Tornados in PA!!! AHHHH

Discussion in 'Random Ramblings' started by 19hhbelgian, May 14, 2010.

  1. 19hhbelgian

    19hhbelgian Pigs DO Fly!!

    Apr 9, 2009
    New Tripoli PA
    Well, this lovely weather has thrown another doozy at us... While driving home from work tonight, DH and I drove into a severe storm cell. Before we knew it, the truck was being pelted with golf ball to cue ball (for playing pool) size hail. Then the wind came. We were sitting along side the road under a tree to try and hide from the hail, and all of a sudden the truck started to shake, and the front end of the truck moved [​IMG] It was so loud you couldn't hear yourself think. Thank goodness DH thought fast and he quick drove away from the storm, towards clearer skies. We got out of the mess unharmed, accept for the truck which now has dimples all over the place [​IMG] Yeah well, small price to pay! I'm just glad it didn't go through our farm (we were only 10 minutes from home) - I was terrified for my horses & other animals outside! Luckily the farm only got hit with storms and torrential down pours.
  2. Nifty-Chicken

    Nifty-Chicken Administrator Staff Member

    I'll keep my earthquakes and you keep your killer storms!!
  3. b.hromada

    b.hromada Flock Mistress

    Scary stuff! [​IMG] Good thing you are all okay. [​IMG]
  4. geepy

    geepy Songster

    Feb 24, 2009
    central FL
    Wow, tornadoes scare me. Down here (fl.) we have to put up with hurricanes.
  5. 19hhbelgian

    19hhbelgian Pigs DO Fly!!

    Apr 9, 2009
    New Tripoli PA
    Quote:Yeah, actually you can keep your earthquakes [​IMG] We had one of those up here years back... That was worse than the storms (at least for me it was!!)

    Hurricanes are not something I would want to deal with! This type of weather is pretty uncommon for us, so I think I'll stick with PA [​IMG]
  6. geepy

    geepy Songster

    Feb 24, 2009
    central FL
    Yep, if I could I'd move to P.A. in a heart beat. I'm originally from south jersey. I really hate hurricanes. In "04 we went thru 4 of them not fun. Lost power for a week in one or two kinda hard to remember now it was a blur. [​IMG]
  7. herfrds

    herfrds Songster

    Jan 11, 2010
    Glad you guys were ok.

    Tornados are not too common around here, but they do show up once in awhile.
  8. justmeandtheflock

    justmeandtheflock Overrun with ducklings :)

    May 27, 2009
    NW NJ
    Glad you are OK!!! We haven't gotten hit here yet except for some rumbles, and I haven't checked the news to make sure they are over yet, but I'm hoping we are spared the worst of it.
  9. acid_chipmunk

    acid_chipmunk Polish Silkies d'Uccles O my!

    Mar 29, 2010
    Glad you are OK! Those storms can go somewhere else for next weekend! Don't want to mess up Chickenstock!!! [​IMG]
  10. Equus5O

    Equus5O Songster

    I was on my way to pick up my son at a friends house when I heard the weather alert on the radio. The storm must have just skimmed us, because all we got were some thunder and showers.

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