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OldGuyAdvice (Original Post) kozar Apr 11 OP
i love storms!! I love thunder and lightning... samnsara Apr 11 #1
I grew up in ND, now live in Fl kozar Apr 11 #4
I got storms coming my way today (not Florida) EYESORE 9001 Apr 11 #2
I dont know your big words kozar Apr 11 #5
I've seen a tornado cross the road about 100 ft ahead of me EYESORE 9001 Apr 11 #7
This message was self-deleted by its author EYESORE 9001 Apr 11 #3
Its raining today in Myrtle Beach mdmc Apr 11 #6
Ok kozar Apr 11 #8
My sister lives in Monticello, outside of Tallahassee... Laffy Kat Apr 11 #9
Yep kozar Apr 11 #10
It's raining here in Pittsburgh. debm55 Apr 11 #11


(17,740 posts)
1. i love storms!! I love thunder and lightning...
Thu Apr 11, 2024, 07:20 AM
Apr 11

probably cuz I live in the PNW and I dont see much of either..


(2,228 posts)
4. I grew up in ND, now live in Fl
Thu Apr 11, 2024, 07:31 AM
Apr 11

The Silence, bothers me.
thunder, stops, the winds, quiet, rain is done. No more hail.

God just got off break.had His coffee,

Now He,Is Working
The Silence, bothers me.



(26,277 posts)
2. I got storms coming my way today (not Florida)
Thu Apr 11, 2024, 07:24 AM
Apr 11

I’m sure my listening opportunities will be multitudinous on the drive home today. I just hope the sounds don’t include a hail-shattered windshield or the unmistakable freight-train sound of a tornado picking up my vehicle.


(2,228 posts)
5. I dont know your big words
Thu Apr 11, 2024, 07:44 AM
Apr 11

I went through, the Nashville tornado, on I65, . I woke ,in basement, with no house above me.

There, is a silence,,

Before a tornado.
I love rain hail,wind.
I'm scared of the slience.



(26,277 posts)
7. I've seen a tornado cross the road about 100 ft ahead of me
Thu Apr 11, 2024, 08:11 AM
Apr 11

Granted, it was only F0-F1, but it still was pretty scary. What was visible looked for all the world like puffy white cumulus clouds, except they were swirling around at high speed. My windshield was shattered from hail a minute earlier.

The tornado continued on, passing through my back yard a minute later, according to my wife, who was unwisely looking out the window instead of hunkering down somewhere safer. It picked up our trampoline and smashed it through my neighbor’s fence and picked up a cast iron bird bath, which was moved to the front yard beneath an unbroken window. My neighbor diagonally across the street had a ginormous oak tree to the side of his house. A branch from that tree broke off and drove through the roof, which caused damage upstairs and downstairs.

The tornado continued a couple of blocks to a lake roughly 1/2 mile across. A homeowner across the lake was videotaping (yeah, it happened awhile ago) the tornado and captured the moment it passed through my neighborhood and the moment it started sucking up water from the lake. The weight was too great and the lower part fell into the lake - water and debris alike. The remaining part hastily retreated to attempt a rally, which no doubt came as a relief to the homeowner who saw the beastie fall apart before reaching him.

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Laffy Kat

(16,412 posts)
9. My sister lives in Monticello, outside of Tallahassee...
Thu Apr 11, 2024, 01:06 PM
Apr 11

She just messaged me that they got at least SEVEN inches of rain last night.


(2,228 posts)
10. Yep
Thu Apr 11, 2024, 01:16 PM
Apr 11

It rained bunch here, as well.
I chose to sing,,not swim
Mother Earth, gives us choices.
She, allows us, to make our choice

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