I live in southwestern Ontario which was battered by severe thunderstorms, great show put on by Mother Nature! Anyways, my area was upgraded from a tornado watch to a tornado warning. We didn’t bother running down to our basement only because there wasn’t any hail falling in our area. However, we were glued to our television for local weather reports/updates and all. Anyways, I know it’s much wiser to go to the basement because a tornado warning is only issued if one is imminent and/or spotted on the ground. So were we being stupid for ignoring the warning because there was no hail? We just figured hail needs to be present before a tornado might strike. So my question is….
HAVE TORNADOES EVER FORMED WITHOUT THE PRESENCE OF HAIL OR DOES HAIL HAVE TO BE PRESENT?
*No tornado occurred in my area just in case you’re wondering : ) Just an amazing thunder and lightning storm Mother Nature put on to watch! Thanks for any input you give! : )

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I want to know if the weather is good or if they have a lot of storms etc. in the areas by the beach in texas im in the area of norman oklahoma and want to move out of the bad tornado alley area where there is big ice storms and large hail,but i want to go to a place where there is good jobs schools and not so scary weather i grew up in sacramento ca area so maybe something like that or something like norman oklahoma but not with this bad of weather!!!

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A tornado recently caused extensive damage in a town late at night. I complained about the NWS National Weather Service always wasting taxpayer money to drive around all day to tell us it was a tornado. Everyone knows it.

I’m in an argument with a fire fighter who claims, "the National Weather Service will write a report that will allow the homeowner to get paid by their insurance company. Without a verification from a trusted source (NWS), most insurance companies will not pay for damage (hail, wind, lightning, damage from debris)."

Is this true or false? Any source, like a homeowners insurance policy document, that you can provide?

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should I go to the laundry room in my building, its in the basement with thick concrete walls, or the rooftop glass atrium-its much better to view the funnel clouds & hail
should I strap my waterproof camera on this long metal rod so I can good pics outside of the sky?
I have no cute neighbors! they moved out

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After all this bad weather,it got me thinking about last month and the weather I had.We had severe storms, the winds reached 85 mph in some areas and gusts were up to 100 MPH on a bridge.At around 7PM our weather issued a Tornado Warning for my town.my family didn’t do anything we just went about our business.Nothing ever came….I thought warnings means a Tornado was spotted…I mean our house did shake for about 5 minutes and there was a strange rumbling sound.But I didn’t see anything.

And something did hit my sister’s house.But other than that, there was nothing but hail,wind and ground lighting.Why would they Issue a warning.It should be a watch.We had a watch, then they upgraded a warning and nothing came.My brother was the only one sitting the hallway, We all told him,their bluffing(Not that this should be something we should say…I already know you should seek shelter when its a warning,but they always bluff down here)
Ugh and speaking of storms, Its starting to get nasty outside now.I hate storms at night.I can’t see a thing.
My brother was crying.

But my nephew and nieces were running around saying this is awesome, the house is shaking.And my mom continued cooking dinner, while my brother ran into the hallway with a blanket over his head.My mother was like "Your a nut case what the heck are you doing in the hall"

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Blondy came in Thursday evening with a nice cut on her leg. In the five years I’ve had her she has not been injured. My bf has had her since she was two, she is now 11, and she was treated like a cow, basically sprayed some furason on and let her go. Her cut does not look bad but I know from the swelling their is more than meets the eye. She let me cold hose it once, but won’t let me clean it and barely lets me put ointment on it. This was from the storms that rolled through, we had golf ball and quarter size hail, tornado warnings and swirling clouds, so I left them out. Do not lecture me on that my horse was the only one out years ago when tornadoes came through and the only one to survive when the barn collapsed. I have cleaned and taken care of countless counts on countless horses including a car accident victim. I know how to clean it but have never had a horse so wimpy. She won’t let me get near it now without her lashing out at me. If i try to cold hose she starts to rear, and lash out. It is getting dangerous for her and me. Any ideas? She is actually not lame at all, which is surprising given how swollen and hot it is.
Pics of wound and swelling.

Blondy's Leo Conti

Blondy's Leo Conti

Front view shows the swelling in her front right leg other is of the wound which really doens’t look like much but the top might me deep but I have no idea. Any ideas on cleaning a wound on a horse with no pain tolerance?
Its not infected, yet. She has let me clean it once and it was not there wednesday and there on thursday. It has not had time to get infected. I have been fighting with her cleaning it so i know its not infected yet but if she continues with her attitude it likely will get infected.

