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Storm Watch

The day started out sunny but then suddenly the sun disappeared, and the rain came down fast and furiously, with alerts on the tv, warning that the winds were high and to possibly expect a tornado or hurricane.

Avoid going outside, bring your pets inside, stay off the roads, until further notice, is what was on the local tv channels.

If you cannot prevent travel, drive safely and stay tuned to radio station WKRP for storm watch updates.

There was no way that I could stay put as I had to pick up my sister who was flying in from Spain providing her plane could land.

Running out to the car I felt the rumble of thunder and following the sky lit up illuminating my sight.

Drenched to the bone I started the car, put on the heat with the defrost setting, slowly backed up, and the rain was gone in a flash.


This was written for Sunday’s Six Sentence Story Word Prompt.

The rules are:

Write 6 Sentences. No more. No less.
Use the current week’s prompt word.
Come back here on Thursday, link your post…
Spread the word and put in a good one to your fellow writers

The prompt this week is flash.

28 Comments Post a comment
  1. Great writing, you had me there with you!

    Liked by 1 person

    March 15, 2019
  2. Hey Susan! Good to see ya here at the Six Sentence Story (Six Sentence Story unofficial motto: “Six sentences, how hard can it be?” (lol))
    Nice action and tension pulls us right in.

    Liked by 1 person

    March 15, 2019
  3. This sounds like the onslaught of a tornado. I have heard there really is calm before the storm. Well done!

    Liked by 1 person

    March 15, 2019
  4. Hélène - Willow Poetry #

    You start this right off captivating my attention. A great read Susan.

    Liked by 1 person

    March 14, 2019
  5. Pat Brockett #

    Whew! Hopefully the drive to the airport will be a great and safe one. I thought for an instant she was backing into deep water.

    Liked by 1 person

    March 14, 2019

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