We had severe weather in the area yesterday. There were a lot of tornado warnings, and local schools were on lockdown. This all started late in the afternoon while I was still at work, and Matthew was at daycare. Storms make me nervous in general, so needless to say, I was a little freaked out. Fortunately, it seems like we mainly got slammed by thunderstorms with tons of rain; wind wasn't really a factor.
The rain was definitely significant though, and our section of road is flooded. Chewie suddenly started barking while looking outside at the driveway, which really isn't too shocking (she barks a lot. A LOT.) Ernie peeked outside though and realized she was barking at a snapping turtle that was making his way up our driveway.
This is the second snapping turtle we've seen at our house. A few years back, there was one that I named Lord Snappington. I took several pictures of him and hoped he'd be back, but that was our only sighting. Obviously, this turtle had to be dubbed Lord Snappington II. I had quickly raced upstairs to throw some clothes on so I could go outside and get some pictures, but Lord Snappington II was pretty darn fast and had already disappeared back into the water by the time I got outside.
Although not the greatest picture, Ernie did snap this one quickly through the window while I was upstairs getting dressed, so at least we have something to remember him by.