My girlfriend who lives in Atlanta by Phipps Plaza was exhausted all day Tuesday because she had been up all night monitoring the weather. The TV coverage had scared her so much she didn’t want to go to sleep and die in her bed. Her mother said, “You should have switched channels. The other guy said we were OK.”
My friend’s neighbor had watched the same station as she did and was also up all night trying to decide if she should move the kids to the basement.
My friend’s middle school child was worse for the wear and had to face the CRCTs on Tuesday morning. She gave him a coffee to wake him up. Her youngest was passed out on the playroom floor by Tuesday afternoon. She just let her sleep. She was worried they were going to have another bad night on Tuesday night.
Her basement isn’t finished so not really feasible for them to sleep down there but I told her she should just put everyone to sleep on the first floor and she might get a better night’s sleep.
Are the storms or storm warnings keeping you awake? Do you have the severe weather warnings on your phone? (My phone scares the crap out of me when a dust storm rolls through Phoenix. It is so loud.) Did you sleep on your first floor or in the basement the last few nights? Were your kids tired for the CRCTs?