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Re: weather

Been a wild year already and today is the first day of hurricane season.  I
hope that doesn't bode ill for our friends on the Atlantic and Gulf coasts.
Auralie, you sound like you're in the same loop we were.  Our drought lasted
2 1/2 years until we got 30 inches of rain last June.  That's normally as
much as we get in a year.  I hope the end of your drought is forthcoming and
a good deal less drastic.  A year's worth of rain in 4 weeks is definitely

On 6/1/08, Kitty <kmrsy@comcast.net> wrote:
> I just got down from the roof with 3 sacksful of maple seeds.  Yes,
> Auralie, they said the furthest east tornado fizzled out at the Ohio border.
>  I think we got everyone's rain Fri night.  It poured from 7pm until
> sometime early the next morning.  We needed rain but not that much.  Next
> time I'll just tell the rain gods to take it your way.
> Kitty
> neIN, Zone 5
> ----- Original Message ----- From: <Aplfgcnys@aol.com>
> To: <gardenchat@hort.net>
> Sent: Sunday, June 01, 2008 7:02 AM
> Subject: Re: [CHAT] weather
> Kitty, you got the weather we were predicted to have - and we
>> need rain so badly.  The radio forecaster had said there would be
>> "wild" weather.  In fact the day was overcast, very humid, and
>> about 80 degrees.  The sun came through for a couple of hours
>> in the afternoon. Then about sunset the skies grew very dark and
>> there was another 'Rip Van Winkle' thunder storm with much
>> rumbling and flashes of lightning.  Rain may have fallen for about
>> two minutes - barely enough to dampen the stepping stones.  Then
>> just before dark I looked out ahd there was a splendid rainbow - the
>> first I have seen in several years.  So much for the wild weather.  We
>> still need rain terribly.
>> Auralie
>> In a message dated 5/31/2008 11:28:19 PM Eastern Daylight Time,
>> kmrsy@comcast.net writes:
>> We had very rough weather last night.  A lot of rain and 3 tornadoes in
>> the
>> area.  I got home a bit past midnight and all 3 streets that access my
>> house
>> were flooded with standing water.  The winds ripped all the petals off my
>> poppies and most of the florets from my Meyer Lilac - looked like a mini
>> snow storm had hit below it - a fragrant snowstorm though.  And of course
>> the darn gutters were clogged with the stupid Maple seeds - bumper crop
>> this
>> year - so the water just tumbled over the gutters.  I'll have to go up
>> there
>> and clean them out again tomorrow.
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>> Tyler Florence" on AOL Food.
>> (http://food.aol.com/tyler-florence?video=4&?NCID=aolfod00030000000002)
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Pam Evans
Kemp TX
zone 8A

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