tbar220
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Powerful Storms/Fun Weather

Thu Oct 25, 2001 12:09 pm

Dear All,

We had some powerful storms pass through here today. Mixed in with strong winds and heavy rain, we had some pretty strong thunderstorms pass through. Two tornadoes touched town in Champaign, and one in Monticello, and combined with the high winds, caused some significant damage.

Anybody else experience any bad weather from this large front moving east over the area?

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RE: Powerful Storms/Fun Weather

Thu Oct 25, 2001 12:20 pm

Tbar, yes. It hit Fort Wayne at about 5:30pm CST. We got lucky. Only mjaor winds and rain. Counties above and below us had confirmed tornadoes. No damage, though. I had to take down the @#$@# Halloween decorations!!  Angry
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RE: Powerful Storms/Fun Weather

Thu Oct 25, 2001 12:21 pm

In Sydney today we are having really humid / warm weather. Thunderstorm weather!!

Don't you just love that hot, muggy afternoon when clouds start rolling in and you can feel the steam in the air? You can smell the ozone and hot pavement. Then *snap* *snap* *snap* big fat drops start splattering the ground. Booom!! The first claps of thunder!

I love thunderstorms. However I am glad we don't have Twisters here.

Cheers,

mb
 
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RE: Powerful Storms/Fun Weather

Thu Oct 25, 2001 1:21 pm

http://weather.yahoo.com/forecast/Marquette_MI_US_f.html

Thats nothing... Check that URL above out....

 
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RE: Powerful Storms/Fun Weather

Thu Oct 25, 2001 1:55 pm

Sucked for us in LOWER Michigan too.. Had Tornado WARNING till 10pm tonite..

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tbar220
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RE: Powerful Storms/Fun Weather

Thu Oct 25, 2001 2:52 pm

Yea, our friends in Minnesota, North Dakota, and Ontario, Canada are getting dumped on by a strong October Blizzard. Just ask DragoGoalie about it, he'll tell you how much fun he's having.  Laugh out loud
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RE: Powerful Storms/Fun Weather

Thu Oct 25, 2001 2:57 pm

Origially posted by Tbar220:
"Yea, our friends in Minnesota, North Dakota, and Ontario, Canada are getting dumped on by a strong October Blizzard. Just ask DragoGoalie about it, he'll tell you how much fun he's having"

Response to that:

I want summer and I want it now...

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RE: Powerful Storms/Fun Weather

Thu Oct 25, 2001 5:06 pm

In Edmonton, we got dumped on by about 8-10 cm of snow - now it's all melting and getting messy!! I hate that! I sure miss summer, which has been unusually humid (humidity is usually pretty low) and persistently hot.

I love thunderstorms. However I am glad we don't have Twisters here.

Mx5 boy, actually, I hear that Australia gets twisters. I've checked out a storm chaser site made by Sydneysiders that has a report of a couple of tornadoes (very weak ones though) in the Sydney area last November. This wasn't wild speculation - the storm in the pics was unmistakably a supercell - a kind of rotating thunderstorm that can spin up tornadoes.
 
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RE: Powerful Storms/Fun Weather

Fri Oct 26, 2001 12:02 am

Grand Forks, North Dakota we received 10.5" of snow yesterday with visibility of near zero for the entire day. The average for October is 8". Even the University was closed at 1:00 pm, and so was most of the city.
 
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RE: Powerful Storms/Fun Weather

Fri Oct 26, 2001 12:05 am

Being a "Weather Geek", as we were dubbed in the Air Force, I love bad weather. Got some severe winds tracking twords Rocehster, and should be here this evening.
 
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RE: Powerful Storms/Fun Weather

Fri Oct 26, 2001 12:20 am

Oh yeah, i do love storms Big grin Unfortunetely the ones here are midgets. I do like watching them slowly appear over the Welsh hills, and then down into the Severn valley before hitting us. It has been unusually humid here too, and we have had alot of Thunderstorms (and Tornado's!!)..
 
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RE: Powerful Storms/Fun Weather

Fri Oct 26, 2001 12:22 am

Did I mention I have two cats names Thunder and Lightning?  Big grin
 
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RE: Powerful Storms/Fun Weather

Fri Oct 26, 2001 12:28 am

Tornadoes can happen anywhere!! Last year a tornado ripped the roof off a house in a town just a few miles away from me(In the English countryside!)! I have noticed that we get more and more every year, last year we must have had 4 or 5 damaging ones reported. It doesn't compare to Tornado Alley but its a start!!
 
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RE: Powerful Storms/Fun Weather

Fri Oct 26, 2001 3:10 am

Well, I just drove by an Elementary school in Davisburg. Part of the roof was demolished, as looked part of the buliding.. Just thankful it was at night when NO ONE was there..

Chris
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RE: Powerful Storms/Fun Weather

Fri Oct 26, 2001 5:00 am

Traverse City, right now.......




That is snow falling...





34°F Feels Like: 13°F

UV Index: N/A N/A
Wind: From the Southwest at 16 mph
Dew Point: 32°F
Humidity: 93 %
Visibility: 2.00 miles
Barometer: 29.29 inches and rising





OH YEA, HERES THE FORECAST FOR MARQUETTE...


Severe Weather Alert from the National Weather Service

...MIZ006-007-252130- ALGER-LUCE- INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...MUNISING...NEWBERRY
...HIGH WIND ADVISORY TONIGHT... ...WINTER STORM WATCH TONIGHT AND FRIDAY... SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 25 MPH WILL SHIFT NORTHWEST BY THIS EVENING AND INCREASE TO 25 TO 40 MPH WITH GUSTS AS HIGH AS 55 MPH. PLAN ON THESE HIGH WINDS TO PERSIST THROUGH MUCH OF THE DAY FRIDAY...BEFORE DIMINISHING LATE FRIDAY AFTERNOON. COLD AIR SURGING INTO THE REGION TONIGHT INTO FRIDAY WILL CAUSE MIXED RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS TO CHANGE TO LAKE EFFECT SNOW SQUALLS. SNOW MAY BECOME HEAVY AT TIMES TONIGHT AND FRIDAY...WITH THE POTENTIAL OF 6 TO 12 INCHES BY FRIDAY AFTERNOON. HIGHEST AMOUNTS WILL BE FOUND WELL INLAND FROM LAKE SUPERIOR.

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RE: Powerful Storms/Fun Weather

Fri Oct 26, 2001 5:48 am

I'm suddenly in the Christmas spirit!

Jeff

 
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RE: Powerful Storms/Fun Weather

Fri Oct 26, 2001 12:56 pm

Its raining in TVC now... It has been snowing all day. When the wind turns to the Northwest, watch out! The Lake Effect machine will start turning.
 
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RE: Powerful Storms/Fun Weather

Fri Oct 26, 2001 1:08 pm

Check out my newest photo album, its dedicated to certain shots and dedicated to a certain user on the forum =DD
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RE: Powerful Storms/Fun Weather

Sat Oct 27, 2001 4:30 am

We have had some nasty weather here at YHM very very windy
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