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@2604615

Yes. My dogs are always with me when im in my room. I have a sliding glass door. When a loud, active storm comes, they run to my mothers room.
They want no part of it.

Carlas avatar Carla Agree +4Reply

I don't like them, they scare me.

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@2605091

We just had a terrible storm this afternoon and it's raining sideways as we speak. Coming from all directions.

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@2605240

Yes....and it's still thundering....I would like to crawl under the bed.... but those dust bunnies have taken over. biggrin)

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@2605019

Bet it was the same system that came through here...

Carlas avatar Carla Agree +5Reply
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@2605025

About 12:30 my time. 10: 30 your time. And yes, it zipped through.

Carlas avatar Carla Agree +5Reply
@2605019

We got that storm this afternoon.... and it's still raining hard.

@StarzAbove We got that storm this afternoon.... and it's still raining hard.

I saw yours on the radar. Big one.
The one that hit here is already on the east coast.

Carlas avatar Carla Agree +5Reply
@Carla Dont be scared starz.;)

Thanks, I'll just be glad when it's over. I'm just glad I'm not out in it.

Yep! I love a down pour, too.

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@2604829

That's what insurance is for. I lost a truck roof to hurricane hugo.

Carlas avatar Carla Agree +5Reply
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@2604899

Sounds like it.
We have had a few large branches fall on this roof over the years. No damage either.
Takes a pretty heavy tree to go through a roof. Cars are a different story.

Carlas avatar Carla Agree +5Reply

Yes I love it, loved it better when I lived with my parents, our house is up on a hill and had a good porch to stand on without getting wet. Now people only have decks not nearly as good as a real poarch.

It can be a great show, but if your city and your home can't take it very well without stress, it can be concerning. I'd rather not to have a big storm around here, because of the mess it can cause. 2 years ago, an unusually strong one knocked down a big tree that was on my street. And the streets where I live flood easily; depending on how strongly it rains, the water level can rise uncomfortably much, possibly causing damage to cars.

I have no experience with thunderstorms. A "storm" here means it rains steadily for a day or two, and maybe two to three hundred miles wide. We have wind storms in January. Thunder is something we hear about from other places.

We had also a winter storm damage some time ago, during winter; a beautiful "double-top" tree lost one top, and the roof of the house needed urgent repair.
The remaining side of the tree had to be felled, and no new tree was planted.

Magnificent

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