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Offline Jimmy Deguara

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Hi,

There were 3 fatalities when a high CAPE supercell exploded rapidly and produced a tornado near McKinney northeast of Dallas. The CAPE was of the order of 6500J/kg and th windshear moderate. The tornado damage was rated high F3 low F4. Damage photographs are being posted on our website. Two houses were wiped off their foundation.

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That story actually made it onto TV news here (NZ).  Also, last night saw a story about very bad flooding in NE USA. I guess with that low parked over their region not suprising.

Hopefully conditions pick up in Chase Alley soon.
Steven Williams
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« Last Edit: 17 May 2006, 08:30:19 AM by Michael Bath »
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Offline Jimmy Deguara

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Hi,

And take particular notice of this following photograph:



Classic saying - road has been scoured!

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Jimmy Deguara
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