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    Storms

    Wow, that was impressive winds coming through in the DSM area. I looked outside for a sec, neighbor lost a tree, and my garbage cans are probably blocks from here.


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    Re: Storms

    I live in Ankeny (NW Side) and the winds are very strong.


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    Re: Storms

    got a little funky here too...that's the beauty of having a weather wife. I had a head start and had plenty of time to get stuff put away.



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    Re: Storms

    NE Ankeny here- Can't see out the window. Combination sheets of rain and darkness.


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    Re: Storms

    I just wish that this weather would keep up for a few hours, but it looks like it'll only last about a half hour. I love severe storms.


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    Re: Storms

    Just got our first small hail.
    I need to get a 6 mile run in yet and have not had time yet today between storms.


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    Re: Storms

    Quote Originally Posted by wartknight View Post
    Just got our first small hail.
    I need to get a 6 mile run in yet and have not had time yet today between storms.
    Yeah it has been going on all day north of Ames.



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    Re: Storms

    its finally slowing down in ankeny.. i hate storms.. and now living in an apartment really sucks


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    Re: Storms

    coming back from the lakes today I ran into this crap untill fort dodge then it wasnt a prob.... since I have been in Ames it has been a good rain we needed it



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    Re: Storms

    our neighborhood had big branches down and there is one tree down.


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    Re: Storms

    some pretty good size branches down here in my neighborhood in Beaverdale. One from my tree fell out into the street, still hanging out a foot or 2 after I pulled it back as far as I could. Doubt the city will be nice enough to come by and haul it off for me...


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    Re: Storms

    The heaviest just rolled through Newton. Some small pea sized hail, heavy rain, and winds came through. Nothing too bad.


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    Re: Storms

    just drove home from Wig and Pen in Ankeny. flooded streets, branches down and DMACC had excessive flooding around its ponds. 2 inches in about a half hour.


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    Re: Storms

    Quote Originally Posted by mjones34 View Post
    just drove home from Wig and Pen in Ankeny. flooded streets, branches down and DMACC had excessive flooding around its ponds. 2 inches in about a half hour.
    Hope all those mobile homes in Ankeny were tied down......



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    Re: Storms

    Just got done putting a neighbors fence back up. The other side of me lost 1/2 their shingles.


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