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I Love a Good Storm

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    I love it when it rains.

    .. Cuz i get to wesr my tory burch rainboots, lol!
    miracle98 miracle98 18-21, F 1 Response Feb 26, 2014

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    i've always loved the raw power

    and peace in a good storm and other natural disastors if i don't hear roleing thunder every now and agin i might go insane
    wolfbud99 wolfbud99 13-15, M Jun 11, 2014

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    The sound of thunder,

    and seeing lightning makes me feel excited, the last good storm I saw lasted well over three quarters of an hour and I was just hanging out of my window waiting for the next bang or flash. It made me feel alive.
    Northerner242 Northerner242 22-25, M Apr 5, 2014

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    I'm from Houston, Texas

    and the mid to late summer season is our rainiest. I use to hate it because it meant I couldn't go out side, but now I find it relaxing.
    djag2007 djag2007 26-30, M Jun 13, 2014

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    starburst44 starburst44 16-17, F 1 Response Mar 5, 2014

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    There Is Nothing

    like snuggling together in the car...while watching the lightning show and hearing the thunder roll and listening to the rain land on the roof..this I do know!!
    theheartofmemphis theheartofmemphis 41-45, F 4 Responses Jul 26, 2012

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    There was a really cool storm a

    while ago, it was crazy looking... It got so dark outside haha.
    xBleedMeDryx xBleedMeDryx 18-21, M 1 Response Aug 11, 2014

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    Summer 2013, the best summer of my life.

    I remember hail relentlessly whipping my face, I was out in the field when the storm caught me. It chased me, it tried to harm. I was running, the mud was leaving marks on my skirt. My heart was filled with love and the storm only accompanied the passion burning in my chest. I...
    VenomouslyBeautiful VenomouslyBeautiful 18-21, F Feb 20

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    iRot iRot 13-15, F Apr 3

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    A big old bad-assed summer thunderstorm with

    thunder and lighting all around and that awesome warm rain pouring down and soaking you to the skin. I love the power of a great storm.
    TKD1 TKD1 46-50, F Feb 6, 2014

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    Music to My Soul

    The sound of thunder, the rain hitting the roof and windows, oh it is so peaceful. The exhilaration of thunder and lightening. I love laying in my bed at night just listening to the sounds and watching the lightening flash. It calms me. Strange that such turmoil can give someone...
    silvertears silvertears 31-35, F 1 Response Aug 3, 2007

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    Gus1996 Gus1996 18-21, M 1 Response Jan 9, 2014

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    drummerchic4Christ drummerchic4Christ 18-21, F Aug 31, 2014

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    I Love a Storm At Night. ...

    I love a storm at night. I think the sound of the rain is beautiful. The best thing is the smell right before it rains. I can go outside and just smell the air and know that it will be raining within the next 10 minutes. It's just a wonderful scent. It's calm. The wind dies...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Oct 31, 2007

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    It's Kinda Sad

    Where I live winter is starting to set in and other then snow storms I have to wait at least 4 months for the good storms to come back.  I love a night time storm,  hearing and seeing it come closer.
    loopnscc loopnscc 46-50, M 5 Responses Nov 22, 2007

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    Tree Climber

    One of my favorite things to do when it is stormy outside is climb a tree. I know it sounds crazy but the evergreens are all around me and they are great for climbing-- I climb to the very top and just cling to the tree trunk. It is amazing to just shiver in the rain and feel...
    singsinshower singsinshower 18-21, F Dec 3, 2013

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    I love just sitting by my back door on the hard

    wood floor drawing while it rains, just sitting there sketching to the sounds of rain and taking in the sweet smell of rain. It really is a beautiful scene.
    Tabithaaa Tabithaaa 16-17, F 1 Response Dec 4, 2013

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    I just find it majestic

    and fascinating... It just somehow makes a calm and tranquil feeling inside me... I love hearing the rain falling, the wind whistling and the sound of thunder...
    RagingDemon29 RagingDemon29 13-15, F Jun 2

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    Rainy Day

    My new favorite rainy day memory. I was showing him my hometown and we went to one of the local state parks. Walking through when it started pouring rain. It was a little ways to the car so we stopped under a picnic shelter for the rain to stop. I say on top of the table he sat...
    goldilocks369 goldilocks369 41-45, F 1 Response Jul 10, 2013

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    Drummer1970 Drummer1970 41-45, M 1 Response May 25

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    It's the moments before the storm.

    The wind begins to increase, the sky darkens, the clouds build, and you can smell the rain in the atmosphere.
    Shamrocksalono Shamrocksalono 36-40, M 1 Response May 30, 2014

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    I love storms until they rake the power out.

    I was watching a good movie:(
    DylanDaVillian DylanDaVillian 13-15, M May 17

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    Rolling In

    The most intriguing storm I ever witnessed was while I was vacationing in Key West. We were standing on the dock and watched as this enormous inky black cloud rolled in across the horizon. The air became very still and you could hear the hum of electricity that just hung there. A...
    SweetlyLingering SweetlyLingering 66-70, F 1 Response Mar 17, 2012

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    Thoughts In The Wee Hours During A Power Outage

    This morning I awoke early at the lake house and found myself in the midst of a power outage that encompassed the entire area. The wind that had caused it could still be heard whistling faintly through the firs overhead, yet the house was strangely quiet, with not even the...
    gladewalker gladewalker 56-60, M 2 Responses Sep 24, 2013

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    I love a pre storm / blizzard vibe.

