Weather Descriptive Essay

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Weather has a way of making people feel a certain way, by affecting their mood. Bright and sunny weather tends to make people happier, while dull and dreary weather brings about less appealing emotions, such as grumpiness, sadness, or fear. Tornado weather, especially in tornado alley, is a source of emotion. For many people living in tornado alley, tornado season offers a mix of fear and excitement. However, for most, when the tornado is actually present, fear tends to take over and the excitement is lost. The tornado that occured on May 20th, 2013 was a great example of how a tornado can turn from exhilirating to terrifying. This past tornado season, the weather was naturally stormy, but nothing of great concern had
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I rushed to my car, trying to stay as dry as possible, but failing, as the rain was coming down in sheets. As I pulled out of the school parking lot, my car began shuddering and jerking, as if being jerked by a rope. I dismissed it, thinking it was just a product of the weather. I began to get a sinking feeling in my stomach; the kind of feeling where I knew something bad could possibly happen. In a hope to feel better, I called my mom and she reassured me that everything would be okay. By the time i arrived at work, I could barely see the road. I ran in the door and Hayley, my coworker, was lining the kids up as they got in from school. She looked as frantic as i felt, urgently telling them to keep their backpacks on and sit in a line. We rushed next door to the other part of the center and to the back of the building, into the baby room, which was designated for dangerous, but not fatal, situations. The miniscule room was packed with all of the children in the center, as well as the staff. The sound of the rain hitting the roof and the cries of babies filled the room. The teachers quickly passed out pretzels to their kids, trying to console them. As parents began arriving, a staff member would rush the child who was leaving to the front, trying to get them home as fast as possible. Most of the staff members were pulling out their cellphones to contact their families; the no cell phone rule forgotten. I kept trying to call my mom, but a tower had

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