High risk of a major tornado outbreak today; 13 dead from Leap Day outbreak

By: Dr. Jeff Masters , 3:14 PM GMT on March 02, 2012

Share this Blog
36
+

A powerful spring storm system is gathering strength over Missouri this morning, and will track northeastward into Southern Michigan tonight. The atmosphere in the storm's warm sector, south of the the warm front and east of the cold front, is very unstable, thanks to a flow of warm, moist air from the Gulf of Mexico at the surface, and very cold, dry air aloft. A powerful jet stream with winds winds aloft blowing at 150 mph will interact with this unstable air, and the strong change of wind speed and direction with height (wind shear) associated with this jet will impart a strong twisting motion to updrafts that from in this afternoon's thunderstorms along the cold front. These are ideal conditions for tornado formation, and a large tornado outbreak with damaging long-track tornadoes is likely late this afternoon in the Ohio and Tennessee Valleys. NOAA's Storm Prediction Center has placed Central Kentucky, Northern Tennessee, and a small portion of Southern Indiana in their "High Risk" area for severe weather Friday afternoon and evening, and is warning of the possibility of long-track significant tornadoes. While the conditions are not as dangerous as those we saw in 2011 during the May 21 - 25 Joplin, Missouri and late April Southeast U.S. tornado outbreaks, the potential exists for a punishing tornado assault with many more strong and violent tornadoes than occurred during the Leap Day outbreak. A number of severe thunderstorms with damaging winds have already formed this morning along the storm's warm front, in Missouri, Indiana, and Illinois. Consult our Severe Weather Page and Interactive Tornado Page to follow the storms.


Figure 1. NOAA's Storm Prediction Center has placed Central Kentucky, Northern Tennessee, and a small portion of Southern Indiana in their "High Risk" area for severe weather Friday afternoon. This is highest level of alert.


Figure 2. NOAA's Storm Prediction Center is calling for a 30% chance of tornadoes today within 25 miles of each point in the pink shaded area. Within the hatched area, there is a 10% or greater probability of strong EF-2 and EF-3 tornadoes, or violent EF-4 and EF-5 tornadoes within 25 miles of a point.

Leap Day tornado outbreak death toll hits 13
The cleanup continues today from the round of deadly tornadoes that pounded the Midwest on Leap Day, killing thirteen people. The outbreak began on February 28, when nine confirmed tornadoes touched down. A pair of EF-2 tornadoes hit Buffalo, Missouri and Harveyville, Kansas, with each twister causing one death. Also on that day, a weak EF-0 tornado moved over open fields near Gandy, Nebraska--the first February tornado in Nebraska since record keeping began in 1950. The outbreak continued on Leap Day, February 29, with 27 more confirmed tornadoes. Hardest hit was Harrisburg, Illinois, where a violent EF-4 tornado with 180 mph killed six, injured approximately 100, and damaged 200 homes and 25 businesses. The tornado cut a path 26.5 miles long and 275 yards wide across the town, according to the NWS damage survey. The only EF-3 tornado of the outbreak hit Asherville, Missouri that day, killing one person. The other deadly tornadoes of the outbreak included an EF-2 tornado that killed one person in Cassville, MO; an EF-2 that killed two in Monterey, Tennessee, and an EF-1 that killed one person in Smithville, Tennessee. An EF-2 tornado also plowed through downtown Branson, Missouri on Leap Day, injuring 33 people. An NWS storm survey found the tornado was 400 yards wide and carved a path 22 miles long. Overall, damage from the two-day tornado outbreak will run in the hundreds of millions, and could add up to the first billion-dollar weather disaster of 2012 in the U.S. The 36 confirmed tornadoes from the outbreak make it the second largest February tornado outbreak since record keeping began in 1950. The biggest February tornado outbreak occurred on February 5 - 6, 2008, when 92 tornadoes touched down.


