Friday, September 12, 2008 6:52 PM
> Subject: Re: [CHAT] Ike
>
>
> > Does it really matter?  Noreen is already getting hit and the
> 'eye' is
> > still 5
> > hours away from landfall.
> >
> > http://www.stormpulse.com/hurricane-ike-2008
> >
> > Play with the options, do radar (over on the right hand side radio
> button)
>
> > and
> > on the bottom you can click the arrow to see the wind etc in time
> lapse...
>
> > or
> > satellite image which shows just how much area is already involved.
> >
> > If their projections are correct, Pam you should hit center in 18
hours
> at
> > 50-60+ mph winds...although the wind and rain will be there sooner.
> >
> > Take cover everyone and stay safe... it's gonna be a long night
for
> many.
> >
> > Donna
>
>
>
>
>
> **************Psssst...Have you heard the news? There's a new fashion
blog,
>
> plus the latest fall trends and hair styles at StyleList.com.
> (http://www.stylelist.com/trends?ncid=aolsty00050000000014)
>
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