I have to say that I’ve lived here for 7 years now and have become used to these mid-west storms that come out of nowhere quickly and then dissipate just as quickly. But last night’s storm was very unusual. I looked out my balcony doors to see this:
and then not more than 1 minute later the storm was here….
Do you see that band of clouds? That thing was moving at a VERY rapid pace…I was surprised that there was no funnel coming down, or a space ship. Remember the scene in Independence Day where those ships are hitting our atmosphere and the clouds were just rolling in….well, that’s what it looked like.
Then, about 5 minutes later my balcony windows, which rarely ever get slammed with rain looked like this:
the rain actually hit all the way at the top of the windows, which means it was coming at me in a fairly horizontal direction. this is the scene from my bedroom window.
Finally, after about an hour the storm calmed down enough for this to happen:
Toodles for now.