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I Love a Good Thunderstorm

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    Let It All Come Down........

    We were in the Solomon Islands,on a really well equipped steel-hulled dive boat-about  100 mtrs long ,and 300 tons,and we still got hit. Wow!!!!! No place for the wicked, the weary, or the woebegone......Never forget it as long as I live. And I plan on living for a while...
    Deltaboy Deltaboy 41-45, M 1 Response Aug 4, 2008

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    A Spectacular Lightening Storm

    My uncle lives in America so I see him very rarely when he comes here to visit.  About 7 years ago when he was here there was a spectacular lightening storm.  I think we are both slightly insane as we went out and sat in the middle of the road just absorbing the amazing...
    danielle17374 danielle17374 31-35, F Sep 17, 2008

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    The Best Thunderstorms Ever

    the best thunderstorms ever are in south Louisiana.  i lived in Baton Rouge for several years, and the early morning thunderstorms are unlike any i've ever experienced.  the thunder cracks so loud it's scary, one bang almost on top of another, and the sky lights up with...
    robyn robyn 51-55, F Aug 4, 2009

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    https://www.youtube.com/watch?

    v=WzBjC002y3g&list=TLEx5ra8W-ZPAKuI3D0svDHU7HYw13BIdO
    khenpal khenpal 51-55, M Jul 21

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    Thunderstorms

    I love a good thunderstorm.  There is nothing like laying in bed and watching the lightning out the window and listening to the rumble of the thunder.  I love the smell that comes right before there is going to be a thunderstorm or rain.  I was always told when I...
    rondat rondat 41-45, F Jan 6, 2008

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    Thunderstorms...

    I've loved thunderstorms as a child. I'll never forget the faint memory I have of watching a storm as a four-year-old out the window. That was my first memory of watching a thunderstorm, and since then I've loved them. I'm not really sure why it is that they interest me so much...
    animallover110293 animallover110293 18-21, F 1 Response May 20, 2013

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    I 👀 u & him, walking n the rain.

    It was cold outside, never b the same...1st comes the ⚡, then the sound of thunder!!!
    pyeito pyeito 31-35, M Jan 7

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    Pitter Patter

    There is soft rain falling right now.  I can here the splish splash of rain drops hitting the window.  The gentle roll of thunder in the distance puts my soul at ease.  We are in the path of a strong storm with high winds, but for now this is the calm before the...
    Freestanding Freestanding 51-55, F 1 Response Sep 30, 2007

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    Mother Nature Rules

    Thunderstorms are awesome! I too sit outside and watch the display. It reminds me of the power of the ocean. I have even watched while tornadoes start to form, with the clouds going round and round. It fascinates me.
    soonermom soonermom 41-45, F Jul 1, 2008

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    A Good Lightning Storm Too.......................

    I was 8 living in Fairfield California. Had been into CB & Ham Radio for a couple of years. Also had a CB on my 10-speed bicycle with a long stainless-dtell antenna of the back of it. Was waiting out a thunderstorm under the awning of a old "Shakey's Pizza" neon sign. The top...
    pdlortz pdlortz 56-60, M Sep 24, 2010

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    I was a graduate student living in a friend's

    guest house. It was a single room with a kitchenette, a bed, and a desk. Curling stairs led to a small bathroom and storage space upstairs. Importantly for this story ceiling high windows were on all four walls. One night the most incredible thunderstorm happened. A friend...
    starflower1 starflower1 26-30, F Jul 22

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    I Miss Them

    When I lived in Florida I'd be treated to a good thunderstorm quite often. But here in southern California, it's a pretty rare thing. Maybe once a year I'll get a really good rain storm with a couple streaks of lightning. I've only gotten to enjoy a real thunderstorm once in my 6...
    Durious Durious 26-30, M Jul 11, 2008

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    Last Night

    When I went to bed last night, it was raining steady. Not a downpour but a nice rain. I had the windows open so I could hear the pitter patter - a sound I enjoy immensely. As per habit, I read on my current novel until getting too sleepy, then drifted off. Somewhere around 2 a.m...
    stankadiddlehopper stankadiddlehopper 51-55, M 1 Response Jun 17, 2012

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    I Love

        i love thunderstorms especially at night or on my day off . it just makes me feel better .
    deleted deleted 26-30 Aug 22, 2009

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    Yep.

