Lightning to the right of me, lightning to the left of me, lightning in front and behind me rumbled and thundered – all night long.
Mobile and Pensacola got a lot more rain [about two feet] than we did, but we will close out April with 7 times our normal rainfall. All of the local rivers and streams are flooding. We are already seeing the roadsides covered in piles of soggy carpet and pads.
Hipparchia noticed that the National Weather Service thought it was notable.
We had near constant lightning and thunder all night long with a number of strikes near my house. Sleep was nearly impossible.
The Panhandle has been declared a disaster area by the state, which will hopefully lead to a Federal declaration because the state doesn’t adequately fund the disaster fund any more, and the clean up and repairs are going to be expensive.