Figure 3. Damage at the Branson, Missouri Hilton after the Leap Day tornado. The tornado blew out or cracked windows in 219 of the hotel rooms in the 12-story/295 room Hilton Branson Convention Center, and extensively damaged three of Branson’s 50 plus theatres--Americana Theater, Branson Variety Theater and Dick Clarks’ American Bandstand Theater. Image credit: BransonRecovery Facebook page.

Portlight disaster relief charity responds to the Harrisburg, Illinois tornado
Portlight has a seasoned veteran from last year's tornado recovery efforts in Harrisburg, IL, and is looking for more people to volunteer their time. They are teaming with another disaster recovery charity, Team Rubicon, in the effort. As usual, they will be focusing efforts on the unserved, under served and forgotten. Please visit the Portlight Disaster Relief blog to learn more. Donations are always welcome!


Figure 4. Team Rubicon at work during last year's tornado recovery efforts.

Jeff Masters

HARRISBURG IL (catfish10)
HARRISBURG IL
HARISBURG IL. (catfish10)
Golden circle building
HARISBURG IL.

Reader Comments

Comments will take a few seconds to appear.

Post Your Comments

Please sign in to post comments.

or Join

Not only will you be able to leave comments on this blog, but you'll also have the ability to upload and share your photos in our Wunder Photos section.

Display: 0, 50, 100, 200 Sort: Newest First - Order Posted

Viewing: 2054 - 2004

Page: 1 | 2 | 3 | 4 | 5 | 6 | 7 | 8 | 9 | 10 | 11 | 12 | 13 | 14 | 15 | 16 | 17 | 18 | 19 | 20 | 21 | 22 | 23 | 24 | 25 | 26 | 27 | 28 | 29 | 30 | 31 | 32 | 33 | 34 | 35 | 36 | 37 | 38 | 39 | 40 | 41 | 42 | 43Blog Index

After tennis ball and baseball size hail, what's the next step up, softball size hail?
Member Since: Posts: Comments:
Salyersville:

Member Since: August 1, 2011 Posts: 28 Comments: 7880
Quoting GeorgiaStormz:
wait, tropicalanalystwx13 updates stuff on wikipedia.
Just saw some of the updates on tornado count on tornadoes of 2012 were by him
He has been for a while. A number of bloggers here work the tornado and tropical cyclones pages for Wikipedia. While some of the data at Wiki may not be well sourced, I feel pretty good about a lot of the wx-related stuff as a result of their efforts.
Member Since: Posts: Comments:
Quoting hurricanehunter27:
Finally I was wonder what happened to Salyersville. Do you have a link to the damage reports?
I'll post picture. Not much is reported there because phone service is down for 40 miles out.
Member Since: August 1, 2011 Posts: 28 Comments: 7880
Just thought i'd throw it out there, it appears that the waters closest to home are the warmest in the basin right now, and central caribbean to cape verde is a little cooler than what it should be about now(maybe close to average), but from the SW caribbean, Bahamas to the Gulf, its pretty warm for this time of year, makes sense though. The winter has been non-existent in the southern areas pretty much.
Member Since: Posts: Comments:
Quoting Bluestorm5:
Damage in Salyersville is unbelieveable. EF3/EF4 damage in downtown.
Finally I was wonder what happened to Salyersville. Do you have a link to the damage reports?
Member Since: Posts: Comments:
Quoting ILwthrfan:
What a terrible start to this season. Two back to back tornado outbreaks. 147 Tornadoes in one day, and the 2nd-3rd of March none the less.
Well, the 147 tornado reports are for the entire four-day span. But, yes, a pretty rough start for the month. The 3-year average for March tornadoes is 74; there have already been 102 reported. That number will shrink, of course, but, still...
Member Since: Posts: Comments:
Damage in Salyersville is unbelieveable. EF3/EF4 damage in downtown.
Member Since: August 1, 2011 Posts: 28 Comments: 7880
Quoting Neapolitan:
The following image is an overlay tally of the last four days' worth of storm reports to the SPC. Pretty impressive for the time of year, no? Kentucky is barely visible.

