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    Severe weather warnings change today

    Starting Monday in Missouri and Kansas, Tornado Warnings will be peppered with sentences like, "mass devastation is highly likely, making the area unrecognizable to survivors," Or even: "This storm is not survivable." Messages such as, "Complete destruction of entire neighborhoods is likely" may get more people posting on social networking sites and taking instant action according the NWS. The new warnings will be tested in the two states through November 30.

    Read more: http://www.wcpo.com/dpp/weather/weat...#ixzz1qvJN1oF0

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    Just when I think that I have seen the most depraved things a human can do to another human, somebody posts a new story...........

    Why is it that when a custodial parent fails to provide for a child it is called neglect and is a criminal matter. But when a non custodial parent fails to provide it is called failure to support and is a civil matter?


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    At a glance: New look tornado warnings from NWS

    http://articles.boston.com/2012-03-3...iture-asterisk

    To show the need for the enhanced warnings, they are using the warning for Joplin Mo as one example and a warning for a weak Kansas tornado as the other. They look similar.
    Just when I think that I have seen the most depraved things a human can do to another human, somebody posts a new story...........

    Why is it that when a custodial parent fails to provide for a child it is called neglect and is a criminal matter. But when a non custodial parent fails to provide it is called failure to support and is a civil matter?


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    So long as they have time to get out, or get to a safe place.
    They test the sirens around here all the time I don't know whether to run or relax. I'm usually looking out the windows like some kind of crazy neighborhood watch person.
    It's almost been a year since we did our last show.Jay Bush my partner has been auditioning for the show Shark Tank and so this has put the show on hold. If he gets on Shark Tank, we will be terribly delayed. Good luck Jay. Either way we will one day continue the show and have the coolest global independent radio station out there. This is just a small video we did with one of our artists.Waiting for One and their tune 35 years. Check it out.
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    We hope to be doing a radio show with all our artists real soon. Hope you can join in the fun. Please bare with us while we improve the show especially the sound.
    Laserdog Enterprises would like to bring you our version of a Tribute to the Angels of Newtown. Another school shooting in Georgia thankfully no children were hurt.
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=axOGOBT77Xs

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    As soon as one storm is far stronger than they predict, they'll be sued for not warning people of the danger.

    I think that folks need to be ready for their own area's issues, and not rely on things like warning levels to get them to respond appropriately. Living in EQ country, we get no warnings, and they can be very destructive. My one and only warning comes from the ground - sometimes there is a bit of shaking before it gets stronger. Other than that, it's just like being in a popcorn popper.

    I don't know that this is a good change for the NWS. I know they're trying to save lives, but I am not sure it's going to quite work out that way...

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    I hope it works because there are too many who did not heed the previous warnings. Especially young adults. They were too busy rubbernecking outside and looking out windows while playing with the cam corder, which messes with your perception. Most don't stop to think how fast the funnel can just drop....in mere seconds and throw debrise right smack through you. imo

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    I'm glad the warnings have changed. Meteorologist Gary England warned people in the 1999(?) F-5 tornado in Oklahoma was NOT survivable above ground. This gave people in the path time to leave or take shelter. I really and truly believed Gary saved many lives that day.

    I really doubt the warnings will be used unless necessary.

    Living in tornado alley I pay attention to watches which can become warnings quickly. No matter where I am during severe weather season, driving, shopping etc. I automatically look for shelter. Hubby and I have our NOAA radio on and watch the news. I can't tell you how many nights we stayed up until the danger passed by as we didn't have a basement at the time.
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    Tor:Con Index link below. Will show you the probability of a tornado happening in your area.
    http://www.weather.com/news/tornado-torcon-index

    FEMA's link for Emergency Supplies list below or what you need to survive for three days in case help is not immediately available to you.
    http://www.ready.gov/document/family-supply-list

    You can also purchase a weather radio which will inform you of severe weather even if your electricity goes out. Runs on batteries of course.

