Friday, August 17, 2007

One heck of a storm !!!!!

I'm back -- yes, 2 posts in one day -- because, about 2:00 this afternoon, we had one heck of a storm !! (this after watching the morning weather guy who declared a sunny day!) Anyhow, the weather guy was WAY OFF!!! As you can see from the pictures (taken during and right after the storm) we had an UNBELIEVABLE rain, thunder & lighting, and HAIL (golf ball size hail) storm blow threw this afternoon. Unfortunately, there was alot of damage done to homes and cars (including ours) --- but everybody is OK, and that's the main thing. My younger kid, Evan, and his buddy , Konnor, even had the bright idea to put on their dirt bike helmets and run around in Konnor's back yard while the hail was pinging off of their helmeted heads (this was quickly brought to an abrupt halt when Konnor's mother saw what they were doing !) SHEESH! Talk about 2 bright kids with zero common sense! Anyway, looks like tomorrow is going to be yard clean up day and meeting with the insurance guy (house and car!)

Mary Anne (aka Mare)


Vallen said...

You had hail in August? Is that weird or semi-normal? wow. Crazy thing, weather. I hope yuo sustained minimal damage. Glad to hear your mom is doing better.

Nan said...

Wowee! What a storm!! I have never seen such huge hail!! I can see why it did a lot of damage.
I'm glad you and the family are ok!

OldBagNewTricks said...

Oh Mercy Me!!! Much as rain is welcome, a big storm of this magnitude is NOT. And, as an aside, Bright children are known to be a danger to themselves and others.... but funny. And funny counts for a lot!

Glad you are all relatively ok.


Georgia Peachez said...

WOW!! Thanks goodness we don't get that kind of weather over here on the coast! xo, suzy

Red Geranium Cottage said...

Did you survive the storm? I sure wish we could have storms like that around here. Maybe it would clear the ugly smog out of the air.