Sponsor Message:
Non Aviation Forum
My Starred Topics | Profile | New Topic | Forum Index | Help | Search 
Big Tornado  
User currently offlineSSTjumbo From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Posted (14 years 10 months 4 weeks 21 hours ago) and read 784 times:

Check out this picture @ http://www.stormchaser.com/pom.html

This picture recalled memories from me:

When I was in first grade in 1991, I came home from school, got off the bus, and a neighbor warned us kids about a tornado warning. I got home and my older sister was watching it on TV and it said that a circular storm was right on top of where I live. Crazy of me, I went over to the neighbor's porch which was on a hill and I watched the storm truck up north. I saw a funnel cloud form out of nowhere and saw it move toward Lemont, IL and watched it extend toward terra-firma. I later saw where it had touched down @ the intersection of IL 171 and IL 83. Years later I find out that it was only an F0. I assume this isn't a common topic, so does anyone else have tornado stories or spectacular pics of tornadoes or their damage?

1 replies: All unread, jump to last
User currently offlineDesertJets From United States of America, joined Feb 2000, 7906 posts, RR: 14
Reply 1, posted (14 years 10 months 4 weeks 21 hours ago) and read 772 times:

Growing up as a little kid in the NW suburbs of Chicago and chronically watching the Weather Channel I developed a HUGE fear of bad weather, which frequented the Chicago area during the summer. I remember days when we were under tornado watches and it was very windy outside, certainly scary for a 7 year old who watched the Weather Channel too much. I've never seen or been in a tornado, but we had a few good severe thunderstorms.

Stop drop and roll will not save you in hell. --- seen on a church marque in rural Virginia
Top Of Page
Forum Index

This topic is archived and can not be replied to any more.

Printer friendly format

Similar topics:More similar topics...
Dallas Cowboys Practice Facility Hit By Tornado posted Sat May 2 2009 13:56:01 by D L X
How Big Can A Ship Be And Still Be Useful posted Thu Apr 23 2009 20:33:09 by 2707200X
Has Anyone Tried The New "Big Blue" Soda? posted Wed Feb 25 2009 19:45:50 by 1337Delta764
Big Controversy Over "Burning Jesus" posted Wed Dec 31 2008 10:22:48 by Derico
Big Three Bailout posted Fri Dec 19 2008 07:32:13 by Dougloid
Do You Like "The Big Bang Theory"? posted Sun Dec 14 2008 06:10:41 by F.pier
Big 12 Football And The BCS posted Mon Dec 1 2008 12:07:50 by COrocks
Citibank - What Bank Isn't "too Big To Fail"? posted Mon Nov 24 2008 17:41:00 by StasisLAX
Does Anyone Else Watch The Big Bang Theory On CBS? posted Wed Nov 19 2008 22:56:29 by DXing
This Years Big Toy posted Mon Oct 27 2008 16:38:18 by Yfbflyer