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Destructive weather here in central MS

Misippi EggerMisippi Egger Posts: 5,095
edited 11:32PM in EggHead Forum
While at work today, a huge tornado passed through the western suburb of Jackson (Clinton). Video is here:


We work downtown and live north of town, so unless we have some fallen trees, I think we will have no damage.

In another weather-related incident this morning, my son in law's father was killed and his mother's arm broken when their car hydroplaned and flipped as they ran into the storm while headed to Arkansas to visit my daughter and SIL. Their 2 small dogs were also killed in the accident, while, fortunately my SIL's sister and her child were unharmed.

Gonna be a sad weekend.........

Comments

  • Richard FlRichard Fl Posts: 8,118
    Clark, So sorry to hear about your losses.
  • bobbybbobbyb Posts: 1,349
    Clark,
    So sorry to hear this. Prayers going out to you and your family.
  • 2Fategghead2Fategghead Posts: 9,623
    Oh Man. Clark i'm sorry to hear of the bad news. :(
  • OKeggerOKegger Posts: 3
    I am sorry to hear the news. I will keep your family in my prayers. We too had some rough weather in northeast oklahoma last night.
  • Austin  EggheadAustin Egghead Posts: 3,616
    Sorry to hear that Condolences and prayers to you and your family on your loss.
    Large, small and mini SW Austin
  • Spring ChickenSpring Chicken Posts: 10,123
    Sorry to hear about your family's loss.

    Is it my imagination or are you guys in Mississippi getting a lot of really bad weather the last few years. Sure seems that you are getting more than your share.

    Spring "Run And Hide" Chicken
    Spring Texas USA
  • reader40reader40 Posts: 69
    O my...so sorry to hear about your loss...my condolences
  • Little ChefLittle Chef Posts: 4,725
    Clark: SO sorry to hear this sad news! Our thoughts and prayers go out to your family during this sad time.
  • wallyjarwallyjar Posts: 123
    All will be in our prayers
  • Austin SmokerAustin Smoker Posts: 1,467
    So sorry to hear that Clark...prayers for you and yours.
  • RipnemRipnem Posts: 5,511
    Clark,

    Very sorry buddy :(
  • elzbthelzbth Posts: 2,075
    So sorry to hear of this tragedy. I will pray for you and your family - this is terrible news.
  • Sorry to hear about that.Driving in bad weather is allways risky, even if you have good equipment and drive right that doesn't mean that the other people on the highway do.
  • Little StevenLittle Steven Posts: 28,667
    Clark,

    Sorry for your family's loss. Thoughts and prayers with them.

    Steve

    Steve 

    Caledon, ON

     

  • cookn bikercookn biker Posts: 13,407
    Clark,
    That is terrible news. You and your family are in my thoughts and prayers.
    Molly
    Colorado Springs
    "Loney Queen"
    "Respect your fellow human being, treat them fairly, disagree with them honestly, enjoy their friendship, explore your thoughts about one another candidly, work together for a common goal and help one another achieve it."
    Bill Bradley; American hall of fame basketball player, Rhodes scholar, former U.S. Senator from New Jersey
    LBGE, MBGE, SBGE , MiniBGE and a Mini Mini BGE
  • wkygrillerwkygriller Posts: 408
    Clark. You and your family are in our prayers. So sorry for the tragic loss.
  • Misippi EggerMisippi Egger Posts: 5,095
    Thanks to everyone in the "Forum Family" for the prayers and condolences.

    My son-in-law who lives in Hot Springs, AR is also a Forum member (OleMissRN).

    Correction on the accident - someone else hydroplaned and hit his parent's car head on. His father was crushed by the steering column. I met them all in our hospital after they were transferred here from the small rural hospital. His mother has a serious arm fracture and a couple of broken ribs. Miraculously no other injuries. His sister has minor hand and foot fractures. Everyone is doing as well as can be expected under the circumstances.

    Thanks again for the prayers and concern.
  • Pork Butt MikePork Butt Mike Posts: 2,584
    Clark so sorry for you and your family. Our prayers and thoughts go out to you and the family. God Bless you all.
  • 2Fategghead2Fategghead Posts: 9,623
    :( So sad Clark. Prayers and well wishes are being sent.
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