Oklahoma Tornadoes
Page 1 of 10 12345 ... LastLast
Results 1 to 15 of 137
  1. #1
    Pro
    Points: 61,795, Level: 77
    Level completed: 10%, Points required for next Level: 1,455
    Overall activity: 4.0%
    Achievements:
    SocialVeteran50000 Experience Points
    SC Cy's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jun 2006
    Location
    Omaha, NE
    Posts
    2,394
    Points
    61,795
    Level
    77
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 121
    Given: 155

  2. #2
    All-Star
    Points: 49,866, Level: 69
    Level completed: 9%, Points required for next Level: 1,284
    Overall activity: 3.0%
    Achievements:
    SocialVeteran50000 Experience Points
    isukendall's Avatar
    Join Date
    Nov 2006
    Location
    Fort Collins, CO
    Posts
    1,883
    Points
    49,866
    Level
    69
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 52
    Given: 155

    Re: Oklahoma Tornadoes

    Pretty wild.... I just heard them refer to this as a "Tornado Emergency" - as if that were a categorization. Is that worse than a "Tornado Warning"? I've never heard of such a thing.



  3. #3
    Speechless
    Points: 649,827, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 14.0%
    Achievements:
    50000 Experience PointsVeteranOverdrive
    3TrueFans's Avatar
    Join Date
    Sep 2009
    Location
    Ames
    Posts
    25,018
    Points
    649,827
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 2,591
    Given: 280

    Re: Oklahoma Tornadoes

    Quote Originally Posted by isukendall View Post
    Pretty wild.... I just heard them refer to this as a "Tornado Emergency" - as if that were a categorization. Is that worse than a "Tornado Warning"? I've never heard of such a thing.
    Tornado emergency - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

    A Tornado Emergency is enhanced wording of tornado warnings used by the National Weather Service (NWS) in the United States during significant tornado occurrences in highly populated areas. Although not a new warning type from the NWS, instead issued in a Severe Weather Statement (or in rare cases, in the initial Tornado Warning), a Tornado Emergency generally means that significant, widespread damage is expected to continue and a high likelihood of numerous fatalities is expected with a large, strong to violent tornado.[1]



  4. #4
    Pro
    Points: 61,795, Level: 77
    Level completed: 10%, Points required for next Level: 1,455
    Overall activity: 4.0%
    Achievements:
    SocialVeteran50000 Experience Points
    SC Cy's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jun 2006
    Location
    Omaha, NE
    Posts
    2,394
    Points
    61,795
    Level
    77
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 121
    Given: 155

    Re: Oklahoma Tornadoes

    Quote Originally Posted by isukendall View Post
    Pretty wild.... I just heard them refer to this as a "Tornado Emergency" - as if that were a categorization. Is that worse than a "Tornado Warning"? I've never heard of such a thing.
    Yes, this is actually much worse than a tornado warning. I had to look this up on Wiki...

    Tornado emergency - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia



  5. #5
    Addict
    Points: 116,469, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 13.0%
    Achievements:
    50000 Experience Points1 year registeredSocialOverdrive
    cmjh10's Avatar
    Join Date
    Dec 2012
    Location
    Ames
    Posts
    9,097
    Points
    116,469
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 2,202
    Given: 3,418

    Re: Oklahoma Tornadoes

    This is crazy


    Naz Long, the Cowboy Killer

  6. #6
    Speechless
    Points: 225,189, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 57.0%
    Achievements:
    50000 Experience PointsOverdriveVeteran
    Rabbuk's Avatar
    Join Date
    Mar 2011
    Posts
    15,777
    Points
    225,189
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 1,571
    Given: 97

    Re: Oklahoma Tornadoes

    holy **** this storm looks crazy on the news.



  7. #7
    Legend
    Points: 212,613, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 34.0%
    Achievements:
    VeteranSocial50000 Experience Points
    cowgirl836's Avatar
    Join Date
    Sep 2009
    Posts
    14,777
    Points
    212,613
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 1,876
    Given: 1,837

    Re: Oklahoma Tornadoes

    just came here to post a link. Crazy. Reminds me of that big one they had in 1999.



