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    Interesting way to wake up

    So I am laying in bed, asleep, and cidp24a came in saying "Wake up and get some clothes on, we are in a tornado". Well I say to myself "naa, its just bad weather". I went to the door and I could hear the roar as it passed within about 1/4 mi from my house. No damage at my place but the rest of the city got the crap knocked out of it.

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    Yikes!

    Glad you're ok.
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    Wow, Glad to hear you and the wife are ok ken.

    The freaken luck you have bro!
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    Glad y'all are OK!

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    wow

    Close call!!

    Glad you're both ok
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    Glad to know your both ok.....
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    good to hear you are all OK
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    Wow, I'm glad that you're both okay.

    Bet you won't be quite so cavalier about it the next time she says that, will you?




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    No kidding...we got your sloppy seconds here in central AL. Two separate waves of tornadoes.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Five-0 View Post
    No kidding...we got your sloppy seconds here in central AL. Two separate waves of tornadoes.
    Yea, we have another wave due in a couple of hours. They are saying my electricity could be out to Sun or Mon.
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    WTF????
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    Glad you're okay.

    And it's good to know you have a caring spouse. I would only give 50/50 odds that my wife wouldn't just head for the basement and "forget" to wake me up.

    At the very least, she'd take care of the horses first. But, then again, I'm comfortable with where I fall in her scale of importance.
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    Glad you are ok,

    strange way to wake up, yes... but at least you woke up...

    Anyone you know get messed up??

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    One of our guys had all of his neighbors houses messed, it skipped his, up but I did not know anyone personally that lost anything.
    There were quite a few injuries during the storm and then during the cleanup. No actual word yet on whether it was an actual tornado or straight line winds but whatever it was, it was bad.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Cidp24 View Post
    One of our guys had all of his neighbors houses messed up but I did not know anyone personally that lost anything.
    There were quite a few injuries during the storm and then during the cleanup. No actual word yet on whether it was an actual tornado or straight line winds but whatever it was, it was bad.
    Doesn't that just crack you up... Some weather PhD in some concrete bunker tells you 'nope it wasn't a tornado'

    You're like, "WTF pal, come on out here and ride the wind with me"

    Wind that tears shit up = TORNADO

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    Glad you and the Mrs are okay Cid!


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    Like you said - wind tore stuff up, sounded like a freight train, trees bent to the ground, that's a tornado. cidp24a said she saw swirling debris right before she woke me.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Cidp24 View Post
    Like you said - wind tore stuff up, sounded like a freight train, trees bent to the ground, that's a tornado. cidp24a said she saw swirling debris right before she woke me.

    That's a good quality woman... at least she did not let you sleep, and skeedaddle...

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    Sorry to hear about the crappy weather, at least you can still get your fix on here
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    Scary stuff! I will take my earthquakes over that shit anyday! I am so glad you guys are OK!!
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