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    Quote Originally Posted by wamego relays champ View Post
    Maybe it has something to do with the young age at which most of us first viewed the film, but that scene really packs a wallop.
    Almost as much as the Wicked Witch showing up in the crystal ball. Still shakes me up.
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    I think every farm had a storm shelter in those Pre-WWII days. Ours also served as storage for glass jars of preserved vegetables/fruits, WWI bric a brac and was a cool refuge in the summer to read a trove of 1920s detective and western magazines.
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    https://www.accuweather.com/en/weath...texas/70008322

    Preliminary report shows

    "Confirmed tornadoes left damage behind north of Mangum, Oklahoma, and another tornado near Paducah, Texas. The SPC listed at least 20 tornado reports on its website as of Tuesday morning. No deaths have been reported."

    Outstanding news!!
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    Quote Originally Posted by donley2 View Post
    No deaths have been reported. Outstanding news!!
    Keeping fingers crossed!
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    Quote Originally Posted by NotDutra5 View Post
    Almost as much as the Wicked Witch showing up in the crystal ball. Still shakes me up.
    for some reason it was the flying monkeys that freaked me out
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    Bad tidings from Missouri's capital.

    https://www.foxnews.com/us/tornado-h...ms-sweep-state
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    Bad tidings from Oklahoma as well:

    https://www.usatoday.com/story/news/...do/1243924001/

    Hope you are well, lonewolf.
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    Missed me so far. Two deaths in El Reno, my late wife's hometown, 30 miles west of OKC, last night.
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    Quote Originally Posted by lonewolf View Post
    Missed me so far.
    Good.
    "A beautiful theory killed by an ugly fact."
    by Thomas Henry Huxley
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    To retool an old Jack Bauer type joke:

    The tornado hid in a cellar when it saw Lonewolf coming.
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