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Does anyone else find this ridiculous??

ok so first of all this may apply to only people that live in the south who have previously or were raised in the north. why is it that when they call for a thunderstorm or heavy rain they act like the apocalypse is gonna happen??? why the hell do you feel the need to bombard walmart or whatever local grocery store is available and prepare for the end of days?? ok so i had to go to walmart earlier tonight b/c we were out of milk the weather man was saying we were gonna get a heavy thunderstorm later tonight. AGIAN LATER TONIGHT!!! no tornado warnings no this is the end people just a thunderstorm and when i get to walmart the first thing i hear is from a customer telling me that if i need a buggy i have to get it myself b/c there are no more inside and the employees are refusing to come out in the "weather" it hadn't even started raining yet!!! so i go in and it is mass hysteria!! people everywhere panicking and rushing to get milk bread water and whatnot b/c of this thunderstorm!!! the only reason why i got milk at all is b/c i walked my cocky ass into the cooler and asked the guy to give me one b/c i wasn't gonna wait out this mass hysteria and his reply?.. i am afraid of when i have to tell them the milk is all gone!! what the hell people!! it's a thunderstorm!! i could see if it were something really serious but not even a tornado warning or anything!! but it get's me thinking if the tornado wipes out your house whats the good in you having that 12 cases of water or 10 loafs of bread anyway??? anyone else fed up with this mass hysteria??


Asked by amberpaiz at 1:58 AM on Apr. 16, 2011 in Just for Fun

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  • LOL thats pretty funny to imagine. its pretty great up here in WA sometimes. about 8 years ago we had a "tornado" ....... it was a fricken whirl wind ok lmao my family was driving from fargo to bagley MN when i was like 7 in an F5 tornado. it was freaky. so about 8 years ago when someone decided this thunderstorm was a tornado they made this massive deal on the news about it. and it wasn't even in town it was way out in someones field lol my whole family was laughing the whole time and the news was like "stay tuned to krem 2 for full coverage of the aftermath of this storm" LOL WHAT AFTERMATH. ONE PERSONS BARN GOT KNOCKED OUT AND IT WAS BARELY STANDING BEFOREHAND XD ugh people are halirious.

    Answer by ElsaSalsaaa at 2:10 AM on Apr. 16, 2011

  • It is like that in minnesota, the weather guy talks about snow and the stores are crowded like it is the end of the world

    Answer by alotleft2do at 2:08 AM on Apr. 16, 2011

  • i know!! And they act the same way on the roads they are the most dangerous people to be around!! i purpously start watching the news around tornado season so i am not on the road or in the stores with these freaks!!

    Comment by amberpaiz (original poster) at 2:11 AM on Apr. 16, 2011

  • elsasalsaaa i dont know if you have ever seen the movie ghost rider or not but i when i was reading your response i totally pictured the girl on the movie she says something like he was all like "woooooobhoooooooooooo and it was freaky!" haha and yes whenever a tornado hits here it seems like they pick the biggest redneck to give a play by play "yeah it was like all windy and stuff and i was like woa my beer just flew away maybe we should get back into our trailer and then my wife was like what about the kids? and i was like oh yeah uhhhhhh they know the way back silly lets duck and cover ahuh ahuh ahuh!! then it got all swirly like and windy and we went inside and i was made cuz it interupted jerry springer!!"

    Comment by amberpaiz (original poster) at 2:17 AM on Apr. 16, 2011

  • Thunderstorms bring Tornadoes that's why.


    Answer by louise2 at 5:07 AM on Apr. 16, 2011

  • Thunderstorms bring Tornadoes that's why

    Not always. Certain conditions need to be met before a tornado can be produced from a thunderstorm. Not every thunderstorm has the possibility of producing a tornado.

    Answer by layh41407 at 8:27 AM on Apr. 16, 2011

  • because the news likes to make mountians out of mole hills and scare the crap out of people just for ratings.....its crap and they need to stop it.....nature happens and one day these people realy are going to be in trouble and they arent going to believe it.....

    Answer by cara124 at 10:34 AM on Apr. 16, 2011

  • I used to work at Publix years ago--soooo funny!! We would get so busy in the rain, old ladies would put plastic bags on their head. Whenever it would drop just a few degrees, they would dress like they were going in the Andes Mountains!!

    Answer by PrincessStacy at 3:56 PM on Apr. 16, 2011

  • Layh41407. In the south, you never know when that thunderstorm will have a tornado attached to it. Most people are not thinking the way you are.

    Answer by louise2 at 5:40 PM on Apr. 16, 2011

  • most people in the south know what to look for...this was not going to produce a tornado they even said that already a miliion times b/c the same storm already had went thru nashville and was heading our way. It was just gonna be rain and thundertorms. And yes it did look pretty dark and spooky outside (which i thought was cool anyway) but now that its over i can say that it barely even rained here!!! It rained pretty hard for like a hour and then turned into regular rain and then petered off. So no major catasstraphies here!

    Comment by amberpaiz (original poster) at 11:13 AM on Apr. 17, 2011