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I’ve lived in Europe, and over there, they would should rockets in storms that contained hail. My question is, "Why don’t they shoot rockets in tornadoes to destroy it?

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1# today strong storms likely damaging winds with some storms
2# tonight scattered t storms storms could contain damaging winds
#3 t storms likely isolated tornadoes possible
#4 strong storms likely storms may produce large hail&strong winds
#5 thunder storms likely a few storms may be sever
#6 strong storm likely large hail damaging win and possibly a tornado with some storms
answer what ever one you can
also if there are any more sever storm weather statements i would like to know about those 2 thanks if you know any more that is

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I am freaking out.. i am home all alone all day/night today.. and they are saying its going to be bad/strong storms..

About a month ago I heard the tornado sirens for the first time in my life.. I am not used to this type of weather, I am from California and lived here for 1 year. (Douglasville,GA)

The news is freaking me out bad… i am like all panicky..

I am mainly scared about Tornados, they say they are possibly in all thunder storms.. but they are saying these can produce large hail. winds up to 35MPH..

HELP!!!. I have no friends out here and don’t really know any neighbors.

Thanks!!

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I heard on the weather Channel today that they are expecting severe thunderstorms in the Tallahassee area that can produce damaging winds large hail and tornadoes and my older brothers a weatherman and he kind of confirmed it. I know my apartment insurance covers it but what about my car insurance.
since i have 2 more years on my lease and my cars in perfect condition.

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I live in walton county, there is a tornado *warning* for mobile alabama and a sever thunderstorm warning for where we live. I’m scared to death of a tornado… The sky is turning very dark like night time and its only 11:30 here…. I hear a little rumbling and its started to hail a little…. Im so scared.. Our house is old and very small, we DONT have a basement or special shelter… The bathroom is one of the rooms with an outside wall.. is it still safe? what should I do?????? dont say ask an adult because i live with my grandma and shes being ignorant and indifferent and said she dont care… help…
People! Im 14 i cant drive ANYWHERE! besides that she wont take me anywhere because the sky is turning BLACK and rumbling! Yeah it’s a big deal!

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I live in walton county, there is a tornado *warning* for mobile alabama and a sever thunderstorm warning for where we live. I’m scared to death of a tornado… The sky is turning very dark like night time and its only 11:30 here…. I hear a little rumbling and its started to hail a little…. Im so scared.. Our house is old and very small, we DONT have a basement or special shelter… The bathroom is one of the rooms with an outside wall.. is it still safe? what should I do?????? dont say ask an adult because i live with my grandma and shes being ignorant and indifferent and said she dont care… help…

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To be honest, I don’t. It’s so hot and humid here in the summer. It hardly ever snows in the winter. It’s usually just ice storms. Then there are the storms in the spring with all the hail and tornadoes and can’t forget about the strong winds that are here all year round but not everyday. Just seems like when you want to do something outdoors there’s a dust storm going on lol I just had to get this rant out, so thanks for reading. =)

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Wasn’t so good at least better compored to 7/22/10
11/22/10
*Was under a Tornado watch
*Very weird weather for southeastern wisconsin in november
*8 Tornado touch down southern wisconsin and northern Illinois
*Severe t-storms
*60°F
*I didn’t get hit by a Tornado but got some small hail and Strong winds
*Tornado 5/100% of happening
*Hail 15/100% of happening
*Wind over 60 mph 15/100
*Got hit bad by the storms

7/22/10
* 10 Tornado Waring’s
* 2 Flash flood waring
*2 T-storm waring,
*1 Tornado watch ,
*1 Flash flood watch
*1 Flood waring ,
*1 Flood watch.
*1Special weather statement
*10 million dollars in damange
*7in of rain in a three hour peroid
*Highest rated torando was a f-2

http://www.crh.noaa.gov/mkx/?n=072210_se…

As for the servere weather this year has been crazy if u had any of these storm pleas tell me the story and what happend and what state and city/village u live in

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11/22/10
*Was under a Tornado watch
*Very weird weather for southeastern wisconsin in november
*8 Tornado touch down southern wisconsin and northern Illinois
*Severe t-storms
*60°F
*I didn’t get hit by a Tornado but got some small hail and Strong winds
*Tornado 5/100% of happening
*Hail 15/100% of happening
*Wind over 60 mph 15/100
*Got hit bad by the storms

