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Tropical Storm Fay Update
Tuesday, August 19, 2008, 12:35 pm
Filed under: Life

It has been raining heavily since 3:00 this moring, and I have been up since then, watching the news and knitting my 9 to 5 Socks (pattern on Ravelry).

I went to work today, but am debating going home. Many of the main roads are becoming impassable due to flooding and debris.

For now, I am listening to the scanner, watching television (on my TV radio), and working as usual. We have some water intrusion here, which is keeping things interesting. I feel sorry for those who got stuck cleaning and recleaning the areas where the water is coming in. The rain is just not letting up. The office around the corner from me is one of the worst, I think.

RAM is heading home soon, because he has a 17-mile commute and will needs to take many detours. We have been given the option to take paid leave and go home. I am staying at work, at least until RAM gets into the area, then I will decide what to do.

We are most worried about flooding and pop-up tornados. They don’t travel across the state the way they often due in the midwest. They often show up out of nowhere and dissipate just as quickly. We have had one tornado touch down in the county south of us, and one near where I used to work.

If you want to keep up with the storm, check out News Channel 5. They stream their newscasts.

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Will be keeping you and all affected in my prayers!

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