Angel Jake at the RBC (Rainbow Broadcasting Corporation)

Angel Jake at the RBC (Rainbow Broadcasting Corporation)

Tuesday, August 19, 2008

Weatherdog Here

First of all, we were truly touched by everyone's concern over what Fay might bring to our area and further north. It's always a very iffy proposition when these storms form in the Atlantic or the Gulf and, because of past history with seemingly gentle storms turning nasty, everyone here acts on the side of caution. Fay caused flooding and loss of life when she touched the islands -- so that led all the weather folks to be doubly concerned.

Currently, demonstrating more proof of her unpredictable personality, Fay is traveling diagonally to the northeast across Florida but then, once she gets to Jacksonville, she may turn westward and travel back across I-10 (which goes all the way from Florida to California). How whacky is that?

So if the truth be told -- which we tried to do last night in our first amateur weatherdog report -- the winds and rains turned out to be not much different from an intense summer storm. And we here, at least 15 miles in from the coast, had not one single thunder boomer. JH, especially, was very happy about that.

We did get wet when Dogdad took us out last night and this morning, 'cause it was still raining. But we got the WET DOG TURKISH TOWEL TREATMENT that Mom has perfected over the years when we came back in. Gussie was concerned that we might get moldy paws -- but not a chance with the way that woman attacks our extremities. We might get a photo next time -- it's dramatic.

So that's all for now from what an old friend, Ms. Gimlet Rose, has called WDOG.

Sadly, however, there's more stuff out there in the Atlantic, so I may be called into action again.

Your amateur weatherdog, Jake of Florida, signing off for now.


Peanut said...

Glad it hasn't been as bad as they thought and you are all okay

Scottie the 'Cutie' said...

Reading about Fay gives me the chills. I don't think we've ever had such bad storms like you do in the US, but am still glad that your area is not safe! And looking forward to photos of your wet dog turkish towel treatment! *grins*


River said...

Glad your safe and that you won't get moldy paws.

love & wags,

Eduardo said...

I hope that it just stays out in the water, how about that! Just leave everybody alone Fay!
Hugs & Snugs
Eduardo the Snuggle Puggle

Lenny said...

Sure Jake! Which photo should I use? I can put a little message from you as well if you want :) An honorary "At Work"

Your friend, Lenny

Unknown said...

Call us CRAZY. I took Booker to the dogpark this morning. HAHAHAHA I put on my yellow slicker (David bought it at the marine supply store) and off we went ...

Gus said...

dear WDOG Thank you for the update. And thanks also for sharing your storm with many of the rest of us across the southern portion of the US.


Lenny said...

I appreciate you, JH!! :)
Your friend, Lenny

Molly the Airedale said...

Thank goodness Fay is being kind to you! Whew!

Love ya lots,
Maggie and Mitch

Sophie Brador said...

You know, Letterman started as a weatherman, and he's getting a little long in the tooth, so to speak. Maybe there's a late night tv slot waiting for you. Glad Fay was, well, flaccid?


Linda said...

Hey Boys,
We're so glad you didn't get hit with Fay yet. We sure hope she moves on away from you. Hmmmm, we think we know what that Turkish Towel Treatment is, hehehehe. Stay safe!!
Luv & Wirey Hugs!
Butchy & Snickers

Joe Stains said...

We sure are glad nothing major came your way. Keep us posted dude!!

Jackson's J1 and J2 said...

That's a relief! I'd like to see your mum's patented Turkish Towel technique! J x