Cancellation

The sky in late afternoon
@GardenGerty (105408)
United States
May 18, 2017 8:25pm CST
Due to the severe weather the concert we were going to has been completely cancelled. There are no do overs. School is out. We had already made up our mind to stay safe and be at home this evening. I have friends from Oklahoma clear to Iowa who have been posting about the weather. We are all talking about it, but we just cannot do anything about it. At least the storms held back until after three in the afternoon. Our kids got to have their Field Day. This is how the sky has looked all afternoon and evening.
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@FourWalls (16275)
• United States
19 May 17
Smart call to cancel. I've been watching severe weather coverage online from Oklahoma and Kansas all night.
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@GardenGerty (105408)
• United States
19 May 17
I think school districts are getting smarter all of the time.
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@FourWalls (16275)
• United States
19 May 17
@GardenGerty -- truthfully, not so much "smarter" as "afraid of lawsuits."
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@GardenGerty (105408)
• United States
19 May 17
@FourWalls A smart person or entity recognizes something as painful and seeks to avoid it. Avoiding lawsuits is good.
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@marsha32 (6684)
• United States
19 May 17
I kind of got in a hurry to get back to Hutch with the kids after lunch but had they been in school still we still would have made it back here before the worst of the storm....that happened about 6 pm while I was finishing supper.
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@GardenGerty (105408)
• United States
19 May 17
You just never can tell. I am glad Heather is prepared to that you could do this easily. At one point between three and four I was driving and it was raining so hard I needed to pull over.
@andriaperry (63690)
• Anniston, Alabama
19 May 17
Stay safe this time of the year is always bad.
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@GardenGerty (105408)
• United States
19 May 17
I need to investigate getting a storm shelter as there is really no place to go here in town.
@AmbiePam (50434)
• United States
19 May 17
Yes, I was astonished at how quick it went from looking bad to actually being bad. Stay safe!
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@GardenGerty (105408)
• United States
19 May 17
I hope you stay safe as well. Go downstairs somewhere.
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@Courtlynn (55146)
• United States
19 May 17
Better safe than sorry.
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@GardenGerty (105408)
• United States
19 May 17
That is true for sure.
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@LadyDuck (188337)
• Switzerland
19 May 17
I have read about serious weather conditions in some parts of the United States. We have a terrible weather today.
@GardenGerty (105408)
• United States
19 May 17
You and I so often have similar weather. It rained, thundered and had lightning all night here in Kansas.
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@LadyDuck (188337)
• Switzerland
19 May 17
@GardenGerty Same here, it thundered all the night, now it is still raining but not a lot.
@sueznewz2 (10156)
• Alicante, Spain
19 May 17
well im glad they got their field day...but it's a shame about the concert after all the preparation and practice that has gone into it.... but I hope you all stayed safe.
@GardenGerty (105408)
• United States
19 May 17
Yes, it is a shame, but it is important to pay attention to the weather.
@JohnRoberts (67214)
• Los Angeles, California
19 May 17
I saw on Weather Nation how severe the weather and tornado warnings are in your part of the country. KC is going to be pounded.
@GardenGerty (105408)
• United States
19 May 17
I had a friend coming through there on a train during the storm. She posted pictures.
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