Tornado sighting

June 6, 2010 | By Patrick | Filed in: PAS.

Even though the picture didn’t quite turn out the way I would have hoped, I saw my first tornado yesterday.

I went to Mendard’s and was walking from my car to the front door. As I approached the door, I see at least a dozen people standing and looking out toward the parking lot. Odd, and a little disturbing, since that’s where I was headed. Many of them had their phones out pointed head height away from the building.

OK, I’ll bite. I turn around and quickly see what everyone was staring at. I whipped out my phone and got the following photo:

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Cool. This was clearly in the latter stage of the cyclone life-cycle since it lasted only a few minutes before it disappeared back up into the clouds.

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