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Forum: The Truck Stop: Storm Talk & Chit-Chat 06-17-2017, 10:42 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 362
Posted By SlideShowBob
Father's Day Weekend

Hey everyone! Happy three year anniversary of the Angus Tornado. That was quite the storm and I was right in the middle of it.

This weekend looks very interesting...The SPC has us in the...
Forum: The Truck Stop: Storm Talk & Chit-Chat 05-17-2017, 10:47 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 745
Posted By SlideShowBob
May 18th, 2017

The SPC has us in the cross-hairs for Thursday. EC and TWN are calling for "strong thunderstorms" in the afternoon.:whistling:

Wondering what will transpire in the afternoon:D
Forum: The Truck Stop: Storm Talk & Chit-Chat 04-20-2017, 08:02 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,303
Posted By SlideShowBob
Re: Anyone still here?

I'm hoping that today could be an interesting one...I'm still here and waiting. I moved from Barrie to Durham (near Hanover) to a property that has a trailer park (insert tornado joke here). Barrie...
Forum: The Truck Stop: Storm Talk & Chit-Chat 09-09-2016, 08:08 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,485
Posted By SlideShowBob
September 10, 2016 - tornado warnings

It looks like we have another day that could be interesting. The SPC has the slight risk in our cross-hairs.

Don't want to jinx it, but it could be significant.

Careful out there...it's a...
Forum: 2016 08-25-2016, 07:26 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,341
Posted By SlideShowBob
Re: Fifth Tornado of the Season Confirmed

Yeah...I was going SB on 27 & 89 about 10 minutes before that. It was like the scene from "Twister" where Helen Hunt had the meltdown on the hill. I was expecting a boat to come crashing down ;-)
Forum: The Truck Stop: Storm Talk & Chit-Chat 07-07-2016, 09:17 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,752
Posted By SlideShowBob
Re: Slowest storm season yet?

I have to drive from Barrie to Collingwood to Mississauga...back to Collingwood, then to Barrie tomorrow. Might be interesting...
Forum: The Truck Stop: Storm Talk & Chit-Chat 06-09-2016, 09:04 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,767
Posted By SlideShowBob
Re: Here's hoping for a busy storm season in 2016

Stormydude...agreed! Great summary.

I was scared of tornadoes when I was a kid in the 70's (showing my age...lol) All I had for information about storms was outdated..pre 60's black and white...
Forum: The Truck Stop: Storm Talk & Chit-Chat 06-09-2016, 08:42 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,452
Posted By SlideShowBob
Re: June 11th forecast looks interesting

Things seem to be looking good as of tonight. EC and TWN are somewhat in agreement as well.

happy to report this year...a (newer) second vehicle instead of a rusting mini-van to get out this...
Forum: The Truck Stop: Storm Talk & Chit-Chat 05-10-2016, 06:00 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,466
Posted By SlideShowBob
I heard through Facebook...

That Dave Patrick had an accident at home, and is in serious condition in a Guelph hospital.

that is the message according to the Ontario Tornado Watch Facebook...
Forum: The Truck Stop: Storm Talk & Chit-Chat 12-23-2015, 06:24 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 2,077
Posted By SlideShowBob
Dec. 23-24, 2015

I was quite surprised to see a forecast from EC on December 23rd that had a thunderstorm icon in it.:D

Looks like it will be a good system at least...:unsure: Might bring us some windy...
Forum: 2015 08-02-2015, 09:33 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 12,841
Posted By SlideShowBob
Photos Sun. Aug.2, 2015 - tornado warnings. CONFIRMED: EF1 + EF2 TORNADOS

This looks to be an active few days ahead. The SPC has us in "enhanced" today/tonight.
Looks like a better chance of severe than my last post July 19th...:whistling:
Have a great day.
Forum: The Truck Stop: Storm Talk & Chit-Chat 07-19-2015, 10:37 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 3,118
Posted By SlideShowBob
Sunday July 19, 2015 - Tornado warning / severe t-storm warnings

Don't want to jinx anything but the SPC has Southern Ontario in the slight category...
Lots of energy...cold front poised to move through this afternoon...
Keeping the fingers crossed in Barrie...:D
Forum: The Truck Stop: Storm Talk & Chit-Chat 06-22-2015, 10:25 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 4,812
Posted By SlideShowBob
Re: june 22, 2015 Tornado Warning: Huron Perth

things are getting intense in south Barrie now....love it!
Forum: The Truck Stop: Storm Talk & Chit-Chat 04-29-2015, 07:48 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 2,281
Posted By SlideShowBob
This is interesting...

