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Forecasters Are Already Predicting a Massive Tornado Outbreak This Weekend
Yahoo ^ | 4-24-14 | By Eric Levenson

Posted on 04/24/2014 1:39:46 PM PDT by kingattax

Spring 2014 has been a quiet tornado season thus far, but that's about to change this weekend, if the predicted forecasts that meteorologists are looking at hold true.

Weather experts say conditions are lining up for a series of powerful tornadoes to hit an area ranging between Tennessee and Texas from Saturday through Monday. The National Weather Service predicts a "significant multi-day severe event" in the South plains on Sunday, moving into the Mississippi Valley on Monday.


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1 posted on 04/24/2014 1:39:46 PM PDT by kingattax
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To: kingattax

And in Chicagp weather....torrents of bullets followed
by screeching Ambalances. Take care Windy Citiers!


2 posted on 04/24/2014 1:42:42 PM PDT by tet68 ( " We would not die in that man's company, that fears his fellowship to die with us...." Henry V.)
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To: tet68

“Seasons don’t fear the Reaper...”


3 posted on 04/24/2014 1:44:36 PM PDT by Ingtar (The NSA - "We're the only part of government who actually listens to the people.")
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To: kingattax

Looks like a storm cahsers dream! Wide-open plains and high-energy turbulence.

Wish I could be there.


4 posted on 04/24/2014 1:45:05 PM PDT by Cletus.D.Yokel (Catastrophic Anthropogenic Climate Alterations - The Acronym explains the science.)
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To: Ingtar

Nor do the wind or the sun and the rain.


5 posted on 04/24/2014 1:45:52 PM PDT by Cletus.D.Yokel (Catastrophic Anthropogenic Climate Alterations - The Acronym explains the science.)
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To: kingattax

http://radar.weather.gov/Conus/full_loop.php


6 posted on 04/24/2014 1:47:38 PM PDT by Red Badger (Soon there will be another American Civil War. Will make the first one seem like a Tea Party........)
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To: tet68

If it’s all the same to you, I think I’ll just right here in NE OK with this big red swath of instability over me.


7 posted on 04/24/2014 1:47:38 PM PDT by T-Bird45 (It feels like the seventies, and it shouldn't.)
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To: Ingtar

8 posted on 04/24/2014 1:48:47 PM PDT by ZirconEncrustedTweezers (I'm not anti-government, government's anti-me.)
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To: kingattax
This is OLD news. The Midwest has been this way for billions of years. Those folks are used to it.

I would much rather face the California earthquakes than the tornadoes.
Earthquakes are always a surprise. One THINKS it's a big truck rumbling by at first. Then, when the shaking goes on another few seconds...ah, an earthquake.

No anticipation to suffer and short-lived. SOMEtimes there are aftershocks, but they get smaller and smaller and shorter and shorter.

Tornadoes are predicted and storm warning are blasted forever warning the folks to take shelter.
Hah, Dorothy and Toto hold fast in my mine--watching her trying to get into the storm shelter. Whoa! BIG winds blowing away trees, cars, everything. WATCH OUT FOR THAT MAIL BOX!!!! Whew!!! Almost got me!!

9 posted on 04/24/2014 1:50:41 PM PDT by cloudmountain
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To: ZirconEncrustedTweezers

A first line of thunderstorms went through at 3:15 CST here in Mizzou.
Good rain. We could do without the wind.


10 posted on 04/24/2014 1:51:01 PM PDT by Eric in the Ozarks (Rip it out by the roots.)
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To: kingattax
Forecasters Are Already Predicting a Massive Tornado Outbreak This Weekend

The AGW scam alarmists are praying for it; they have not had a "see, I told you so" in years!

11 posted on 04/24/2014 1:51:41 PM PDT by JimRed (Excise the cancer before it kills us; feed & water the Tree of Liberty! TERM LIMITS NOW & FOREVER!)
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To: T-Bird45

Head for the panhandle Nellie, looks like they won’t blow you over there. Seriously do hope that Oklahoma doesn’t take another hit. Be safe.


12 posted on 04/24/2014 1:51:47 PM PDT by Grams A (The Sun will rise in the East in the morning and God is still on his throne.)
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To: ZirconEncrustedTweezers
mars attacks photo: mars attacks ! mars_attacks.jpg Shazzbot!
13 posted on 04/24/2014 1:53:54 PM PDT by tumblindice (America's founding fathers: all armed conservatives)
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To: cloudmountain
Those folks are used to it.

