Aumsville Tornado

Jump to Last Post 1-6 of 6 discussions (6 posts)
  1. lindajot profile image69
    lindajotposted 7 years ago

    Boy have we had lots of excitement with the tornado here in Oregon.  I'm kinda surprised at the attention it's gotten, I guess since they are somewhat rare in this area.  We're 3 miles from Aumsville and my hubbies folks live in a mobile home there - that was a scare, but they're fine.  A home two doors down was trashed though.  At our house I just had very black skies and wild hail.
    I so feel for the folks who live in areas where these are more common - what a force of mother nature!

  2. KCC Big Country profile image86
    KCC Big Countryposted 7 years ago

    Glad you're ok.  I've lived in tornado alley all my life.  We have a healthy respect for them.  They are nothing to take lightly.

  3. lindajot profile image69
    lindajotposted 7 years ago

    Wow KCC - I can't imagine living in tornado alley.  Or, in California after the earthquakes.  I love storms, but, everyone says I would be terrified in a real one.  Being on the outskirts of this one was enough for me.

  4. KCC Big Country profile image86
    KCC Big Countryposted 7 years ago

    I wouldn't want to live in California.  Earthquakes are not something I'd want to experience. 

    I guess it's been over a year now, but our area of Texas had a meteor touch down.  The best way I can describe it is the air shook.  You could feel the vibration of the atmosphere as we stood outside trying to figure out what the roar was.  The people around here that had fragments made a chunk of change from the hoards of people who converged on the area to buy up the pieces.

  5. Aficionada profile image85
    Aficionadaposted 7 years ago

    lindajot, I'm glad to hear you're okay and your in-laws too.

    I'm also living in tornado alley now, but I have relatives in California.  They have said they wouldn't want to live where there might be tornadoes, but they don't mind the earthquakes.  And I'm just the opposite!  It all depends on what you're prepared for and what you're accustomed to.

    But also, I haven't been terribly close to a tornado that has touched down.  I might change my mind if I had been.

    Let us know if there's more news about it!

  6. lindajot profile image69
    lindajotposted 7 years ago

    We're pretty lucky where we live, except for Mount St. Helens blowing her top - there isn't too much commotion.  I find it all pretty fascinating.  Very outside our control.

 
working

This website uses cookies

As a user in the EEA, your approval is needed on a few things. To provide a better website experience, hubpages.com uses cookies (and other similar technologies) and may collect, process, and share personal data. Please choose which areas of our service you consent to our doing so.

For more information on managing or withdrawing consents and how we handle data, visit our Privacy Policy at: https://hubpages.com/privacy-policy#gdpr

Show Details
Necessary
HubPages Device IDThis is used to identify particular browsers or devices when the access the service, and is used for security reasons.
LoginThis is necessary to sign in to the HubPages Service.
Google RecaptchaThis is used to prevent bots and spam. (Privacy Policy)
AkismetThis is used to detect comment spam. (Privacy Policy)
HubPages Google AnalyticsThis is used to provide data on traffic to our website, all personally identifyable data is anonymized. (Privacy Policy)
HubPages Traffic PixelThis is used to collect data on traffic to articles and other pages on our site. Unless you are signed in to a HubPages account, all personally identifiable information is anonymized.
Amazon Web ServicesThis is a cloud services platform that we used to host our service. (Privacy Policy)
CloudflareThis is a cloud CDN service that we use to efficiently deliver files required for our service to operate such as javascript, cascading style sheets, images, and videos. (Privacy Policy)
Google Hosted LibrariesJavascript software libraries such as jQuery are loaded at endpoints on the googleapis.com or gstatic.com domains, for performance and efficiency reasons. (Privacy Policy)
Features
Google Custom SearchThis is feature allows you to search the site. (Privacy Policy)
Google MapsSome articles have Google Maps embedded in them. (Privacy Policy)
Google ChartsThis is used to display charts and graphs on articles and the author center. (Privacy Policy)
Google AdSense Host APIThis service allows you to sign up for or associate a Google AdSense account with HubPages, so that you can earn money from ads on your articles. No data is shared unless you engage with this feature. (Privacy Policy)
Google YouTubeSome articles have YouTube videos embedded in them. (Privacy Policy)
VimeoSome articles have Vimeo videos embedded in them. (Privacy Policy)
PaypalThis is used for a registered author who enrolls in the HubPages Earnings program and requests to be paid via PayPal. No data is shared with Paypal unless you engage with this feature. (Privacy Policy)
Facebook LoginYou can use this to streamline signing up for, or signing in to your Hubpages account. No data is shared with Facebook unless you engage with this feature. (Privacy Policy)
MavenThis supports the Maven widget and search functionality. (Privacy Policy)
Marketing
Google AdSenseThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
Google DoubleClickGoogle provides ad serving technology and runs an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
Index ExchangeThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
SovrnThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
Facebook AdsThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
Amazon Unified Ad MarketplaceThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
AppNexusThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
OpenxThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
Rubicon ProjectThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
TripleLiftThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
Say MediaWe partner with Say Media to deliver ad campaigns on our sites. (Privacy Policy)
Remarketing PixelsWe may use remarketing pixels from advertising networks such as Google AdWords, Bing Ads, and Facebook in order to advertise the HubPages Service to people that have visited our sites.
Conversion Tracking PixelsWe may use conversion tracking pixels from advertising networks such as Google AdWords, Bing Ads, and Facebook in order to identify when an advertisement has successfully resulted in the desired action, such as signing up for the HubPages Service or publishing an article on the HubPages Service.
Statistics
Author Google AnalyticsThis is used to provide traffic data and reports to the authors of articles on the HubPages Service. (Privacy Policy)
ComscoreComScore is a media measurement and analytics company providing marketing data and analytics to enterprises, media and advertising agencies, and publishers. Non-consent will result in ComScore only processing obfuscated personal data. (Privacy Policy)
Amazon Tracking PixelSome articles display amazon products as part of the Amazon Affiliate program, this pixel provides traffic statistics for those products (Privacy Policy)