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Re: OMG - it's weather!

Oh wow...my dog hides (or attempts to hide - she sticks her nose under the bed or sofa and thinks her whole body is covered -silly thing) when storms like that come around here.  Sure hope you get to feeling better soon.  A three day weekend came at just the right time it sounds like.

Andrea Hodges <andreah@hargray.com> wrote:  We just got a "frog-strangler" here. Why is it when there MAY be some clouds 
floating around the weather service will broadcast that horrid screeching 
noise on the weather channel and tell you a SEVERE thunderstorm warning is 
in effect for your area, yada yada, but when there actually IS a dangerous 
storm.....nothing. The weather channel had a cloud with a few rain drops 
coming out of it for "my area." The thunder was literally coming at the same 
time as the lightning and shaking the house, while I of course was on the 
floor consoling my pack as they all shook and panted. It went on for a good 
1/2 hour with the thundering and pouring of rain. But, at least I won't have 
to water tomorrow. I have a nasty cold and all I want to do is go to bed.
----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Zemuly Sanders" 
Sent: Thursday, August 30, 2007 1:50 PM
Subject: Re: [CHAT] OMG - it's weather!

> We got (an unexpected) 2" of rain yesterday afternoon and evening. It's 
> truly amazing how the trees and shrubs look now as compared to yesterday 
> morning. Of course, it's like the third rain we've had this whole 
> summer...
> zem
> zone 7
> West TN
> ----- Original Message ----- 
> From: "Johnson Cyndi D Civ 95 CG/SCSRT" 
> To: 
> Sent: Thursday, August 30, 2007 9:58 AM
> Subject: [CHAT] OMG - it's weather!
>> Look, up in the sky - too big for a bird, can't be a plane - no, they
>> are clouds! Clouds by golly and what is that bright light? Lightning!
>> And thunder! And - wait for it - RAIN! Okay so maybe it's only a tenth
>> of an inch but there was definitely water falling from the sky, I can
>> see puddles. Didn't rain on me of course, I think when you want it bad
>> enough it goes somewhere else. But we must have followed it all the way
>> into work.
>> It is still pretty warm though and yesterday was just seriously hot. I
>> got into the car after my lunchtime yoga class and I was really thirsty,
>> decided to have a drink from the bottle of water I'd left in the car. I
>> knew it would be pretty warm water but I actually scalded myself a
>> little. Wow. We took the horses to our team penning lesson at 7:00 and
>> we were all out there sweating like horses, and not much better at 11:00
>> when we got home. I don't know how you folks in humid climates can do
>> anything.
>> I am looking forward to 5 days at home starting tomorrow, although it is
>> supposed to be hot like this so I don't know how much gardening I'll get
>> done, but if I can't stand to be out there is still plenty to do inside.
>> My new range will show up Tuesday. Husband has the entire next week off
>> work and I'm steadily increasing the length of his honey-do list,
>> although it's more of a suggestion list in truth.
>> Our local paper had an article about the woman who has won the most
>> points in the fair's garden competition for the last five years. She
>> entered something like 82 categories!! I was consumed with jealousy. Of
>> course if I were retired like her I could probably do that too (leaving
>> aside the fact we now have other things to eat up our free time when
>> we're retired) but, but, I can't help it, I'm jealous.
>> Cyndi
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