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Re: Wow, weather!
  • Subject: Re: Wow, weather!
  • From: Aplfgcnys@aol.com
  • Date: Wed, 20 Oct 2010 21:31:55 EDT

Sounds like quite a storm!  We have pretty impressive ones here in the 
Valley - after all this is Rip Van Winkle territory - but they don't 
usually last very
long. They tend to move through at a pretty good clip.  
Thank goodness you didn't have serious storm damage.  
I hope you're feeling better.
In a message dated 10/20/2010 11:46:24 AM Eastern Daylight Time, 
inlandjim1@q.com writes:

That sounds like fun to me, Cyndi. I love watching thunderstorms.

On Oct 20, 2010, at 7:56 AM, Johnson, Cyndi D Civ USAF AFMC 95 CS/ 
SCOSI wrote:

> We had the biggest thunderstorm I've ever seen in my life yesterday.  
> Of
> course, being a southern California native it's not like I've seen a  
> lot
> of weather, probably you easterners would just shrug. It was  
> impressive
> for us though. Monday night I wasn't feeling well and woke up about  
> 3:30
> to rain, lots of lightning but it was a ways off.
> Usually t-storms only last a couple hours here. This one never quit.  
> We
> had lightning the entire day with rain off and on, mostly on. Since I
> was sick at home I watched it all day. Then about 8:00 a really big  
> cell
> moved in. All the lightning was cloud to cloud and it was continuous,
> like a strobe light, just flash-flash-flash-flash, the thunder just
> rolled on and on. We had torrents of water and pea-sized hail. We  
> stood
> at the patio door in awe for a good half an hour.
> No damage at my house but our dirt road is now eroded again, that
> doesn't usually happen until February.
> Cyndi

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