Monday, October 29, 2012

Storm

I'm surprised we still have power, but we do. So far. We are "in the East," so we are being hit hard with this storm. I avoid the word "hurricane" because the kids flip out when they hear that.

So far a ton of wind. Nothing down yet. We will not get flooded since we live at the top of a hill.  But we are being pelted with sleet, rain, freezing rain. And the wind sounds like a train going by.  Roaring. Our big concern is the trees up behind the house.

Our lower level is basement, thank GOD, because if needed we can all "hunker down" there and it will be safe and fairly comfortable. I cooked supper early so we are fed. Snacking can be cooking free.

School is cancelled for tomorrow and Wed on a 2 hr delay ALREADY.

Pray for our safety and for the others affected by this storm, okay?

Update--- still have power at 10 pm. Although it's flickering. 

Everyone sleeping downstairs for safety reasons. Worried about those trees behind the house but so far only one down and not in our direction.  Lots of rain.  Still hearing the wind blow like a train roaring by, it's really strong.

All children are fed and tucked in for the night. Overnight is supposed to be the worst and then lessen as the day goes on tomorrow. Hearing reports of  lots of trees down in the area, no one hurt locally that we know of.  Many, many without power.


7 comments:

ihavepsychicpowers said...

I've read your blog for a while. Never commented.But I had to comment and say that this storm is NUTS. Beyond nuts really. I live in Jersey(about 45 minutes from most short points. such as Atlantic City) and half of AC is flooded from the ocean!And a good portion of the boardwalk is gone. At this point I wish I lived on a hill! lol

~Monica Utt~ Itty Bitty Land said...

Yes, Prayers coming your way from Florida!

Grandma Shelley said...

Vickie, I am thinking about, and praying for your family, along with so many others! Keep us updated if you can, as to how y'all are doing! Thanks...and hugs, my friend!

Dottie P said...

Praying for you all...

Dottie P said...

Praying for you all...

thesleepyknitter said...

Praying for you and anxious to hear how the night went.

The weather is gearing up here in central KY, such a wild wind it woke me up at 4:45. We're expecting hard rain and more wind and potentially snow. We're praying for everyone on the east coast and in the north east -- the photos we've seen on the news are heartbreaking.

Love you!

~Monica Utt~ Itty Bitty Land said...

I keep hinking and praying for you and yours, as well as my family and friends in CT & PA. So very sad. At least when we have them down here it is warm, so we just BBQ and are fine without power for a few days. Not so with all of you. Please stay warm and safe!