Maybe accustomed to tornado warnings, but if you're actually hit by one, it's quite a different thing, and a singular thing if it kills you. Which it might.

14 posted on 04/24/2014 1:55:49 PM PDT by Veto! (OpInions freely dispensed as advice)
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To: kingattax

Just a couple days ago the models painted this area as a significant risk. Now ...things don’t look as good for numerous (strong tornadoes). On Saturday, the upper level support lags behind too long and the moisture is not that impressive. Supercells will start out as high based, but may get rooted in the boundary layer later in the evening. Also, the 700 mb temps really cap the atmosphere...everything will depend on timing of the parameters. Sunday looks a little better if you believe one of the models...but for another there is too much forcing which may limit the discrete cells and may just form a linear mode. All in all...what looked like a textbook severe weather outbreak has become much more murky since last night.


15 posted on 04/24/2014 1:58:07 PM PDT by halo66
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To: kingattax

I notice that the Gulf coast is out of the range for the tornados. Is that coastal area less prone to tornados? Where are the safe places in Texas, weather-wise?


16 posted on 04/24/2014 1:59:01 PM PDT by married21 ( As for me and my house, we will serve the Lord.)
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To: cloudmountain
Those folks are used to it.

Used to it? I look forward to it. I have a lawn chair anchored with 5 tons of concrete so I can relax outside with it. I have special tornado lemonade (6 parts vodka, 1 part lemon) for it. I have a lead kite that can only fly if the wind is over 100 miles per hour just for tornado season.

And then the worst damage my property was hit by was from a left over hurricane. :-(

Seriously, everyone in the Oklahoma area be safe and take cover.

17 posted on 04/24/2014 2:02:40 PM PDT by KarlInOhio (Republican amnesty supporters don't care whether their own homes are called mansions or haciendas.)
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To: married21
"Where are the safe places in Texas, weather-wise?"

Shelter in Place in the bomb shelter thoughtfully provided by some previous owner in the 50's.....

18 posted on 04/24/2014 2:04:29 PM PDT by Paladin2
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To: kingattax

Great - I am leaving Saturday afternoon for Dallas.......


19 posted on 04/24/2014 2:04:57 PM PDT by capydick (''Life's tough.......it's even tougher if you're stupid.'')
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To: married21

Gulf coast gets tornadoes and hurricanes...many tornadoes are spawned from hurricanes along the gulf coast. Safest area in Texas in terms of severe weather would be right along the New Mexico boarder and southwest Texas. Deep moisture usually does not make it that far west, which limits the occurrence of strong tornadoes. They do get some tornadoes, though.


20 posted on 04/24/2014 2:05:12 PM PDT by halo66
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To: kingattax

For some reason my house always seems to be included in those predictions…..


21 posted on 04/24/2014 2:05:39 PM PDT by basil (2ASisters.org)
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To: KarlInOhio
Used to it? I look forward to it. I have a lawn chair anchored with 5 tons of concrete so I can relax outside with it. I have special tornado lemonade (6 parts vodka, 1 part lemon) for it. I have a lead kite that can only fly if the wind is over 100 miles per hour just for tornado season.

LOL. You SURE are!! LOOK out!!!!!

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And then the worst damage my property was hit by was from a left over hurricane. :-(
Seriously, everyone in the Oklahoma area be safe and take cover.

A "LEFT OVER" hurricane? "Ooops," says mother nature, "I got one more in my back pocket!" ???? I didn't know there was such a thing. Wow, bad to WORSERRRRRRR.

WATCH OUT!!! Yikes!

22 posted on 04/24/2014 2:07:43 PM PDT by cloudmountain
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To: capydick
Texas Storm Chasers ‏@TxStormChasers 3m While we will likely see severe weather this weekend in Texas, it is NOT looking like a major tornado outbreak. Lots of hype today... #txwx
23 posted on 04/24/2014 2:07:46 PM PDT by halo66
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To: halo66

Excellent - thanks!!


