AUTHOR’S NOTE: This bit was originally posted on my old blog back in 2009. I’ve updated and re-posted it here since it’s (to me at least) a good cautionary tale.
Back in 2009 north Georgia was hit with a series of severe storms. Hail, rain, high winds, and if memory serves a tornado or two. I had occasion to drive all the way across the state on I-75. Beautiful sunny weather down south, but as I neared Atlanta the skies were darkening and the wind was bending the trees along the roadside. By the time I reached Atlanta, I was in the midst of a chain of raging thunderstorms. Continue reading