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Old 11-15-2007, 11:37 AM
 
Location: Tennessee
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Sorry to hear that, cncguy.
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Old 11-15-2007, 04:02 PM
 
Location: Beautiful East TN!!
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So sorry to here that cncguy. Looks like you did good by being ready with the tarps. So glad to hear the family is fine though. I'll send some prayers your way.
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Old 11-15-2007, 04:37 PM
 
Location: Berryville,VA
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Was Spencer affected by the tornado?
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Old 11-15-2007, 05:37 PM
 
Location: Deane Hill, Knoxville, Tennessee
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I hope everything is okay, cncguy!

Lots of customers were out today. Lots of power outages, a few fires, lightning struck a lot of place, too.
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Old 11-15-2007, 07:04 PM
 
Location: Sparta, TN
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i think spencer was OK.
I talked to gut from NWS about storm, he said it was fast and small.
only lasted a few min. but did fair amount of damage.
mobile home down the road was destroyed. looked like a bomb went off.
blew the steeple off the church across the street.
We came out well considering.... houses can be rebuilt, lives can't....
-Hey didn't I just do this 2 years ago for Katrina????
I'll want to give Thanks to Power Co. and Telephone Co., these guys were humping it in the rain to get peoples power back on....we got power about 10 pm.
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Old 11-15-2007, 07:29 PM
 
Location: On the plateau, TN
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Henry, glad to hear family is ok. Yes ya went through the same mess just over 2 years ago.
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Old 11-15-2007, 09:26 PM
 
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I'm so glad that you and your family are ok and that no one was seriously injured. God bless you as you rebuild your beautiful home.
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Old 11-15-2007, 09:36 PM
 
Location: Atlanta suburb
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Cncguy, thank goodness you and your family are safe. The destruction from a twister that only lasted seconds is amazing.

It is heartwarming to see so many out and ready to help even during a dangerous storm such as that.

The pictures you posted really tell a scary tale. Glad you are okay.
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Old 11-15-2007, 10:00 PM
 
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Cncguy, thank goodness you and your family are safe. The destruction from a twister that only lasted seconds is amazing.

It is heartwarming to see so many out and ready to help even during a dangerous storm such as that.

The pictures you posted really tell a scary tale. Glad you are okay.
My wife and i were in Kansas this summer and went through Greenburg? and the devastation from that tornado was incredible. It went right through town. The farm on the west edge was not touched and the park on the east was missed. Virtually everything in between was destroyed. The brick courthouse and a house here and there were still standing, but even those buildings showed damage. Hope no one was hurt in the one you just had.
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Old 11-15-2007, 10:14 PM
 
Location: Chattanooga, TN
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Henry, sorry you went through that. Our prayers to you and family. Hope repairs are fast and as painless as possible. Must have been scary...best to you all.
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