: Good luck to the southeasterners.....Tornado Alley is moving east!



hueterm
04-27-11, 10:30 PM
Those Birmingham tornado pics are beyond belief... It looks like Atlanta is next.

Be safe Austin and Josiah...

I~LUV~Caddys8792
04-27-11, 10:35 PM
Post the pics from Birmingham...

I heard Tuscaloosa was hit hard as well with twisters. I also heard that this may be the biggest 2 day tornado outbreak ever, even besting the 1974 outbreak..

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Super_Outbreak

ryannel2003
04-27-11, 10:42 PM
Oh great, this is heading straight towards me at the moment. Fabulous.

I~LUV~Caddys8792
04-27-11, 10:44 PM
Post vids & pics!!!

This just looks freaky... (Tuscaloosa)
http://www.hamwx.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/04/32uwji.jpg

hueterm
04-27-11, 11:01 PM
I was counting Tuscaloosa and Birmingham as the same, as they're right together.

www.foxnews.com

ga_etc
04-27-11, 11:02 PM
It's picking up here now, but this cell isn't supposed to be strong enough to spawn any tornadoes. Just damaging winds and some hail. A friend was just telling me on FB that the next town up the interstate, Ringgold, that's only ~10 miles from my house took a direct hit from a tornado and there's a large amount of damage.

I~LUV~Caddys8792
04-27-11, 11:08 PM
Chattanooga got hit hard too.

ga_etc
04-27-11, 11:21 PM
Yeah. Almost all of the strong storms followed the exact same line. The places that got hit the hardest got hit multiple times. It has been crazy. Luckily most of it went North of my area, but it's a little unnerving knowing that Ringgold got hit so hard and they're really just a stone's throw from my house.

I~LUV~Caddys8792
04-27-11, 11:25 PM
Looking at the radar on the Weather Channel, looks like north Georgia is getting pounded....hard.

orconn
04-27-11, 11:39 PM
We've had tornado warnings all evening here in Central Virginia! There have been several twisters just northwest of here. Tomorrow is supposed to be worse.

gdwriter
04-27-11, 11:58 PM
My sister's family lives just north of Montgomery. She's in Omaha right now doing her USAF Reserve duty, but my Mom is there to take care of my 7-year-old niece and nephew, plus my brother-in-law. I grew up in Tornado Alley, and I don't miss this spring ritual one bit. Those damn things still scare the crap out of me.

ga_etc
04-28-11, 12:09 AM
Today has been EXTREMELY unusual. We rarely ever get weather like this around here because of the mountains. Severe weather is one thing, but tornadoes?

I hope it has weakened by the time it really gets you you orconn.

OffThaHorseCEO
04-28-11, 12:47 PM
this is ridonkulous. Just had a tornado a little over a week ago at home, on my only day off, now theres a tornado warning here in lumberton at work! wtf! (warning is the one where a tornado has been spotted right?)

ga_etc
04-28-11, 12:54 PM
Warning means conditions are favorable. Watch means one has been spotted on the ground.

ga_etc
04-28-11, 01:22 PM
Just found this picture of the lightening over Atlanta last night.

http://media2.myfoxatlanta.com//photo/2011/04/28/MidtownBuckheadLightning_20110428012638_640_480.JP G

Here's the whole gallery from Fox 5 out of Atlanta. Pics are from all around this area. The pictures from Ringgold are kinda hard to look at.

http://www.myfoxatlanta.com/gallery/special/galleries/photos-severe-weather-tornadoes-georgia-alabama-20110427

gdwriter
04-28-11, 01:30 PM
Warning means conditions are favorable. Watch means one has been spotted on the ground.Nope, that's backwards.

gdwriter
04-28-11, 01:32 PM
I was counting Tuscaloosa and Birmingham as the same, as they're right together.I read that it was the same tornado that hit both. Spent 22 minutes blasting Tuscaloosa to smithereens.

ga_etc
04-28-11, 01:37 PM
Nope, that's backwards.

Crap, I always do that.

gdwriter
04-28-11, 01:50 PM
^^^ Blame it on dyslexia. :sneaky:

hueterm
04-28-11, 02:29 PM
Warning means conditions are favorable. Watch means one has been spotted on the ground.

Unless you're just being sarcastic, you have that backwards...

EDIT: Sorry, didn't mean to gang you after Gary already did...

OffThaHorseCEO
04-28-11, 02:50 PM
it makes sense both ways, warning is telling you warning theres a tornado in the area, watch is telling out watch out, theres a tornado in the area.
on the other hand, warning is telling you, warning, a tornado could develop in your area, and watch is sayin, watch for a tornado, if you see it report it

ga_etc
04-28-11, 03:44 PM
^^^ Blame it on dyslexia. :sneaky:

I do have a touch of it. I say stuff backwards all the time. I'll type it backwards from time to time. Just remember...
http://www.snorgtees.com/media/catalog/product/d/y/dyslexics_fullpic_artwork.jpg

thebigjimsho
04-28-11, 07:40 PM
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thebigjimsho
04-28-11, 07:42 PM
Amazing stuff. So far, it's been pretty tame in the northeast. I wonder how good next season's Stormchasers will be? Those guys must be out of their minds right now...

Sevillian273
04-28-11, 08:00 PM
First wave of what's left is moving in now. I can heerz it. http://radar.weather.gov/ridge/radar.php?rid=MLB&product=N0Z&overlay=11101111&loop=yes

RippyPartsDept
04-28-11, 08:17 PM
i'm just waiting for hurricane season ... this summer looks to be very interesting

Stingroo
04-28-11, 10:24 PM
Hey. You.

Shut your mouth.

RippyPartsDept
04-28-11, 10:57 PM
:canttalk:

dkozloski
04-29-11, 02:41 AM
Fifty below zero weather looks pretty good compared to tornados.

Jesda
04-29-11, 03:31 AM
Tornadoes are ****ing awesome.

ben.gators
04-29-11, 03:39 AM
^
Until you are not in its way....

thebigjimsho
04-29-11, 09:24 AM
Tornadoes are ****ing awesome.
They do make me full of awe. I can't get enough Stormchaser shows and watch everything about tornadoes that I can find.

I'd love to chase. But not be chased.

ga_etc
04-29-11, 02:37 PM
Tornadoes are fine as long as they are out in the plains, leaving trails in the grass and hay. When they hit civilization and start causing damage and ruining people's lives, they suck.

gdwriter
04-29-11, 03:30 PM
Tornadoes are fine as long as they are out in the plains, leaving trails in the grass and hay. When they hit civilization and start causing damage and ruining people's lives, they suck.There's a whole lot of nothing in Texas and Oklahoma for these things to barrel through, but they always seem to head for the nearest trailer park.