Wednesday, 10 Aug 2011 (21 photos)

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Feu-de-joi practice 

(VACSTC/Wayne Emde)

 

(VACSTC/Wayne Emde)

 

(VACSTC/Wayne Emde)

 

(VACSTC/Wayne Emde)

 

(VACSTC/Wayne Emde)

 

(VACSTC/Wayne Emde)

 

 

An ominous early evening. (VACSTC/Francois Arseneault)

 

A series of severe thunderstorms rolled through the Okanagan Valley hitting Kelowna and Vernon in the evening, Capt Middleton and Wayne Emde caught just a few of the lightning bolts, here's a few of their photos

 

The heavy rain began, and the sky darkened dramatically. (VACSTC/Francois Arseneault)

 

(VACSTC/Wayne Emde)

 

Shot from the upper camp (VACSTC/Capt Debbie Middleton)

 

the same stroke from the lower camp (VACSTC/Francois Arseneault)

 

(VACSTC/Capt Debbie Middleton)

 

(VACSTC/Capt Debbie Middleton)

 

(VACSTC/Francois Arseneault)

 

(VACSTC/Capt Debbie Middleton)

 

(VACSTC/Capt Debbie Middleton)

 

(VACSTC/Francois Arseneault)

 

(VACSTC/Capt Debbie Middleton)

 

(VACSTC/Capt Debbie Middleton)

 

(VACSTC/Capt Debbie Middleton)

 

(VACSTC/Capt Debbie Middleton)

 

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Today's weather: Max Temp.  30c  Min Temp. 13c sunny with evening thunderstorm


This day in Canadian Military History...

10 August 1703
The English settlement of Wells (New England) is attacked by French and Mission Iroquois raiders, who leave 39 dead and take just as many prisoner.


10 August 1969
Sgt. George Tissington, a native of Edmonton, Alta., is with the American forces in Vietnam. Today, he and a comrade hold off 200 Viet Cong while the men of his squad are picked up by helicopter. Tissington is one of thousands of Canadians serving in the American forces during the Vietnam War.