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Old 05-30-2013, 06:47 AM
 
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Old 05-30-2013, 07:19 AM
 
Location: Huntington Beach, CA
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The tornado that hit Moore, OK brought this to light more than any other in recent memory. There are now a lot of people asking why schools and other public locations are not required to have them.
...Or require that all new construction have a basement or at least a storm cellar.

I'm calling BS on the excuse that the soil in OK makes basements too expensive. I guess these pundits have never been to the east coast with its high water tables - where almost every home and building has a basement.

The price of doing things on the cheap.
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Old 05-30-2013, 08:57 AM
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Location: LEAVING CD
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...Or require that all new construction have a basement or at least a storm cellar.

I'm calling BS on the excuse that the soil in OK makes basements too expensive. I guess these pundits have never been to the east coast with its high water tables - where almost every home and building has a basement.

The price of doing things on the cheap.
I think you hit it on the head.
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Old 05-31-2013, 08:03 AM
 
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I hate to use movies as examples but in Star Trek they have weather nets that disperse the tornado as it begins to form. The kind of technology that would be required to acomplish that is currently way beyond us so we need to deal with them the best we can by being as prepared as we can be.
Did the path of the Moore tornado stop at that huge lake?? Some tornados seem to stop at the water.
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Old 05-31-2013, 10:22 AM
 
Location: Pueblo - Colorado's Second City
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Did the path of the Moore tornado stop at that huge lake?? Some tornados seem to stop at the water.
Honestly I don't know but if it goes on water its called a water spout.
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Old 05-31-2013, 10:35 AM
 
Location: Plumas
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It is not impossible to disrupt tornados but everything on this planet is a part of large eco system. We have already disturbed it and paying a huge price (damaged ozone layer and many other environmental problems). I don't think it would be beneficial in any way to disrupt tornados. However, we can take measures to decrease/eliminate human life and property loss. Better construction style and improved forecasting systems can help us in this regard.
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Old 05-31-2013, 12:44 PM
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It is not impossible to disrupt tornados but everything on this planet is a part of large eco system. We have already disturbed it and paying a huge price (damaged ozone layer and many other environmental problems). I don't think it would be beneficial in any way to disrupt tornados. However, we can take measures to decrease/eliminate human life and property loss. Better construction style and improved forecasting systems can help us in this regard.
We've damaged the ozone layer? How did we do that, cow farting?
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Old 05-31-2013, 01:20 PM
 
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You didn't know the ozone layer was damaged? Where have you been for the last decade?
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Old 05-31-2013, 01:47 PM
 
Location: Cary, NC
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Default "Ground Control to Major Kong..."


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Old 05-31-2013, 01:52 PM
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You didn't know the ozone layer was damaged? Where have you been for the last decade?
Um, yeah.
Time-series (1996 to 2012) of total polar ozone mean values over the months of September, October and November as measured by GOME, SCIAMACHY and GOME-2 flown on ERS-2, Envisat and MetOp-A, respectively. Smaller ozone holes are evident


(Phys.org)—Satellites show that the recent ozone hole over Antarctica was the smallest seen in the past decade. Long-term observations also reveal that Earth's ozone has been strengthening following international agreements to protect this vital layer of the atmosphere.

Read more at: Is the ozone layer on the road to recovery?
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