A friend at work lost her garage and its contents (including their vehicles) in a fire that was started by a lightning strike during one of the storms that blew through last night. Since yesterday was already a pretty tense day at work, I can’t imagine having to deal with that as well.

See, this is the part of thunderstorms that I don’t like. Mother Nature can get a bit zealous with her wild ways. I was happy to see that folks at work are stepping up to help where they can.

I spent the drive home and some of my evening last night chasing the storms that came through. The weather radio was going crazy with announcements but there wasn’t anything wicked huge, just kind of loud and boisterous.

As I type this, the weather radio here in the kitchen just started blaring. We are under a Severe Thunderstorm Watch until 10:00 p.m. tonight. It’s a good thing I gassed up the Jeep and charged up the portable weather radios.

I tried taking a photo off the front porch of the house during one of the storms yesterday evening.

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I should have made sure the video camera was charged up as well. I’m ready for tonight.

As I fell asleep last night, I watched yet another light show. I captured this photo with my iPad.

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