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The Unwelcomed Visitor

Discussion in 'General Discussion' started by RightHand, Jul 10, 2013.

  1. RightHand

    RightHand Pioneer in a New World Moderator Founding Member

    Late this afternoon. Tore up a lot of trees but I don't think there were any injuries. Second one this week. Holding on to our hats as we go through this crazy summer weather.

    2013 07-10 Funnel Cloud.
  2. tulianr

    tulianr Don Quixote de la Monkey

    I didn't think that you had a lot of those in that part of the country.
  3. RightHand

    RightHand Pioneer in a New World Moderator Founding Member

    We get a couple every year but they aren't usually as devastating as the one in middle America. The last really bad one tore up the Airport and cut a 2 mile side path through the northern part of the state.
  4. Brokor

    Brokor Live Free or Cry Moderator Site Supporter+++ Founding Member

    Yeah, pretty frequent these past few years up here in the NE. Crazy weather.
  5. Yard Dart

    Yard Dart Vigilant Monkey..... Moderator Site Supporter++

    Better not say that to loud or you will have Gor and Obummer make a visit to tout global warming crap again to get the carbon tax stuff back in the media....o_O
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  6. VHestin

    VHestin Farm Chick

    Glad you're safe RH. And I can't help thinking funny things about the directional traffic signs in the picture...
  7. RightHand

    RightHand Pioneer in a New World Moderator Founding Member

    Our shop is about a mile down Rt 31, right in the path but it veered into the woods. Our building is one of those steel Butler buildings and I don't think it would withstand forces like that.
  8. BTPost

    BTPost Old Fart Snow Monkey Moderator

    The building might not make it, but it would have to ONE HECK of a Nado to pickup one of those CNC Machines, and move it around some......
  9. HK_User

    HK_User A Productive Monkey is a Happy Monkey Site Supporter

    So hot yesterday I had to add ICE to the white Latex paint I was using on a new water tank. And I was in the shade!!
  10. Sapper John

    Sapper John Analog Monkey in a Digital World

    Please stay safe RightHand!
  11. Tracy

    Tracy Insatiably Curious Moderator Founding Member

    Glad it didn't hit the shop!
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  12. RightHand

    RightHand Pioneer in a New World Moderator Founding Member

    Thanks friends. Didn't hit the house either! All trees that were towering when I left in the morning were still towering when I got home this morning. Tornadoes are one of nature's events that scare me. Almost every other one we encounter in the Northeast is predictable but a tornado is so sudden, random, and fierce that one cannot really prepare.
  13. kellory

    kellory An unemployed Jester, is nobody's fool. Banned

    Glad nature passed you by. Every once in a while, she grabs you by the ears and says "can you hear me now?";)
    Yard Dart likes this.
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