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Old 04-18-2011, 10:12 PM   #11
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We had a few tornado watches last week, but nothing came of it. A particularly strong wind had my picture window vibrating though. Pretty scary for a few hours.
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Old 04-18-2011, 10:59 PM   #12
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by the grace of 1/4 mile, we dodged the Raleigh NC, tornado bullet. Unfortunately, it hit a trailer park and killed 3 young boys.
In my hometown of Fayetteville, NC, it is quite possible that up to 3 or 4 of the homes I lived in as a kid were hit or had wind damage. (We moved a lot, but stayed in the same general area, thanks Mom and Dad!) It's kind of strange.. I am leaving the state soon forever, and its kind of like Mother Nature is giving me the boot, LOL!
(Anyone here from New Albany IN?)
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Old 04-18-2011, 11:08 PM   #13
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by the grace of 1/4 mile, we dodged the Raleigh NC, tornado bullet. Unfortunately, it hit a trailer park and killed 3 young boys.
In my hometown of Fayetteville, NC, it is quite possible that up to 3 or 4 of the homes I lived in as a kid were hit or had wind damage. (We moved a lot, but stayed in the same general area, thanks Mom and Dad!) It's kind of strange.. I am leaving the state soon forever, and its kind of like Mother Nature is giving me the boot, LOL!
(Anyone here from New Albany IN?)
I'm glad it missed you. Last I heard there were 22 dead in North Carolina.
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Old 04-19-2011, 02:07 PM   #14
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Our local meteorologist just said that tornado watches are about to go up in Missouri and Arkansas and that there could be another outbreak in the mid-west.
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Old 04-19-2011, 02:40 PM   #15
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Thanks Barbara,

I can see on the national weather maps, there may be more storms in sight.

Last year, 5 miles from here, we had a terrible tornado rip through a town, the devastation was horrible. I've never seen anything so terrible. Huge trees ripped off 10 feet from the ground, others uprooted, houses gone, roofs gone. It took weeks to clear rubble and where could these people survive? We heard sirens from our local fire/police department when it hit, before the storm went over our heads. We spent much of the night in the basement.

I'm still worrying about the devastation in NC, it takes days to clear debris, and restore power, water, gas etc and I wonder if people are okay.
Take care everyone.
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Old 04-22-2011, 12:11 PM   #16
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Anyone hear from Mollyanne? She's not been on DC since 4/11. I really hope she is okay.
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Old 04-22-2011, 10:55 PM   #17
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Anyone hear from Mollyanne? She's not been on DC since 4/11. I really hope she is okay.
I hope so to.

I'm getting really worried.

Someone should try to contact her and find out if she needs anything.

Does anyone have any contact info on her? No, don't post the contact info, just tell us you have it.

I don't know if this is possible, but can one of the mods see her email address, or possibly other contact info, which she doesn't show publicly?
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Old 04-22-2011, 11:46 PM   #18
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I was at the Raleigh Durham airport when the storms blew through. I had no idea of all the devastation until I got to Las Vegas. My neighborhood in Raleigh was spared. I had a friend come to check it the next day, her husband's car was the victim of a falling tree, but otherwise they were OK. Many areas of Raleigh were without power for 4 days or more.
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Old 04-24-2011, 09:20 PM   #19
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Mollyanne is still missing.
I don't have her contact information.
13 days, no word. Anyone have her contact information? (don't post it)
I know about where she is located but not her full name.
I hope she is okay.
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Old 04-28-2011, 08:29 AM   #20
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Still no word?
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