Watch out for these while chasing...

http://www.thestar.com/news/gta/panamgames/2015/04/29/roving-weather-cars-to-provide-updates-during-pan-ams.html

I would love to drive those all summer :D
Forum: The Truck Stop: Storm Talk & Chit-Chat 04-08-2015, 04:40 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,694
Posted By SlideShowBob
Thursday April 9th, 2015

SPC states there is a good chance for storms during this time, with sections of Ontario under "enhanced".

I also understand there was a few storms earlier today around my old haunt of Burlington....
Forum: The Truck Stop: Storm Talk & Chit-Chat 04-06-2015, 02:54 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,660
Posted By SlideShowBob
New Warning system

http://www.theweathernetwork.com/news/articles/alert-ready-is-canadas-new-national-emergency-alert-system/48567/

A long time coming. I found this on the Weather Network's site today...not a lot...
Forum: The Truck Stop: Storm Talk & Chit-Chat 04-01-2015, 06:28 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 6,868
Posted By SlideShowBob
Re: guess the first Warning date...

I see the bolt of lightning symbol in my forecast from EC for tomorrow...:whistling:

(don't want to jinx it):D

I just need to see any storm at this point...

do i say that every year?:smile:
Forum: The Truck Stop: Storm Talk & Chit-Chat 03-05-2015, 11:25 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 6,868
Posted By SlideShowBob
Re: guess the first Warning date...

I will guess April 18th 2015 for my area for all three.:rolleyes:

Windsor-Essex-Kent most likely earlier in April.

BTW, I don't really gamble...just a guess.

Cheers to a great season in 2015!
Forum: The Truck Stop: Storm Talk & Chit-Chat 03-05-2015, 11:21 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 6,868
Posted By SlideShowBob
guess the first Warning date...

Hi Everyone. It's now March and I am so fed up with this winter.:mad:

So, to start things off this season...:confused:

When do you think the first A) Thunderstorm
...
Forum: The Truck Stop: Storm Talk & Chit-Chat 01-15-2015, 08:08 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,659
Posted By SlideShowBob
Looks like EC is getting some cash

http://calgaryherald.com/news/local-news/harper-government-invests-134-million-in-weather-infastructure

:whistling: I'm not holding my breath, but much needed IMHO :D

Happy New Year everyone!
Forum: The Truck Stop: Storm Talk & Chit-Chat 09-01-2014, 03:22 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,562
Posted By SlideShowBob
Sept. 1, 2014

Enjoying the pop up storms rumbling around here. Just looking west to Michigan...somethings going to hit the shores of Huron in the next few hours. I wonder if they will still be as powerful and...
Forum: The Truck Stop: Storm Talk & Chit-Chat 08-20-2014, 05:38 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 4,685
Posted By SlideShowBob
Photos and Video Aug.20, 2014 - Tornado in Erin

Skies looking quite dark to the south of my location...a few good rumbles of thunder.

All this on the 5th anniversary of the 2009 outbreak...:whistling:
Forum: The Truck Stop: Storm Talk & Chit-Chat 08-04-2014, 02:11 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,989
Posted By SlideShowBob
Simcoe Day - Aug. 4, 2014

Nice little storm popped up just north of me. Smail hail and some good CG's. Watch just issued for our area.:smile:
Forum: The Truck Stop: Storm Talk & Chit-Chat 07-22-2014, 08:50 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,106
Posted By SlideShowBob
Re: july 22nd 2014

Clouds building to the northwest in my locale...taking some pics.
Forum: 2014 06-18-2014, 03:37 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 20,870
Posted By SlideShowBob
Re: Tues. June 17, 2014

AWCN11 CWTO
Updated weather summary for Southern Ontario and the
National Capital Region issued by Environment Canada
At 12:08 P.M. EDT Wednesday 18 June 2014.

Third tornado of the season with...
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