Fun In The Storm! (Non-RR Related)

Discussion in 'Getting Started' started by Lighthorseman, Jul 13, 2004.

  1. Lighthorseman

    Lighthorseman Active Member

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    Well, once ina blue moon, I actually venture into the city on a weekend. This time, I got caught right in the middle of the worst storm to hit since the tornado of '88.

    Here, at the very beginning of the storm, I hopped out to take a quick shot of the roadway, and promptly got beaned right in the head with golfball sized hail for my efforts. Note that the bug-deflector thingy has been broken, and the hail dents in the poor 4Runner's hood.

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    Lighthorseman Active Member

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    Here's an idea of how quickly the water rose...this was taken about 5 minutes later, less than a block or so away.

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  3. Lighthorseman

    Lighthorseman Active Member

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    After needing 4WD to ford some pretty deep water, as well as over a foot of hail/ice, I finally found myself on high groung. These folks didn't.

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  4. Lighthorseman

    Lighthorseman Active Member

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    I went home with lumps, bruises, dents and completely soaked.

    Could have been worse. I guess it's all in the luck of timing. This was the road I'd been planning to use.

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  5. N Gauger

    N Gauger 1:20.3 Train Addict

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    Geeeze!! Glad you made it home!! :D
  6. Tyson Rayles

    Tyson Rayles Active Member

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    Steve glad you are O.K., that was a nasty storm!
  7. philip

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    One hell of a storm Steve!
  8. Matthyro

    Matthyro Will always be re-membered

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    One of the joys of being a prairie dweller EH Steve
  9. CN1

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    Steve maybe you should move to cowtown :p :D :D :wave: :rolleyes:
  10. Woodie

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    Phew!!!! What a doozie!!!! :eek: :eek: