The National Weather Service has issued a tornado warning for Memphis,
Tennessee, until 7:15 pm CDT. Forecasters were tracking a very large
rain-wrapped tornado near West Memphis, or near Marion, Tennessee,
moving east at 20 mph.
Memphis is a wonderful city, and I have many friends from there. I have spent many happy days in Memphis.
I hope it can be spared severe damage.
This tornado season seems to be off to an awful start! I hope Memphis is spared, and I hope the tornado jumps back into the clouds so further damage can be avoided. Tornados, Unfortunately, have no rhyme or reason! They are as unpredictable as they come, compared to, say, a hurricane, where the path can be predicted with some accuracy.
But with hurricans out of one feeder band that comes on shore could spawn 20 tornadoes. Witnessed that in 2004.
True. Scary as hell, isn't it?
When I went to check on friends, one friends house had minimum roof damage but directly across the street my other friends house was completely gone foundation and all.
Tornados are weird in how they pick and choose what to hit. Same kind of thing happened when we had one here back in '08. We had one side of the street with completely demolished houses, but on the other side, the lawn ornaments weren't even blown over. Mother Nature really captivates me at times!
Tornadoes are dangerous. Make sure every building has a storm cellar.
I've left the building.
Thanks for the warning!
Fact check please...Marion is in Arkansas not Tennessee.
Perhaps they were refering to Marion COUNTY, TN.
you better watch out Tennessee...cause that tornado is gonna get you...
I am so sorry for everyone's losses and may the dear departed rest in peace.
Maybe we had May in April? One can only hope!
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