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Old 12-12-2009, 08:00 AM
 
Location: Charleston Sc and Western NC
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We had one clap of thunder over here around 3 am. It was loud and rumbled and banged for over 30 seconds non-stop. If I lived by a refinery, I would have sworn it exploded. I've never experienced anything like it.

15 seconds into this thing, I kept trying to convince myself that it was just thunder and not someting else....
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Old 12-12-2009, 08:02 AM
 
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We had one clap of thunder over here around 3 am. It was loud and rumbled and banged for over 30 seconds non-stop. If I lived by a refinery, I would have sworn it exploded. I've never experienced anything like it.

15 seconds into this thing, I kept trying to convince myself that it was just thunder and not someting else....
It was indeed just a storm.
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Old 12-12-2009, 08:47 AM
 
Location: California
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Never heard a thing!
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Old 12-12-2009, 10:15 AM
 
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I heard it! Wow it was really weird
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Old 12-12-2009, 11:15 AM
 
Location: Katy, TX
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Slept right through it I guess.
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Old 12-12-2009, 11:45 AM
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Location: Houston, TX
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Maybe thats what woke me so early, Im downtown did we get a storm? It was wet outside when I eventually got out of bed.
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Old 12-12-2009, 01:28 PM
 
Location: Houston
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No, no storm in downtown. At least not that I heard.
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Old 12-12-2009, 02:59 PM
 
Location: Houston, Texas
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I've never been so freaked out by a noise in the night in my life! When it kept on going I thought this must be what a tornado over a house must sound like. Scary sound indeed!
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Old 12-12-2009, 04:10 PM
 
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I'm in MoCity and heard some weird booms last night, too. But it was raining so I chalked it up to thunder.

This afternoon, walked out of the house & could have sworn I was back in NY smelling the Fresh Kills Landfill and oil refineries in Elizabeth, NJ. WTH?
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Old 12-12-2009, 08:52 PM
 
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I heard it too in the Alief area. It was more a rumble than a clap. I thought it couldnt be thunder because thunder doesnt go on for that long.
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