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JCC [Mother Nature's Wrath]Tornados in OKC

Discussion in 'Community' started by Juliet316, May 20, 2013.

  1. Juliet316

    Juliet316 Chosen One star 10

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    Holy *****
     
  2. heels1785

    heels1785 JCC/PT/New Films Manager star 7 Staff Member Manager

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    Yeah, that's nightmare material.

    I've seen one tornado in my life, from a distance. That was more than enough, they scare the holy hell out of me.

    Edit: OKC got hit really, really hard. News is showing an entire school that was destroyed, and a hospital that got crushed. My gosh.
     
  3. Juliet316

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    Same. I know there have been minor (maybe EF-0 according to the new scale) that have hit my area (and one EF2 hitting Suffolk Va a few years ago), but have never really seen a massive tornado up close. Hope to never see one up close either.

    Local news is saying two schools got hit.:(
     
  4. Eeth-my-Koth

    Eeth-my-Koth Jedi Grand Master star 9

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    Any deaths yet Juliet?
     
  5. Juliet316

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  6. Eeth-my-Koth

    Eeth-my-Koth Jedi Grand Master star 9

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    Keep us informed.
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  7. heels1785

    heels1785 JCC/PT/New Films Manager star 7 Staff Member Manager

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    A school:

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    Yikes.
     
  8. Juliet316

    Juliet316 Chosen One star 10

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  9. harpua

    harpua Chosen One star 9

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    Are you sad because the school collapsed or because you didn't get to make that post?
     
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  10. Juliet316

    Juliet316 Chosen One star 10

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    Because the school collapsed. Whatever jokes have been made about me making death posts, I really do hope nobody was inside that school.:(
     
  11. VadersLaMent

    VadersLaMent Chosen One star 10

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    Someone called it the worst tornado in the history of the world. Wut. 300+ mph wind.
     
  12. Juliet316

    Juliet316 Chosen One star 10

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    Judging by the damage and sheer size of the tornado (and another big tornado there is forming as we speak), I can believe it.
     
  13. Diggy

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    I'm not sure it measures up to Joplin, but time will tell.
     
  14. Juliet316

    Juliet316 Chosen One star 10

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    Looking at my TV, this maybe worse than Joplin, especially as this hit a pretty major city.
     
  15. Diggy

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    The Joplin tornado in 2011 killed over 150 people. For me, lives lost is the best indicator. $ cost seems pretty insignificant in comparison.
     
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  16. Juliet316

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    Two schools were flattened and news reports are saying 75 children were in one of them.
     
  17. VadersLaMent

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    Oh goodness, 75 kids in elementary school.
     
  18. Diggy

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    That sucks. OKC has had enough tragedy.
     
  19. Juliet316

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    According to the news reports about 30 of them have been pulled out alive and rescue workers are still looking for more.
     
  20. Point Given

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    For some reason I didn't think there were still children in the school when I first heard about it. Wishful thinking I know
     
  21. Juliet316

    Juliet316 Chosen One star 10

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    Me neither. I hope all the kids made it out alive.

    There also showed a farm that got devestated. They mentioned at least 100 horses that perished.
     
  22. Diggy

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    Lucky it was only 75. Either a small school or it was after school.
     
  23. R2-DK

    R2-DK Jedi Knight star 2

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    I heard about this last night, but didn't know just how big it was. EF-5? Hit two schools, with kids inside? And a hospital? :(

    North Texas got several tornados last wednesday, including an EF-4 three miles from me.

    Edit: Nvm, those were different tornados yesterday.
     
  24. Diggy

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    We live close together.
     
  25. Juliet316

    Juliet316 Chosen One star 10

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    The tornadoes going off in OKC now have been doing so over the course of the last few hours not the ones from last night.

    And yeah, some news outlets are speculating it's an EF - 5.