SPC
What a terrible start to this season.  Two back to back tornado outbreaks.  147 Tornadoes in one day, and the 2nd-3rd of March none the less.  




Gulf Mar 2nd, 2011.



Mar 2nd, 2012...

Member Since: Posts: Comments:
Quoting SPLbeater:


unaware of that...i didnt get nothing but convective rain showers:(
That's because they didn't had tornado warning :\ People thought it was a strong winds event in Charlotte until the lights revealed EF1 or EF2 damage in East Charlotte. That storm didn't have tornado warning so people were unaware of tornado. Luckly only 3 is hurt and no one is killed.
Member Since: August 1, 2011 Posts: 28 Comments: 7880
2044. Patrap


003
WFUS52 KTAE 031543
TORTAE
FLC039-GAC087-131-275-031615-
/O.NEW.KTAE.TO.W.0025.120303T1543Z-120303T1615Z/

BULLETIN - EAS ACTIVATION REQUESTED
TORNADO WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TALLAHASSEE FL
1043 AM EST SAT MAR 3 2012

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN TALLAHASSEE HAS ISSUED A

* TORNADO WARNING FOR...
EXTREME NORTHEASTERN GADSDEN COUNTY IN FLORIDA...
WEST CENTRAL THOMAS COUNTY IN SOUTH CENTRAL GEORGIA...
SOUTHEASTERN DECATUR COUNTY IN SOUTHWEST GEORGIA...
SOUTHERN GRADY COUNTY IN SOUTHWEST GEORGIA...

* UNTIL 1115 AM EST

* AT 1039 AM EST...NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED A
DEVELOPING TORNADO 16 MILES SOUTHWEST OF CAIRO...OR NEAR DARSEY...
MOVING NORTHEAST AT 40 MPH.

* OTHER LOCATIONS IN THE WARNING INCLUDE BUT ARE NOT LIMITED TO
NICKLEVILLE...RENO...PRINCES STILL...GRADY CO A/P AND PINE PARK.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

TAKE COVER NOW! LEAVE MOBILE HOMES AND VEHICLES FOR SAFER STRUCTURES.
MOVE TO A HALLWAY OR CLOSET ON THE LOWEST FLOOR AWAY FROM WINDOWS AND
OUTSIDE WALLS.

A TORNADO WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FOR THE WARNED AREA. IF A TORNADO
IS SPOTTED...ACT QUICKLY AND MOVE TO A PLACE OF SAFETY IN A STURDY
STRUCTURE...SUCH AS A SMALL INTERIOR ROOM.



LAT...LON 3093 8421 3081 8394 3067 8439 3072 8445
TIME...MOT...LOC 1543Z 244DEG 34KT 3073 8434
Member Since: July 3, 2005 Posts: 419 Comments: 127355
Quoting AussieStorm:

Honestly, It got a bit to much for me, was my first real outbreak and having the tools to track and post radar grabs, the West Liberty tornado more or less did it. the radar signature was like OMG. I've had 4hrs sleep cause my wife told me off at 4am then she woke me at 8am so i could take her to college.
Yah I could not believe how well the storm presented itself. For everyone who has not seen them:

West Liberty:


Salyersville:
Member Since: Posts: Comments:
EF2 in East Central Limestone Cnty, AL yesterday.
Link
Member Since: Posts: Comments:
2041. Patrap
Member Since: July 3, 2005 Posts: 419 Comments: 127355
How is TC Irina forecast to strengthen for the next day or 2? It looks like it's very near landfall.
Member Since: Posts: Comments:
The Severe Weather Outbreak hits Florida today and you can see the squall line quickly re-firing along the Gulf Coast. Tallahassee, Jacksonville, Tampa, and Orlando is gonna have to watch the storms closely.
Member Since: Posts: Comments:
Quoting hurricanehunter27:
Wow. Yesterday the blog was amazing. Thank you to everyone who posted warnings,damage info,radar,ect.

