Florence Gave Us Glorious Sunset Instead of Rain

I took these sunset photos yesterday and today in front of my townhouse. As you can see Florence missed us. We are extremely lucky. We did not get a drop of rain. Street scene was taken from the front porch. Those with the pergola on the left were taken from the second floor closet window. My terrace was boarded so I could not go out but my husband’s closet has a small window and it was not boarded. Those with unobstructed view were taken from the third floor window. Although the pictures do not do justice to the wonderful sunset, you can still see the changes by the minutes.

 

IMG_3154 This was taken on Thursday, 9-13-18 at 7:04 PM. Florence was to make a landfall that night. Not a drop of rain.

 

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Two minutes later, the ground was still dry. Thursday, 9-13-18 at 7:06 PM.

 

The following photos were taken this evening, Friday, 9-14-18.

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Friday, 9-14-18 at 7:05 PM. Dark clouds above Whitney Lake.

 

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Four minutes later, 9-14-18 at 7:09 PM. The clouds were not so dark.

 

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As I was going downstairs, I saw a huge ball of orange glow so I went outside and took more shots. Friday, 9-14-18 at 7:28 PM.

 

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More of the same at 7:28 PM.

 

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A minute later, at 7:29 PM.

 

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Ran upstairs, took this at 7:32 PM.

 

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Two minutes later: 7:34 PM. The sky turned purple.

 

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Final shot – 7:35 PM.

 

Until next time. Stop and smell the roses.

 

Rosalinda Morgan

 

An Awful Day for Whitney Lake Residents

Whitney Lake is a close-knit community and we are always looking after each other. So when the news came out of a missing girl from one of our streets, the whole neighborhood was all out in full force searching everywhere. Together with the police force and the fire department, the residents of Whitney Lake were out there looking for her. You can hardly get through our streets with all the police cars, the fire department personnel and the residents all out there helping out.The helicopter was buzzing overhead with searchlights. A police boat with divers are ready to go in the lake. 

Below is the article from Post and Courier. If you have any information please call the Charleston Police – 843-743-7200. Please say a prayer for the little girl and the family.

Charleston authorities searching for missing 4-year-old girl, asking for public’s help

Heidi Renae Todd
Heidi Renae Todd. Charleston Police Department/Provided Charleston Police Department
Authorities in Charleston are searching for a child that was reported missing Tuesday night.

Four-year-old Heidi Renae Todd was reported missing at 5:50 p.m., according to the Charleston Police Department. Officers, firefighters, Charleston County Rescue Squad and the Coast Guard were searching the area of 2985 Sweetleaf Lane late Tuesday.

The search area is located on Johns Island north of Maybank Highway.

“Investigators are trying to determine how long she has been missing,” police said.

Anyone with information on Heidi’s whereabouts can call 843-743-7200 and ask for the on-duty Charleston Police Department central detective.

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