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Tornadoes!!!

Monday, May 20, 2013

We are all OK! We could see the tornado from Our back porch and went to the storm shelter. It hit a trailer park 6 miles southwest of Us. We have insulation and stuff from the trailer park. It went up I-40 and pushed tractor trailer rigs off the third tier of the I-40 onto highway 177. Homes along that highway (which I take to work) were torn up. We had golf ball + size hail. One of Our plumbing truck had hail damage-not to bad! A niece lost a barn and (I have been told) a niece-in-law lost Her home. I could hear sirens all night long on I-40. We still did not have power when I left for work. We have a generator that kept the fan in the house going and the frig. We may have more storm today. Please everyone take care and be safe. Love Y'all!1 ((HUGS))
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WILDASTER 5/21/2013 11:30AM

    Take care, praying for you all there.

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COOKIE_AT_51 5/21/2013 6:27AM

    Glad to hear you and your family are alright ... what a terrible tragedy to endure.

You are all in our thoughts and prayers! emoticon

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BABYTUXXY 5/21/2013 5:26AM

    Glad you are ok!

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NEWKATHYNOW 5/20/2013 11:00PM

    So glad you're safe. Our prayers are with you all.

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MOSTMOM1 5/20/2013 10:33PM

    So glad you're okay! My brother and his family were super close to the one today. So scary. Stay safe!

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BELIEVING-N-ME 5/20/2013 10:23PM

   
Glad that you are okay! emoticon emoticon emoticon

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ADAPTOR 5/20/2013 10:09PM

    My thoughts are with you , it is so scary to be in the middle of that. I am sorry to hear of how hard hit your area is right now. I was waiting to see if I got deployed to aid in disaster relief into Texas but I am thinking they may divert to Oklahoma now. Be careful, stay safe.

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JINLYNN 5/20/2013 9:18PM

    I have been watching the news on TV - such terrible devastation! I am glad to hear that you are safe.
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AZURELITE 5/20/2013 8:34PM

    So glad you're ok, Susan. I just heard about the tornados and came here to check to make sure you're fine. That was very close.


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PATTIE441 5/20/2013 7:55PM

    Stay safe, girl. Sending many hugs and prayers your way! emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon

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LRSILVER 5/20/2013 7:43PM

    Glad you are ok.

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BUTEAFULL 5/20/2013 6:21PM

    stay safe

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AWESOMECAROL55 5/20/2013 5:26PM

    Glad you are okay...just heard Moore Oklahoma took a direct hit! I have family in Edmond. I haven't been able to contact anyone! Be careful!!

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MOM2ACAT 5/20/2013 5:07PM

    That is scary! I'm glad you are safe and that you have a shelter. emoticon

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CAPECODLIGHT 5/20/2013 5:04PM

    Just saw there are more tornadoes on the ground there. My prayers are with you and the people of OK.

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LIFE-FAITH 5/20/2013 1:05PM

    emoticon Glad you are ok. Praying for those in your area and other areas that have been affected.
Jean

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YELLOW09RED 5/20/2013 12:10PM

    Hugs for you and your family. I'm sorry for your niece-in-law that lost her home. Bless their family.
Praying for your state for today also for the storms coming.
I'm glad your ok.
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Be safe at work & going home.

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TURTLETALK 5/20/2013 11:21AM

    Glad to here you are okay. We spent most of the evening in the basement but nothing touched down in our area.

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OLDERDANDRT 5/20/2013 10:49AM

    I am relieved to hear that y'all are all right! Praying for your continued well-being! Thankfully, the storms are petering out by the time they reach us and I pray that trend continues, but I do mourn for those not so fortunate!
Continue to keep your eyes on the skies and stay safe, my friend! And I will do the same. ((((HUGS))))
Jayne

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TCANNO 5/20/2013 9:57AM

    I am gland that you are ok, someone is watching over you.

Have a better week


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KERRYG155 5/20/2013 9:56AM

    After the crazy weather we've had the last few months I figured the tornadoes would be bad. One town in Nebraska went from 56-109 degrees in just a few hours the other day. You know that's going to stir up bad weather. Glad you're safe and really feel for all those folks who have lost everything.

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