Tater Tot

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  1. The Stafford hook is one of the best hooks I’ve seen in my area. Surprised they didn’t just pull the trigger on a TW.
  2. Invest Isaias showing us his best and brightest!
  3. Surprised this didn’t at least get one of those “Tornado possible” tags at the end of the STW.
  4. Grazulis levels of tornado history and World Almanac levels of geography knowledge!
  5. When was the last time an outlook discussion used the term "Strong, long-track tornadoes" for an area that included Virginia?
  6. I'm super excited for the annual finger-wagging "How can you hope for destruction?" bitchfest that seems to finally be brewing in the main thread.
  7. https://twitter.com/CICEROPERFORM/status/1134244686124781568
  8. If it's really still on the ground, it's gotta be one of the longer track tornadoes in the Fredericksburg vicinity that I can remember. It has maintained a surprisingly consistent TVS.
  9. Severe Weather Statement National Weather Service Baltimore MD/Washington DC 734 PM EDT Thu May 30 2019 VAC177-630-302345- /O.CON.KLWX.TO.W.0027.000000T0000Z-190530T2345Z/ City of Fredericksburg VA-Spotsylvania VA- 734 PM EDT Thu May 30 2019 ...A TORNADO WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 745 PM EDT FOR NORTHEASTERN SPOTSYLVANIA COUNTY AND THE SOUTHERN CITY OF FREDERICKSBURG... At 733 PM EDT, a confirmed tornado was located over Massaponax, or 7 miles south of Fredericksburg, moving east at 40 mph. HAZARD...Damaging tornado and two inch hail. SOURCE...Weather spotters observed a tornado. IMPACT...For those in the direct path of a tornado touchdown, flying debris will be dangerous to those caught without shelter. Damage to roofs, siding, and windows may occur. Mobile homes may be damaged or destroyed. Tree damage is likely. This tornadic thunderstorm will remain over mainly rural areas of northeastern Spotsylvania County and the southern City of Fredericksburg, including the following locations... Thornburg, Snell and Alsop. PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS... To repeat, a tornado is on the ground. TAKE COVER NOW! Move to a basement or an interior room on the lowest floor of a sturdy building. Avoid windows. If you are outdoors, in a mobile home, or in a vehicle, move to the closest substantial shelter and protect yourself from flying debris. && LAT...LON 3814 7766 3827 7765 3830 7755 3830 7747 3829 7745 3828 7745 3828 7744 3826 7742 3824 7739 3825 7738 3825 7737 3811 7752 TIME...MOT...LOC 2333Z 274DEG 36KT 3820 7751 TORNADO...OBSERVED HAIL...2.00IN $$ RCM
  10. It's much easier to maintain low expectations about severe around here. I try to steer clear of the place around winter because it's harder not to get your hopes up (plus it's not as fun without DT's rants).
  11. I know, I think I'm just noticing the contrast between this thread and the midwest/ohio valley threads where they've been having tornado outbreaks with about 20 people in the thread lol.
  12. Am I right in my impression that this level of activity wasn't anticipated? It was only an ENH day, right?
  13. Been a little bit more T&L with this one than usual.
  14. Really impressive downpour here. Wind was nothing special, although it still knocked the power out for a few minutes lmao. Sun is already peeking back out. It was cute!
  15. I always just thought I was crazy for thinking this. It’s so rare that we get these classic, quick squall lines anymore, yet I remember them being a sort of regular occurrence when I was a kid.
  16. It’s already breezy and the sky has that gross white haze. Definitely seems like the kind of day we get these nasty lines.