Tornadoes touch down in Wisconsin!!

Discussion in 'Random Ramblings' started by wischickenlover, Jan 7, 2008.

  1. wischickenlover

    wischickenlover Songster

    Mar 5, 2007
    Ladysmith, WI
    Wow, what month is it???? My son and my Mom called me this afternoon from Kenosha (in the southern part of the state-I am in the north) to tell me they just had a tornado touch down!! I thought it was some kind of joke. The normal January temperature for Wisconsin is somewhere around 15-20 degrees. Their temps for the past couple days were between 60-65, a new record. A tornado, in Wisconsin, in January???? Unheard of. I believe it's the first ever. Luckily, it missed my family members, but still a scary thing! Turns out that not 1, but 2 tornadoes hit close to them. We were just discussing how eerily strange the weather patterns have been the last year or so, and now this. DH says it's the beginning of "The Day After" if anyone's seen that movie. Does anyone else have any strange feelings about this freaky weather lately? I can't believe we are the only ones. It's actually kinda scary.......
  2. okiechick57

    okiechick57 Songster

    praying big time for you all....... :aww
  3. Wildsky

    Wildsky Wild Egg!

    Oct 13, 2007
    I'm glad your family is ok!

    Its hard for me to judge the weather here in Nebraska, we've not been here a full year - but we were warning of LOTS of snow and reallly cold, we've not had that yet - but I'm waiting..... !

  4. MandyH

    MandyH You'll shoot your eye out!

    The weather tonight said this stuff is supposed to cross the Mississippi river tomorrow afternoon and be here at my house about 4p or 5p tomorrow afternoon. It was 73 here today and tomorrow is supposed to be 69!!!!! I told dh that this wasn't good. Mississippi is known for January, February, and March tornados. I think the worst tornado on record was in January decades ago and killed a bunch of people because they were not expecting it either. ANd to top it all off, dh has to work evenings tomorrow and me and dd will be here by ourselves. I'll say an extra prayer for everybody tonight.
  5. wischickenlover

    wischickenlover Songster

    Mar 5, 2007
    Ladysmith, WI
    I am hearing of tornadoes all over today. I cannot stress enough, though, how unbelieveably impossible that it would happen in Wisconsin. It just doesn't, and never has. We dont get a lot of tornadoes...period, let alone in the dead of one of our northern winters! Hope everyone is safe and well tonight........
  6. Smitty's Farm

    Smitty's Farm Songster

    Aug 24, 2007
    St Clair County, Il
    I'm so glad that your family is safe. This weather is weird! Everyone stay allert & safe.
  7. Royicus

    Royicus Songster

    Jul 21, 2007
    Western Oregon
    Make sure you have all your emergency gear at hand and at the ready, in case the unthinkable happens. You don't want to be caught unprepared!
  8. Smitty's Farm

    Smitty's Farm Songster

    Aug 24, 2007
    St Clair County, Il
    Quote:Yep, flashlights, batteries, water, cell phones, chargers, wind up weather radio, dogs, cats, chickens, etc..... [​IMG]
  9. okiechick57

    okiechick57 Songster take care of you all.praying for you out there.......
  10. hcammack

    hcammack Crowing

    Oct 5, 2007
    it was 75 today in Maryland Eww please snow again Hope you guys are all ok.


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