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Changeable weather but a fine start to the long weekend

A front followed by a cold southwest change is expected to sweep over the South Island today and the North Island on Friday. “Gales are likely in exposed places and a period of rain is expected over most of the country, “commented MetService meteorologist Erick Brenstrum. 147 more words

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I have to be the luckiest gardener in the world!

I woke up this morning to my wonderful family bearing gifts.  This isn’t something they do often – just once a year.  I got loads of cool stuff but they saved the best to last.  857 more words



Hail is created when small water droplets are caught in the updraft of a thunderstorm. These water droplets are lifted higher and higher into the thunderstorm until they freeze into ice. 449 more words


Heavy Rain Causes Flooding, Danger On Roads In Newark

NEWARK, N.J. (CBSNewYork) — Only light rain was seen in much of the Tri-State Area on Tuesday, but a hovering weather system brought floods and created a dangerous situation in Newark. 114 more words


Your Catastrophe, My Catastrophe, Our Catastrophe

A few weeks ago, some of the earth mother goddesses threw several inches of hail at my part of the earth. The angry outburst by those good women spirits was probably in response to the way we have treated their most prized possession that sparkles blue and green in the cosmos. 417 more words