7/22/10
* 10 Tornado Waring’s
* 2 Flash flood waring
*2 T-storm waring,
*1 Tornado watch ,
*1 Flash flood watch
*1 Flood waring ,
*1 Flood watch.
*1Special weather statement
*10 million dollars in damange
*7in of rain in a three hour peroid
*Highest rated torando was a f-2

http://www.crh.noaa.gov/mkx/?n=072210_se…

As for the servere weather this year has been crazy if u had any of these storm pleas tell me the story and what happend and what state and city/village u live in

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11/22/10
*Was under a Tornado watch
*Very weird weather for southeastern wisconsin in november
*8 Tornado touch down southern wisconsin and northern Illinois
*Severe t-storms
*60°F
*I didn’t get hit by a Tornado but got some small hail and Strong winds
*Tornado 5/100% of happening
*Hail 15/100% of happening
*Wind over 60 mph 15/100
*Got hit bad by the storms

7/22/10
* 10 Tornado Waring’s
* 2 Flash flood waring
*2 T-storm waring,
*1 Tornado watch ,
*1 Flash flood watch
*1 Flood waring ,
*1 Flood watch.
*1Special weather statement
*10 million dollars in damange
*7in of rain in a three hour peroid
*Highest rated torando was a f-2

http://www.crh.noaa.gov/mkx/?n=072210_severe

As for the servere weather this year has been crazy if u had any of these storm pleas tell me the story and what happend and what state and city/village u live in

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WOULD U BE SCARED OF THIS(i wasn’t used to live in *TORANDO ALLEY)
I live in southeastern wisconsin milwaukee area.
11/22/10
*Was under a Tornado watch
*Very weird weather for southeastern wisconsin in november
*8 Tornado touch down southern wisconsin and northern Illinois
*Severe t-storms
*60°F
*I didn’t get hit by a Tornado but got some small hail and Strong winds
*Got hit bad by the storms

What was the worst storm you have ever got hit bye?
What was the worst storm you have ever got hit by?
7/22/10
* 10 Tornado Waring’s
* 2 Flash flood waring
*2 T-storm waring,
*1 Tornado watch ,
*1 Flash flood watch
*1 Flood waring ,
*1 Flood watch.
*1Special weather statement
*10 million dollar in clean up
*23.9 million dollars
*7in of rain in a three hour peroid
*Super cell
*32,000 lost power
*A 20ft sink hole
Here his more info on this storm

http://www.crh.noaa.gov/mkx/?n=072210_se…

How bad did u get?Were you scared?Did you go in the basement or no?

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Im 12 and I have a HUGE fear of thunderstorms. This all started when a tornado came through my school about a year and a half ago. If it’s a normal thunderstorm, then i’m fine, but if its severe…Just ughh. I hate them. And it just got worse after the tornado warning in my area that happened a few weeks ago. Like the thunder scares me and the hail (sometimes). I get my self so worked up about it, so it makes me think that a tornado is going to form, i hate them too. I search up info about thunderstorms and tornadoes all the time, thinking that if i get informed i will be less scared, but it just makes me more scared. o.o I get in alot of trouble with my parents because of this strange phobia. And like what i it happens during school? I don’t want to embarrass myself in front of my classmates! I want this fear to end! Any ideas on how to make it stop WITHOUT meds? Or going to the doctor?Please help!

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The NWS issued tornado ‘watches’ for our area earlier today. Our house has stood on this spot for 150 years and never been hit so we don’t pay much attention. At 3pm my 8 month old, normally laid back and predictable cat began to freak for no apparent reason. She ran and jumped in my lap. This is a cat you are NOT permited to hold. She rubbed me and cried and she kept looking upward at the ceiling. She got on the floor and paced, laid her ears back and growled at the ceiling. As she was doing this a tornado "WARNING" was issued for my immediate area. Then the town disaster warning siren went off. This is a cat who is unaffected by thunder, lightning, hail or high winds.
At 3:20 this F3+ (we’re still speculating) tornado touched down and was less than a quarter of a mile away and directly behind my house at 3:28 pm. The street behind me looks like a f*cking bomb went off. It’s awful. Could she really have KNOWN? If so it’s incredible but it’s kinda creepy if she can sense that, yes?

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I know the skyscrapers have lightning protection, but is there any major damage from wind and/or hail in the downtown area? I’m trying to get a good estimate of what this bow echo did.

Judging by the severe reports (go to my link), I’d say this was the most powerful storm system I’ve seen in my life.

http://www.spc.noaa.gov/climo/reports/yesterday.html

Yes, there only seems to be two confirmed tornadoes, but the wind and hail makes up for that.

