The weather here says we are going to be hit with "something" by 3:00 am.
I didn't think anything was going to happen up here until now which is 10:30 PM. I'm not one to really worry about these things, been there so many times before but now........
I've changed my mind. We've got tornado warnings up and it's begun to rain, everything from light showers to heavy downpours now. The wind has picked up quite a bit, then dies down then picks up again.
I just came back in from battening down the hatches. I gave everyone extra hay and refilled all waters to the top just in case we loose power, we have all water buckets filled. We always loose power up here over anything so that doesn't worry me. I closed the top shutters on the barn, petted everyone good night and held that Timmy baby so close and kissed that soft nose and I had trouble letting him go. Sonny got a special huge hug, he's very used to this too being a Florida boy, but nevertheless needed that hug and I told him not to please do anything stupid tonite.
I'm worried now because my old barn has really had it and I just don't think it can stand anything above normal "windy" conditions now. The roof has been compromised several times now and it's flooded in there just a few weeks ago due to heavy rains.
It gripes me that there's a perfectly good barn just a few feet over that has no facilities in it to house the horses right now.
As for my house, well, it's held up by a twig and we are surrounded by some 60 feet tall dead/rotten oak trees just dying to fall on us, so keep us in your thoughts if you don't mind and pray this all just goes away and we get off easy.
Be careful and God Bless us Everyone