Honestly, It got a bit to much for me, was my first real outbreak and having the tools to track and post radar grabs, the West Liberty tornado more or less did it. the radar signature was like OMG. I've had 4hrs sleep cause my wife told me off at 4am then she woke me at 8am so i could take her to college.
Member Since: Posts: Comments:
Quoting Bluestorm5:
NC got hit pretty good last night, but of course it's nothing major compared to Kentucky/Indiana... I am seeing that Charlotte got hit by either weak tornado or 100 mph straight winds (from pictures, it's likely tornado since couple of cars is upside down). 3 people is injured in Charlotte.


unaware of that...i didnt get nothing but convective rain showers:(
Member Since: Posts: Comments:
2036. hydrus
Quoting hurricanehunter27:
Wow. Yesterday the blog was amazing. Thank you to everyone who posted warnings,damage info,radar,ect.
Absolutely. Patrap, Keep, Violet, SPL and others, thanks for the the words of encouragement, it helps believe me. I still need to find out how bad the damage is around here. We are going to Spencer and Sparta to see how they made out this afternoon..
Member Since: Posts: Comments:
Well today I'm going to go along the track of the GA tornado and take some pictures and see if they need any help. Should be back later today with photos.
Member Since: Posts: Comments:
NC got hit pretty good last night, but of course it's nothing major compared to Kentucky/Indiana... I am seeing that Charlotte got hit by either weak tornado or 100 mph straight winds (from pictures, it's likely tornado since couple of cars is upside down). 3 people is injured in Charlotte.
Member Since: August 1, 2011 Posts: 28 Comments: 7880
"Training" scenario setting up in Pensacola right now.
Member Since: Posts: Comments:
I'm Attending Skywarn spotter training at the University of Maryland today. Just in time for the spring severe weather season too!
Member Since: Posts: Comments:
Whats the difference between Radar Composite reflectivity, and Radar Base reflectivity?
Member Since: Posts: Comments:
2030. nigel20
Link
Member Since: Posts: Comments:
Wow. Yesterday the blog was amazing. Thank you to everyone who posted warnings,damage info,radar,ect.
Member Since: Posts: Comments:




398

WFUS52 KTAE 031516

TORTAE

FLC013-039-063-077-031545-

/O.NEW.KTAE.TO.W.0023.120303T1516Z-120303T1545Z/



BULLETIN - EAS ACTIVATION REQUESTED

TORNADO WARNING

NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TALLAHASSEE FL

1016 AM EST SAT MAR 3 2012



THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN TALLAHASSEE HAS ISSUED A



* TORNADO WARNING FOR...

WESTERN GADSDEN COUNTY IN FLORIDA...

NORTH CENTRAL LIBERTY COUNTY IN FLORIDA...

NORTHEASTERN CALHOUN COUNTY IN THE PANHANDLE OF FLORIDA...

SOUTHEASTERN JACKSON COUNTY IN THE PANHANDLE OF FLORIDA...



* UNTIL 1045 AM EST/945 AM CST/



* AT 911 AM CST...NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED A

DEVELOPING TORNADO NEAR CHIPOLA...MOVING EAST AT 50 MPH.



* OTHER LOCATIONS IN THE WARNING INCLUDE BUT ARE NOT LIMITED TO

NETTLE RIDGE...HENDERSON MILL...MACEDONIA...SELMAN...OCHEESEE...

SWEETWATER...TORREYA STATE PARK...ROCK BLUFF...ROY...SYCAMORE...

HARDIN HEIGHTS...RIVER JUNCTION...ROSEDALE...JUNIPER...HARDAWAY...

WETUMPKA AND SAWDUST



PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...



TAKE COVER NOW! LEAVE MOBILE HOMES AND VEHICLES FOR SAFER STRUCTURES.

MOVE TO A HALLWAY OR CLOSET ON THE LOWEST FLOOR AWAY FROM WINDOWS AND

OUTSIDE WALLS.



