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Crazy Weather

Well, gosh darn.  A total scorcher of a weekend, following a scorcher of a week, with temperatures well into the high 30s C, even though we stopped just short of cracking 40°C, as the national weather services had initially forecast.  And as of late this afternoon, we got this -- in many parts of Germany, including right here in our area (where these images were produced):





... right down with felled trees, damaged cars and roofs, houses set on fire by lightning, flooded basements, public transport interruptions, and a tornado warning for the better part of the country:



 I hope everyone whose area has likewise been hit by this thing is doing well.  Stay safe!