… have – thank goodness – bypassed us last night [there were quite a few some miles to the west], but still, with the wind blowing with over 40 mph in gusts, and all that lightning and thunder, it was pretty awesome for quite some time. We were really lucky, though, that nothing stronger than those wind gusts [there were frequent reports of more-than-golfball-size hail, besides the tornadoes] hit us, and that we managed to get some good rain [1.75 inches9 out of it. Well, somewhat more would have been appreciated. I’ve never experienced such gusts around here so far. They blew around all our garden furniture, and before it got blown all over the property, Mary and I had to go out between midnight and 1 a.m to put everything in the garage.
All of that was caused by a upper-level low plus it’s accompanying cold-front that had been coming for a few days, fuelled by the extremely humidity-saturated air we had in the days before. But now it has cooled down nicely. The forecast, though, is for some wonderful dry and warm weather. Let’s see what the spring flowers will do now, after the rain, with warm weather and plenty if sunshine.
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