99 Word Flash: August 26, 2015

On August 26, 2015, Charli Mills (@Charli_Mills) prompted us thus:

In 99 words (no more, no less) write a story about the need for help in an extreme weather event. Think about extreme weather occurrences and consequences.

Here is what I came up with:

An Underwhelming Deluge of Epic Proportion

Several pockets of the United States experience extreme weather of epic proportions, and I lack any envy of the real estate welcoming Mother’s appearances.

In the northern valley of California, winter leads spring with some rainstorms.

March 17, 2014

Reports of a rainstorm’s immensity, speckles of red scattered across a magnified view of Doppler Radar, suggested closure of the city.

Stay Home!


With the city shackled under advisement, the roads were clear, and the five students in my classroom that day were flooded with attention.

The sky opened up, and we wound up having outdoor recess by lunch!