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Two days in Oklahoma and both days we have been under either a tornado alert or warning.

How do you all deal with this shit year in and year out?
 

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Ya just do...we spent 8 years in Altus. It's part of life...plus we had a storm shelter/basement we could hide in. :cool:
 

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Ya just do...we spent 8 years in Altus. It's part of life...plus we had a storm shelter/basement we could hide in. :cool:
I am just south of Marietta until Thursday afternoon, and it has been crazy this week.

Winstar Casino is incredible though. I wonder where they get the money to supply a casino with electrical power?
 

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Two days in Oklahoma and both days we have been under either a tornado alert or warning.

How do you all deal with this shit year in and year out?
Chase them :p:p:p
 

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This is more coverege from the May 3 '99 F-5. Gary England ( Mr Tornado) in the OKC channel 9 weather center (that I built) and Val Castor chasing. This is the guy I used to go chase with.........crazy sumbitch.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8qwMELTHBWE
 

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Pretty calm here in OKC tonight, this entire week is filled with chances for tornado's. You get used to it. the hail did suck though!
 

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Man I got to hand it to you all up here.

What's strange about it, more tornadoes hit Texas than Oklahoma last year but it seems the really big, nasty bastards hit you all. I think an F3 is about average here?
 

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Your not an offical OKIE until you go outside to look for the tornado......



Favorite saying is " If you dont like the weather, wait 5 minutes and it will change "
 

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My ex was drving on I 40 yesterday from Ca. to Knoxville, Tn. She missed everything by less than 15 minutes. Crazy stuff....
 

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It's kinda funny, in Oklahoma when the tornado sirens start up most folk in my nieghborhood go out on thier front porch. It's like a watch party. After awhile you just used to all the storms and chances for tornados.
 

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Your not an offical OKIE until you go outside to look for the tornado......



Favorite saying is " If you dont like the weather, wait 5 minutes and it will change "
With these friggin F3's and above you all have, no thanks. They showed video of that bastard that hit Wakita yesterday. 3 funnel clouds on the ground at the same time? The realtor couldn't have gotten to my house fast enough to unload that bitch if I lived in Wakita.
 

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It's kinda funny, in Oklahoma when the tornado sirens start up most folk in my nieghborhood go out on thier front porch. It's like a watch party. After awhile you just used to all the storms and chances for tornados.
Okay after reading this, people from Oklahoma are a lot crazier than people from Texas.

Another thing: where does all that darkness come from before the tornado hits? Broad daylight and it looks like it is midnight out there.
 

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It's kinda funny, in Oklahoma when the tornado sirens start up most folk in my nieghborhood go out on thier front porch. It's like a watch party. After awhile you just used to all the storms and chances for tornados.
Pure enterteinment I tell ya :p:p:p
 

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I know it sounds crazy to go outside and look at what's going on, but when the sirens go off once a week it's easy to get a false sense of security. I go out and look if it's either really dark, windy, or hailing my ass heads for the storm cellar.
 

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Okay after reading this, people from Oklahoma are a lot crazier than people from Texas.

Another thing: where does all that darkness come from before the tornado hits? Broad daylight and it looks like it is midnight out there.
Some of the super cells get so big,it pretty much covers the whole sky in close. You have to imagine that the acual storm cloud is up to 40,000 feet at the top on some of the strongest storms,aint no sun getting through that.
 

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Ive lived in south central Kansas and northeast Kansas all my life.You just listen to the TV and when you think its close you go to the basement.Yes,I have grabbed a beer and gone on the front porch.In my youth I chased one on a dirt bike in Pratt County and it turned on me.Scared the crap out of me as I saw it go through a shelter belt of trees.Afterwards I went to check out the damage and there was none.But,there were limb prints in the road.They are fascinating in a weird way.
 
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