- Subject: Re: Storms
- From: Aplfgcnys@aol.com
- Date: Sat, 25 May 2013 15:24:54 -0400 (EDT)
Well, we certainly haven't had it as bad as other places, but the stormy
weather seems to have reached us. For the last two days we have had
rain, wind, thunder and lightening, and today is not out of the 40s. Now
I ask you does that sound like Memorial Day weather? Usually the local
swimming holes open for the season on this day. My son was life guard
for several years, and this was always his first day.
Oh well, at least growing things seem to like this most peculiar spring
weather. I can't remember a more floriferous spring, even though it has
been really warm and pleasant. I was told it was the chilliest spring on
Everything is blooming its head off.
Just one thing missing - chipmunks. Until this week I had not seen but
and usually we are overrun with them. I have seem two this week. One had
been caught by the cat and was dangling from his mouth quite limply and
dead-looking. When the cat sat down to lick his bottom, the chipmunk was
gone in a flash. They seem to have learned something from possums.
In a message dated 5/23/2013 9:14:04 A.M. Eastern Daylight Time,
I saw immediately some one with a front end loader tractor.... Like the
one my husband has clearing from behind a driveway. The locals are very
quick to not wait on anyone to fix it for them! We all are used to
clearing our own snow, etc! I think some news person said the church
organizations are quick.... Like Mennonite relief or baptist men and our
church rallies quick to take food or necessary items quick.
Sent from my iPhone
On May 22, 2013, at 10:26 PM, Donna <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> What is bothering me -- since the first photos I saw-- is the streets
> are all clear? How can that be with all this horrific devastation My
> heart goes out to each and everyone effected.
> On May 22, 2013, at 6:23 PM, "Johnson, Cyndi D Civ USAF AFMC 412
>> When I look at the aerial photos from OK it's amazing to me that only
>> it could be "only") 24 people were killed. The devastation is
>> It's just too sad.
>> -----Original Message-----
>> From: email@example.com [mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org] On
>> Of Pam Evans
>> Sent: Wednesday, May 22, 2013 3:05 PM
>> To: email@example.com
>> Subject: Re: [CHAT] Storms
>> glad everyone is ok - whew. crazy weather man.
>> On Tue, May 21, 2013 at 9:03 PM, kathy <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
>>> We definitely dodged the bullet in IL. Had a short spurt of wild wind
>>> and rain about midnight but it was dry enough to mow this aft. So glad
>>> our TX and OK people are ok. So frightening! Thanks everyone for
>>> checking in. Kathy
>>> -----Original Message-----
>>> From: Catharine Carpenter <email@example.com>
>>> To: gardenchat <firstname.lastname@example.org>
>>> Sent: Tue, May 21, 2013 11:34 am
>>> Subject: Re: [CHAT] Storms
>>> Hannibal, MO got hit by a small tornado, but except for ominous
>>> straight line winds, we dodged the bullet yesterday.
>>> Cathy, west central IL, z5b
>>> On May 21, 2013, at 10:06 AM, Jesse Bell wrote:
>>>> We are safe and sound. My family in the Moore and Oklahoma City are
>>>> and sound. For that I am eternally grateful. Yesterday was a very
>>>> draining and long day....
>>>> Right now, where I live, we are under a flood warning. Nice.
>>>> On Mon, May 20, 2013 at 6:08 PM, Donna <email@example.com> wrote:
>>>>> Watching the news and praying all will be fine after all is said
>>>>> and done.
>>>>> Way too many tornados.
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