Day: May 3, 2019

Storms? You betcha

The National Weather Service Friday issued a “Hazardous Weather Outlook” for Floyd and surrounding counties for the weekend with warnings of severe thunderstorms, hail and damaging winds. The storm that swept through the county Thursday was a precursor of what’s to come, the service office in Blacksburg reports. The forecast for Friday (direct from NWS):

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Life is a continuing journey driven by ‘What if…’

At 71, my memories go back close to seven decades. I remember a lot about my early childhood in Gibsonton, Florida, my home for the first five years of what has become a long life. My father, William Douglas Thompson, Sr., died in 1948 in an industrial accident.  Seven years later, my mother decided it

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