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Tornado in Dallas-Fort Worth area (near DFW airport, Stemmons Freeway, Love Field)
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Posted on 05/24/2011 6:52:28 PM PDT by CedarDave

Tornado's as described in title.

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To: al_c

I live in Ft. Worth suburbs. There has been a lot of hail.
There’s a suspected F2 tornado, but it’s in SE Dallas County, at least 20 miles south east of Fort Worth.


101 posted on 05/24/2011 8:04:24 PM PDT by tbw2
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To: NYTexan

Reports of debris and large wedge funnel real near there just reported. Hutchins, Lancaster, Mesquite


102 posted on 05/24/2011 8:05:04 PM PDT by penelopesire (Let The Congressional Hearings Begin!)
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To: NYTexan

OH, so it sounds like it’s moving thru again. Not good.


103 posted on 05/24/2011 8:06:01 PM PDT by brytlea (If you don't know what APOD is you'd better find out!)
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To: tbw2

Storms redeveloping west and SW of Fort Worth.

73,500 with out power in DFW area.


104 posted on 05/24/2011 8:06:47 PM PDT by CedarDave (I agree with Obama's immigration comments in El Paso: We do need moats filled with alligators)
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To: penelopesire

Are you ok? Safe?


105 posted on 05/24/2011 8:06:52 PM PDT by SE Mom (Proud mom of an Iraq war combat vet)
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To: penelopesire

Wow, I thought it was all over in that area. Prayers for you all, stay safe.


106 posted on 05/24/2011 8:07:13 PM PDT by brytlea (If you don't know what APOD is you'd better find out!)
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To: Dubya-M-DeesWent2SyriaStupid!

Texas often has lots of shifting top soil, not rock below it. Can’t build a basement on that very well.


107 posted on 05/24/2011 8:07:18 PM PDT by tbw2
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To: NYTexan

Just catching up... stay safe, bro.


108 posted on 05/24/2011 8:10:03 PM PDT by glock rocks (Wait, what?)
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To: SE Mom

So far. I think the worse is over in this part..but there are some new ones fixing to move through here again with the actual dry line. They don’t look as bad.


109 posted on 05/24/2011 8:10:15 PM PDT by penelopesire (Let The Congressional Hearings Begin!)
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To: glock rocks

Thanks...thunder in the distance...


110 posted on 05/24/2011 8:11:37 PM PDT by NYTexan
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To: penelopesire

Whew- rough night for you all out west..keeping you in prayer.


111 posted on 05/24/2011 8:13:21 PM PDT by SE Mom (Proud mom of an Iraq war combat vet)
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To: califamily4W

She should be ok. I’m in neighboring Coppell and the worst of the storm was south of us.

Tornadoes are popping up everywhere!!!! I have a friends house in Argyle who’s house has damage from tornado tonight.

Storms still coming!


112 posted on 05/24/2011 8:13:52 PM PDT by Halls (Jesus is my Lord and Savior)
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To: NYTexan
My son lives in Irving, this is a picture he took on the drive home from work

This is what he got when he got home, fortunately he drove in just before it hit


113 posted on 05/24/2011 8:14:20 PM PDT by Bassfire (Remember the Alamo!)
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To: brytlea

Thanks for the prayers. Lots of folks all through the south sure need them tonight. This latest stuff doesn’t look near as bad as the last two or three. Can’t remember how many we’ve had tonight now. It’s been a busy night.


114 posted on 05/24/2011 8:14:53 PM PDT by penelopesire (Let The Congressional Hearings Begin!)
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To: NYTexan

Daymnit!

There goes the weekend!


115 posted on 05/24/2011 8:15:10 PM PDT by mylife
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To: Bassfire

That’s got to do a number on the vehicles.


116 posted on 05/24/2011 8:15:24 PM PDT by dragnet2 (Diversion and evasion are tools of deceit)
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To: al_c
He makes the rain fall on the good and the bad.
Nature doing what nature does ... that's all.

I think of the lyrics of the great hymn, "How Great Thou Art":

I hear the mighty thunder,
Thy pow'r throughout
The universe displayed;

I don't think it's a coincidence that the tornado belt and the Bible Belt overlap to a large extent. We in this part of the world experience God's wonders in vivid (and sometimes up close) ways. As the saying goes, there are no atheists in foxholes. That might apply also to those of us here tornado alley. This afternoon and evening, faith in Almighty God is indeed Blessed Assurance, a wonderful comfort and peace that passes understanding.

I actually pity liberals and atheists who have so little hope when nature's fury is on display.