    Thunderstorms are awesome.  So primal and powerful and beautiful.  Any sort of storm, really.  I love rainstorms too.  Or the combination.  Sometimes I wish I were a thunderstorm. 
    musikkvinne musikkvinne 26-30, F 3 Responses Aug 4, 2009

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    We were all sitting outside having a lovely BBQ,

    and the skies just opened up and it started pouring. We all ran inside into the sunroom. It has started thundering and lightening, and it lovely to watch.
    PrincessKayleigh PrincessKayleigh 16-17, F May 25

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    Yes!

    i love lying in bed and listening to a thunderstorm outside. i find it really soothing. we've been having a lot of little ones in the afternoons, so it's been really fun. i don't really like lightning, though. i wish it was just rain and thunder. the sound of rain hitting the...
    runnagirrl runnagirrl 22-25, F Jul 1, 2008

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    I Love the Power

    To sit in my living room or on the deck at night and watch the lightning, listen to the thunder, and smell the rain... it's and amazing feeling.  The power of the storm is awesome.  Just yesterday a big storm blew in with massive downpours of rain that penalized our...
    2nice 2nice 46-50, M 2 Responses Jul 2, 2008

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    hellookbye hellookbye 22-25, F 2 Responses Jul 22

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    We have been having a really nice one

    for the past couple of hours. Steady rain, slight breeze, low, rumbling thunder, occasional lightning -- really nice for the middle of this night...
    guitardave guitardave 56-60, M Sep 2

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    Storm

    Hear the low rumble in the distance... feel the hot thickness in the air as the pressure builds... the sound nears... increasing in intensity... thrashing and booming... searing lights arc across the surface of the clouds... a few escape and return to the earth... the scent of...
    hippiechick333 hippiechick333 46-50, F 12 Responses May 11, 2013

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    the quiet build up, then a distant rumble,

    few drops of rain hinting at the deluge to come... then a flash and the heavens open. Rumbles get louder rain heavier, The smell of rain on asphalt, freshly ionised ground, and if lucky a rainbow at the end
    wjean71 wjean71 41-45, F 2 Responses Jun 23

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    EROTIC THUNDER

    YOUR LIPS TOUCH MY BODY AND FIRE RACES OVER MY SKIN MY BREATHING GETS HEAVY AND I CLOSE MY EYES AS I FEEL YOUR SKIN SLIDE OVER MINE YOUR HANDS ALL OVER ME AT TURNS ROUGH AND GENTLE I OPEN MY EYES AND LOOK INTO YOURS , INTENT ON ME I SMILE AND REACH UP TO SINK MY FINGERS IN...
    softkitti softkitti 22-25, F 5 Responses Nov 29, 2009

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    Right Now

    i just got back in from dancing in the thunderstorm. we've been having them for days and i love it,it's just mellows me out
    UndefinedLabelessStrangeChick UndefinedLabelessStrangeChick 18-21 2 Responses Jun 13, 2009

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    Little Gifts

    The storm is now far enough off that I can stand safely at the edge of the freshly drenched cornfield.  Night, thick with the heady aroma of living greenness surrounds me, engulfs me and I am transported.  In the distance, lightning boils...
    Freestanding Freestanding 51-55, F 1 Response Jul 25, 2009

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    Thunder storms relax me

    and help me sleep honestly
    distance3076 distance3076 16-17, F 1 Response Jan 20

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    As an insomniac, thunderstorms are the only

    non-drug thing that can help me sleep... I have no idea why, and recordings don't work....it's very strange but when it's cold out and the rain splashes against my windows, it's like...taking Benadryl.
    Bowviokey Bowviokey 18-21, M Aug 18

