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Originally posted by TiggersTheMan
Originally posted by Ben81
they even had a name for this rare phenomenon ..dont remember it
it came by surprise and it followed a straight line the weather experts said
it wasnt a normal tornado or hurricane
It's called a derecho
A strong derecho occurred June 29, 2012, starting in Illinois and progressing eastward. It cut through Indiana, Ohio, Kentucky, Pennsylvania, West Virginia, Virginia, New Jersey, Delaware, Maryland, and the District of Columbia in about twelve hours (~11:00 a.m. in Chicago, ~11:30 p.m. in Washington, D.C.) leaving millions without power. A representative for Appalachian Power said it caused the worst power outage the company had ever seen. In Virginia it caused the worst power outages in commonwealth history for any weather event outside of past hurricanes and tropical storms. At least 22 people were killed by the storm, most by falling trees.
June 2012 North American derecho
edit on 2-7-2012 by TiggersTheMan because: added link
Originally posted by BobAthome
The family of Lieutenant Colonel Paul Mikeal, 42, have confirmed that he was killed in the crash yesterday. The Air Force has yet to release any names of the crew, or any of their conditions, but his family says that they were notified at 2-230 in the morning by the Air Force. His mother-in-law confirmed that she was with her daughter when she was notified, but they couldn't say more.
Colonel Paul Mikeal, gave his life, too fight on going fires,,
Amid unrelenting heat, frustrations rise for tens of thousands still without power,,
fight on going fires,,,,should be thankfull,,unrelenting heat, frustrations rise,, yes,,
People are doing there very best,,some with there lives.
just be thankfull