Results 1 to 14 of 14
  1. #1
    All-Star
    Points: 19,470, Level: 42
    Level completed: 58%, Points required for next Level: 380
    Overall activity: 9.0%
    Achievements:
    10000 Experience PointsVeteran

    Join Date
    Nov 2009
    Location
    Kansas
    Posts
    1,647
    Points
    19,470
    Level
    42
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 14
    Given: 11

    Weather Alert...

    So with tonight being the first Severe Thunderstorm Watch of the year, I was thinking about back when I was a kid and we would watch channel 5, 8, or 13, and when a warning was in the area, the news station would interrupt regular programming with that "alert music" that would scare the bejeezus out of me (I am talking late 80s, early 90s). Anyone else old enough to remember that? I would give a massive amount of rep if someone could post that old music from any of those stations!!! I literally had nightmares from that alert music, but I would love to hear it again for old times sake.



  2. #2
    Hall-Of-Famer
    Points: 92,410, Level: 94
    Level completed: 62%, Points required for next Level: 740
    Overall activity: 74.0%
    Achievements:
    50000 Experience PointsVeteran
    CarlHungus's Avatar
    Join Date
    Feb 2012
    Location
    Ankeny
    Posts
    4,422
    Points
    92,410
    Level
    94
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 1,079
    Given: 646

    Re: Weather Alert...

    I remember the good ol' days when the tornado siren would go off for the whole county. Now it's just for the town; just not the same



  3. #3
    Pro
    Points: 92,073, Level: 94
    Level completed: 44%, Points required for next Level: 1,077
    Overall activity: 18.0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran50000 Experience Points
    FDWxMan's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jan 2009
    Location
    Des Moines
    Posts
    2,342
    Points
    92,073
    Level
    94
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 113
    Given: 58

    Re: Weather Alert...

    Quote Originally Posted by CarlHungus View Post
    I remember the good ol' days when the tornado siren would go off for the whole county. Now it's just for the town; just not the same
    Depends on the county. I believe some are still like that.



  4. #4
    Speechless
    Points: 229,101, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 53.0%
    Achievements:
    50000 Experience PointsOverdriveVeteran
    Rabbuk's Avatar
    Join Date
    Mar 2011
    Posts
    16,373
    Points
    229,101
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 1,816
    Given: 109

    Re: Weather Alert...

    Quote Originally Posted by FDWxMan View Post
    Depends on the county. I believe some are still like that.
    I think Linn is like that.



  5. #5
    Pro
    Points: 62,852, Level: 77
    Level completed: 76%, Points required for next Level: 398
    Overall activity: 17.0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran50000 Experience Points
    Acylum's Avatar
    Join Date
    Nov 2006
    Location
    Parts Unknown
    Posts
    2,698
    Points
    62,852
    Level
    77
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 470
    Given: 1,292

    Re: Weather Alert...

    It'd be nice to get a few drought buster storms in April. Sans tornados.


    I'd agree with you, but then we'd both be wrong.

  6. #6
    Pro
    Points: 50,141, Level: 69
    Level completed: 28%, Points required for next Level: 1,009
    Overall activity: 11.0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran50000 Experience Points

    Join Date
    Apr 2006
    Location
    Burnsville, MN
    Posts
    3,196
    Points
    50,141
    Level
    69
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 173
    Given: 39

    Re: Weather Alert...

    Talking 8 to 12 inches of snow on Minneapolis.



  7. #7
    Pro
    Points: 50,272, Level: 69
    Level completed: 38%, Points required for next Level: 878
    Overall activity: 13.0%
    Achievements:
    Social1 year registered50000 Experience Points
    Bu4ISU's Avatar
    Join Date
    Sep 2012
    Location
    Ames
    Posts
    3,281
    Points
    50,272
    Level
    69
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 263
    Given: 214

    Re: Weather Alert...

    what a wonderful winter we're having this spring


    Category 5 Boat Shoes Campus Rep
    PM for Discounts / Promo Codes

  8. #8
    Speechless
    Points: 224,765, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 14.0%
    Achievements:
    SocialVeteran50000 Experience Points
    cyclonedave25's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jul 2007
    Location
    Chicago, IL
    Posts
    15,444
    Points
    224,765
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 1,037
    Given: 504

    Re: Weather Alert...

