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Man, How's the weather where you're at? We just had 3 tornadoes rip through Tallahassee. 2 EF-2's and an EF-1. The 2 EF_2's merged paths about 2 miles from my house and devastated the Eastern and Southern sides of town. It ripped through Friday morning about 7:00 EST. by 7:30 we were out of power and scared poopless. We didn't get power until tuesday night around 8pm EST. Only one fatality, a tree fell on a lady in my neighborhood. The Utilty crew found her when they were restoring power to the area. Thanks to any and ALL the Utility crews that came from Alabama, Georgia, S.Carolina and wherever else they came from.
News has been slow, and I'm hearing more from coworkers that there could have been possibly 5 tornadoes total, but they were small and dissipated quick. Definately 3 confirmed though. Huirricanes are strong but slow. We have plenty of prep time for them. These tornadoes wiped out more utilty poles than the last 3 Hurricanes combined, all in about an hour. It changed the way 1/2 the town looks and some places will never be the same.
 


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107 heat index and overvast here. No hurricanes yet though. We are in hurricane season but its pretty early for the normal hits in my part of texas
 

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Not much happened here, just some rain passed through. I was working down in Tampa and a storm rolled through which caused a brief power outage at the site, but nothing like what happened up there.
 

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Man, How's the weather where you're at? We just had 3 tornadoes rip through Tallahassee. 2 EF-2's and an EF-1. The 2 EF_2's merged paths about 2 miles from my house and devastated the Eastern and Southern sides of town. It ripped through Friday morning about 7:00 EST. by 7:30 we were out of power and scared poopless. We didn't get power until tuesday night around 8pm EST. Only one fatality, a tree fell on a lady in my neighborhood. The Utilty crew found her when they were restoring power to the area. Thanks to any and ALL the Utility crews that came from Alabama, Georgia, S.Carolina and wherever else they came from.
News has been slow, and I'm hearing more from coworkers that there could have been possibly 5 tornadoes total, but they were small and dissipated quick. Definately 3 confirmed though. Huirricanes are strong but slow. We have plenty of prep time for them. These tornadoes wiped out more utilty poles than the last 3 Hurricanes combined, all in about an hour. It changed the way 1/2 the town looks and some places will never be the same.
I'm sorry to hear you had the tornadoes but glad to hear you're alright. The destructive power of tornados is amazing. When I first moved here I thought it was weird that nobody was particularly concerned about hurricanes for the reasons you mentioned. Plenty of warning and relatively predictable. But they're all scared to death of the tornadoes.
 

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Man, How's the weather where you're at? We just had 3 tornadoes rip through Tallahassee. 2 EF-2's and an EF-1. The 2 EF_2's merged paths about 2 miles from my house and devastated the Eastern and Southern sides of town. It ripped through Friday morning about 7:00 EST. by 7:30 we were out of power and scared poopless. We didn't get power until tuesday night around 8pm EST. Only one fatality, a tree fell on a lady in my neighborhood. The Utilty crew found her when they were restoring power to the area. Thanks to any and ALL the Utility crews that came from Alabama, Georgia, S.Carolina and wherever else they came from.
News has been slow, and I'm hearing more from coworkers that there could have been possibly 5 tornadoes total, but they were small and dissipated quick. Definately 3 confirmed though. Huirricanes are strong but slow. We have plenty of prep time for them. These tornadoes wiped out more utilty poles than the last 3 Hurricanes combined, all in about an hour. It changed the way 1/2 the town looks and some places will never be the same.
I'm glad you are ok. Tornados and early warning has always been a problem. Here, we are fortunate enough that they usually don't get big and because of the mountainous terrain, when we do get them, they tend to skip from hill top to hill top.
 

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Weather wise, we got a break from the rain over the last couple days. So I was able to get some of the more pressing stuff done. The rain is supposed to start again today and continue theoughout the weekend. Hopefully it will be spread out and gentle enough to not get the flooding we had a couple weeks ago. I'm fine where I'm at but people in the low lying areas were having a rough time.
 

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Back a week or so ago we had an EF2 and several smaller tornadoes around me. Hail up to 4 inches diameter. Luckly like usual it all went just north and just south of me.

We've had very calm weather (both winter and summer) for quite a few years now. Got a feeling now its time to pay the piper
 

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We started hearing of tornadoes in the panhandle of Florida about 7-10 years ago. One tore up a small part of a few counties close to here. Then you'd hear about small ones that barely caused any damage. But lately, it seems we hear about tornadoes all the time. This is a relatively hilly area and I am surprised at the size of these tornadoes EF-1 is a small one, supposedly, but this is the first time they even told us what categorey it was.
 

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We started hearing of tornadoes in the panhandle of Florida about 7-10 years ago. One tore up a small part of a few counties close to here. Then you'd hear about small ones that barely caused any damage. But lately, it seems we hear about tornadoes all the time. This is a relatively hilly area and I am surprised at the size of these tornadoes EF-1 is a small one, supposedly, but this is the first time they even told us what categorey it was.
yeah F1's are relativly weak. F0's are basically severe dustdevils. F2's+ are the ones that really can tear shit up.

I dont believe MI has had an F5 since 1965. Atieast my area
 

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We've had a few tornados up in maine over the past decade or so.. always out In the hills where no one lives though.. which is wierd cause don't they usually need a big flat area to spin themselves up?

Getting nice up here now.. no more rain.. leaves are out.. and ALL the bugs -__- looking forward to September lol.
 

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We've had a few tornados up in maine over the past decade or so.. always out In the hills where no one lives though.. which is wierd cause don't they usually need a big flat area to spin themselves up?

Getting nice up here now.. no more rain.. leaves are out.. and ALL the bugs -__- looking forward to September lol.
The tornados and hills thing is a myth. Probably because the vast majority happen in the mid west where its flat as shit. They also used to say they cant cross rivers...which is untrue.

A powerful enough tornado can do anything it damn well pleases
 

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Red star is roughly my location.
Southern most path is the EF-1, 31.6 miles long. 110 max winds, max width, 1,100 yards wide
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