A TORNADO WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FOR THE WARNED AREA. IF A TORNADO

IS SPOTTED...ACT QUICKLY AND MOVE TO A PLACE OF SAFETY IN A STURDY

STRUCTURE...SUCH AS A SMALL INTERIOR ROOM.



&&



LAT...LON 3071 8479 3048 8461 3046 8502 3047 8516

3055 8520

TIME...MOT...LOC 1516Z 255DEG 42KT 3053 8508



$$



15-HARRIGAN
Member Since: Posts: Comments:
Warmsector is chasing...nice video...this pronamel chick is getting on my nerves!
Member Since: Posts: Comments:
Quoting weathermanwannabe:
Good Morning. I am just North of Tallahassee in the current tornado warning area. Nothing that I can see coming this way yet but I live on the downslope of a hill surrounded by trees. Weather is very calm and no winds and local skywarn has not confirmed one on the ground yet via their radios. This is just the leading edge of the system for North Florida so it could get a little rocky later today but hopefully not as bad as the poor folks in the rest of the country. A bit dissapointed to see warnings up already this early with overcast skies and very little warming from the sun as of yet.

Will check back later.


Actually, that leading edge of storms nearing Tallahassee is associated with the front. That is probably the main show.
Member Since: September 28, 2002 Posts: 5 Comments: 3158




077

WFUS52 KTAE 031457

TORTAE

FLC039-073-077-GAC087-031545-

/O.NEW.KTAE.TO.W.0022.120303T1457Z-120303T1545Z/



BULLETIN - EAS ACTIVATION REQUESTED

TORNADO WARNING

NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TALLAHASSEE FL

957 AM EST SAT MAR 3 2012



THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN TALLAHASSEE HAS ISSUED A



* TORNADO WARNING FOR...

NORTHERN GADSDEN COUNTY IN FLORIDA...

NORTH CENTRAL LEON COUNTY IN FLORIDA...

NORTH CENTRAL LIBERTY COUNTY IN FLORIDA...

SOUTH CENTRAL DECATUR COUNTY IN SOUTHWEST GEORGIA...



* UNTIL 1045 AM EST



* AT 954 AM EST...NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED A

DEVELOPING TORNADO 16 MILES WEST OF QUINCY...OR NEAR SYCAMORE...

MOVING NORTHEAST AT 35 MPH.



* OTHER LOCATIONS IN THE WARNING INCLUDE BUT ARE NOT LIMITED TO

JUNIPER...HARDAWAY...SAWDUST...MOUNT PLEASANT...DOUGLAS CITY...

GRETNA...GREENSBORO...SANTA CLARA...QUINCY AIRPORT...LITTMAN...

SHADY REST...FLORENCE...DOGTOWN...BRANCHVILLE...SCOTLAND ...

FREEMONT...LAINGKAT...JAMIESON...HAVANA...ATTAPULG US...HINSON...

ORCHARD POND AND CONCORD.



PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...



TAKE COVER NOW! LEAVE MOBILE HOMES AND VEHICLES FOR SAFER STRUCTURES.

MOVE TO A HALLWAY OR CLOSET ON THE LOWEST FLOOR AWAY FROM WINDOWS AND

OUTSIDE WALLS.



A TORNADO WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FOR THE WARNED AREA. IF A TORNADO

IS SPOTTED...ACT QUICKLY AND MOVE TO A PLACE OF SAFETY IN A STURDY

STRUCTURE...SUCH AS A SMALL INTERIOR ROOM.



&&



LAT...LON 3081 8453 3059 8430 3049 8485 3059 8493

TIME...MOT...LOC 1458Z 242DEG 31KT 3056 8481
$$
15-HARRIGAN
Member Since: Posts: Comments:
2024. Skyepony (Mod)
Henryville/Marysville tornado.
Member Since: Posts: Comments:
wait, tropicalanalystwx13 updates stuff on wikipedia.
Just saw some of the updates on tornado count on tornadoes of 2012 were by him
Member Since: February 11, 2012 Posts: 0 Comments: 9718
2022. Skyepony (Mod)
This truly was a horrific outbreak. I'm taken back by the size of many of them. Here's a chase video with two different tornadoes. Both are so big, not what many people might recognize as a tornado. It ends when they run out of gas.
Member Since: Posts: Comments:
2021. nigel20
Quoting SPLbeater:
41 pages of comments in 24 hours. o.0

and to think what it might be when a hurricane is making landfall in USA..

