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Tornado hits Arkansas, amazing drone footage

Discussion in 'Sports and News' started by JayFarrar, Apr 27, 2014.

  1. JayFarrar

    JayFarrar Well-Known Member

    A massive tornado hit central Arkansas and a drone got some amazing footage of the aftermath.

  2. Football_Bat

    Football_Bat Well-Known Member

    It's the same wreckage over and over.
  3. Inky_Wretch

    Inky_Wretch Well-Known Member

    Vilonia was hit three years and two days after another tornado destroyed the town. They just finished a $12m intermediate school that was to open this fall, it was destroyed.

    Death toll at 16 now, which wasn't enough for any of the news networks - other than The Weather Channel - to break out of reruns and cover it.
  4. Batman

    Batman Well-Known Member

    No word I've seen on injuries yet, but a large tornado raked Tupelo, Miss., within the past hour.
    Hope HejiraHenry and Co. are safe.
  5. Inky_Wretch

    Inky_Wretch Well-Known Member

    It's pretty bad there.


    Local radar there is picking up a debris ball, which is always a horrible sign.
  6. Bob Cook

    Bob Cook Active Member

    This meteorologist did a great job imparting info while also keeping everyone in his own building safe. You don't see this often -- the weather guy telling everyone in the studio to get the hell out of there.

  7. Batman

    Batman Well-Known Member

    There's another large tornado on the ground near Louisville, which is just south of Starkville and Mississippi State University. MSU dismissed classes early, at 3 p.m.
  8. three_bags_full

    three_bags_full Well-Known Member

    Henry, who had to ditch on the way to work, is safe, as are a couple others who hang out here.

    Significant damage near the intersections of U.S. 45 and 78, where a large mall was damaged.
  9. MileHigh

    MileHigh Moderator Staff Member

    Be safe everyone.
  10. JayFarrar

    JayFarrar Well-Known Member

    yeah, a friend works at the D-J and reports he and his family are safe. They live in Baldwyn and that didn't get a tornado.
  11. Batman

    Batman Well-Known Member

    A little further south of Tupelo, we got the second wave of storms around dinner time. Spent some quality time in the bathtub with the wife and dog while a tornado did its thing a couple of miles away. Parts of my town are reportedly torn up. Haven't been out to look around yet. Power just came back on about 10 minutes ago.
  12. three_bags_full

    three_bags_full Well-Known Member

    You around Louisville?
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