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Old 06-07-2014, 11:15 PM   #1
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Fraidy Hole Time Again

Two tornado warnings today in our immediate area with one passing over the clinic where my daughter works. Fortunately they have a basement. High anxiety time! Hope all the rest of you are not in harm's way from this crazy weather.
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Godspeed to you and yours, and keep watching the sky. Having lived in Tornado Alley I know how short the warnings can be.
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Wouldn't live in that area for all the tea in china! Love Oregon, few tornado's...just high winds and rain...what's not to like.

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I did a 90 day detail in an underground facility outside of Kansas City. Parking and everything was underground.
At first I thought it was kinda weird working like that, but with the almost continuous tornado alerts, watches, and late night "Take Cover!!" calls from the hotel desk, a bunch of us were wishing that the underground facility had a built-in hotel too.

A few of us were downtown KCMO one weekend when the tornado sirens went off.
Everybody just disappeared. We had no idea where they went - they were just gonzo.

Best place I've ever been if you like steak though!

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When I first moved from California to the foothills of the Appalachian range in 1996, my sisters asked me if we have tornados in the mountains of East Tennessee. I replied: "I live here, don't I??!! Heck NO we don't have tornados here!!" Sometimes cowardice is OK.
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Old 06-09-2014, 08:36 PM   #6
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Hello,

Having lived in "tornado alley" once upon a time there is nothing wrong with figuring out where you need to take "cover'. I thought I got away from it all when I finally settled down here on the Atlantic Coast, but unfortunately we "un benefit" from tornadoes here.... We had some in the mid-nineties that tore up the beach.....

Keep your weather eye out for the storms....

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