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Old 08-22-2007, 09:39 PM
 
Location: Tampa Bay Area Florida
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WEll those storms were wicked, however it did RAIN...and hopefully it will keep raining..
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Old 08-23-2007, 05:16 AM
 
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Yes, hopefully we keep getting rain, Hopefully it will help with the heat, was out last night afterward, and it was cooler, unless im just gettin used to it.
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Old 08-23-2007, 05:20 AM
 
Location: Blue Ridge Mtns of NC
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The NWS recorded 0.14" at the airport on the 22nd.
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Old 08-23-2007, 06:05 AM
 
Location: Wouldn't you like to know?
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I swear, the gusts of wind during the thunderstorms we had last night were the most violent I've seen in a long, long, time. They had to be near 60-70mph easy. (no exaggeration). Several trees down in my neighborhood.

The kids woke up and were afraid, but it was pretty cool...
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Old 08-23-2007, 06:36 AM
 
Location: Charlotte,NC, US, North America, Earth, Alpha Quadrant,Milky Way Galaxy
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Pretty much all of Wesley Chapel area was in the dark, homes, street lights, etc. The power finally came back on around 4am or so(went out at around 9pm). I saw my neighbors trampoline go flying by! He still can't find it
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Old 08-23-2007, 06:42 AM
 
Location: Charlotte, NC
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You mean it went bouncy, bouncy, gone!!!
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Old 08-23-2007, 06:51 AM
 
Location: North Carolina
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A tree was uprooted in our back yard, our umbrella is smashed in a million pieces and our patio table shattered too...that was one wicked storm!

I was standing on the front porch drinking a glass of wine watching it and all of a sudden the trees all bent in half it was coming down so hard and a chir flew by my house! I went back inside. lol. My dog is still recovering, poor thing.
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Old 08-23-2007, 06:52 AM
 
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Pretty much all of Wesley Chapel area was in the dark, homes, street lights, etc. The power finally came back on around 4am or so(went out at around 9pm). I saw my neighbors trampoline go flying by! He still can't find it
Same here Miker, my barbeque which was on my patio was blown off and tipped over almost completly upside down six feet from my patio with the propane tank wedged under it and exposed to all that lovely lightning!
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Old 08-23-2007, 06:56 AM
 
Location: North Carolina
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Make that a chair, not chir, flew by my house. I live in Wesley Chapel too!
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Old 08-23-2007, 06:59 AM
 
Location: Charlotte, NC
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That is onething here we get some wicked lightning storms, not seen that much in the way of wind, I am over Steele Creek and we had hardly any wind, it sounds like Waxhaw and surrounding area got the brunt of it last night.
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