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Re: Its severe weather season! Be prepared for it! « Reply #405 on: May 30, 2020, 06:59:47 AM » Author: suzukir122
Over here the thunderstorms that developed all formed into a line that weakened significantly as
it passed through Dayton, so the entertainment was minimal at best. Ahh well.
A little bit of strengthening took place just to our south, so I heard a bit of thunder during that,
but unfortunately we didn't get much when the initial storm passed. Barely even any thunder.
But since I've got such a wide view, I managed to see unorganized Scud clouds from time to time while
the base cloud passed. That was the majority of the entertainment.

No more severe weather for this weekend and first part of next week here. Heh... it's motorcycle time. Cool Wink
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Re: Its severe weather season! Be prepared for it! « Reply #406 on: May 30, 2020, 03:23:29 PM » Author: Cole D.
It was a bit cloudy today, but cleared up this afternoon with sun out. Right now it's raining though, nothing heavy, and no lighting. Will see what happens tonight. It was hot enough for a thunderstorm today.
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Re: Its severe weather season! Be prepared for it! « Reply #407 on: May 30, 2020, 11:20:16 PM » Author: xmaslightguy
Mostly cloudy today. Some small thunderstorms around, but  nothing in my area.
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Re: Its severe weather season! Be prepared for it! « Reply #408 on: June 06, 2020, 07:41:28 AM » Author: Cole D.
Next few days, we're supposed to have rain showers nearly all day. It rained a lot yesterday, off and on. Not really any thunder though.

Last Sunday, we didn't have any rain, but around 9:00, it started thundering loudly. I was in my bathroom when it started, and could hear it through the window. I went out on back porch and it was still quite hot outside at that time. The lightning was all to the north of us that I could see, but it was getting louder. I don't think we got much of any rain out of it though.
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Re: Its severe weather season! Be prepared for it! « Reply #409 on: June 06, 2020, 10:16:12 PM » Author: xmaslightguy
Got hit by some very strong winds (70-80mph) today from a storms/squall line that passed over the house.
Took down a large elm in the backyard. Need to wander the yard/garden/house more today to see if there is any other damage.
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Re: Its severe weather season! Be prepared for it! « Reply #410 on: June 08, 2020, 01:30:18 PM » Author: xmaslightguy
Update:
That squall line that I got hit by on Sat was upgraded to a Derecho, so even stronger/more widespread than initially thought.
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Re: Its severe weather season! Be prepared for it! « Reply #411 on: June 08, 2020, 04:21:08 PM » Author: CEB1993
Itís been kind of quiet here lately as far as severe weather goes. Just typical SC summer weather, hot and humid with scattered thunderstorms most afternoons. We have a higher chance of thunderstorms on Wednesday with potential for gusty winds, so Iíll keep yíall posted on that.

Tropical storm Bertha made landfall in South Carolina near Myrtle Beach last week. It was mostly a rain event with weak winds and not too much storm surge. It moved straight north and I didnít feel any effects inland. Itís that time of year to be alert. SC has a rough past with strong hurricanes and Iíve ridden one out in 2017. Even inland they can cause serious damage with flooding and strong winds.
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Re: Its severe weather season! Be prepared for it! « Reply #412 on: June 09, 2020, 07:16:27 PM » Author: suzukir122
Where it stands now: we're in a moderate risk for tornadoes tomorrow, which is a very rare, higher risk.
I'm gonna have to keep an eye on things I guess.
Here in Franklin Ohio, especially at the apartment complex I live in, I could definitely see a tornado wiping this apartment
complex off the map someday. lol
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Re: Its severe weather season! Be prepared for it! « Reply #413 on: June 09, 2020, 08:53:42 PM » Author: Lightingguy1994
I don't know about the rest of you but severe weather stresses me out these days because I fear that if it causes damage to my home, Ill loose all my stuff including my entire lighting collection.
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Re: Its severe weather season! Be prepared for it! « Reply #414 on: June 09, 2020, 09:20:59 PM » Author: suzukir122
@Lightingguy1994, see, that's the bad part about it. If the thunderstorms bring about life threatening situations,
I could loose everything I've worked so hard for. That, and fatalities... very bad. So yeah even though I'm
highly interested in thunderstorms along with the tornadoes they bring, I too get a little bit stressed out about
it at times.
It's sooo weird because when I was a kid, I was actually much, much more stressed out about it than I am now, although
I know to always respect the power of thunderstorms.
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Re: Its severe weather season! Be prepared for it! « Reply #415 on: June 10, 2020, 08:29:57 PM » Author: Cole D.
I don't worry about thunderstorms as much, except for getting hit by the lightning, if outside, and also power surges. Sometimes though, they form tornadoes, which we had happen in my state, last Saturday with these small intense storms that formed and moved northward. There was actually a tornado watch for most of the area on Saturday.

This evening, it got cloudy and windy, but no thunder or heavy storms, other than a sprinkle. But now the last half hour or so I hear thunder outside my window. There is a large shower I see on radar, but actually seems to be moving away, and I don't hear any rain.
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Re: Its severe weather season! Be prepared for it! « Reply #416 on: June 11, 2020, 01:41:22 PM » Author: Bulbman256
Im moving to the midwest soon so the treat of tornados is gonna be interesting. We do get bad thunderstorms in virginia in the summer as i have got 3 in the past two weeks one of which killed my internet for the rest of the day.
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Re: Its severe weather season! Be prepared for it! « Reply #417 on: June 11, 2020, 05:39:36 PM » Author: Bulbman256
Im moving to the midwest soon so the treat of tornados is gonna be interesting. We do get bad thunderstorms in virginia in the summer as i have got 3 in the past two weeks one of which killed my internet for the rest of the day.

Well today it now looks like its gonna be another stormy night in my area.
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Re: Its severe weather season! Be prepared for it! « Reply #418 on: June 11, 2020, 07:15:37 PM » Author: xmaslightguy
With the exception of hail, I really have no fear of thunderstorms.

That Derecho that hit here last Saturday would be an example..something the weather radio called a 'very dangerous storm' and said something about seeking shelter on the lowest level of a building...

...did I hide from it? heck no! I went to the roof to video it coming in .LOL. Once the very edge with light rain/small hail & blasting wind arrived I went back inside (wind got so strong it was a bit difficult to walk). Then I watched from inside as heavy rain was pouring down & the strong wind was thrashing.

Didn't last long before it was over & done though. There's the large tree of mine that went down, and I saw others around the area as well.
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Re: Its severe weather season! Be prepared for it! « Reply #419 on: June 12, 2020, 08:49:54 AM » Author: suzukir122
Off topic for a split second...
@xmaslightguy, I'm just now noticing your profile picture. I already noticed the black screen, but then as I was
reading your message on here, I saw a flash from your profile picture. Then I was like:  "*Shocked .....  Wonder  Wonder.... what did I just...
OOOOHHHH, that's what it was. Now get it." hahaha
I didn't notice the lightning bolts until just now.
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