    We definitely got spoiled last year...



  9. #9
    Pro
    Points: 92,073, Level: 94
    Level completed: 44%, Points required for next Level: 1,077
    Overall activity: 18.0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran50000 Experience Points
    FDWxMan's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jan 2009
    Location
    Des Moines
    Posts
    2,342
    Points
    92,073
    Level
    94
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 113
    Given: 58

    Re: Weather Alert...

    Quote Originally Posted by cyclonedave25 View Post
    We definitely got spoiled last year...
    Yep.

    That's the thing about the averages, they're halfway between what usually happens.



  10. #10
    Pro
    Points: 61,488, Level: 76
    Level completed: 90%, Points required for next Level: 162
    Overall activity: 16.0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran50000 Experience Points
    acoustimac's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jan 2009
    Location
    Lamoni, IA
    Posts
    2,499
    Points
    61,488
    Level
    76
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 149
    Given: 192

    Re: Weather Alert...

    I remember when there were no such things as severe weather warnings. You looked at the sky and if it looked "green" you said, "oh crap" and went to the basement.



  11. #11
    Speechless
    Points: 116,054, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 11.0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran50000 Experience Points
    ISUAlum2002's Avatar
    Join Date
    Apr 2006
    Location
    Urbandale
    Posts
    15,938
    Points
    116,054
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 183
    Given: 158

    Re: Weather Alert...

    Quote Originally Posted by CydeOut View Post
    So with tonight being the first Severe Thunderstorm Watch of the year, I was thinking about back when I was a kid and we would watch channel 5, 8, or 13, and when a warning was in the area, the news station would interrupt regular programming with that "alert music" that would scare the bejeezus out of me (I am talking late 80s, early 90s). Anyone else old enough to remember that? I would give a massive amount of rep if someone could post that old music from any of those stations!!! I literally had nightmares from that alert music, but I would love to hear it again for old times sake.
    Just a few weeks ago I got the itch to hear KCCI's weather alert music from back in the Connie McBurney days. I did a ton of scouring on the interwebs and couldn't find it. Found a bunch of video of Connie's weather casting but not the scary-*** music.

    Big rep coming to anyone who can find it.



  12. #12
    Speechless
    Points: 229,101, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 53.0%
    Achievements:
    50000 Experience PointsOverdriveVeteran
    Rabbuk's Avatar
    Join Date
    Mar 2011
    Posts
    16,373
    Points
    229,101
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 1,816
    Given: 109

    Re: Weather Alert...

    When is rain hitting ames?



  13. #13
    Legend
    Points: 190,369, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 56.0%
    Achievements:
    50000 Experience PointsOverdriveVeteranSocial
    State43's Avatar
    Join Date
    Nov 2010
    Location
    Omaha, NE
    Posts
    11,788
    Points
    190,369
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 653
    Given: 390

    Re: Weather Alert...

    My house literally just got hit by golfball size hail. Brand new car with 1000 miles in the driveway too. FML



  14. #14
    All-Star
    Points: 40,956, Level: 62
    Level completed: 47%, Points required for next Level: 694
    Overall activity: 35.0%
    Achievements:
    25000 Experience PointsVeteran
    Trice's Avatar
    Join Date
    Apr 2010
    Location
    Ankeny, Iowa
    Posts
    1,011
    Points
    40,956
    Level
    62
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 87
    Given: 34

    Re: Weather Alert...

    Quote Originally Posted by ISUAlum2002 View Post
    Just a few weeks ago I got the itch to hear KCCI's weather alert music from back in the Connie McBurney days. I did a ton of scouring on the interwebs and couldn't find it. Found a bunch of video of Connie's weather casting but not the scary-*** music.

    Big rep coming to anyone who can find it.
    As soon as I read the OP I thought of the old KCCI weather music from the early to mid 80s. That stuff was scary as hell.



Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •  
  • TV: ESPNews
  • Iowa State @ TCU
  • March 7, 2015
  • 07:30 PM