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Severe Weather thread.

Discussion in 'Off-Topic Discussion' started by DEEVON911, Jun 13, 2013.

  1. Oct 10, 2018 at 9:26 AM
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    Noelie84

    Noelie84 What could possibly go wrong?

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    A Hurricane named Michael set to hit Florida...

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  2. Oct 10, 2018 at 10:08 AM
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    LOL!
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  3. Oct 31, 2018 at 5:56 PM
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    Halloween Monster wants to eat us...Tornado Warning UpB7EB1980-8C4D-4E8B-AB1B-81C9581C4D59.jpg
     
  4. Dec 30, 2018 at 8:32 AM
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    You know it’s windy when the wind warning signs start snapping lol.

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  5. Dec 30, 2018 at 11:18 PM
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    2004TacomaSR5 Nemesis Prime

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    Really old pics, not long after I bought the 04 and I think we were out Christmas tree hunting but I don't remember. It was snowing harder than it looked and we were way into the mountains, no cell service to speak of! IMG_7654.jpg IMG_7655.jpg IMG_7656.jpg
     
  6. Dec 30, 2018 at 11:36 PM
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    eon_blue got boost?

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    LOL that last pic...most of the dogs are like 'fuck its cold out here' and the husky is like 'YAAAS I LOVE IT'
     
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  7. Mar 9, 2019 at 6:27 PM
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    Toyotacrawler

    Toyotacrawler She's got the jimmy legs

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    March 3rd Tornado damage, East Alabama, Beauregard area. @baldridge and I were activated with CERT on the 3rd for search and rescue. It's been a week but so much help is still needed.
    Some photos from serving today. Helped a buddy help a buddy find keepsakes. He lost his wife, he's out of ICU now, his daughter is out of ICU now. He was excited to hear we found some important papers, a safe, etc. etc.

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    Trailer frame stuck in a tree.
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    His truck. It's upright but definitely was airborne at some point. A tire was on top of roofing.

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    Note the "DIP" on the tree line in the distance. That is the EF4 tornado's path.

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  8. Mar 11, 2019 at 1:27 PM
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    DEEVON911

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    Wow. Thanks for posting. I do love Severe weather but hate to hear of loss of life and see property damage like this.
     
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  9. Mar 11, 2019 at 1:59 PM
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    Toyotacrawler

    Toyotacrawler She's got the jimmy legs

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    5100's set to 1.75" Wheelers 3 leaf progressive AAL & 5100's for the rear Konig Countersteer Offroads K&N Drop in WeatherTech's Bed Mat Blacked out Badges Rear leaf TSB
    You're welcome! He has stated his phone went off 10-15 seconds before it hit. The floor lifted on the MH and then the whole place exploded. For me personally, I was well aware 48 hours in advance that March 3rd had the possibility of being bad. I too love severe weather though. I follow it closely. So, that being said, how do we get the alerts to rural areas? How do we inform people that are weather newbs and just don't understand it? How? Had the possibility for strong tornado's been received by these folks the loss of life would have been lower IF they had taken it seriously. WSFA out of Montgomery covered this tornado a full 10 minutes before it hit the area. The people didn't receive it because their cable provider carried a Georgia station that wasn't covering it. At least not until it made it's way into GA. By then, 23 people in Alabama were already dead. Some kind of emergency alert system should take over all channels to warn people in my opinion.
     
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  10. Mar 11, 2019 at 2:14 PM
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    DEEVON911

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    Yeah. But then there's power outages that make TV useless. The only answer is if you're in a tornado prone area, is to get a weather radio capable of receiving severe weather warnings. Or at the very least, a decent smart phone and good weather app that'll give notifications for watches/warnings.

    The cellphone alerts are nice but damn, only 10 to 15 seconds before? That definitely doesn't cut it.

    I don't live in a tornado prone area and personally have 3 weather radios. 2 portable. So I guess the only answer is to be prepared. Sad
     
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  11. Mar 11, 2019 at 2:57 PM
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    I remember visiting my grandparents in Missouri as a kid and they had big sirens on all of the street corners that would sound off if there was a tornado in the area.

    They went off a couple times over the years and the sound of those sirens haunts me to this day
     
  12. Mar 11, 2019 at 3:27 PM
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    Toyotacrawler

    Toyotacrawler She's got the jimmy legs

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    I took this photo the night of the tornado while doing search and rescue. I can't help but wonder if it was on. There were 3 fatalities in it's general area
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  13. Mar 11, 2019 at 3:33 PM
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    DEEVON911

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    :eek:. I have that radio. Damn. Also if it even had the back up batteries. Those are nice because you don't have to hear the loud warning noise but it will still flash a warning light and scroll the watch/warning. Of course it has to be within eyesight for it to be effective without the noise.

    You would assume if it was on that the owner would have been informed of the watches/warnings.
     
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  14. Mar 11, 2019 at 3:41 PM
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    Toyotacrawler

    Toyotacrawler She's got the jimmy legs

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    Exactly. Which leads me to believe that it wasn't on and had no batteries. The trailer it was in, I believe, was this one in the woods.

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  15. Mar 11, 2019 at 3:50 PM
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    See if you can find the video on YouTube with James Spann talking about those things. People have come to rely on them. One is down the road from us. You can barely hear it when they test it, much less during a thunderstorm. They don't help unless it's in your yard.
     
  16. Mar 11, 2019 at 4:03 PM
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    DEEVON911

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    Crazy. Of all places to not be prepared in, in a trailer too.

    I remember seeing the potential for severe weather for that area. So the info was out there way ahead of time. I guess you can only hope people pay attention. If so, some might have survived.
     
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  17. Mar 14, 2019 at 10:43 AM
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    Strong storms possible today in Northern Alabama. Already been one tornado warning for extreme northwestern Lauderdale county

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    James Spann does the Extreme forecast here...

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  18. Mar 14, 2019 at 10:45 AM
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    Noelie84 What could possibly go wrong?

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    Ugh.

    Said it before and I'll say it again, Blizzard > Tornado any day
     
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  19. Mar 14, 2019 at 10:50 AM
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    DEEVON911

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    Yeah. I've been watching the radar. Just constant tornado warnings
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  20. Mar 14, 2019 at 10:50 AM
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    Truth.
     

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