Sunday, June 20, 2010

Storm Damage

We weren't lucky this time from the bad weather. There is damage all over town with the worse being toward the southwest part of the city. Trees were topple blocking streets, house trailers with no roof, part of the roof blown off of our Sam's Club just to name a few.
We were gone to my brothers for his two grandchildren birthday party. Miss Emma as we call her turned 3 and her brother Collin turned 5. We were told by his brother-in-law that we were really getting hit down here. Of course, I wondered just what kind of damage I would come home to.
Our oldest was home he said that the transformer made a funny sound, it got real still, then really black and then it hit. We lost power, but not near as long as some areas here in town. They clocked the wind at our airport across the river at 70 miles a hour. The main thing is we didn't have any serious injuries. We can replace lots of things, but we can't replace a life. We are in for another round yet tonight for sometime after midnight.
It makes you wonder when is the rain and storms going to stop and if Mother Nature is trying to tell us something. We made the news outside of our local news with the Storm damage. Now it will be the problem of rebuilding. You will have the people who try to take advantage of people during this time. It happens every time you have this kind of a situation.
Hope you all have a wonderful week. Ours is suppose to be hot and I am hoping dry.


Michelle May said...

Oh sweetie...what a mess. Ya'll have been through so much with storms! It does make you wonder what Mother Nature is trying to say with everything that is going on in the world.
Thinking of you my friend and sending hugs!

Marilyn said...

Mother Nature sure can be nasty....I am so sorry that your area was hit so hard!!
Prayers to you all!!

Celestina Marie Designs said...

Hi Shirley,
I was thinking of you and so sorry to hear you had yet another bad storm. SO glad your home is okay and sorry for the mess around town.

How did your test go. I hope you got good news.
Prayers for you all and quick recovery from the damage.

Hugs, Celestina Marie

Jil~Say It With Roses said...

Oh Shirley, I am so sorry about the storms....I grew up in Omaha, NE. and I well remember the storms. They were so strong and frightening....we lived on a hill, so at least we did not have to worry about flooding, but the lightening could be so fierce and the wind and hail, too.
Everytime they say we are getting storms, here in Port Huron, they either go below or above us....I do love the rain and storms, but not the bad ones.
I hope Mother Nature has gotten it out of her system for the rest of the summer for you!

Hope your tests were all perfect!!!

Melody said...

Hi Shirley! I am sooo happy everything is turning out ok. Just a hernia...not nothing, but that's
good. We have been getting storms. Yesterday was a doozie at about 12-12:30p we had 3 " of rain in a half an hour! Lightening it was bad. Today ok but same heat as you.
Well, it's goin on 11 I better be gettin to bed.
Night night.