117 posted on 05/24/2011 8:15:27 PM PDT by re_nortex (DP...that's what I like about Texas.)
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To: Windflier

Got the hail too. This reminded me of the same thing when that tornado destroyed parts of Lancaster a decade or so ago.

I did the exact same thing, heard the wind rushing, went to the door to look outside, trees going every which way, that weird “alien lightning” where it’s short staccato flashes everywhere but no thunder, and the sky is all green.

Only with Lancaster, the tornado passed within 1/4 mile of my house in Cedar Hill.

I’ve never seen the tornados threaten one area for as long as it did tonight. They usually pass over quickly, not linger overhead for hours!

Finally looks like we may be out of the woods, but I wonder about Wilmer-Hutchins.


118 posted on 05/24/2011 8:16:20 PM PDT by Do Not Make Fun Of His Ears (Dear Lord, Please judge Barack Hussein Obama for betraying Israel, and not the whole nation. Amen.)
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To: dfwgator

Hey FloMo neighbor. We got rain and hail here in Coppell. More storms should be over you now.


119 posted on 05/24/2011 8:17:03 PM PDT by Halls (Jesus is my Lord and Savior)
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To: NYTexan

Hope it’s almost over — our news just reported SE of Dallas - tornado right now.

And, another headed for Joplin Mo.


120 posted on 05/24/2011 8:17:16 PM PDT by WestCoastGal (SL I believe hes a remarkable race-car driver, I think some people in the world have forgotten that)
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To: CedarDave
We were watching the weather reports because of a huge grass fire that was on the edge of Midland and neighborhoods being evacuated, 1st son and family came to our house because the fire was close and smoke infiltrating their home, when we saw the tornadoes in Dallas and then heard about some in Kansas not far from 2nd son and his family. Niece in Ft. Worth I haven't heard from yet.

I'm exhausted from concern for my family members and don't know if I can sleep tonight.

121 posted on 05/24/2011 8:17:33 PM PDT by YellowRoseofTx
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To: penelopesire

I recall living in that part of the world (DeSoto) and being constantly wakened by the weather radio. I just saw something on the twitter feed about a tornado on the ground at I20 and I45 in Dallas.


122 posted on 05/24/2011 8:17:33 PM PDT by brytlea (If you don't know what APOD is you'd better find out!)
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To: Bassfire

http://twitpic.com/525e0t


123 posted on 05/24/2011 8:17:59 PM PDT by getmeouttaPalmBeachCounty_FL (***Only candidates whose voting record has financially supported our military)
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To: IM2MAD

I’ve been listening to updates all night. Denton never got any of this, from what I heard. Not mentioned once.


124 posted on 05/24/2011 8:19:37 PM PDT by Do Not Make Fun Of His Ears (Dear Lord, Please judge Barack Hussein Obama for betraying Israel, and not the whole nation. Amen.)
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To: Bassfire

http://yfrog.com/gyq3jxbj


125 posted on 05/24/2011 8:19:39 PM PDT by getmeouttaPalmBeachCounty_FL (***Only candidates whose voting record has financially supported our military)
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To: YellowRoseofTx

Prayers for you! It’s hard to deal with all of this. My sis in law sent me the article about the Midland fire too (she’s from Midland and we used to also live there and we still have family there too).


126 posted on 05/24/2011 8:19:55 PM PDT by brytlea (If you don't know what APOD is you'd better find out!)
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To: Bassfire

Good pics!

Hope not too much damage done...


127 posted on 05/24/2011 8:20:17 PM PDT by NYTexan
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To: Bassfire

Wow..thanks for posting that pic. Glad your son is OK.


128 posted on 05/24/2011 8:20:24 PM PDT by penelopesire (Let The Congressional Hearings Begin!)
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To: Bassfire

Wow..thanks for posting that pic. Glad your son is OK.


129 posted on 05/24/2011 8:20:43 PM PDT by penelopesire (Let The Congressional Hearings Begin!)
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To: getmeouttaPalmBeachCounty_FL

Oh wow! Now that is some big hail and the glass replacement companies are going to be super busy!


130 posted on 05/24/2011 8:23:21 PM PDT by Bassfire (Remember the Alamo!)
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To: brytlea

I pray all your family is ok. Things have died down and hopefully will be ok now. They’ll watch for outbreaks again. This fire was too close for comfort.


131 posted on 05/24/2011 8:23:37 PM PDT by YellowRoseofTx
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To: WestCoastGal

Hope not Joplin again...

Just lost SAT reception, again!


132 posted on 05/24/2011 8:24:12 PM PDT by NYTexan
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To: NYTexan

Looks like you have another round coming through.

