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Storms



A Texan's plight in the North
by Eleanor Jenkins
... Steve may never go home to Texas. His first year in the North as a college student was a rude awakening.

About our New England weather ...
by Don Norris
... making friends with a seagull

Soggy in Seattle, he says
By Jerry Norton
... photo essay on Jerry's Washington State

Rain, rain, on our alluvial plain ...
from the SilverStringers
... a damp photo essay on Melrose in the mist

Storm of the century inundates Melrose
by SilverStringer Don Norris
... hundreds evacuated -- cost may reach six million

Wading through the flood waters
by Ann Robbins Talbot
... such a surreal scene ...

It was a nightmare
by Ella Letterie
... I felt like Noah

The rain, in the main, falls on my domain
by Russ Priestley
... and I've reached my saturation point

Wait a minute ... I'll take another look
by Joe Sullivan
... the lake extends down the Parkway, past the High School

Did you get water?
by Ed Wright
... my advice - get a pump

The flood of 2006
by Len Dalton
... why we got hit.

John and Mary remember
by Kay McCarte
... the hurricane of '38

Snowstorm travel, 1978 to 2005
by Bob Ross
... the white stuff helps keep one in shape

Idislikesnowplowdrivers
by BobRoss
...Ilovethemmostofthetimethough

Hurricane"Carol"inNewport,August1954
byJerryNorton,MHSClassof1942
...rankhasitsprivileges-ordoesit?

RecallingtheBlizzardof'78
ByLenDalton
...ondutyintheteethoftheblizzard

Wehadayardofit
byJohnAverell
...ThegreatblizzardinFranklin

DiaryentriesduringBlizzard'78
thelateLouiseF.Dodge,Winthrop,MA
...writtenbyaMelrosian'smother,

Seeingwasbelievin'
byJackDriscoll
...Newspaperreadersgobbledupthestorytheyallparticipatedin

Therewassnowuptomywaist
byDonandLorryNorris
...theaftermath,atrulywinterwonderland

Blizzardof'78
byNancyJ.Brissette
...goodthingI'manurse

Blizzardtraining
byRussPriestley
...atravelogue

'SendinaHomeHealthAide'
byNatalieThomson
...nevermindtheweather!

Mamahadtobeevacuated
byEllaLetterie
...historyrepeatsitself.

Iremembertwentyfiveyearsago
byShirleyRabb
...itwasathirteenmilewalk

Hundredsdie,$millionslostashurricanedevastatesarea
bytheMelroseSilverStringers
...Stringersprovideeye-witnessaccountstothe1938stormthatnooneknewwascoming.

HURRICANE!Igotonthewrongtrain...
DavidMoreland
...hangingontotelephonepolesfordearlife...

HURRICANE!TheBridegroomHadNotYetArrived
NatalieThomson
...Weddingbellsdelayed

HURRICANE!SoWhatHappenedin1938?...
byEllaLetterie
...here'soneStringerwhomissedtheaction!

HURRICANE!ItDawnedLikeEveryOtherDayinBoston...
byBillJodrey
...itassuredmeofendlessworkformonthstocome.

HURRICANE!NoOneToldUsItWasGoingToRain...
byDonNorris
...Thewirewassparkingandhissing,andfloppingaroundlikeahurtsnake.

HURRICANE!MemoriesofaNearDisaster
BernadetteMahoney
...heardthecrackofthetreebreakingandslammedonthebrakes...

HURRICANE!WhereWereYou?
MarieMoreland
...Hurricaneof'38inspiresauthortotakeupmeteorology

HURRICANE!ASmallMemoryoftheHurricaneof1938
VirginiaHanley
...howImissedalltheexcitement

HURRICANE!TheBigBlowandOtherBreezyTales
RussPriestley
...StormsIhaveendured.

HURRICANE!TheHurricaneof1938
LenDalton
...Withouttoday'stechnology,NewEnglandonlyhadafewhourstoprepare.

HURRICANE!ThoughtsAboutthe'38Hurricane
KayMcCarte
...abouttheboywhosavedthekitty...


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