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    Tornado!

    So that tornado in Indianola a few minutes ago... so it was MAYBE a mile north of our apartment! We could see the sky swirling hardcore, then I looked over my deck and BAM a tornado on ground!


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    Re: Tornado!

    Pics or it didn't happen.



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    Re: Tornado!

    Working on it! If was kind of on it's way up because I was in awe and kind of froze!


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    Re: Tornado!

    Just kidding....but it would be cool to get pics.



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    Re: Tornado!

    Just saw a friend on facebook post a pic of it...crazy!



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    Re: Tornado!

    I watched it for a while before I headed for the bassement. looked like it was tracking n a path just nrth of my house. disappeared bbefore it got to me though.



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    Re: Tornado!

    Quote Originally Posted by sloaner View Post
    I watched it for a while before I headed for the bassement. looked like it was tracking n a path just nrth of my house. disappeared bbefore it got to me though.
    One of the most gnarly sights in the world, isn't it? I saw my first, and only, tornado on the ground when I was 8, and I have been dying to see another one ever since.



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    Re: Tornado!

    we watched it forming from our deck in WDM.



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    Re: Tornado!

    How do I post pics on here?


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    Re: Tornado!

    Quote Originally Posted by enisthemenace View Post
    One of the most gnarly sights in the world, isn't it? I saw my first, and only, tornado on the ground when I was 8, and I have been dying to see another one ever since.
    It was amazing!!!


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    Re: Tornado!

    I hate Chicago sometimes. You can't even see weather coming here - there's no horizon. And we never get any tornadoes. Lame.


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    Re: Tornado!

    Quote Originally Posted by ISUcy08 View Post
    It was amazing!!!
    When you hit reply, just click the paperclip up top to attach photos



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    Re: Tornado!

    This thread would be much better if it were titled, "So there I was... Minding my own business..."


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    Re: Tornado!

    Quote Originally Posted by cyclonedave25 View Post
    This thread would be much better if it were titled, "So there I was... Minding my own business..."


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    Re: Tornado!

    We just got hit with a FREAK lightning storm here in CR, ****'s crazy tonight.



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