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Re: fireworks NOW flooding

What do they say? "When it rains, it pours."
So sorry to hear you sustained yet more damage.  I woke to super high winds
about 1 am.  Went to get the 3 outside cats in. 2 were huddled on the front
porch but couldn't find Shimmy. But he was in his grill-bed in the Florida
room, nice and dry when I got up again at 6:45.

You're right about these being the worst.  The wind and rain in the trees
looked like something out of a hurricane.  Fortunately, I didn't have
anything left to stake; I'd managed to secure everything either before the
storms or after some of them.  I just had a new roof put on - it better NOT
be going anywhere!

Bonnie Morgan had some damage in Ohio in her neighborhood from the earlier
storms.  I hope she'll check in with us soon on this one.  How about Cathy,
Ceres , Melody?

Pam wrote, "What is up w/ these storms y'all have been having?"  I'm no
meteorologist, but it has something to do with the southern hot air moving
north and crashing in to the northern cold air.  I for one have had enough.
I'm sure Donna has too.


----- Original Message -----
From: "Donna" <justme@prairieinet.net>
To: <gardenchat@hort.net>
Sent: Tuesday, July 08, 2003 5:29 AM
Subject: RE: [CHAT] fireworks NOW flooding

> Yes, I do have another pond for a quarantined area, and many got dumped
> into there. The current pond conditions will not kill the fish, but not
> the greatest environment but getting better daily.
> Did you survive the storm last night? It was the worst and thought for
> sure I was up for a repeat of the other day. Pond survived this time
> (power is back on already obviously) but my attached screen room is
> history! (roof is gone, can't even get out of the back door) Waiting for
> the sun ( ok, light)to come out so I can take pictures before heading to
> work. Actually ripped off the light fixtures from the house too. Thought
> the roof was going too.... We have been fixing all the stuff ruined by
> the storms, but this time I am going to have to call the insurance
> company... way too much damage out there... that you can see in the
> dark.
> How is everyone else fairing in these storms? I know a few of us are on
> the same weather track...
> Suns coming up- talk later,
> Donna
> >
> > Donna,
> > I hear some relief will be moving into the area later in the week.
> Were
> > you
> > able to save some of the fish?  Can they be moved to a temporary tank
> > while
> > the pond is stabilized?  I don't know anything about ponds, but I can
> > understand your pain.  Sounds like a lot of work in terrible
> conditions
> > with
> > not very satisfactory results. I wish you luck.
> > Kitty
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