Saturday, April 30, 2011

CaptainKudzu on Yahoo News! Waiting on Tornadoes in Georgia

A Texas tornado (NOAA)
VILLA RICA, Ga. -- The countdown to the violent storms that ravaged Georgia and Alabama on Wednesday started several days earlier. Weather forecasts warned that the storms would be potentially devastating to Georgia as the marched across the country.

I was scheduled to fly out of Atlanta on a business trip Wednesday afternoon, but an early band of weather hit Atlanta that morning. As local sirens warned of severe thunderstorms and a tornado watch, a coworker from Greensboro, N.C., told me his flight to Atlanta, where he was to connect with me to Wichita, Kan., was delayed three hours. Shortly after, our company emailed me and told me to stay home. Strong winds that persisted all day would have made for a bumpy flight.

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