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I own a 1997 dodge intrepid std 4 dr sedan 6cyl gasoline 3.3 liter 4 speed in fair conditions cd player no rust with 197,242 miles. My car was was in a hail and tornado damage where the hood has a dent and the driver and passanger side have dent and the trunk. I have full coverage insurance and they telling me that my car was total last i love my car and i spent alot of money fixing it and it drives great no problem. So I was trying to get some help from some one that could tell me how much is my car worth so they wont give me less money and if they offer me less what could I do. I am not trying to bew greedy but i do love my car and spent alot of money on it. I would rather get it fix . PLEASEEEEEEEEEEEEEEE HELP ME

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I own a 1997 dodge intrepid std 4 dr sedan 6cyl gasoline 3.3 liter 4 speed in fair conditions cd player no rust with 197,242 miles. My car was was in a hail and tornado damage where the hood has a dent and the driver and passanger side have dent and the trunk. I have full coverage insurance and they telling me that my car was total last i love my car and i spent alot of money fixing it and it drives great no problem. So I was trying to get some help from some one that could tell me how much is my car worth so they wont give me less money and if they offer me less what could I do. I am not trying to bew greedy but i do love my car and spent alot of money on it. I would rather get it fix . PLEASEEEEEEEEEEEEEEE HELP ME

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The motorized bicycle roared as I raced down the dirt trail. Around me, the wind howled and flung the trees back and forth. The sky was a strange color. I felt a pulling from behind me, and I turned around. The trailer had lost traction and was sliding through the grass. The back wheel got loose, and was throwing mud everywhere. It almost spun around, but I let go of the throttle and it regained its traction. I saw the old house in the distance, and once I was in the dirt clearing, I turned sharp. The trailer and the moped spun around, and Mike ran off the porch and threw himself into the trailer. I tore away from the house, having to pedal a bit to help the motor along. We bounced along on the trail, and hail started to fall. "Oh crud…" I muttered. I had it at full throttle. I saw the end of the trail where it came through a patch of trees onto the road, and went to it as fast as possible. We rocketed down the street, and the shelter at Bob Mac’s Body Shop came into view. I rolled up to the door, where there was a man in a yellow raincoat, trying to get everyone inside. I let Mike off, then I pushed the moped inside. There was at least a hundred people inside, and it was stuffy and humid, but safe. Suddenly, the hail outside just stopped. The whole room held its breath, waiting. Suddenly there was a sound like a train whistle, and the man in the raincoat shut the door and ran for the back of the room. The power went out, but there were kerosene lamps lit. Loud sounds were heard from outside. There was suddenly a crunching sound, followed by scraping. The scraping sound moved along the wall, and everyone’s eyes followed it. Suddenly it went up and was gone. The door trembled, and bits of concrete fell from the wall. There was a snap, then suddenly something boomed above us. We heard a cracking sound, then a beam fell from the ceiling, right over top of a person in a chair. It fell on top of a stout table, and it stopped just a few inches from the person’s head. Suddenly the wall burst in and a red minivan, crumpled almost beyond recognition, flew into the room and hit several people, who were then sucked out by the tornado. I felt myself being pulled towards the hole, so I grabbed a bit of rope that was tied to a pole next to me. I was lifted into the air, and the only thing keeping me in was my hand. Then it stopped. I fell to the ground. When I stood up, I was shocked. The building was ruined. People were missing. People were injured. People were… Dead. My stomach clenched. I felt faint. I felt my lunch come up and watched it go onto the ground. Then I stood up. Mike was next to me, white as a sheet and covered with dirt. The man opened what was left of the door and left us to go gather our dead. I grabbed my moped, and me and Mike walked out into the flooded street. Trees were strewn everywhere. Part of someone’s bedroom was crumpled up in the parking lot. Cars were flipped and broken, and the destruction was everywhere. Me and Mike walked into Broadway street and looked up and down it. The Braums sing was near the ruins of the Ice House, and the D from Dollar General was on top of a car overturned in the street. "Edgar, I think we’re in trouble. There’s our mailbox."
This is just the beginning… I’m not even sure if I can go anywhere with it…

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ok i recorded a video on my video camera, and i want to put it on my digital camera to put it on youtube

do you know any way to take that video on my video camera, and put it on my digital camera or PC? i have a USB cord for it if that would help.

its a cool video of this storm we had, there was a tornado close by, and penny size hail, trees down, fire trucks every where…its cool!!

but yeah anyway do you?
no my video cam takes video tapes
that usb cord wont fit in my video cam >.> im gonna keep that in mine thou

thanks!

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i want to move but want to know what part of texas is safe for family and has less tornado’s and large hail!

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