Sunday, May 2, 2010

Nashville is Flooded

So, I never anticipated having time to blog due to flooding, but that seems to be the case. Nashville has been deluded with anywhere from 12 to 15 inches of rainfall in the past two days. We have been asked to stay in, roads are under inches and feet of water, and the city has essentially been shut down today (so you have nowhere to go), and schools are closed tomorrow. It has really been incredible to watch it just keep coming down. Downpours usually last at most an hour, but it was nonstop yesterday from about 6 in the morning until 4 in the afternoon and about the same today!

Here is a link to a building floating down the interstate and smashing into a semi. It's incredible! I never imagined seeing this in my city.

If you want to see some incredible pictures you can check out http://www.wsmv.com. There are slideshows of all the flooding.

Fortunately, I suppose, my damage is limited to a few wet spots. Hopefully, nothing too serious. The bad part is that school is closed tomorrow and we just finished making up our snow days on Wednesday! (They were making us go an extra 1/2 hour every day!) I can't do that again! It was a stress on teachers and students!