Dear Alberto – Go Away

Subtropical Storm Alberto gave us another good drenching day of rain yesterday and more expected today. We have just one thing to say – Go Away!

My Feety-Feet are getting wet.

After weeks of spring thunderstorms, a little tropical system has decided to add to our swampiness. As the edges of the storm try to climb over the cooler air of the mountain ranges, the  result is a steady drumbeat of rain. Our region has been hit hard with mudslides, flash flooding, crumbling roads, and falling trees (including one that killed two employees of a TV station covering the weather). So while we are tired of the soggy conditions, we are quite happy to be safe and don’t want to make light of the troubles others in our region are having.

What is that boy doing out there?

Unfortunately, we have another day of heavy rain predicted today followed by several days of thunderstorms and showers. We are ready for a break in the weather.

Where is our sunshine?

4 Comments

  1. Juno's mom on May 30, 2018 at 4:40 pm

    We’re watching the news around the country including your region and always think of you. You don’t know what to expect with weather anymore. It’ll heat up a dry out at some point. Critters just seem to go with the flow.

  2. Jean B Burkhardt on May 30, 2018 at 8:41 am

    My heart goes out to all suffering this storm. Although you and the dogs are soaked-you are safe and that’s what’s counts! WE are having lots of humid air and some rain but not too horrible.

  3. Lori on May 30, 2018 at 6:59 am

    Aw wow you guys have really been soaked! We’re having some kind of residual downpours⛈ going on this morning and Izzy Belle the Akita is not happy at all! I hope you get some dry weather and nice sunshine soon!

  4. Terry on May 30, 2018 at 5:47 am

    Too bad it’s not -20degrees…With piles of cold,fluffy SNOW!!!
    Then it would be PARTY❄⛄

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