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Tuesday, September 18, 2007

Stormy Weather

When I got off work today, it was sunny and clear. As I was driving home it became darker and I could see the black clouds looming ahead. All of a sudden it started to downpour and then came HAIL. I was scared to drive, so pulled into a Safeway parking lot to sit it out. I could see the lighting but couldn't hear the thunder through the hail hitting my car. I have never been so terrified, the sound is indescribable and I would not wish it upon anyone. After 15 minutes it slowed down so I drove very slowly, as did most drivers and finally made it home. Tiger was not too happy, going from room to room and I now have a better understanding of how she must feel during a storm. 2 hours later it was sunny again. :)

2 comments:

Pumpkin said...

That is so weird Irene! I'm glad to hear you were able to pull over and wait it out. Usually that's the best thing you can do :o)

Poor Tiger :o(

Carolyn said...

Sounds like it was one wild rainstorm. You were very smart to wait it out until it seemed to calm down. Glad your ok and made it home safely.