Plus, DEVELOPING: LARGE TORNADO REPORTED ON THE GROUND NEAR 1-45 AND 1-20 JUST SOUTH OF THE DALLAS AREA stormchaser4850


133 posted on 05/24/2011 8:24:21 PM PDT by WestCoastGal (SL I believe hes a remarkable race-car driver, I think some people in the world have forgotten that)
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To: penelopesire

I just got back home from my 23rd floor office in downtown Dallas. Not much wind or rain there, but security ordered everyone into the stairwell for about 30 minutes. We ignored them of course (other than a two minute stint).
Was surprised to see a few downed trees outside the building.


134 posted on 05/24/2011 8:25:39 PM PDT by Treeless Branch
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To: getmeouttaPalmBeachCounty_FL

OMG.

I have never seen hail that big before.


135 posted on 05/24/2011 8:26:15 PM PDT by CornBred
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To: NYTexan

Tornado missed #Joplin but 60-70 mph straight line winds moving through http://twitpic.com/5262up


136 posted on 05/24/2011 8:26:58 PM PDT by WestCoastGal (SL I believe hes a remarkable race-car driver, I think some people in the world have forgotten that)
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To: WestCoastGal

lightning less than 1 second away...


137 posted on 05/24/2011 8:27:58 PM PDT by NYTexan
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To: YellowRoseofTx

I have a hard time remembering where everything is in Midland now, we’ve been gone from there since 1993 and only back for a few visits. Did it burn any homes?


138 posted on 05/24/2011 8:30:22 PM PDT by brytlea (If you don't know what APOD is you'd better find out!)
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To: CedarDave

Golf ball size hail here NE of FTW. Love my concrete tile roof. Never lets me down. Lost one skylight. Branches everywhere but no trees down anywhere on the property.

Everyone else okay around DFW?


139 posted on 05/24/2011 8:30:43 PM PDT by BuckeyeTexan (There are those that break and bend. I'm the other kind. *4192*)
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To: WestCoastGal

This was the one I saw on the twitter feed. BTW if you go to google and put in something like #tornado and then click realtime you can see the twitter feed (if you didn’t already know that) and see what people are saying. Sometimes you get good info.


140 posted on 05/24/2011 8:32:10 PM PDT by brytlea (If you don't know what APOD is you'd better find out!)
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To: Windflier

Everybody okay at your house, FRiend?


141 posted on 05/24/2011 8:32:54 PM PDT by BuckeyeTexan (There are those that break and bend. I'm the other kind. *4192*)
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To: BuckeyeTexan

My brother is in Newark, but I haven’t heard from him.


142 posted on 05/24/2011 8:33:51 PM PDT by brytlea (If you don't know what APOD is you'd better find out!)
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To: brytlea

Yep..large wedge shape funnel with debris just reported there.


143 posted on 05/24/2011 8:33:57 PM PDT by penelopesire (Let The Congressional Hearings Begin!)
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To: BuckeyeTexan

WBAP says this current crop of severe T-storms should be the last tonight — the dryline is passing to the east and it is acting as a front rather than a long string of storms. However, they are generating very strong straight-line winds of 60-70 mph.


144 posted on 05/24/2011 8:35:37 PM PDT by CedarDave (I agree with Obama's immigration comments in El Paso: We do need moats filled with alligators)
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To: penelopesire

Hope no one was hurt. Damn.


145 posted on 05/24/2011 8:35:37 PM PDT by brytlea (If you don't know what APOD is you'd better find out!)
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To: CornBred

Me neither. But apparently these fell a little while ago in DFW.


146 posted on 05/24/2011 8:36:47 PM PDT by getmeouttaPalmBeachCounty_FL (***Only candidates whose voting record has financially supported our military)
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To: Halls

Looks like we’re clear, heard sirens going off although there were no tornado warnings for our immediate area.


147 posted on 05/24/2011 8:37:04 PM PDT by dfwgator
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To: NYTexan

Yep, when you seehear “flashPOW!” it is a bit unnerving. Had three of those a few days ago. When I hear that, I figure I’ve lost another big pine on the place...


148 posted on 05/24/2011 8:37:18 PM PDT by TXnMA (There is no Constitutional right to NOT be offended.)
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To: brytlea

Well, if you get worried me, FReepmail me. I’ll drive over there. I’m about 15-20 from there.


149 posted on 05/24/2011 8:38:22 PM PDT by BuckeyeTexan (There are those that break and bend. I'm the other kind. *4192*)
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To: CedarDave

We’ve been in and out of the closet all evening, and my poor Freshman begins finals tomorrow.


150 posted on 05/24/2011 8:39:08 PM PDT by getmeouttaPalmBeachCounty_FL (***Only candidates whose voting record has financially supported our military)
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