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    Tornadoes....Again

    Much of the Southeast is getting hammered today by storms. By storms I mean tornado cells that are touching down and ripping things up for 70+ miles at a time. I have a feeling we are about to get our collective a$$es kicked. I'll be out till at least 2200hrs central time possibly longer. We've already had plenty of damage from straight line winds this morning. Keep the people of Cullman & Tuscaloosa, AL in your prayers. Tuscaloosa was hit by a tornado about .5 to 1 mile wide.

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    That is Bryant Denny Stadium. It holds over 100,000 people and it is dwarfed.

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    I hope y'all stay safe.

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    Pleasing nobody, one person at a time.

    That which does not kill me, better start fucking running.

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

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    25 known dead in AL alone.

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    Alabama's death toll from severe weather reaches 25 | al.com

    In Choctaw County, Miss., a Louisiana police officer was killed Wednesday morning when a towering sweetgum tree fell onto his tent as he shielded his young daughter with his body, said Kim Korthuis, a supervisor with the National Park Service. The girl wasn't hurt.
    The 9-year-old girl was brought to a motorhome about 100 feet away where campsite volunteer Greg Maier was staying with his wife, Maier said. He went back to check on the father and found him dead.
    "She wasn't hurt, just scared and soaking wet," Maier said.
    Her father, Lt. Wade Sharp, had been with the Covington Police Department for 19 years.
    "He was a hell of an investigator," said Capt. Jack West, his colleague in Louisiana.

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    Rest in peace.

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    Another awe inspiring video.

    4-27-11 Tornado Tuscaloosa, Al on Vimeo


    Aftermath in Tuscaloosa:

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    "When plunder becomes a way of life for a group of men living together in society, they create for themselves in the course of time a legal system that authorizes it and a moral code that justifies it." -- Frederic Bastiat

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    From the bridge I was hiding under today:

    Distant wall cloud:


    Not so distant wall cloud:


    Said wall cloud starting to hook and rotate:


    For those not familiar with tornadoes when the rain suddenly stops, it's not a good sign.

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    Just got off the phone from a friend in Franklin Co. Al., said it was the worst he's ever seen. Also said Marion county has had a couple of towns that have been devastated.

    Thankfully so far my area in the southwestern part of the state isn't getting it too bad just yet.

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    Publics' submitted photos:

    Photos & Pictures | Photo Gallery - al.com - al.com

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    Perspective for a big tornado. This is Birmingham in the foreground:


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    My old high school baseball coach has family in Arab. I've been to Alabama 4 times, once each year of high school in the spring for spring training (couldn't do too much outside in northwest Pennsylvania until later in the spring)

    The whole town was full of nothing but southern hospitality. I pray y'all get some relief soon.
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    I have a feeling the pictures on Thursday are going to be unreal. Aerial photos are going to show massive paths of devastation.

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    Heard anything out of pharmer?


    We really dodged a bullet here. Got some trees down in the morning, but all the evening's tornado's passed over without touching down.

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    Prayers sent. We got missed again thank the Lord but the NE side of our state got hit hard. I watched the tornado go through Tuscaloosa on a live feed. That was sickening. I knew I was watching people die or lose everything they had. Even the National Weather Service guys on NWS live chat were saying prayers. This is the worst month I ever remember here for tornadoes.

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    Hopefully, the people up there will react better, and act better than they did in LA after Katrina. Stay safe guys.
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