Lightening And Hail Coming To Mission Viejo

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Lightening And Hail Coming To Mission Viejo


Today is not a good day to be outside. Mission Viejo and Southern California will be experiencing a major weather system. Rain, lightening, hail will cause havoc on the roads and in communities, so knowing what to do can be the difference between safety and damage.

Clearly the best thing to do is move your pets inside and put vehicles in the garage...then light a fire and read a good book by the fire.

Oh if we could only do this.

But if you are going to be out and prepared. Drive slowly! Be ready to pull over and seek shelter if a sudden deluge comes upon you. This is not the time to "tough it out." Fools continue to drive 70 miles per hour down a freeway when the rain is coming down in buckets.

If you are headed to the local mountains, bring chains and allow plenty of time. Southern California does not see tornadoes very often, but those water spouts are not curiosity items, they are dangerous and you need to stay away from them.

Learn more about what you can do to protect yourself and your family from these types of severe weather events at The National Weather Service website.

Today is not a good day to be out looking for a new Mission Viejo home, but the one great thing about our area is that 80 degree weather is just around the corner. Start your Orange County Real Estate search here...and let us know which sunny day you'd like to see some homes. :)


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George Souto
George Souto NMLS #65149 FHA, CHFA, VA Mortgages - Middletown, CT
Your Connecticut Mortgage Expert

Karen, I drove though a major hail storm a few years back and that was not fun.  Good Luck and stay safe.

Apr 13, 2012 08:38 AM #1
David Shamansky
US Mortgages - David Shamansky - Highlands Ranch, CO
Creative, Aggressive & 560 FICO - OK, Colorado Mtg

We got blasted with hail last night too. Whether its true or not

I saw a blub online sayin parts of TX got 4 feet? Is that even possible?

Apr 13, 2012 12:06 PM #2
An Idabel OK Broker ~ Judi K Barrett
Judi Barrett~Integrity Real Estate Services~Idabel, Oklahoma - Idabel, OK
BA, Integrity Real Estate Services -IDABEL OK

I haven't seen the weather for your area but sure hope that yesterday was better than the possibilities that were presenting themselves. 

Apr 13, 2012 11:14 PM #3
Karen Fiddler, Broker/Owner
Karen Parsons-Fiddler, Broker 949-510-2395 - Mission Viejo, CA
Orange County & Lake Arrowhead, CA (949)510-2395

George: Thanks...we just stayed inside. Some lightning and thunder, good day to read

David: I heard that about Texas too...seems incredible

Judi: We never saw hail, but lightning and thunder and lots and lots of rain. I haven't heard of any real damage...thanks :)

Apr 14, 2012 01:56 AM #4
Frank Laisch
AmTrust Title Insurance Company - Chicago, IL
"The Insurance Guy"

We have been getting Nasty weather all over the country. Tornadoes, hail, and storms everywhere

Apr 15, 2012 09:31 PM #5
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