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Dangerous lightening

Discussion in 'Random Ramblings' started by Nicole01, Aug 1, 2011.

  1. Nicole01

    Nicole01 Overrun With Chickens

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    Today has been crazy lightening weather. The lightening bolts are cloud to ground. One bolt hit our chicken run or right next to it. The kids and I screamed due to the noise being so loud. I'm too scared to go out and look. I hope it hit the ground and there is no damage. The run is next to our house, but I have all the chickens in the basement due to the hot scorching heat in the coop.

    My husband witnessed a man being struck by lightening at a construction site. My dh is an inspector for the city. The lightening went through the mans hand and out his shoe while working on an electrical box. Luckily, the man was not injured badly.

    The weather has just the right conditions to continue this crazy cloud to ground lightening all day! The dogs jump every time it hits near the house.
     
  2. Mac in Wisco

    Mac in Wisco Antagonist

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    It's coming my way...
     
  3. MeatKing

    MeatKing Chillin' With My Peeps

    Unplug your TV, Computer etc. We had a really good surge protector, but sometimes if it hits the house, that's it's.. Things will go, we had smoke coming out've our fuse panel. Take the metal chains of your dog, close windows tight, and take off your bra if there's metal in it.. I know this sounds parionad better safe then sorry... All the best
     
  4. Nicole01

    Nicole01 Overrun With Chickens

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    Quote:It's scaring me. Everytime the lightening strikes near the house it knocks out the internet. I hope it's almost over. Stay safe.
     
  5. Nicole01

    Nicole01 Overrun With Chickens

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    Quote:Everything is unplugged. I forgot to fill the tub in case the power goes out. It went out for a second. We fill the tub, so we can flush the toilet if there is no power. It's been a crazy summer with the heat and storms!
     
  6. Mac in Wisco

    Mac in Wisco Antagonist

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    Quote:I'll go find the wife and try to explain this to her... [​IMG]
     
  7. Stacykins

    Stacykins Overrun With Chickens

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    Dang, and I was planning on going fishing in my metal bra during the storm! [​IMG]
     
  8. Zinnia-Hen

    Zinnia-Hen Live & Let Live

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  9. EweSheep

    EweSheep Flock Mistress

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    Cant be worst than the zipper of your jeans! I would feel really sorry for those "family jewels"!
     
  10. Nicole01

    Nicole01 Overrun With Chickens

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