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Old 04-17-2011, 11:43 AM   #1
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Storms, Tornadoes, Fires - Is everyone okay?

There have been terrible storms and tornadoes across the midwest to North Carolina and fires out west.
I hope everyone is fine.

Mollyanne hasn't been here in almost a week, and she lives in NC. NC was very hard hit with tornadoes. I hope she is okay and can check in here.

Anyone else in a storm ravaged area? Check in and let us know you are okay. Thank you.
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Old 04-17-2011, 02:00 PM   #2
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My area is okay. We had major storms last night. I'm on a peninsula. Towns across both rivers to the north and to the south got hit hard. The town north of us had 3 people die and major damage to 2 schools and numerous homes. The town to the south had some major damage to homes as well. I haven't heard of any deaths there but many injuries. You know it's bad when every 15 mins the emergency broadcast system is breaking in and telling folks to take cover.
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Old 04-17-2011, 02:02 PM   #3
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My area is okay. We had major storms last night. I'm on a peninsula. Towns across both rivers to the north and to the south got hit hard. The town north of us had 3 people die and major damage to 2 schools and numerous homes. The town to the south had some major damage to homes as well. I haven't heard of any deaths there but many injuries. You know it's bad when every 15 mins the emergency broadcast system is breaking in and telling folks to take cover.
I'm glad you are okay. I heard VA had many storms. Thanks for checking in, stay safe.
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Old 04-17-2011, 09:57 PM   #4
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Thanks for the concern!
While we had no troubles last night, I can't say the same for the folks in the next county south of here. Bertie County is mostly rural, but there was much damage done and lives lost last night from these storms. May God give them all strength to get through this.
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Old 04-18-2011, 12:56 AM   #5
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Not far from us, in pretty much all directions, there was a lot of damage. We just got heavy rains yesterday morning, then it was sunny and very windy. The worst we got was our trash can got knocked over by the wind, so we were fortunate.
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Old 04-18-2011, 12:59 AM   #6
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Blimey, stay safe everyone!
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Old 04-18-2011, 01:38 AM   #7
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We've had a couple of small fires close to town, but they've been handled quickly and safely. And so far the river has behaved.

I hope everyone else stays safe!
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Old 04-18-2011, 04:23 PM   #8
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My first thought when watching the news this morning was all of my DC friends!!
Thanks for starting this Bliss. I too am worried about our Mollyanne!!
I'm used to fires around these parts, but tornado's just would scare the bejebbers outa me!!
Hold tight friends!!
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They reported that so far the Carolinas are tied for their worst tornado event ever (1984), but that all the data isn't in yet and this could have been worse.
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Old 04-18-2011, 08:21 PM   #10
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thanks for checking in everyone.
I'm hoping Mollyanne is on vacation or something....it would be nice to know she is okay if anyone knows.

Stay safe, it's only April, we have months of tornado and fire season to go.
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