Hail Storm

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Hail Storm

Postby aubigfig50 » December 9th, 2017, 3:36 pm

Just had a huge hail storm. I thought it was the end of my Bonsai's but they weathered it fairly well, just lots of leaves and a few branches lost.
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Re: Hail Storm

Postby Ray M » December 9th, 2017, 3:48 pm

Hi aubigfig50,
That was quite a bit of hail. Glad to hear your trees survived fairly unscathed. :o

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Re: Hail Storm

Postby aubigfig50 » December 9th, 2017, 3:52 pm

Ray M wrote:Hi aubigfig50,
That was quite a bit of hail. Glad to hear your trees survived fairly unscathed. :o

Regards Ray




Thanks Ray, They have been through a few hail storms over the years but nothing this big. Im glad they survived as well
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Re: Hail Storm

Postby SueBee » December 9th, 2017, 4:41 pm

Gosh that hail is huge, glad to hear your plants survived it- hope your car did too!
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Re: Hail Storm

Postby melbrackstone » December 9th, 2017, 7:07 pm

Wow, the BOM tipped hail for my area but it failed to eventuate. I guess you must have copped it instead. :(

Thank goodness you've not had too much damage!
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Re: Hail Storm

Postby robb63 » December 9th, 2017, 7:40 pm

Hi Aub
Bet your relieved not to have a backyard full of beautiful stumps with no branches.
Those big "ice blocks" can do some damage, fortunately they weren't all that big.
Only seen hail that size once in my life and that was enough.
Hope your house has as little damage as the trees.
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Re: Hail Storm

Postby aubigfig50 » December 10th, 2017, 8:04 am

SueBee wrote:Gosh that hail is huge, glad to hear your plants survived it- hope your car did too!



Car was under cover thankfully but a few people i know got damage and one got there windscreen broken.
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Re: Hail Storm

Postby aubigfig50 » December 10th, 2017, 8:09 am

robb63 wrote:Hi Aub
Bet your relieved not to have a backyard full of beautiful stumps with no branches.
Those big "ice blocks" can do some damage, fortunately they weren't all that big.
Only seen hail that size once in my life and that was enough.
Hope your house has as little damage as the trees.
cheers
Bob



Thanks robb, I did expect to go out and find my plants reduced to stumps in pots but was amazed to find very little real damage. House came through without damage as well so we were very lucky.
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