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Old 06-11-2008, 11:16 PM
 
Location: Cornelius NC
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Been watching the radar all night expecting the rain to come. Looks like it went everywhere except Huntersville area. What the heck? Did you all in S. Charlotte, Matthews, etc get a ton of rain? We had about 50 drops.
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Old 06-11-2008, 11:27 PM
 
Location: The 12th State
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LOL trishlee I been wondering the same thing. Great light show though.
You will notice alot on the news this summer it always seem that Union County seems to be a good spot for getting in a storm or least it seems that way for me when I catch weather reports.

Late last week my mom was telling me about a tornado and storm going through Fancy Gap (only about 3 hours or so North of here on 77) and I was like it has been Sunny here.

Same thing with my Pookie called from their work saying there looks like a big storm heading to your area are you getting rain. I told them nothing but drizzle.
Indigo (the dog) is mad she didnt get her walk down Torrence Creek Greenway.
So like I will have to water the flowers in the morning.
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Old 06-11-2008, 11:56 PM
 
Location: Waxhaw
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I was at Mt. Holly-H'ville Rd this evening and it rained there for a very short time. Lots of wind and lightning though, but not as much as there was here at home (Madison Park) as I was leaving to go towards West Charlotte.
That is so wierd that it missed Huntersille!
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Old 06-11-2008, 11:59 PM
 
Location: Cornelius NC
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we got wind and dark clouds. Then it rained about 50 drops...not even enough to wet the sidewalk. And now if you look on the radar map it looks like the system has stalled out south of Charlotte. Weird. I want rain too! Gosh I never thought I would hear those words come out of my mouth. Lived with clouds and rain for years in NW Ohio. But now I would love an all day rain.
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Old 06-12-2008, 05:17 AM
 
Location: In a house
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Guess we aren't alone then. We live in Stanly County right next to Albemarle. The radar showed reds and yellows over us but we only got thoe same 50 drops you got! I kept thinking that it has to get here, it's on the radar. Dark clouds, winds and lots of thunder and lightening but the rain just never came! Now it doesn't look like we are suppose to get much if any rain for days again. How sad. We REALLY NEED some rain here.
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Old 06-12-2008, 06:54 AM
 
Location: Right where I want to be.
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We are in UC and that storm system floated over the whole area....except a tiny little dot just where we live. LOL...We got enough to wet the sidewalks while red and yellow gave all the neighbors a drenching (neighbors meaning the rest of the county, just not right here). It's all OK though, we got a downpour (even hail!!) the night before where most everyone else didn't.
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Old 06-12-2008, 06:58 AM
 
Location: Charlotte, NC
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We did get a small burst of heavy rain in South Charlotte... what we got a lot of were thunderstorms. Enough to freak out Tonka (the beagle) - and he usually sleeps through storms.
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Old 06-12-2008, 07:06 AM
 
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Great Light show but very little rain in Rock Hill, Lake Wylie area. We had about a 1/4" when it was all said and done. I kept looking at the radar wondering where the rain was??
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Old 06-12-2008, 07:16 AM
 
Location: On our boat!
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We live in an apartment just west of 77 off of Gilead and we got a fairly quick rain. Not a hard rain, but it was rain with some big drops. I think we just caught the edge of a storm. But, the sidewalks and streets got wet. After that, NOTHING and we really need the rain! We went out on our patio and it was lightning pretty good to the north of us which would be Mooresville area.
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Old 06-12-2008, 08:38 AM
 
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S.Charlotte got lots of lights and noise during our end of the school year pool party so that the little monsters had to play inside my just cleaned home. Even the wet ones who didn't bring a change of clothes.
Thanks for letting me get that out!!!!
Anyway, we got a short downpoor just as the party ended.
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