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    Quote Originally Posted by mysteriew View Post
    Starting Monday in Missouri and Kansas, Tornado Warnings will be peppered with sentences like, "mass devastation is highly likely, making the area unrecognizable to survivors," Or even: "This storm is not survivable." Messages such as, "Complete destruction of entire neighborhoods is likely" may get more people posting on social networking sites and taking instant action according the NWS. The new warnings will be tested in the two states through November 30.


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    Not meant to scare you mysteriew, far too many people don't take watches and warnings seriously.

    Our warning system sounds once a month at the same time so when our sirens go off we take the warning seriously. (Although it did puzzle some foreign visitors once when the test sirens went off and no Americans paid attention. The visitors looked quite anxious until we explained it was only the monthly test.)
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    Tor:Con Index link below. Will show you the probability of a tornado happening in your area.
    http://www.weather.com/news/tornado-torcon-index

    FEMA's link for Emergency Supplies list below or what you need to survive for three days in case help is not immediately available to you.
    http://www.ready.gov/document/family-supply-list

    You can also purchase a weather radio which will inform you of severe weather even if your electricity goes out. Runs on batteries of course.

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    Tornado risk is growing and spreading, study shows

    It's not just the "Tornado Alley" any more. Tornadoes are striking in more parts of the U.S., more often, a new study shows.

    http://www.usatoday.com/weather/stor...ing/53972598/1
    Just when I think that I have seen the most depraved things a human can do to another human, somebody posts a new story...........

    Why is it that when a custodial parent fails to provide for a child it is called neglect and is a criminal matter. But when a non custodial parent fails to provide it is called failure to support and is a civil matter?


    "Just when the caterpillar thought its world was over, it became a butterfly" ~ Michelle Knight

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    WTF are you supposed to do when you hear "this storm is not survivable?"
    Just my opinion

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    Go somewhere away from doors and windows, in a center room of your home, bend over and grab your ankles and kiss your a** goodbye???
    Just when I think that I have seen the most depraved things a human can do to another human, somebody posts a new story...........

    Why is it that when a custodial parent fails to provide for a child it is called neglect and is a criminal matter. But when a non custodial parent fails to provide it is called failure to support and is a civil matter?


    "Just when the caterpillar thought its world was over, it became a butterfly" ~ Michelle Knight


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    Quote Originally Posted by legalmania View Post
    So long as they have time to get out, or get to a safe place.
    They test the sirens around here all the time I don't know whether to run or relax. I'm usually looking out the windows like some kind of crazy neighborhood watch person.
    The sirens are going off at my house right now...they test them weekly at noon on Wednesday from March to September-ish. But I still jump every time I hear them.

    I like the new proposed warning system. I think it's good to know if I should be freaked out, or hit total absolute panic mode (I am seriously freaked out by storms, and tornadoes in particular--I have recurring nightmares about getting sucked up by one).

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    Quote Originally Posted by jjenny View Post
    WTF are you supposed to do when you hear "this storm is not survivable?"
    In a basement if possible, sitting against the wall. Cover your head with bike helmet, mattress, blankets or hands. Houses can collapse inside basements so think of what is called the golden triangle. If you are against the wall chances are the wall, floor and collapse floor will form a small safe triangle. If you a small windowless closet or bathroom in basement go there.

    If you've got the time get in a vehicle and move away from storm at right angles or go to the nearest sturdiest building you can.

    Lie flat in the lowest depression or ditch in the ground, especially if you are in a mobile home and have no other option. Cover your head.

    Stay alert during watches and especially warnings. You must access your danger and what to do. Listen to what the meteorologists say. Get a cheap NOAA weather radio. Our children had tornado plans, if we were not home at the time, and knew where to go and what to do.

