THE

WEATHERFUN

NEWSLETTER

April

2005

Welcome to the April issue of the WEATHERFUN Newsletter

Words From Jerry
Hello WEATHERFUN members, and welcome to the April WEATHERFUN Newsletter.

Well, as you know spring is here, and so is the severe weather season. Many of you in the South are now starting to experience severe weather. Florida, has already had some very severe thunderstorms along with some tornado warnings.

This will continue as the severe weather season sets in. Remember that in this time of this season your fellow WEATHERFUN members are here to offer you some help. If you are in an area of severe weather and need weather up dates please feel free to call upon your fellow WEATHERFUN members for up dates. This worked great last year, and I know it will also work great this year. As I write this newsletter we have already had close to 4 inches of rain in my area and we have a second storm on our doorstep that could give us as much as another 5 inches of rain. This means floods for my area. We are currently under a flood watch for the second time in one week.

The next big event will be our Fourth WEATHERFUN Family Reunion to be held in and around the Rhode Island, and S.E. Mass. area. The dates are July 14th to July 17th, with some members coming in a little earlier. Plans are being finalized for weather, and family activities to be held that weekend. Again this year Bill's weather quiz will be a highlight. This alone is well worth the trip northeast. WEATHERFUN Headquarters will be at Quality Motor Inn in Somerset, Mass. A group rate has been provided for WEATHERFUN members. If you need further information please feel free to get back to me privately, and I will be more than happy to send the information your way. We look forward to a great reunion, and great summer weather in the Rhode Island area.

Remember folks, this is your newsletter. Please support it as much as possible.

Have a great spring, but be sure to keep an eye to the sky, and when severe weather approaches, take cover.

JERRY LAROCHE
WEATHERFUN
FOUNDER

March's Weather
  • 3rd: Heavy rain in southern California with a weak tornado, while parts of Texas got more rain. To date, California has had the most tornadoes so far this year.
  • 7th: Hail, strong winds and heavy rain from the Gulf Coast to southern Virginia. 8th: rain changed to snow in the mid-Atlantic to New England with most areas getting 3-6" of snow with parts of Maine getting 2 feet while winds gusted to hurricane force along the southern New England coast.
  • 8th-9th: Record High temperatures in parts of Oregon and Washington.
  • 9th: Heavy rains and severe storms in parts of Florida.
  • 11th-12th: Several record High temperatures set from Texas north to the Canadian border and west to the West Coast.
  • 13th: Heavy rain, hail and strong winds in parts of Louisiana and Mississippi.
  • 13th-15th: Parts of New Mexico hit with close to 3 feet of snow.
  • 15th: Texas Panhandle gets almost a foot of snow.
  • 17th: Parts of Florida received record rainfall.
  • 18th: Snow fell in Minnesota, Wisconsin and South Dakota with some areas getting up to 2 feet.
  • 20th: An F-1 tornado ripped through a 3-mile stretch of South San Francisco.
  • 21st: Severe storms with heavy rain, strong winds and a few tornadoes in eastern Oklahoma and the eastern half of Texas.
  • 22nd: Severe storms with heavy rain, hail, damaging winds and several tornados from Mississippi to Georgia with at least one death.
  • 30th: Severe storms in the middle of the country with heavy rain, damaging wind and several tornadoes.

CAM OF THE MONTH
Boulder, Colorado

Links 4 You
If the Spring weather hasn't gotten to you yet, here's a page with lots of Links to keep you busy until it warms up.
Hello New Members
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We hope that you enjoyed this month's Newsletter. See you next month, and be sure to visit the WEATHERFUN Website but most of all have fun with your weather.
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