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typical Indiana summer

We got clobbered by the weather in Noble County and around northern Indiana last night: trees and wires down, power outages, some buildings damaged, that kind of thing. Unconfirmed reports of funnel clouds in two neighboring counties -- but everybody always thinks they see a tornado during severe weather. Straight-line winds can cause just as much damage, and in this case they were hard at work. No injuries reported, though.

That may slow my internet time down a bit the next couple of days, but only a bit. Albion itself escaped the worst of the weather -- everything was just to the north or just to the south of us. It's just that I get a lot of my LJ and writing work done during downtimes in dispatch, and we aren't getting a lot of downtime in dispatch, lately!

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spikereader
Jun. 22nd, 2006 10:05 am (UTC)
Glad you're OK, but it's not fair that work is getting in the way of LJ. :D
ozma914
Jun. 22nd, 2006 10:55 pm (UTC)
That's right -- priorities are seriously screwed up. :-)
deborahw37
Jun. 22nd, 2006 05:40 pm (UTC)
Goodness, that's some wild weather you're having! Maybe I'll stop grumbling about the so called British Summer
ozma914
Jun. 22nd, 2006 10:57 pm (UTC)
We're used to thunderstorms here -- but this one was a bit more, shall we say, stormy than most! Still no confirmations of tornado touchdowns, though, so it could have been quite a bit worse.
cbtreks
Jun. 23rd, 2006 01:16 am (UTC)
Glad y'all are ok. Thunderstorms are another thing we don't get enough of here (literally and figuratively - I miss them, true, but we're also in a drought, still). However, I don't miss that creepy feeling in the air and that weird color to the sky that signifies tornado weather. A bit scary!
ozma914
Jun. 23rd, 2006 09:45 pm (UTC)
I used to really love thunderstorms. I'm still fascinated by the weather, and I always grab a camera when we go out on storm watch, but as I get older I worry more and more about lives and property and such -- having your own home and your own family will tend to do that.
The problem with thunderstorms for you are those dry ones that go by without dumping any rain; all of the sudden you've got a dozen lightning caused fires, and still no moisture. I don't envy you that.
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