The electricity here is notoriously bad. When I first lived here it seemed every storm knocked out the power and the because I live in the furthest corner of the county from anything of use (like electrical workers) and in a tiny town we are such a low priority that we often wait many hours for power to come back on. I've lost all my food in the fridge and freezer I think twice, and my mom and I have a contingency plan for our beef which is stored in my freezer.
She called a little while ago to let me know I hav a severe thunderstorm warning. I'd been hearing some thunder but ignoring it. I got the emergency stuff out and then went out to check outside. It was fascinating. There's actually 2 lines of storms coming at me from 2 different directions and both are big storms. I live in a valley and so the view from my porch is that storms are gradually sneaking in and surrounding us, with a clear center that is shrinking rapidly. It looked a bit like fireworks.
I just pray we keep power. I don't think I'm in a good place to have to be patient. It is now raining quite hard, maybe hail. I suppose I should look.
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