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Old 01-26-2013, 05:19 PM   #421
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South East Qld, the area which Ducky and I both live in was hit by at least 5 tornadoes yesterday. More are predicted today. They've been most active around the area where Ducky (and my father) live. So far just a lot of damage to property. No loss of life. Lots of flooding.

Anyway, more rain today, and another cyclone forming up north. We could be in for a fair bit of wild over the last month of summer by the looks of things.
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Old 01-26-2013, 06:04 PM   #422
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Stay safe! (and dry!)
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Old 01-28-2013, 07:20 AM   #423
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No schools! Big wet flakes right now but gonna be ice soon.
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Old 01-28-2013, 07:33 AM   #424
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rain here. All the snow has melted and it's gun-metal grey outside. It's been nasty for a week and my dog is pissed that I haven't taken her out. She needs some walking but I can't make myself do it in snowing/blowing and temps in the teens. It's warmer now but, you know, rain.

I fucking hate January.
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Old 01-28-2013, 07:44 AM   #425
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No schools here too. Federal government closed til noon. Freezing rain.

But my firm opened on time, and I was expected to show up on time. Grrr.

Can't blame them though. The roads are fine. icy spots here and there on the sidewalks, but otherwise it was a decent commute.
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Old 01-28-2013, 08:04 AM   #426
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just switched over to wintry mix here
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Old 01-28-2013, 08:16 AM   #427
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Wind. Wild wind. Have just placed strategic lamps around the house, ready for lighting ... and we are regrettably short of newspaper for lighting the fire ...
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Old 01-28-2013, 06:06 PM   #428
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Try doritos

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Old 01-29-2013, 03:46 AM   #429
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We just got power back on after having none since Sunday arvo. It's Tuesday night here now.

I've never been so happy to have electricity.
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Old 01-29-2013, 04:12 AM   #430
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But thankfully you're dry, right?
I've been seeing some nasty flood pictures from down there.
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Old 01-29-2013, 06:14 AM   #431
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Yep, high and dry. Well nt so high really, but close enough to the ocean that most of the water runs off, but not close enough to be affected by tidal surges. As a community we should be more worried about ducky. Shes in a much more badly affected area than me. Havent seen her on fb for the last couple of days, so am a bit concerned. I will text her tomorrow if theres still no activity.
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Old 01-29-2013, 06:20 AM   #432
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Snow is totally gone! Hurrah! No more having to wash Carrot's paws after every little outing. Now just if he comes back muddy.
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Old 01-29-2013, 06:33 AM   #433
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the last pic I saw Ducks post on FB was of a calm sea with a pink and blue sky. BEFORE that pic she had some pretty wicked looking ones of the sea...
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Old 01-29-2013, 07:31 AM   #434
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Old 01-29-2013, 07:50 AM   #435
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bet that's good for your skin.
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