24 posted on 04/24/2014 2:08:36 PM PDT by capydick (''Life's tough.......it's even tougher if you're stupid.'')
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To: married21

Texas Gulf Coast does get tornados but they are small and short lived.
East Texas gets a few that rip up a trailer park or two.
West Texas gets the Kansas/Oklahoma size monsters.
In 1979 a tornado plowed through Wichita Falls with a base that was a mile wide.


25 posted on 04/24/2014 2:08:49 PM PDT by Texas resident (The democrat party is now the CPUSA)
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To: married21

This time of year, if cold fronts make it to the Gulf coast, they’ve lost their cool. Our turn comes around August and September.


26 posted on 04/24/2014 2:09:45 PM PDT by Romulus
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To: kingattax

I can only imagine how these storms are going to impact the economy and the strong recovery we were having,,,
another excuse for Øbama to use...


27 posted on 04/24/2014 2:14:29 PM PDT by ▀udda▀udd (>> F U B O << "What the hell kind of country is this if I can only hate a man if he's white?")
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To: ZirconEncrustedTweezers

You’re in luck, Don’t Fear the Reaper has cowbell in it...

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ClQcUyhoxTg


28 posted on 04/24/2014 2:17:50 PM PDT by Ingtar (The NSA - "We're the only part of government who actually listens to the people.")
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To: Veto!
I have no plans to live in the Midwest. I plan on a cruise down the Mississippi this November and I have flown OVER the midwest, but that's it.

The Midwest and Siberia have weather that has MUCH in common. NO THANKS.

29 posted on 04/24/2014 2:18:08 PM PDT by cloudmountain
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To: Ingtar
I got a fever, and the only prescription is more cowbell!
30 posted on 04/24/2014 2:20:18 PM PDT by ZirconEncrustedTweezers (I'm not anti-government, government's anti-me.)
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To: married21

Probably El Paso.


31 posted on 04/24/2014 2:20:26 PM PDT by DallasDeb (usafa06mom)
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To: halo66

You sound like a real meteorologist.


32 posted on 04/24/2014 2:21:51 PM PDT by DallasDeb (usafa06mom)
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To: Texas resident

Not much moisture in El Paso to crash with a cold front to generate tornados.


33 posted on 04/24/2014 2:24:02 PM PDT by DallasDeb (usafa06mom)
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To: cloudmountain

I grew up in the Midwest, cloudmountain, and love it still tho I’ve seen quite of few of those green/grey tornado skies. You don’t want to see that eerie color overhead, and if you do, run for shelter.

http://www.scientificamerican.com/article/fact-or-fiction-if-sky-is-green-run-for-cover-tornado-is-coming/

As for Siberia, I want to visit the gorgeous mountains in the Altai region. Legend has it, Shangri-La or Shambhalah is located there. Don’t think so, but it is staggeringly beautiful.


34 posted on 04/24/2014 2:34:26 PM PDT by Veto! (OpInions freely dispensed as advice)
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A "LEFT OVER" hurricane? "Ooops," says mother nature, "I got one more in my back pocket!" ????

It was the remnant of hurricane Ike. I've never seen 60 mph winds for a day under completely clear skies. The trees around here aren't built for that, especially in the summer with leaves on. I'm used to hurricane remnants dropping 3 to 6 inches of rain with 30 mph winds. I was lucky because I only lost one tree which bumped the house (no real damage), one limb from another tree which scratched my car's paint and a refrigerator full of food to throw out because the power was out and I couldn't get ice because nearly everyone's power was out and wanted ice at the same time. Others had it far worse.

35 posted on 04/24/2014 2:37:49 PM PDT by KarlInOhio (Republican amnesty supporters don't care whether their own homes are called mansions or haciendas.)
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To: kingattax

Global warming. I’m sure of it.


36 posted on 04/24/2014 2:38:18 PM PDT by bigdaddy45
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To: Veto!
I've been to China, up to the Great Wall and such. My husband and I lived in Saudi Arabia, made more money than God, traveled EVERYWHERE and had a fabulous time. 1980-84, five years.

China is WELL worth the trip. It's absolutely filthy, as most of Asia is, but it's very interesting. But, if you take all the pills (some to make you GO and some to stop you up) then you'll be okay. NO pills=sick as a dog, in a country with third world standards of everything.

Tornadoes: YIKES and SCARY!!!!

