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    Bad Storms Strain Law Enforcement

    This was on the ground, caused major damage southwest of us, pulled up over us causing minor damage, then put back down northwest of us. Passed right over the station.

    The video in the link is about 1/2 mile past the station.

    WAPT Viewer Captures Tornado On Camera - Video - WAPT Jackson



    This is the storm when it started out.

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    We just had one a little while ago about 7 miles south of us, destroyed a guys house with him inside.
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    I don't know how you guys live with that threat all the time. Scary stuff.

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    Glad you didn't get an unexpected trip to Oz!

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    Got Nailed Today

    Storms hit everywhere around me today. Trees down everywhere, people hitting said trees, the regular BS domestics and such, wrecks, power lines down, power lines starting fires, my yard is a mess with trees and other debris, my power is off, I just finished a 14 hour day, I've got a couple of candles, my smartphone, and now I've hijacked my MDT. Wife took the kids to her parents place about thirty minutes away. Just me the dog, the cats, and my empty stomach. The only thing that would make this worse would be a visit from the Jehovah's Witnesses.

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    Hello brother!! Have you heard the good word?

    No one has greater love than this, to lay down ones life for ones friends - John 15:13

    "The Wicked Flee When No Man Pursueth: But The Righteous Are Bold As A Lion".

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    Would you boys like to come to the basement so I can show you my shiny hatchet?


    Meanwhile, fishing in Russia:

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    We've had some similar weather (but not nearly as bad) the last couple days.

    I've got about 20 pine trees lining my property along our road, and the majority of them were completely twisted in the wind today. I could actually see the trunks because the branches were bent all the way around.

    And now all night so far we've had sleet/snow mix. Roads are HORRIBLE.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Five-0 View Post
    Storms hit everywhere around me today. Trees down everywhere, people hitting said trees, the regular BS domestics and such, wrecks, power lines down, power lines starting fires, my yard is a mess with trees and other debris, my power is off, I just finished a 14 hour day, I've got a couple of candles, my smartphone, and now I've hijacked my MDT. Wife took the kids to her parents place about thirty minutes away. Just me the dog, the cats, and my empty stomach. The only thing that would make this worse would be a visit from the Jehovah's Witnesses.
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    Hello brother!! Have you heard the good word?

    I am organizing a few busloads of my customers and giving them a one way ticket to ..you!
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    Quote Originally Posted by Five-0 View Post
    Just me the dog, the cats, and my empty stomach.
    Hope you and your dog and cats stay safe!


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    You guys keep your heads down and watch yourselves with that nasty weather.

    For those of you snickering at me all winter with our -40 temps out here, it's 50 out today with beautiful blue skies, and we're on hour 14 of daylight and I'll enjoy sunset on my way to graves shift at 11:30. Enjoy your armageddon storms bitches.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Xiphos View Post
    You guys keep your heads down and watch yourselves with that nasty weather.

    For those of you snickering at me all winter with our -40 temps out here, it's 50 out today with beautiful blue skies, and we're on hour 14 of daylight and I'll enjoy sunset on my way to graves shift at 11:30. Enjoy your armageddon storms bitches.

    We got snow about an inch of snow on the ground right now, and wind gusts at 45 mph.


    Screw. You.

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    Quote Originally Posted by jmur5074 View Post
    We got snow about an inch of snow on the ground right now, and wind gusts at 45 mph.


    Screw. You.

    We still have about 8 inches of snow on the ground. Luckily a lot of the main streets are clearing and we can finally see pavement.
    Pleasing nobody, one person at a time.

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    It was 78 before all hell broke loose today.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Five-0 View Post
    It was 78 before all hell broke loose today.
    It was 100 degrees warmer here than the coldest winter day we had.

    Give up.
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    I'm glad you and your home still stand.
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    Quote Originally Posted by MacLean View Post
    I'm glad you and your home still stand.
    No kidding. Some of the pictures in the news are pretty dramatic.
    Pleasing nobody, one person at a time.

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    If I lived every day like it was my last, the body count would be staggering.

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    Glad you're alright. Must be something about the day. I just finished up 2.5 hours over (the last 2.5 was my doing working some traffic with the drug guys) and spent a great bit of that bouncing from crash, to 911 hangup/unruly juvenile to bank alarm, to crash with every utility except water effected where I spent 3.5 hours, to Domestic/Child abuse, back to utility pole crash, to....shit, I don't remember.

    The wind and rain is just starting here. Rumor has it we may end up with the nastyness ya'll had today.


    Seeing your post definitely will fix any bitching about my day! Be safe.
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    If this wasn't so bad, this one would be funny.

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    Well, not a good night, we had 3 fatalities about 20 miles south of us last night about 9pm. The Mom and 2 children were killed and tha Da and 1 other still hospitalized. Bad business.
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