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Old 09-07-2010, 07:17 PM   #41
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2.5" of rain now and still coming down. A couple of dead trees way in the back have some pretty big limbs down. There's a chain saw in my future....
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2.5" of rain now and still coming down. A couple of dead trees way in the back have some pretty big limbs down. There's a chain saw in my future....
Stocking up on eco-friendly firewood? Hopefully no flooding and some of the water will find its way to the fields, although it doesn’t usually.

As to Audrey and the RV, after reading her stories about driving in high winds and other adventures, south of the border and after a couple of beers, the guys would say “esa mujer si tiene bolas” and it would be a compliment.
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As to Audrey and the RV, after reading her stories about driving in high winds and other adventures, south of the border and after a couple of beers, the guys would say “esa mujer si tiene bolas” and it would be a compliment.
Down here they would say "tiene huevos" -
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Local weather station indicates 4.2" of rain since midnight.
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Local weather station indicates 4.2" of rain since midnight.
I'm very jealous. We got less than 0.1 inches.

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here in Austin we got 12+ inches and several flash floods, but not much wind.

unfortunately the back of our lot (20' feet down from the house) is in a flood plain and much of our backyard + fence has been relocated downstream. we also discovered some new erosion problems that will need fixing.

all-in probably $3000-8000 worth of damage. grrr
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Ok...our 'sireens' work...they're going off right now.
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here in Austin we got 12+ inches and several flash floods, but not much wind.

unfortunately the back of our lot (20' feet down from the house) is in a flood plain and much of our backyard + fence has been relocated downstream. we also discovered some new erosion problems that will need fixing.

all-in probably $3000-8000 worth of damage. grrr
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Nothing here, but a tornado touched down in Dallas. No word on damage.
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Nothing here, but a tornado touched down in Dallas. No word on damage.
Looks like some buildings were torn up here and there...also overturned vehicles. Hoping it peters out by the time it gets to my abode.
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