    I've avoided tornadoes by taking cover in grandma's root cellar, getting in car and driving away from a oncoming tornado when at a no bathroom rest stop, getting in car and driving to a basement a few streets away. If tornado had been closer we would have chosen the 8 foot ditch 100 feet away.
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    Tor:Con Index link below. Will show you the probability of a tornado happening in your area.
    http://www.weather.com/news/tornado-torcon-index

    FEMA's link for Emergency Supplies list below or what you need to survive for three days in case help is not immediately available to you.
    http://www.ready.gov/document/family-supply-list

    You can also purchase a weather radio which will inform you of severe weather even if your electricity goes out. Runs on batteries of course.

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    Quote Originally Posted by RLynne View Post
    The sirens are going off at my house right now...they test them weekly at noon on Wednesday from March to September-ish. But I still jump every time I hear them.

    I like the new proposed warning system. I think it's good to know if I should be freaked out, or hit total absolute panic mode (I am seriously freaked out by storms, and tornadoes in particular--I have recurring nightmares about getting sucked up by one).
    I did two for many years until hubby and I took spotter classes twenty years ago and started chasing them. (We only chase close to home and are very, very careful considerate chasers.) Every spring to summer I had many nightmares, one in particular was being in a glass house on a flat plain with multiple tornadoes coming at me! When we learned more about tornadoes and started chasing them my nightmares disappeared. Any dreams I have of tornadoes at this point is I can't catch them or when I do the tornado is so small it fits in the palm of my hand!
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    Tor:Con Index link below. Will show you the probability of a tornado happening in your area.
    http://www.weather.com/news/tornado-torcon-index

    FEMA's link for Emergency Supplies list below or what you need to survive for three days in case help is not immediately available to you.
    http://www.ready.gov/document/family-supply-list

    You can also purchase a weather radio which will inform you of severe weather even if your electricity goes out. Runs on batteries of course.

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    No one died yesterday in the 13 tornadoes that hit Texas yesterday, and they are thanking the new warning system. Read more below.

    http://www.seattlepi.com/news/articl...hs-3457493.php
    It's almost been a year since we did our last show.Jay Bush my partner has been auditioning for the show Shark Tank and so this has put the show on hold. If he gets on Shark Tank, we will be terribly delayed. Good luck Jay. Either way we will one day continue the show and have the coolest global independent radio station out there. This is just a small video we did with one of our artists.Waiting for One and their tune 35 years. Check it out.
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=W7Go80y20fA
    We hope to be doing a radio show with all our artists real soon. Hope you can join in the fun. Please bare with us while we improve the show especially the sound.
    Laserdog Enterprises would like to bring you our version of a Tribute to the Angels of Newtown. Another school shooting in Georgia thankfully no children were hurt.
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=axOGOBT77Xs

    Please take a few moments and visit the missing children site. We really need you.
    Click on the link to find a missing child,teen or adult.

    http://www.missingkids.com/missingki...eCountry=en_US

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    Quote Originally Posted by jjenny View Post
    WTF are you supposed to do when you hear "this storm is not survivable?"
    I for one wouldn't live on Tornado Alley. They recommend you get to the lowest part of your house and try to be where there are no windows.
    It's almost been a year since we did our last show.Jay Bush my partner has been auditioning for the show Shark Tank and so this has put the show on hold. If he gets on Shark Tank, we will be terribly delayed. Good luck Jay. Either way we will one day continue the show and have the coolest global independent radio station out there. This is just a small video we did with one of our artists.Waiting for One and their tune 35 years. Check it out.
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=W7Go80y20fA
    We hope to be doing a radio show with all our artists real soon. Hope you can join in the fun. Please bare with us while we improve the show especially the sound.
    Laserdog Enterprises would like to bring you our version of a Tribute to the Angels of Newtown. Another school shooting in Georgia thankfully no children were hurt.
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=axOGOBT77Xs

    Please take a few moments and visit the missing children site. We really need you.
    Click on the link to find a missing child,teen or adult.

    http://www.missingkids.com/missingki...eCountry=en_US

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