Yeah...I remember last year when irene was approaching us and it was like the blog was on steroids!
Member Since: Posts: Comments:
Quoting Neapolitan:
From the Indianapolis Star, here's an aerial photo of Marysville:

uh-oh

EF-3 with some possible EF-4 damage, maybe?

The bottom left of that definitely looks like EF-4 damage
Member Since: Posts: Comments:
2019. nigel20
Good morning...I must say that I'm sorry to hear all about these deaths and detruction as a result of these tornadoes. My prayers goes out to all the families that were affected by these tornadoes.
Member Since: Posts: Comments:
Quoting AussieStorm:
Heavenly Father, please provide comfort to those in need. AMEN

Amen.
Member Since: Posts: Comments:
Good Morning. I am just North of Tallahassee in the current tornado warning area. Nothing that I can see coming this way yet but I live on the downslope of a hill surrounded by trees. Weather is very calm and no winds and local skywarn has not confirmed one on the ground yet via their radios. This is just the leading edge of the system for North Florida so it could get a little rocky later today but hopefully not as bad as the poor folks in the rest of the country. A bit dissapointed to see warnings up already this early with overcast skies and very little warming from the sun as of yet.

Will check back later.
Member Since: August 8, 2006 Posts: 0 Comments: 8704





BULLETIN - EAS ACTIVATION REQUESTED

TORNADO WARNING

NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TALLAHASSEE FL

916 AM EST SAT MAR 3 2012



THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN TALLAHASSEE HAS ISSUED A



* TORNADO WARNING FOR...

SOUTHEASTERN GADSDEN COUNTY IN FLORIDA...

WEST CENTRAL JEFFERSON COUNTY IN FLORIDA...

NORTHERN LEON COUNTY IN FLORIDA...

EXTREME NORTHEASTERN LIBERTY COUNTY IN FLORIDA...



* UNTIL 1000 AM EST



* AT 913 AM EST...NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED A

DEVELOPING TORNADO 8 MILES SOUTHWEST OF QUINCY...OR NEAR

WETUMPKA...MOVING EAST AT 40 MPH.



* OTHER LOCATIONS IN THE WARNING INCLUDE BUT ARE NOT LIMITED TO LAKE

TALQUIN...FORT BRADEN...GREENSBORO...SANTA CLARA...LITTMAN...

MIDWAY...SHADY REST...FLORENCE...FREEMONT...SCOTLAND...GIBSON...

HAVANA...TALLAHASSEE COML AIRPORT...HINSON...LAKE JACKSON...LEVY

PARK...TALLAHASSEE MALL...LAKE ELLA...CONCORD...ORCHARD POND...

MACON COMMUNITY PARK...FOREST MEADOWS PARK...MACLAY STATE

GARDENS...KILLEARN ESTATES...LAKE IAMONIA...BRADFORDVILLE...

KILLEARN LAKES AND PISGAH CHURCH.



PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...



TAKE COVER NOW! LEAVE MOBILE HOMES AND VEHICLES FOR SAFER STRUCTURES.

MOVE TO A HALLWAY OR CLOSET ON THE LOWEST FLOOR AWAY FROM WINDOWS AND

OUTSIDE WALLS.



A TORNADO WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FOR THE WARNED AREA. IF A TORNADO

IS SPOTTED...ACT QUICKLY AND MOVE TO A PLACE OF SAFETY IN A STURDY

STRUCTURE...SUCH AS A SMALL INTERIOR ROOM.



