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Tornado in Atlanta, damaged the Georgia Dome during the SEC Men's BBall tourney (TONIGHT 3/14/08)

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posted on Mar, 14 2008 @ 09:16 PM
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I just heard that a tornado was "blowing debris all over the place" inside the Georgia Dome tonight. This was during the Miss St. vs Alabama SEC Tourney. Here is a live feed:

Link to Live Yahoo broadcast from the local affiliate

If that doesn't work try this:
Another Yahoo sports link

People were freaking out from what I can tell.

Also, here is link to the Wunderground radar loop where you can see the "Vortex signature":
Wunderground radar loop

Check it out!

[edit on 14-3-2008 by Moserious]




posted on Mar, 14 2008 @ 09:23 PM
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Here is a link to people who were making comments on ESPN.com:
ESPN link

And here is the story that just popped up on ESPN.com:
Link to ESPN story



Updated: March 14, 2008, 10:09 PM ET

ATLANTA -- A severe storm ripped two holes Friday in the side of the Georgia Dome during the Southeastern Conference tournament.

With Mississippi State leading Alabama 64-61 with 2:11 left in overtime, a loud blast was heard inside the dome. A section of the dome's roof was ripped open, dropping debris.

The National Weather Service had issued a tornado warning for the Atlanta area at 9:26 p.m. EDT Radar indicated a storm capable of producing a tornado located about six miles west of Atlanta.

It wasn't immediately known if a tornado struck the 16-year-old building, though a roaring noise was heard inside when the storm struck.

Information from The Associated Press was used in this report.


Wild! You know the people were thinking about terrorism for sure because they said it sounded really loud.



posted on Mar, 15 2008 @ 12:50 AM
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Here is a video on youtube that shows the game broadcast when the tornado hits. It looks to happen around 40 seconds into the video. Fortunately that game was in OT. Imagine if those thousands of people would have been out going to their cars.

www.youtube.com...



 
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