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    Awaiting Spring

    I want to lay among the tousled crisp white linens as dawn breaks free of night.  A warm breeze washing over my languid body.  I inhale deeply the sweetness of the early dawn as it wafts through my window on the wings of the gentle breeze.  Somewhere in the...
    Freestanding Freestanding 51-55, F 11 Responses Feb 8, 2008

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    ArmyLady01 ArmyLady01 36-40, F 3 Responses Jul 22

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    Calm

    when there is a good thunder storm going outside i sit on my wndow sill with my legs out the window and watch and listen as it passes over our house. the air feels warm and alive. the german for thunder and lightning is Donner und Blitz
    ForeverAutumn ForeverAutumn 18-21, F 3 Responses Jul 15, 2008

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    Meeting a Storm On the Road.

    We took the back roads to the River this weekend.  As soon as we started climbing up from the flat country into the high ridges that precedes the river bluffs we could not help but notice the thunder heads spread across the abundant sky.  Two huge...
    Freestanding Freestanding 51-55, F 9 Responses Jun 30, 2008

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    There's nothing better

    than a good old thunderstorm. Curling up with a blanket and watching a movie while listening to pattering rain and thunder clashing. It's so cozy!
    brookevictoriaxo brookevictoriaxo 18-21, F Jul 21

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    I Use to Be Terrified of Them....til Tami's Mom

    Tami's mom told me a story so that I wouldn't be scared anymore. Now, I watch them from my front windows and smile. I thank her for that, no matter what happened with her kids and needing to blame me, I will always be thankful for her taking away that one fear. Here's the story...
    Sylverwynd Sylverwynd 31-35, F 1 Response Apr 10, 2008

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    The Dutchmen Are Bowling

    I think thunderstorms are wonderful, I love watching the storm roll in.  To see the spider veins of lighting in the distance is magical to me.  It is such a powerful view of nature.  My pulse quickens, my senses come alive with each approaching rumble. ...
    Freestanding Freestanding 51-55, F 3 Responses Sep 18, 2007

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    Happening Right Now

    There is a thunder storm happening right now at my house. Really enjoying here some good cloud to cloud thunder. Also some light rain falling with crickets chirping.
    mjeter423 mjeter423 22-25, M Sep 3, 2013

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    Tonitrophobia

    I respect and fear nature...I love thunder storms.  As a child my babache would tell me that god was bowling in heavan; this eased my natural fear a bit.  There just something magical about the cold and warm fronts moving together and meshing violently.  Mystical...
    blessedmovers blessedmovers 26-30, M 1 Response May 29, 2008

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    Truly Beautiful

    Even though most people I  know, are terrified of thunderstorms I find them extremely beautiful and a true wonder.  Especially when I am inside the house next to the window drinking something warm and it is during the day.  It just feels so precious and magical.
    Ellycy Ellycy 22-25, F 2 Responses Dec 19, 2007

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    We Don't Get Many Thunderstorms In Hawaii

    I miss them...Nebraska had great ones...but, they always had an element of danger to them...you just never knew if a tornado was going to fall out of the sky...but, once I had checked the weather & gotten the all clear, it was great to listen to the rumbling across the plains...
    SerenitySeeker SerenitySeeker 41-45, F 1 Response Jul 1, 2008

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    One of the benefits of living in Florida.

    The storms are powerful and aggressive, building the smell of ozone and the tingle of electricity in the humid air.
    Ailill Ailill 41-45, F 1 Response Apr 18

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    Crazy Thunderstorm

    i love thunderstorms i loves the ones where it is like really hot day and then bam there is a thunderstorm and it is so funny because everyone in my house hate them so i will be sitting and looking out the window and my aunt will be like kayla get away from the window and i some...
    kaylatheanimegirl3 kaylatheanimegirl3 18-21, F Jun 29, 2011

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