Rain, Rain, Go away

Monday, May 11, 2009
We had a nasty thunderstorm roll past our house Friday morning. With probably close to 90 mph winds, it took out our electricity and satellite dish. The electricity was out till Saturday afternoon. The dish... still out.

There was no damage to our property (yay! I'm glad I now know what my new house can withstand), but as you can see from this picture on KOAM TV's website, some people had damage.

My poor sister was sitting in her car at the end of the drive with her children waiting for the school bus to arrive when it hit her place. She tells a very exciting account of the tale. My husband was also in an automobile when the winds came. He said that's the most afraid he's been in a storm before. But when you see the high school gymnasium's roof fly past you, I can see where you're coming from there!

I hope everyone had an okay Mothers' Day. Both my mom and mother-in-law seemed content with theirs.


  1. Ouch. Hopefully everyone was alright. The damage looks bad.

  2. Glad you are safe! My parents lost several trees and also were without power for 12 hours. Funny what straight wind can do!