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Old 04-20-2011, 11:23 PM
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Woke up this morning to learn that a small tornado had touched down less than a 1/4 mile from my house. The weather dopler never saw the tornado footprint. All in all about 20 homes damaged with NO injuries.
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Old 04-20-2011, 11:25 PM
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Glad you're okay. 1/4 mile is too close for comfort.
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Old 04-20-2011, 11:29 PM
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Seems like mother nature is stirred up a bit this spring. Lots of bad weather all around the country. My son-in-law's brother lives in the golf community where the tornado first hit. His house wasn't damaged. The path would have/could have traveled with-in a few hundred yards past/over my house as the major damage is just SW of my home. I hate night time tornado's.

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Old 04-21-2011, 06:32 AM
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HM Just the night tornado's I would hate any of them
I may complian about the winters here but at least we normally don't get the weather the rest of the country gets
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Old 04-21-2011, 07:12 AM
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My son had a small one in his neighborhood 2 nights ago ,
It just took out everyone's fences and swing sets tooo close
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Old 04-21-2011, 09:36 AM
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about 6 years ago, we were supposed to get some heavy winds/storms and all that, but it was one of those freaky moments where right over our house it was calm, but you could see that just 2-3 miles away it was darker than night. We could actually hear the tornado, everything was so quiet around us. Sounded like a freight train coming down the tracks with no whistle, just roaring. It made the hairs on the back of my neck stick up!
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