Afternoon forecast: Flash flooding

The National Weather Service alerts us:

PERIODS OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS ARE LIKELY THIS AFTERNOON. THESE STORMS WILL PRODUCE HEAVY RAINFALL AND COULD RESULT IN FLASH FLOODING. IN ADDITION...THERE IS A MODERATE PROBABILITY OF SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS...WITH DAMAGING WINDS AND HAIL A THREAT.

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        Whew

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        Good thing the emergency plan for thunderstorms tonight is to get to the lowest point of Storrow Drive!

        Caps

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        BECAUSE EVERYTHING HAS MORE EFFECT WHEN IT IS IN CAPITAL LETTERS.

        GET INSIDE NOW!

        Ooooorrr...

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        Maybe they're under the impression that there is a 3 day weekend coming up and they're stocking up for that.

        Or... you know.. they're at

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        Or... you know.. they're at the store to buy food for their 4th of July festivities, regardless of the storm / no storm state.

        OLD TELETYPES ONLY HAD

        CAPITAL LETTERS STOP THEY DID NOT HAVE PUNCTUATION EITHER STOP IF YOU ARE OVER A CERTAIN AGE YOU CAN EASILY BRING TO MIND THE DISTINCTIVE CLACK CLACK AS THE TELETYPE BANGED OUT A WEATHER MESSAGE STOP

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        Try doing on the fly morse

        Try doing on the fly morse code transcription of NWS teletype. I don't think they even teach it in USCG radioman school anymore, sadly.

        Morse is dead

        What's worse in my opinion: not teaching navigators how to use a sex tent any more.

        Seems straightforward

        how to use a sex tent

        Seems pretty easy. The tent comes with printed instructions for setup, the rest should just come naturally.

        The worst part is

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        You spelled the navigational aid right, and it was autocorrected as displayed above. Not only is the real thing that obsolete (and I recently mentioned I wanted to learn how to use one) but the software is all sorts of kinky.

        the weather keeps getting

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        the weather keeps getting worse and worse. good thing im a pessimist and prepared to have it pour this evening and ALL DAY tomorrow anyway. ;)

        French 75s!

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        French 75s would be even more appropriate!