  8. #8
    Speechless
    Points: 424,553, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 15.0%
    Achievements:
    SocialVeteran50000 Experience Points
    alarson's Avatar
    Join Date
    Mar 2006
    Location
    West Des Moines, IA
    Posts
    21,818
    Points
    424,553
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 894
    Given: 427

    Re: Oklahoma Tornadoes

    just saw video on the kfor stream.. 2 schools (and the entire neighborhood around it) just completely destroyed.

    screenshot from twitter:




  9. #9
    Legend
    Points: 212,613, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 34.0%
    Achievements:
    VeteranSocial50000 Experience Points
    cowgirl836's Avatar
    Join Date
    Sep 2009
    Posts
    14,777
    Points
    212,613
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 1,876
    Given: 1,837

    Re: Oklahoma Tornadoes

    Live Streaming on KFOR.com | KFOR.com

    another live link showing the damage. Just complete devastation.



  10. #10
    Speechless
    Points: 343,854, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 21.0%
    Achievements:
    SocialVeteran50000 Experience Points
    ISUFan22's Avatar
    Join Date
    Apr 2006
    Location
    Grimes, IA
    Posts
    32,663
    Points
    343,854
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 602
    Given: 369

    Re: Oklahoma Tornadoes

    Trying to figure out of the kids were still in the school(s) completely obliterated by the tornado. Helicopter pilot above the scene doesn't even know the status of his own family.



  11. #11
    Legend
    Points: 212,613, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 34.0%
    Achievements:
    VeteranSocial50000 Experience Points
    cowgirl836's Avatar
    Join Date
    Sep 2009
    Posts
    14,777
    Points
    212,613
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 1,876
    Given: 1,837

    Re: Oklahoma Tornadoes

    they've got a helicopter going over the path...........just nothing left standing. Gosh I hope those kids are safe. One of the weathermen on air showed that the tornado went a block north of his house.



  12. #12
    Speechless
    Points: 343,854, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 21.0%
    Achievements:
    SocialVeteran50000 Experience Points
    ISUFan22's Avatar
    Join Date
    Apr 2006
    Location
    Grimes, IA
    Posts
    32,663
    Points
    343,854
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 602
    Given: 369

    Re: Oklahoma Tornadoes

    Ok, so the 3D radar on the Weather channel showing the tornado is pretty damn cool.



  13. #13
    Pro
    Points: 52,344, Level: 70
    Level completed: 86%, Points required for next Level: 206
    Overall activity: 11.0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran50000 Experience Points
    CYCLNST8's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jul 2008
    Location
    Urbandale
    Posts
    2,770
    Points
    52,344
    Level
    70
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 584
    Given: 802

    Re: Oklahoma Tornadoes

    I assume Reed Timmer's Twitter is blowing up? (I'm old and don't use Twitter)




  14. #14
    Legend
    Points: 212,613, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 34.0%
    Achievements:
    VeteranSocial50000 Experience Points
    cowgirl836's Avatar
    Join Date
    Sep 2009
    Posts
    14,777
    Points
    212,613
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 1,876
    Given: 1,837

    Re: Oklahoma Tornadoes

    this guy interviewing a guy who lost his ranch is just horrible. Absolutely terrible. "you got some dead horses?" after introducing him as the owner he asks "so you own this farm here?"



  15. #15
    Speechless
    Points: 735,016, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 34.0%
    Achievements:
    SocialVeteranCreated Album pictures50000 Experience PointsOverdrive
    Cyclonepride's Avatar
    Join Date
    Apr 2006
    Location
    A pineapple under the sea
    Posts
    49,085
    Points
    735,016
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 2,190
    Given: 1,041

    Re: Oklahoma Tornadoes

    Thoughts and prayers for anyone in the path of that. I really, really hope those schools were let out.



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: Cyclones.tv
  • HOOPS: Iowa State vs. Mississippi Valley State
  • December 31, 2014
  • 06:00 PM