    Preparing for an act of submission to Mother Nature. It reminds me we aren't always in charge and it helps slow us down. It's visceral - it knocks us out of our routines. Some people get viscerally crazed - you haven't had bread in the house for two weeks but OMG...we're...
    Werner351 Werner351 41-45, M 1 Response Jan 27

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    romygotissues romygotissues 16-17, F Apr 15, 2014

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    When those big black clouds build up

    and then rain comes, the lightning seems to bounce off the surrounding peaks. It is truly a sight to behold...and the thunder is deafening.
    Manfromthemountain Manfromthemountain 56-60, M 1 Response Feb 2, 2014

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    I live in a desert lately no rain in years!

    ! Lake is very low, river is a stream and streams are gone. I miss storms so much... Thunder and lightning heavy downpour of rain for days!!! Ugh... I wish I wish CA would get some rain!
    ladybugluck09 ladybugluck09 31-35, F Jul 22, 2014

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    Storms make me feel alive,

    thoughts race, body pulsates. The power and beauty of nature itself is mind blowing. I can feel the adrenaline like an invisible force from a storm
    airelle23 airelle23 22-25, F 1 Response Feb 12, 2014

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    The sound alone is enough I make me fall asleep

    instantly but just thinking about how much power that a thunderstorm actually has is just mind boggling. Weird to find myself relaxing and falling asleep when I know that there is enough energy in one lightning bolt to vaporize me.
    Zephyr21 Zephyr21 18-21, M Feb 10, 2014

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    I Love The Sound

    Of thunder when its kinda distant and has that soft rumble and i can smell the rain in the air. The smell of rain relaxes me . My soul says aaaahhhh.
    deadgirlsfairytale deadgirlsfairytale 26-30, F 1 Response May 9, 2012

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    God's Fireworks

    The storms that I love are thunder and lightening storms. The electric feeling of anticipation in the air that one feels is as much a part of me as my flesh and my bones. I grew up in a land of summer storms, where the storm on a hot summer night was all one had to cool down...
    justwonderingif justwonderingif 46-50, F 4 Responses Sep 14, 2010

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    A Breath Of Fresh Air

    It seems like ages since I was out in one and I miss them.  I guess it's old age that does it.  When I was young, climbing trees and wandering the fields, storms were exhilarating.  Find shelter, sit it out, enjoy the show.  The immense noise. Later the kinds of storms that...
    CrookedMan CrookedMan 46-50 Feb 1, 2011

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    mizti mizti 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 5, 2014

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    sashakimi4 sashakimi4 16-17, F 1 Response Aug 31, 2014

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    As I Sit Here.....

    in the conservatory at lunch time with my lap top and a cup of tea.The wind is howling and the rain is lashing against the windows on all three side,s.What a rare glimpse of nature in her fury . The trees appear to be marching as they bend to her will throwing their leaves...
    salar1 salar1 51-55, M 24 Responses Sep 14, 2010

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    Just not when I'm piloting an aircraft.

    It's neat to see a storm from a distance at night when flying, though.
    pilotbob75 pilotbob75 36-40, M Dec 21, 2013

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    That Man Is A Tease...

    ...who? the hot meteorologist who tells me every night that it's going to storm soon. Now he says 'tomorrow". Will tomorrow ever come? I'm so ready to stand out in the rain until I'm soaking wet.
    OMGitsRiley OMGitsRiley 26-30, F 1 Response Nov 25, 2011

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    I love living in California,

    but I miss the epic storms from the 2 years I lived in Minnesota.
    thesylvan thesylvan 41-45, M Jan 25, 2014

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    It's a good thing too.

    they are a daily occurrence here in the summer. some times the lightning is so intense ,you think the world is being destroyed.
    ShockArmstrong ShockArmstrong 56-60, M 1 Response Jul 16

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    My favorite are summer thunderstorms- dark

    puffy clouds, electric lightning that cracks and burns up the sky, rolling thunder, winds pummeling the trees. Love it!
    somerbunni703 somerbunni703 31-35, F 1 Response Aug 18, 2014

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    The Mountains Are Beautiful

    Right now i am in bliss. It is raining, one of those days where the clouds are not dark black, rather really white. The rain off in the distance is making the mountain range look hazy, dreamy, and as if it were a line that were hand-drawn to cut the horizon in half. The mountain...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Jan 24, 2013

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    Nothing Better Than Sitting On the Porch In a Storm.

    I've loved storms my whole life. My parents had a pretty big porch and we could sit out there during storms. We would sit out there for hours as long as it wasn't blowing a lot (we would get wet if it did). Fear was never something I associated with storms. We never worried about...
    itsjustme00 itsjustme00 26-30, F 3 Responses Feb 3, 2009

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    I get a buzz when a good thunderstorm is coming.

    My whole body jangles and I feel that same anticipation I get when I'm undressing a lover. Storms make me horny and I love to run around naked in the rain!
    EricaHavingFun EricaHavingFun 26-30, F 7 Responses Jun 1

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