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Mother Nature

Floridays

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As an Oklahoma native, I just needed to express my sadness at yesterday's tornados that hit the state-- the same area (Moore) was flattened as it was just a few years ago. This is only about 5 miles from where my family lives. My heart just goes out to those people who have to re-build (again). One news story featured a couple who live in Moore and have been hit 4 times.
 
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It's pretty tragic. It's also a reminder to me that hurricane season is approaching and I'm not thrilled about it.
 

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Planderella said:
It's also a reminder to me that hurricane season is approaching and I'm not thrilled about it.
Jes, I don’t like that either….
 

BKM

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There were actually funnel clouds spotted in Northern California yesterday afternoon. 10 miles from my home! And, this is May (What's wierd is it only sprinkled where I was walking my dog-and 15 miles away thunderstorms and funnel clouds and tornado warnings.) Yipes!
 
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All I can say is that I'll take the occasional blizzard and 6 months of winter to avoid: tornados, hurricanes, earthquakes, fire ants, poisonous snakes and mud slides.
 

Cardinal

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We had strong sustained winds last Sunday. If the leave had been out on the trees, I'm sure we would have lost many more than we did. On a positive note, the birds were not able to fly very well, so they huddled in the pines and near the feeders, where I could see them easily. Rack up the first two indigo buntings, the first bluebird, and the first scarlet tanager of the year.
 

donk

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Mother Nature is a B****.

It snowed here last night. Did not stay on the ground, but it snowed none the less.

The scariest thing I ever saw was a tornado(mid 80's Grand Valley-Barrie Tornado) from about 10 miles away. The sky turned a really freaky shade of green, and was really still.
 
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