Tornado chasers....

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  1. Corry

    Corry Flirtacious and Bodacious Supporting Member

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    Do you know of some sort of site that will tell you where a tornado has been sited earlier in the day?

    I just heard that there were some pretty nasty tornados up near a friend of mine, and I am a little worried...he's not answering me.
     
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  3. Corry

    Corry Flirtacious and Bodacious Supporting Member

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    Not that I can see...I'm trying to find something that tells what has already been spotted today, but all I see on there is current warnings.
     
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    Josh66 Been spending a lot of time on here!

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    If you know the local news website in that area, they'll probably have what you're looking for.
     
  5. Corry

    Corry Flirtacious and Bodacious Supporting Member

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    He just checked in with me...the tornado was about 20 miles away from him.
     
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    20 miles is quite a ways, luckily... I'm glad you're safe, and I hope no one else got hurt.

    Is there a specific reason you're worried about this tornado?
     
  7. Corry

    Corry Flirtacious and Bodacious Supporting Member

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    Uh...well, yeah...as I said...the reports I was reading were saying it was near him.


    I thought that was pretty specific.

    The reports were saying 'southern suburbs', one of which, he resides in.
     
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    I don't know who "him" was. Sorry. I've had funnel clouds pass over the top of my house a few times. Its scary stuff... But the cool thing about tornadoes is that its REALLY hard to get hit by one. Its bad when it does, but at least its not like a hurricane or something :)

    I'm glad everything worked out!!!
     
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    spiffybeth TPF Noob!

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    corry, this is a website that has local storm reports.

    here is a direct link to the site's page for Illinois

    http://kamala.cod.edu/il/

    you'll have to scroll to find which zone he lives in, but click on the link for local storm reports and itll show you what has been reported.
     
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    Corry Flirtacious and Bodacious Supporting Member

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    Thanks!!! I bookmarked it for future use!
     
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    Corry Flirtacious and Bodacious Supporting Member

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    Thanks! Bookmarked!
     

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