&&



LAT...LON 3069 8434 3051 8404 3038 8467 3051 8474

TIME...MOT...LOC 1416Z 249DEG 35KT 3049 8463



$$



15-HARRIGAN
Member Since: Posts: Comments:
2015. Skyepony (Mod)
Earthquakes along the west coast this morning. Several Tsunami Info statements, pretty much stating no tsunamis are expected.

Hawaii looks in the clear from the quakes S of Loyalty Islands.
Member Since: Posts: Comments:
Hmm, i might get a windy storm system after all. a weak line of precip moving SE towards me slowly, might get a few gusts to 15 or 20mph. close to nothing, but its something right? =P
Member Since: Posts: Comments:
Quoting SPLbeater:
41 pages of comments in 24 hours. o.0

and to think what it might be when a hurricane is making landfall in USA..


not as many since there is nothing to update as often, like there is with tornadoes.
Member Since: February 11, 2012 Posts: 0 Comments: 9718
41 pages of comments in 24 hours. o.0

and to think what it might be when a hurricane is making landfall in USA..
Member Since: Posts: Comments:
Quoting dogsgomoo:


I do that as well with my alerts. I want as much time to find out what's going on as is practical.

I'm right near county lines so I want to know what could be heading towards me on short notice. I also have alerts set for the county adjacent on the west side, the path that storms "traditionally" take on a WSW to NNE route.


yeah, i have my county, and the 3 counties that surround it. but to the west i have it set for the 2 counties out, gives me atleast 20minutes to see whats going on:D
Member Since: Posts: Comments:
Ga tornado may be f2 or f3 in some spots:

Member Since: February 11, 2012 Posts: 0 Comments: 9718
dont normally post, but my hats off to the sheer number of people yeserday and last night whom post countless volumes of info on the storms . A great deal of help and heart was displayed, without bias, prejudice or political leaning. it is a shame that didnt continue into today. i have seen were people want to help . as a local scout leader and vol. fireman i would like to suggest the following. Easter is in one month , many of kids and adults will be out of school. You may not can build a cardboard box, you may not can give $20 , but you can go and help. You can help remove debris, you can go and make sandwhich lunches for your friends that are working or go fill up someones gas tank. My troop just returned from pamlico county last weekend. They slept in the wind and rain in tents while removing debris from Irene. There is something you can do , you just have to want to . Americans help Americans , not wait on the government.
Member Since: Posts: Comments:
Quoting dogsgomoo:


I do that as well with my alerts. I want as much time to find out what's going on as is practical.

I'm right near county lines so I want to know what could be heading towards me on short notice. I also have alerts set for the county adjacent on the west side, the path that storms "traditionally" take on a WSW to NNE route.

Well, I can understand when your close to another county.
Member Since: Posts: Comments:
Quoting AussieStorm:

Shouldn't you have it set for only your county?


I do that as well with my alerts. I want as much time to find out what's going on as is practical.

I'm right near county lines so I want to know what could be heading towards me on short notice. I also have alerts set for the county adjacent on the west side, the path that storms "traditionally" take on a WSW to NNE route.
Member Since: Posts: Comments:
Quoting ChillinInTheKeys:
Good morning Nea. Check your posted link. Takes me back to WU.

Link


Link
Thanks. I left off the "http" bit...
Member Since: Posts: Comments:
Updates on our response effortsLink
Member Since: Posts: Comments:

Viewing: 2054 - 2004

Page: 1 | 2 | 3 | 4 | 5 | 6 | 7 | 8 | 9 | 10 | 11 | 12 | 13 | 14 | 15 | 16 | 17 | 18 | 19 | 20 | 21 | 22 | 23 | 24 | 25 | 26 | 27 | 28 | 29 | 30 | 31 | 32 | 33 | 34 | 35 | 36 | 37 | 38 | 39 | 40 | 41 | 42 | 43Blog Index

Top of Page

About

Jeff co-founded the Weather Underground in 1995 while working on his Ph.D. He flew with the NOAA Hurricane Hunters from 1986-1990.