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Current Weather

Discussion in 'Social' started by ISupportHer, Feb 2, 2011.

  1. ISupportHer

    ISupportHer Supporter Member Premium Member

    I know that there is a terribly huge cyclone in Australia. I hope all are safe.

    Here in the States, we have had a huge winter storm sweep across the central and eastern part of the country. Particularly bad in Chicago and I know we have members there.

    Stay safe everyone!

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  2. KP the nut

    KP the nut Tigger is back!!!!! Premium Member

    Yes, I was talking to a member in Aus. It is due to strike today.

    Also ice storm and blizzard for some in the states.

    Stay safe and warm, you are in my thoughts
    Linking arms
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  3. ISupportHer

    ISupportHer Supporter Member Premium Member

    yes, I chatted with 2 in Australia but they were both much farther south. Maybe 45 min north of Sydney. They have extreme heat though. 104 F and no air conditioning. WOW

    Here in Ohio we have had ice. Better today but the ice has caused power outages in some areas. Some counties with snow emergencies declared where you will get arrested if you are on the roads unless you have an emergency. Not where I am, however. It ls fine here.

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  4. Unhinged

    Unhinged Active Member

    My thoughts go out to all the people in Australia. I can only imagine how hard it is there now, just having the flood and now this. Hope you all are safe.

    I'm in Eastern, USA and so far we have just had rain.Our temperatures are dropping and the winds are picking up, but looking at the radars it seems like the snow might miss us. They have been talking about tornados down south being a possibility.
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  5. nie

    nie Wishing for wings to fly. Premium Member

    In the Midwest, USA my mom had 20 inches of snow. At my house we had 1/2 inch of ice, 3 inches of sleet, and 2 inches of snow. Crazy winter!
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  6. intothelight

    intothelight Just Being Me Staff Member Premium Member

    Sounds like the same fun we are having in Indiana.
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  7. Tessa

    Tessa I'm a VIP Premium Member

    We have a unit in Cairns with tennants so spent a tense night and are relieved this morning to hear Cairns is not too bad although flood surge today.
    My husbands 60th today..a violent start to his 60th year!
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  8. Heather

    Heather I'm a VIP Premium Member

    Here in Connecticut in the United States the snow banks are 5 feet high. We've had several building roofs collapse because of the weight of the snow. Now the ice storm just ended. They are predicting more snow for Saturday and maybe another snow storm next Tuesday.

    Is it spring yet?
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  9. KP the nut

    KP the nut Tigger is back!!!!! Premium Member

    Oh, yes please. Daffodils and frolicking lambs much needed
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  10. ISupportHer

    ISupportHer Supporter Member Premium Member

    Is THIS helpful?

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  11. KP the nut

    KP the nut Tigger is back!!!!! Premium Member

    Not quite what I had in mind, however the dog has just come to see why I'm laughing so hard so it is a good start. Thank you
  12. MurphyJB

    MurphyJB Active Member

    I was literally snowed into my house yesterday. I actually didn't mind, it was nice to have a day off.
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  13. nie

    nie Wishing for wings to fly. Premium Member

    ISH - YES! that is helpful. At least I am smiling now.
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  14. Vcircle

    Vcircle Member

    I am from the other side of Australia where we have a terrible drought and have had temperatures of over 40 degrees. We did have a smaller cyclone hit us last weekend, but minimal damage in comparison. So all the flooding in Queensland is pretty foreign to us!

    The cyclone was a category 5 - the worse you can get and it has caused severe damage to many places, but there hasn't been a single loss of human life. Australians are very resilient and they will recover - there are donations, people and services helping them from all over the country - we are known for our support in times of adversity. We have just had severe flooding in 4 Eastern states and in particular Queensland - where 20 people at least died in the floods - so 2011 has been very despairing for a large number of Australians.
  15. KP the nut

    KP the nut Tigger is back!!!!! Premium Member

    Nothing like you guys have had. But it is blowing up a gale out side. I'm anxious as my H is travelling home. I panic cos my trauma was crash related, I go out of my mind when family are travelling especially in bad weather.

    I can't get the 'what if' and flashbacks of my accident out of my mind. Counting down the minutes until H is home safe.
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  16. amethist

    amethist The Mystic Duck Staff Member Premium Member

    This morning the sun is shining, but we also have rain and gale force winds. Up to around 80 mph or more, possible later today. http://www.ptsdforum.org/c/styles/default/xenforo/smilies/eek.png

    Better not hang the washing out just yet. Oh and hubby is going to be in a real good mood today, as it will keep knocking Sky TV signal off. Time to push them to lay cable in our area me thinks. http://www.ptsdforum.org/c/styles/default/xenforo/smilies/rolleyes.png
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  17. Nicolette

    Nicolette ♡ Princess Admin ♡ Staff Member Premium Member

    It's 28 degrees Celsius here and pelting down with wind and rain.. probably from cyclone Yasi?
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  18. femaleveteran

    femaleveteran i dont know why i wandered in to this place Premium Member

    My cousin is in Brisbane right now. He goes there every winter to see his daughter (my second cousin0 who is married to an Aussie. He said her Mother in Law was in Queensland when the cyclone hit and they still have not heard how they faired out during the storm. I am hoping all is well. He had a lot to deal with when he first got there with the flooding and all too. It has been a rough year for the land down under.
  19. nie

    nie Wishing for wings to fly. Premium Member

    Snowing . . . again!
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  20. catjudo

    catjudo I'm a VIP Premium Member

    Our weather has been unseasonably warm, even for us, the last few days. You'd never even know it was the middle of winter. "Borrowed" from a friends FB status today...

    Just heard on the news that the state of Florida could be sunned-in for the next several days. Residents have been urged to hunker down at your nearest beach and/or tiki bar for further instructions. Use extreme caution when braving this blizzard of sunshine, preferably SPF 30. We are asking our friends and relatives to the north to please keep us in their thoughts as we deal with 2 feet buried in the sand. http://www.ptsdforum.org/c/styles/default/xenforo/smilies/wink.png
  21. Marie E.

    Marie E. Surviving Premium Member

    It was below zero here and go figure for the Denver Public School Dumba** to open the schools, though he gave parents the choice to bring kids to school and than the news goes and says how the director says something different than the polls, parents speaking up.

    My kid only went cause he rides the bus and they pick the kids up in front of our apartment buildings. I hate the cold!!
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  22. amethist

    amethist The Mystic Duck Staff Member Premium Member

    Today we have SNOW, yep great loads of the white stuff again.

    I don't mind it really, but its messed my plans up for today, bugger.
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  23. ISupportHer

    ISupportHer Supporter Member Premium Member


    I an tired of this winter.
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  24. intothelight

    intothelight Just Being Me Staff Member Premium Member

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  25. Marie E.

    Marie E. Surviving Premium Member

    I think I heard birds chirping this morning, so I'm crossing my fingers for spring! Please!
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