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RE: weather

I just checked the weather here and it says wind speed is 42mph and
gusting up to 55mph, it's 40F with a wind chill of 27F. Usually I cannot
tell from my office if it's windy or not but today I can, the windows
are shaking and the walls are all creaky.
Now I'm wondering if it was a good idea to turn the horses out this
morning, although at the time it seemed better to have them standing in
wind than standing in water. Their pens are mostly a lake or ankle-deep
mud, with their stall mats the only really dry spots. Well...they have
pretty thick coats.
Yesterday there was a bunch of roads closed, the water still standing
from the rain over the weekend froze and there was black ice all over.
Looks like wind and some clouds all through the week though they are
threatening rain again Sunday. Guess I will get more inside chores done.
Maybe I'll get my seeds ordered finally.


-----Original Message-----
From: owner-gardenchat@hort.net [mailto:owner-gardenchat@hort.net] On
Behalf Of Donna
Sent: Tuesday, January 29, 2008 4:55 PM
To: gardenchat list
Subject: [CHAT] weather

Well now.... is everyone surviving the weather? It seems every area of
the country is having some weather issue within the last few days.

Here it was a warm morning.... Actually 48 degrees when I went to work.
Nice spring like breeze.... then the rain came. Melted the snow but of
course puddles everywhere cause the ground is frozen.

Late this afternoon, it started getting really windy and the temps are
dropping fast. I am glad it got here later than projected- at least I
only had to drive in the rain and wind.... not the wind and ice/snow.

By morning it will be minus 20 wind chill with 50mph gust... isn't that
just peachy. NOT..... the wind is already peaking at that, sounds like
the house is gonna blow away.....



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