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10-27-2006, 08:34 PM
I had taken a trip to my old home town, but it seems I picked a bad day as a torndo came through about an hour ago and there is no power and lots of damage throughout the entire city.
I'm posting this from a friends house in an adjacent city. The internet just came online (sporatically).
It will probably be tomorrow (late Saturday) before I get back to my main office and can work in the forums.
10-28-2006, 12:23 PM
I've finally made it back home. My old hometown (we moved just two months ago) was devastated by a tornado that moved through the entire city. I went through town on my way back home about an hour ago and the destruction is the worst I have event seen, event worse than the many hurricanes that plagued our area last year.
Roofs were torn off and laying on neighbors roofs, trees thrown from across the street onto buildings, cars crushed by fallen trees and debris. I really could not believe what I saw. And this was just half a mile from my old house (which I haven't sold yet...). I was lucky, but there were a lot of people not so fortunate. I was going to take some photos with my call phone, but I was so stunned that I forgot. It looked like a war zone.
The entire city is out of power and the main power substation was almost completely destroyed. It could be weeks before the power system returns to normal...
10-28-2006, 12:25 PM
After arriving home (some 80 miles away), my main computer is dead. Sparks and smoke shot out of the power supply, literally!
I'm posting this from aanother computer that I'm trying to restore some of my backups to (I back up every day :) ) and hope to be working somewhat normally very soon.
I appreciate your patience during this time.
10-28-2006, 12:41 PM
Here's a link to a news story:
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