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knightmare1015 04-29-2011 01:17 AM

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I actually got pretty lucky wednesday night. As far as I knew only our power was out. When I went towards Bristol today I was sadly mistaken. From exit 32 off I 81 to roughly about the first abingdon exit pretty much was leveled wednesday night by a tornado. While easing through traffic I Managed to get a couple of photos and my mom snapped a couple of pics:


http://i299.photobucket.com/albums/m...5/100_0440.jpg

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It missed my location thankfully, but it leveled Glade Springs. So far from what I gathered, 8 are confirmed dead and at least 13 are missing.

Ranger Sport 04-29-2011 01:24 AM

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Your mom has skills lol

Did i spy a ranger in the first pic?

Also, i heard about the big storms in the us, dunno if its in your area, they were talking about 29 deaths or something?

We've had crazy winds today, haven't been able to sleep all day with the noise..

knightmare1015 04-29-2011 01:32 AM

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Originally Posted by Ranger Sport (Post 406769)
Your mom has skills lol

Did i spy a ranger in the first pic?

Also, i heard about the big storms in the us, dunno if its in your area, they were talking about 29 deaths or something?

We've had crazy winds today, haven't been able to sleep all day with the noise..

Yeah there were quite a few Rangers we seen but the camera went dead again and couldn't get any more photos. But this hit just south of me wednesday night and it was the same storm front that started out west. I tried to get a pic of what was left of the Petro Truckstop but couldn't get enough of a view. It was completely destroyed except for the awning.

Rango88 04-29-2011 02:59 AM

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Originally Posted by Ranger Sport (Post 406769)
Your mom has skills lol

Did i spy a ranger in the first pic?

Also, i heard about the big storms in the us, dunno if its in your area, they were talking about 29 deaths or something?

We've had crazy winds today, haven't been able to sleep all day with the noise..

I am pretty sure we got 120 KMH (70 MPH) winds today, took down quite a few large trees and knocked out the power to most of western Ottawa, Garbage can havoc everwhere, OMG its a 2012 Sign :p. Sorry to hear about all the deaths in the U.S. its pretty crazy how bad it is down there.

Fordzilla80 04-29-2011 06:59 AM

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Originally Posted by Ranger Sport (Post 406769)
Also, i heard about the big storms in the us, dunno if its in your area, they were talking about 29 deaths or something?

Waaaaayyyyy more than that. There were over 100 reported Tornadoes. I think the death toll is over 200 now.

TerrenceStuart 04-29-2011 07:04 AM

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wow! many deaths and many sorrows. My prayers go out to the survivors and my memories go out to the deceased.

OhSoLowBoxBdy 04-29-2011 07:09 AM

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Hey man. Im in glade right now helping my family clean up. I cant help but to cry. My childhoods gone cause alot of my familys here. My uncle is a Washington Co Sherrifs deputy and is gonna get some good pictures from the truckstop. Ill post them up when I get them. Glad to see your ok. Its horrible here in glade

OhSoLowBoxBdy 04-29-2011 07:49 AM

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http://www.wcyb.com/video/27701557/index.html

This is right down the road from Knightmare. Litearally ten miles

Clinton 04-29-2011 07:54 AM

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Thats terrible man. Hopefully everyone there was ok.

bilchuck 04-29-2011 08:13 AM

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so what dose any1 believe as far as weather manipulation ? (they)don't understand it fully so when (harp) messes with it ,devastation and these rookies mess with what god set up so there U have my view

knightmare1015 04-29-2011 01:09 PM

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Originally Posted by OhSoLowBoxBdy (Post 406856)
Hey man. Im in glade right now helping my family clean up. I cant help but to cry. My childhoods gone cause alot of my familys here. My uncle is a Washington Co Sherrifs deputy and is gonna get some good pictures from the truckstop. Ill post them up when I get them. Glad to see your ok. Its horrible here in glade


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Originally Posted by OhSoLowBoxBdy (Post 406873)
http://www.wcyb.com/video/27701557/index.html

This is right down the road from Knightmare. Litearally ten miles

Thanks for the video man. We got lucky. Zak, I have lived in this area for 34 years and have never seen a tornado hit this area but one time and it did hardly any damage at all at that time. Aparently the emts screwed up their count it was announced that only 3 were killed in Gladesprings this morning and none are missing. I'm just glad it wasn't as many killed that I posted earlier. Sorry about your family losing everything. That sucks.

OhSoLowBoxBdy 04-29-2011 02:29 PM

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Thanks for the video man. We got lucky. Zak, I have lived in this area for 34 years and have never seen a tornado hit this area but one time and it did hardly any damage at all at taht time. Aparently the emts screwed up their count it was announced that only 3 were killed in Gladesprings this morning and none are missing. I'm just glad it wasn't as many killed that I posted earlier. Sorry about your family losing everything. That sucks.

Man im glad ur ok. After i found out my family was alright I was worried about you. My grandmothers in ICU in Abingdon cause she went into cardiac arrest after it all happened

knightmare1015 04-29-2011 03:17 PM

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Man im glad ur ok. After i found out my family was alright I was worried about you. My grandmothers in ICU in Abingdon cause she went into cardiac arrest after it all happened

Thanks. I hope your grandmother pulls through this. We saw alot of lightning and pretty high winds and a little bit of hail but we're ok. I lived in Ocala, FL from 1992 to 1994. I survived Hurricane Andrew as well as quite a few major tornados. It was the deciding factor of me moving back here with my mom and trying to help her out. I never thought we'd being seeing tornados in this area, never.

OhSoLowBoxBdy 04-29-2011 03:21 PM

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Thanks. I hope your grandmother pulls through this. We saw alot of lightning and pretty high winds and a little bit of hail but we're ok. I lived in Ocala, FL from 1992 to 1994. I survived Hurricane Andrew as well as quite a few major tornados. It was the deciding factor of me moving back here with my mom and trying to help her out. I never thought we'd being seeing tornados in this area, never.

Ya we never thought we wld see one here in Sevierville but this opened our eyes to it. Theres a picture of the one that touched down downtown sevierville

knightmare1015 04-29-2011 03:38 PM

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Ya we never thought we wld see one here in Sevierville but this opened our eyes to it. Theres a picture of the one that touched down downtown sevierville

That is an evil sight you hope you never see. The last one I seen up close was an EF5 out in Oklahoma. I just hope they get better at detecting tornados and developing a better warning system than what they have now. The moment they said on the tv if you live in glade take shelter immediately is when it hit. Glade didn't have any warning at all.


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