Tornado in Ohio

Discussion in 'Getting Started' started by acshrpe, Nov 11, 2002.

  1. acshrpe

    acshrpe Member

    I just heard on the news that the areas of Van Wert to Port Clinton Ohio was hit by tornados tonight. Hope everyone is OK. There was also a CXS train that was hit -- 19 cars were derailed. My prayers are with all of those in that area.

    HERMANzGERMAN New Member

    I hope Brian S. is OK. You OK Brian?!?
    I believe he was railfanning in Deshler over this weekend. Looks like they were right in the middle of the mess this afternoon. We have had many as of yet un-confirmed tornados in eastern Ohio too. Twinsburgh, Macedonia and Sheffield Lake seem pretty certain that their damage was from twisters. We here in Northeast Ohio were lucky. Just a lot of rain and thunder. The "Gales of November" strike again!
  3. brakie

    brakie Active Member

    There was a Tornado betweem LaRue and Marion and over in Richland county..That was some type of strom that stomp through here yesterday evening...I hope Brian is ok to.

    Yes,the wicked witch of November came calling...
  4. davidstrains

    davidstrains Active Member

    Our prayers go out for all of you that you are safe and sound.:)
  5. Vic

    Vic Active Member

    Just echoing David's sentiments. Much destruction too near Tuscaloosa AL....several people killed. One small town gone. 4 inches of rain here.
  6. shamus

    shamus Registered Member

    I will also echo David's sentiments, my prayers go out to all concerned.
  7. TomPM

    TomPM Another Fried Egg Fan

    Does anyone know if any counties in southwest Ohio were afected? One report I heard said there was damage around Dayton.
  8. Rusty Stumps

    Rusty Stumps Member

    I just drove into Cincinnati from Indianapolis this afternoon and I didn't see anything of any damage along the way.

    Nothing like I saw this past Spring up in Michigan along I94 between Battle Creek and Kalamazoo. In the Galesburg area both sides of the road had close to 60% of the trees down it was a real mess.

    We sat on the floor in the laundry room as we don't have a basement. Us and the cats in their travel cages. You could hear the wind and hail hitting the windows and skylights. Kind of erry!
  9. jmarksbery

    jmarksbery Active Member

    I live just south of Cincinnati and every thing is cool in this area, we missed a lot of the wind but got rain and hail from it. I too hope everyone is ok. I too have prayed for the families in this terrible time.

    HERMANzGERMAN New Member

    Van Wert, Oh. had an F4 tornado. That is western Ohio.
    My brother-in-law lives in Bells, Tennessee. They had a tornado too. He told us that it wrecked the house he just built and sold. He lived there for a year or so until it sold.
    Talk about fate...:(

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