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Re: Weather

I'm hoping our valley and mountain (hill) will give us a bit of protection
from those. But I have no idea. I have a basement. 

Andrea H
Beaufort, SC

> [Original Message]
> From: Cathy Carpenter <cathy.c@insightbb.com>
> To: <gardenchat@hort.net>
> Date: 9/20/2005 12:29:57 PM
> Subject: Re: [CHAT] Weather
> Well, we do get tornados, and their forecasting gives only a small  
> window of 'escape' opportunity, and their destructive wind power is  
> greater than that of a hurricane. While that is a down side, the up  
> side is that their path of destruction is nowhere near as wide as a  
> tornado, and flooding is not an issue. Yesterday, my county was under  
> a tornado warning for almost an hour, but the most ominous weather  
> passed to our north, and I did not once seriously consider retreating  
> to the basement. When conditions are ripe, we rely on radio and the  
> volunteer storm spotters and keep an eye to the skies for funnels.
> Cathy, west central IL, z5b
> On Sep 18, 2005, at 9:25 PM, Pam Evans wrote:
> > Really. Ridiculous w/ the hurricanes this year. And what's ironic  
> > is that we
> > have gotten nary a drop from anything! Just heard tonight that my  
> > brother
> > got his boat to safety before Ophelia hit. That was good news. His  
> > marina is
> > roughly 50 miles due North of Cape Lookout. Andrea, I don't hink  
> > you'll have
> > too much trouble w/ hurricanes in IL. Hope they don't get tornadoes  
> > either.
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