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Re: WEATHER!! Now tornados


After Hurricane Agnes flooded the entire Wyoming Valley in 1972, I
assure you I'll take tornado alley over a flood plain any ol' day of the
week. I still get flashbacks when I see pictures of flooding on the
news.


Pam Evans
Kemp, TX
zone 8A
----- Original Message -----
From: Kitty
Sent: 4/22/2004 6:44:51 PM
To: gardenchat@hort.net
Subject: Re: [CHAT] WEATHER!! Now tornados

> Tornadoes happen all around here, but never right here - some old wives'

> tale about the 3 rivers and our location on a summit.  We can get some high

> winds but never anything terribly devastating.  Flood damage can be a

> problem in th lower areas though.

> 

> Kitty

> 

> ----- Original Message ----- 

> From: "james singer" <jsinger@igc.org>

> To: <gardenchat@hort.net>

> Sent: Thursday, April 22, 2004 3:37 PM

> Subject: Re: [CHAT] WEATHER!! Now tornados

> 

> 

> > When I worked for the federal prison system, I went to El Reno once

> > about a week after a tornado had torn it apart. As a California kid, I

> > was horrified by what I saw. I'd lived through earthquakes in

> > California and a hurricane in Florida by then, but I'd never seen such

> > damage before. Really scary. Just the thought of living there gave me

> > the collywobbles. I don't know how you guys do it.

> >

> >

> > On Thursday, April 22, 2004, at 09:37 AM, Jesse Bell wrote:

> >

> > > Tornadoes - not in our town, but close by. We lost a BIG Pin Oak in our

> > > yard, hail, heavy rain and winds. My iris were just beginning to bloom

> > > and my bridal bouquet spirea was heavy with flowers...now they look

> > > pitiful. Another storm is supposed to move in tonight. Only a true

> > > gardener would lay awake at night praying for your gardens to be

> > > spared...but you know, after waiting all winter long for some color and

> > > life...it just hurts to watch your plants and flowers be destroyed in

> > > seconds flat.

> > >

> > >

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> > Southwest Florida

> > Zone 10

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