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Re: Thunder

This week we have had some really awesome storms.  They are more
violent and lightening...brighter than I have ever seen...Please be
careful!  The rain amounts.  Well one did give us about 1.5 inches in
30 minutes.... but not a significant amount on any other days.  Fires,
branches, trees, houses all getting hit so where thunder you know
there is lightening somewhere!!!  Temps a reasonable mid 80s!  Thank

On 7/28/05, kmrsy@netzero.com <kmrsy@netzero.com> wrote:
> Auralie, whenever I've been very dry here for awhile and rain is on the
> way, I attempt to water my beds a bit before it arrives, so the rain
> will have a better chance of some of it soaking in rather than running
> off. Much of the hard rain you described may run off anyway, but most
> would surely run off if it hits dry, hard soil. Now that yours is
> moistened, I hope you get some more. I think we have had plenty here for
> awhile. Our temps dropped dramatically too after the storms arrived but
> are starting to climb a little. Last night I hand-trimmed all my front
> beds and mowed and barely broke a sweat at all. It was wonderful!
> Kitty
> -- Aplfgcnys@aol.com wrote:
> Had a violent thunder and wind storm yesterday afternoon about
> 6:00 PM.  Really scary.  Lasted about 20 minutes.  Rain came
> down hard for part of that time, and the temperature dropped
> from 93 degrees to 71 in the same period.  We are thankful
> for small favors - every bit of rain helps but this was so hard
> and lasted so short a time that it didn't help much.  When I
> tried to dig in the garden this morning, the soil was not even
> moist more than two inches down.  Hope yours amounts to
> more than ours did.
> Auralie
> In a message dated 07/28/2005 1:34:13 PM Eastern Daylight Time,
> islandjim1@verizon.net writes:
> We've had thunder in the distance, like a war was going on in the next
> county, since 2 AM this morning. Now looks like we're finally gong to
> get a tad of rain. Orange spots on the radar. That should cool it down
> a bit.
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