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Joplin MO tornado

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  1. Briansol

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    well, listen to it :/
     
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    That was one wicked tornado.
     
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    when faced in serious danger all of a sudden people want to love everyone and call on Jesus...
    hmmmmmm

    hope they ended up ok.
     
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    116 dead.. :( grandmother lives in MO, hopefully everything is alright
     
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    Watch the news tonight, said it was an F5 and it was what most call a "multiple vortex tornado". I guess small tornadoes form inside the larger tornado....

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    - and some can hit 300mph wind speeds.

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    this gives you an idea of the width of this thing.. absolutely crazy.
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    tornadoes are one of my greatest fears.. i will never live in tornado alley
     
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    ^ I wish they gave some sort of reference information for that. Aren't the squares of land between those two (vertical) roads one mile?
     
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    Another round of storms hit last night....
    and the Weather guy says today will likely see some more death and destruction.

    the mid west is going to get owned this year :(
     
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    looking at google maps, it looks like it is about a mile. theres a path about 6 miles long of damaged houses, etc. on google maps. thats one hell of a tornado
     
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    I live a few miles away and wow, lucky to be alive!
     
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    Really? I want to know your definition of a FEW miles.

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    That's close enough for an F5 for my taste. :ph34r:
     
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    F5's are usually only 1-2 miles wide. So that left him, what? 76-75 miles of comfort zone?

    Yeah, I thing mr. noob up there is just a little attention whore.
     
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