37 posted on 04/24/2014 2:44:50 PM PDT by cloudmountain
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To: KarlInOhio
It was the remnant of hurricane Ike. I've never seen 60 mph winds for a day under completely clear skies. The trees around here aren't built for that, especially in the summer with leaves on. I'm used to hurricane remnants dropping 3 to 6 inches of rain with 30 mph winds. I was lucky because I only lost one tree which bumped the house (no real damage), one limb from another tree which scratched my car's paint and a refrigerator full of food to throw out because the power was out and I couldn't get ice because nearly everyone's power was out and wanted ice at the same time. Others had it far worse.

GEEEZ, others had it far worse? I guess the "Wizard of Oz" depiction of a tornado was fairly true to life!!

So, did you buy a power supply that can be run with gasoline? That's what we had to use here one year.

38 posted on 04/24/2014 2:51:11 PM PDT by cloudmountain
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To: kingattax

Quick, everyone to the mall! I’ve seen tornado shelter signs there.
Yippee.


39 posted on 04/24/2014 3:02:12 PM PDT by TribalPrincess2U (0bama's agenda┬ŚDivide and conquer seems to be working.)
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To: Cletus.D.Yokel

We can be like they are


40 posted on 04/24/2014 3:12:46 PM PDT by NonValueAdded (Operating out of weakness? Imagine if he was working from a position of strength!)
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To: kingattax

Looks like springtime in Oklahoma. I was attending OU in 1970-1971. We did a lot of amateur storm chasing locally around Norman. There was never a shortage of storms.


41 posted on 04/24/2014 3:13:06 PM PDT by pfflier
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To: DallasDeb

Or he stayed in a Holiday Inn Express last night...


42 posted on 04/24/2014 3:16:47 PM PDT by pfflier
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To: kingattax

So what does WeatherBELL (Joe Bastardi) say?


43 posted on 04/24/2014 3:18:56 PM PDT by Mike Darancette (Do The Math)
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To: cloudmountain

Earthquakes are Jolt, Pause then ROLL.


44 posted on 04/24/2014 3:23:11 PM PDT by Mike Darancette (Do The Math)
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To: cloudmountain
Those folks are used to it.

Ain't nobody "used to" a tornado. Those things scare the beejeebers out of me. And, even if the tornado misses you, the next year's premiums on house insurance will get you.

When those 250+ tornados rumbled through Alabama a couple of years back, we were among those spared. Then, in October, we were spared again. But that following spring, when our insurance came due, the premiums had almost tripled due to our location. Sheesh!

I would rather have earthquakes.

45 posted on 04/24/2014 3:24:17 PM PDT by Jemian
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To: kingattax
Tornados are bad...but I hate it when the sky moons you!

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46 posted on 04/24/2014 3:24:39 PM PDT by gorush (History repeats itself because human nature is static)
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To: Mike Darancette
Earthquakes are Jolt, Pause then ROLL.

Exactomundo.

Don't forget the humungous CRACK with the jolt.
I don't know which startles me more, the CRACK or the JOLT.

The ROLL is okay as long as it doesn't last more than a five seconds. After that....yikes. Please stop!

47 posted on 04/24/2014 3:37:01 PM PDT by cloudmountain
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To: Jemian
Ain't nobody "used to" a tornado. Those things scare the beejeebers out of me. And, even if the tornado misses you, the next year's premiums on house insurance will get you.
When those 250+ tornados rumbled through Alabama a couple of years back, we were among those spared. Then, in October, we were spared again. But that following spring, when our insurance came due, the premiums had almost tripled due to our location. Sheesh!
I would rather have earthquakes

THANK you. So would I. The tornadoes, even at 80 mph, would scare the HOLY pie outta me. 250 MPH?!?! I can't even BEGIN to imagine.

Insurance. They ARE the ones who profit, aren't they?

48 posted on 04/24/2014 3:39:56 PM PDT by cloudmountain
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49 posted on 04/24/2014 3:50:39 PM PDT by equaviator (There's nothing like the universe to bring you down to earth.)
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To: NonValueAdded

End of lyrical references
(’cuz I dont want to call you “baby”!)


50 posted on 04/24/2014 4:42:59 PM PDT by Cletus.D.Yokel (Catastrophic Anthropogenic Climate Alterations - The Acronym explains the science.)
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