Skip to comments.How are the N. Carolina FReepers all doing?
Posted on 04/17/2011 5:28:40 PM PDT by nuconvert
Just wondering how all the FReepers in the tornado areas are doing?
It's been a deadly couple of days across the South - hope everyone made it thru okay.
My daughter is in Charlotte. A lot of rain and wind but no damage .
Good to hear.
The destruction and lives lost are shocking to me.
My Daughter-in-law and Grandson were in the path of a tornado last night. It destroyed their on home at Camp Lejuene.
My 23 month old Grandson is in critical cond.
My Daughter-in-law suffered “minor” injuries.
My Son was in California at the time but was able to fly home this afternoon.
There were several demolished homes and on other critical injury on the base.
Prayers for your grandson and family.
Prayers up for them!
Raleigh area had 3 deaths and lots of power outages. Some areas (ours for example) only had high winds, strong rains and short power outages.
Thanks for asking...that’s what sets Freepers apart.
I’ve sent an email to an old friend of mine who lives in the area, and teaches at NCSU. I hope he’s OK.
omg. I’m so sorry to hear that - prayers for your grandson & family.
I haven’t heard the news mention Camp Lejuene.
You are kidding? Right at Camp Lejeune? Prayers up for you and your family.
You are kidding? Right at Camp Lejeune? Prayers up for you and your family.
I’m so sorry!
I sent a prayer for your grandson.
Prayers for your family.
Praying for your family’s recovery from this devastating event. May God grant you perseverance and comfort in the days ahead.
you have freepmail.
Thoughts and prayers for your family.
submarinerswife,we will pray for the little guy and your daughter in law.(((((Hugs)))))) Fatima
Western North Carolina we missed it.
I am so sorry to hear this and will keep them in my prayers.
God bless all the NC FReepers!
I’m so sorry - prayers for your Grandson and Daughter-in-Law.
My son is at NC State in Raleigh (my wife and I are UNC grads, but that’s another story). He was at his girlfriend’s apartment and they had to go to the laundry room. No damage to her place, and his dorm was undamaged as well. His twin sister is at Appalachian State and did fine. We have some friends who lost a home in Sanford. A Lowes hardware about a half mile from our former Sanford home was leveled. (We listen outside of Winston-Salem now.) Still, lots of devastation in our state.
We had gone to Boone on Friday for the open house at Appalachian State (I have a high school junior). It started torrentially raining Friday night, all night and was very, very windy. Same thing on Saturday morning except it was like a hurricane. They had flash flooding in the area. By the time we were finished touring the campus and ready to head back home, it was blue sky and dry roads but very, very windy still. We followed the storm east until just west of Derm and Chapel Hell where we drove into rain. We got home about 45 min after the tornadoes went through Raleigh. There was no damage in my area (NW Wake County) but lots of tree debris and yellow insulation everywhere. Still wonder where all that insulation came from. I’m about 5-7 miles from NCSU, west of I-40.
Prayers up for your family and little grandson...and all other NC’ers who suffered so in the storm.
Prayers being said for your precious grandson and DIL.
We heard about this on our local news today and prayers went up. So sorry. There were several tornados set down near us, but we, my grandson and I, are safe. We went to Havelock to shop and passed where a tornado came through and just demolished a housing development. It’s one thing to see it on TV and then another to get the full impact. We were both moved to tears. What was good to see were the number of people with chain saws and tools pitching in to help. No looters, just helpers! I love Eastern NC!
Prayers for all of you during this difficult time.
I am North west of Charlotte, we had some campers trapped by rising river waters but no fatalities, Thank God.. Most of the bad damage was east and north of here.
10 dead in Bertie county though
prayers for the dead and their family's
praying for your grandson and family
everyone fine here in High Point
Prayers up for your Grandson. I hope that he is back to his adorable, amazing self soon.
We had heavy rain, hail and nasty lightning with some wind but the worst passed further south and east of us.
Praying for your family.
My grandaughter’s father works in Camp Lejune. I will pray for your grandson and daughter in law.
Prayer for your grandson. Thanks for posting.
I was in southern Wake County when the storm passed by behind me. My brother and I had been to a birthday party for my grand-nephew. We had a light rain on and off during the morning. I had suspected nothing when I started out from northern Wake County to Willow Springs. My brother and I ended up under a car wash roof to keep what we thought we would get, hail from denting our vehicles. It rained hard, so hard that it was almost a white out. We sat under the roof of the car wash watching the Fuquay-Varina police car go round and round as the traffic lights didn’t work at intersection that time.
The rain began to lessen and my brother was anxious to find out about his home. His last words to me before we parted were, “Don’t be surprise if you arrive home and the house is gone.” He had to find other ways to go home because the tornado touched down close to his home outside of Rolesville and the roads were fallen trees or electric lines. I took another route home and had no problem getting there. One scary afternoon that I hope that will never to be repeated again in my lifetime!
Prayers for your grandson!!! Keep us up to date about him, please!!
All well here. Was driving west yesterday and hit the squall line in Statesville a couple of hours before it started spitting out tornadoes back to the east. Weirdest thing about it was it went from blinding rain and wind to blue sky and clear in about 2 minutes.
Alive and well in Raleigh... well Cary, but close enough.
We are in Hickory. No tornadoes that I am aware of, but we had a very large poplar come down across our street just two houses over. The new homeowner moved in about two years ago and cut about half the trees on his lot. Without the shelter of the grove, this big one came down in yesterday’s strong winds.
No one hurt!
Thank you all so much for your prayers. Really, it means alot to us right now.
I’ll keep you all posted.
I’m very close to Creedmoor Rd and 540, and there is insulation EVERYWHERE....Its like the tornado hit an insulation factory or something...LOL. Lots of chunks of foam as well. Found two 4 x 8 sheets of tin roof in our neighborhood....Unreal...We have LOTS of trees in our yard, but thankfully only lost a couple of limbs....
My family will be praying for your beloved Grandson and his parents, and you, of course! May the LORD heal everyone and restore your homes. We are new to Georgia and all the Thunderstorms,and Tornado Warning, etc. It keeps a family on it’s knee’s in prayer to the Father in Heaven! May Jesus Bless you all!
Waving from my corner of the Containment Area.
Things are going incredibly well for my Grandson who was critically injured when a tornado demolished my Son's home on Camp Lejuene.
He is still listed as critical but stable. His Mom and Dad are doing well. They have been by his side and are happy (amazed) by his progress.
Here is an article with the latest update:
That’s great to hear! Thanks for the update.
Wishing him a speedy recovery.
Thank you for the update! Prayers for little Evan’s recovery! Prayers for your daughter in law and son too!
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