Note the bowing of the shop blinds, the general blur of the leaves in the foreground, and the strange blurring of the "New Tornado" sign.
This is the moment the storm made it's presence felt. In 1/80 of a second (which coincidentally was the time it took to take this photo) that sign is going to narrowly miss me. The leaves are going to disappear, and an inch or so of water will fall in minutes!
The evening grey will soon give way to a cloudburst, but we weren't to know that. Actually we'd have to be stupid not to know that, but I'm trying to find an excuse for walking in the face of an oncoming storm.
How does "Well the temperature was thirty-nine degrees and it was more than a little muggy" sound?
Note that any similarity between the this photoblog and the regional newspaper from Queensland Australia, which is also known as the Sunshine Coast Daily, is purely coincidental. We have absolutely no relationship with that publication apart from the fact that we live in the same town. If you would like to read more of the goings on in our particular tiny corner of the world, please feel free to visit The Daily online.