A Rough Night . . .

and even rougher next day.

This has been a wild and wooly day. It started about 1:30 this morning, when out of the blue, a thunder clap seemingly right above our heads, shook the coach and rocked it side to side. Jan was in bed and let out a scream as the thunder rolled on and on.

And then the rain came. And came and came…

By the time the storm front passed through, parts of Houston had over 6 inches of rain.

This photo from the Houston Chronicle shows some of the results.

Houston Flooding

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And this is what the weather radar showed as we hunkered down in the rig.

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We later found out that a small tornado touched down at Mall of the Mainland less than 5 miles away. And a bigger one hit up in Houston tearing the roofs off a number of houses.

Sounds like we really dodged a bullet.

But as bad as the storm was, we stayed warm and dry, and only had one quick power glitch. But the storm just kept coming and coming.

Finally, about 3:30 the storm started to slack off and clear out, and we actually saw the sun and a little blue sky before the clouds rolled back in. But at least this time, it didn’t come with rain.

About 5pm Jan and I headed up to Seabrook to have some XXX hot wings at Hooter’s. Then we made a stop at Home Depot before heading home.

Regular blog visitor and Landon’s honorary uncle Butterbean, sent this photo of what Landon would look like as a real Texas cowboy.

A Real Cowboy

As Brandi said “That’s TOTALLY Landon!”

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Thought for the Day:

Data you don’t have at least two copies of, is data you don’t care about.

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One Response

  1. Howdy Jan & Greg,

    THANK THE GOOD LORD, Y’ALL ARE OK!!! I saw that storm approaching that area and completely forgot y’all!!! I bet Jan woke the whole park up; they don’t need a siren!!! Thatz Texas weather for you!!! So glad y’all came out okay.. In the news pic you can see who was checking for victims(Texas Aggie)!!!
    I knew when I saw the pic it was Landon all over!! Only a half-Okie
    would tackle a 2000# bull, without his diaper!!! Only his hat & boots,
    THATZ MY BOY!!!

    honerery g-unc butterbean

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